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Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan An
Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan An
Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan And The Patriot Different Depictions of War Moviemakers have the power to portray the world the way they see it. And because there are so many different directors out there, we as viewers, are presented with a variety of interpretations. If a director sees love as a game, then it is so (at least until their hour and 45-minute tale of two playful lovers comes to an end). If he or she believes society to be corrupt then we will see it as such on her
Birth Order
Birth Order
Birth Order Does birth order have an effect on personality? Does being first born make people more responsible? If someone is the middle born child, are they going to be more rebellious? If people are last born are they more likely to be on television? Are first born children inconsiderate and selfish or reliable and highly motivated? These, and many other questions are being thoroughly studied by psychologists (Harrigan, 1992). In 1923, the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Alfred Adler, wrote that a p
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore is a 23 year old actress, born on February 22,1975. She was born in Los Angeles into a family known for both its thespian talent and personal life difficulties. When Drew was an infant, her parents were told numerous times, she should get into commercials. Drew was a very talented little girl. The movie she first appeared in was a minor role in the movie The Protagonist’s Daughter. Her main acting career began in 1982 when she was cast as Gertie in Steven Spielberg
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films One of the most interesting and probably the most important and influential books ever written in Western history is the Holy Bible. No other book has come close to having had such a profound influence on the religious, intellectual, philosophical, political, military and cultural life of society throughout the world where western civilization has penetrated. Some people believe it’s the best work of literature ever written; others believe that is t
Steven Spielberg Biography
Steven Spielberg Biography
Steven Spielberg Biography Rob Martinelle American Literature C Block Research Paper: Final Draft 18 May, 1999 Steven Spielberg: Revolutionary and Visionary Who would have thought that a brilliant career in filmmaking could have originated with a modest jar of Skippy Peanut Butter smeared on a neighbor’s window in a tiny Cincinnati suburb? One might not think that such an average boyhood prank could evolve a boy into a man who would become the most financially successful film director in history
The Cultural Narcissist
The Cultural Narcissist
The Cultural Narcissist Sam Vaknin\'s Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites "The new narcissist is haunted not by guilt but by anxiety. He seeks not to inflict his own certainties on others but to find a meaning in life. Liberated from the superstitions of the past, he doubts even the reality of his own existence. Superficially relaxed and tolerant, he finds little use for dogmas of racial and ethnic purity but at the same time forfeits the security of group loyalties a
Jungian) image of the ?beast? in society/film/lite
Jungian) image of the ?beast? in society/film/lite
Jungian) image of the ?beast? in society/film/literature From Cupid Psyche to Cocteau\'s film and finally to Disney\'s portrayal of this classic theme, not much has changed in the idea of Beauty and the Beast. All versions of this story have stressed the importance of being good and have even dwelled on the importance of looking behind appearance to see a person\'s true nature. In order to convey his ideas and themes, Cocteau uses the beast as a lurking figure whose lack of appearance on the scr
Battle Of Britain During World War Ii
Battle Of Britain During World War Ii
Battle Of Britain During World War Ii Battle of Britain Director: Guy Hamilton Screenwriter: Wilfred Greatorex and James Kennaway Film Genre: War Cast: Harry Andrews, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard This film is about the Battle of Britain during World War II. It happened in 1940. This movie was made 29 years later in 1969. The Nazis tried to invade Britain. The Royal Air Force of Britain fought a grave battle against the Nazis to prevent the invasion. Most of the fighting was in the air. There wer
Sam Menedes
Sam Menedes
Sam Menedes Director. Born August 1, 1965, in Redding, England. Raised by his mother, an author of children’s books, after his parents’ divorce, Mendes grew up in north London. He attended Cambridge University, graduating in 1987. After graduation, he got a low-level job at the Chichester Festival Theater. When a veteran director dropped out of a production of London Assurance, the 23-year-old Mendes was asked to step in. The production became a hit, and soon moved to Haymarket’s Theatre R
The Cultural Narcissist
The Cultural Narcissist
The Cultural Narcissist Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites"The new narcissist is haunted not by guilt but by anxiety. He seeks not to inflict his own certainties on others but to find a meaning in life. Liberated from the superstitions of the past, he doubts even the reality of his own existence. Superficially relaxed and tolerant, he finds little use for dogmas of racial and ethnic purity but at the same time forfeits the security of group loyalties and
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 Book Title: Fahrenheit 451 Author: Ray Bradbury Original date of publication: 1953 Part A.) The Author. Visit the reference section of a library. Drawing from at least two sources, share the life story of the author. Discuss how the author’s life and circumstances may have influenced the novel. (Use your own words.) Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. Ray Bradbury is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwrit
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Me
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Me
The Success of Michael Crichton\'s Novels in the Media Industry The Success of Michael Crichton\'s Novels in the Media Industry One only has to look at the astonishing opening weekend of Paramount Pictures\' action adventure thriller Congo which was universally panned by critics, to be reminded of the power of the person who created the underlying material: Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton. The film\'s whopping $24.6 million opening, which shocked insiders, underscored the value to Hollywoo
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg I\'m Steven Spielberg and I was born in Cincinnati on December 18, 1947, but I was mainly raised in New Jersey and Arizona. When I was 12 years old I used my dads 8mm camcorder and made a movie. I continued to make films with the camcorder for five more years until I went on a trip to Universal Studios. I was 17 years old and I broke away from the main tourist group to see the sound stages. I bumped into the head of Universal\'s editorial department, Chuck Silvers. We talked for
School Violence
School Violence
School Violence [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: School Violence [Text]: Violence in South Florida Schools According to Patrick J. Kiger, a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., most of the public is unaware of the rampant occurrence of violence in many schools. Some children are terrorized to such a degree that they suffer serious physical injuries, even death, which others may commit suicide to escape the torment. (Kiger 26) In a 1997 CDC survey, 8.3% of high school students carr
Birth Order
Birth Order
Birth Order Does birth order have an effect on personality? Does being first born make people more responsible? If someone is the middle born child, are they going to be more rebellious? If people are last born are they more likely to be on television? Are first born children inconsiderate and selfish or reliable and highly motivated? These, and many other questions are being thoroughly studied by psychologists (Harrigan, 1992). In 1923, the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Alfred Adler, wrote that a p
English 11
English 11
English 11 5 December 1996 Trainspotting Trainspotting is a drop-dead look at a dead-end lifestyle. Set among the junkies and thugs of Edinburgh\'s slums and made by (director Danny Boyle, writer John Hodge, producer Andrew Macdonald) that created "Shallow Grave," "Trainspotting" caused a sensation in Britain, where it took in more money than any U.K. film except "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and ignited strong controversy over its attitude toward heroin. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor), the film\'s
Gentic Enginering
Gentic Enginering
Gentic Enginering The world has seen many changes and advances over the last century, but possibly none that hold as many possibilities as genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is turning up in more and more places, and it is almost certainly here to stay. Just as computers and plastics changed most aspects of living since they were invented, biological engineering has the potential to do the same in the future. This new technology has a wide range of possible benefits, from helping farmers,
Assignment #4
Assignment #4
A Assignment #4 According to the author Tim O’Brien, people tend to readily accept the ‘facts’ presented of what happened during a war. People do not consider the existence of fallacies regarding the actual stories of what happens in wars, few consider that the ‘facts’ of an incident often change through people’s words. The film ‘Saving the Private Ryan’ by Steven Spielberg features both facts and seemingness part of the war story. Since it is so difficult to fully describe a war using human lan
Lucas: King of Film
Lucas: King of Film
Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors/producers in the world. His impacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many books by many authors based on
Irina Usharenko
Irina Usharenko
Irina Usharenko 05-27-04 Ms. McCaroll "Oskar Schindler and the Famous List" The Holocaust was a long and unspeakable time, which caused millions of Jewish deaths. The main goal of the Holocaust was basically to get rid of every Jewish person alive because of the hatred and jealousy towards them. The Germans saw the Jews as worthless job stealers. Oskar Schindler was a huge part of the Holocaust and saved hundreds of Jewish families. He was a German businessman who wanted to start a company durin
Whatever
Whatever
whatever One could never believe that such a piece as Arthur C. Clarke\'s "Childhood\'s End," was written nearly 50 years ago. The story itself was far ahead of its time and will probably remain so forever. There are some who dislike or would rather not read science-fiction because of its highly idealistic writing and plot outlines. This novel is the greatest I\'ve read of science-fiction as of yet. Taking consideration into the fact that I am a novice science-fiction reader, one could dismiss m
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan is a fairly new World War 2 movie, which was a blockbuster hit. Its about a private named Ryan who lost three of his brothers in action. Being the only brother left in the family he gets the ticket home. He was dropped on D-Day in German occupied territories. Unfortunately no one knows where he is because of missile drops, so a team of eight rangers is sent out to find him. During the mission they go through many hard tasks of war. They also lost two of t
Schindlers list
Schindlers list
schindlers list Schindler?s List The movie Schindler\'s List (1993) was a Steven Spielberg\'s award-winning masterpiece. It was a shocking, fact-based epic of the nightmarish Holocaust. The movie itself was three hours long. [Italian-American catholic Martin Scorsese was originally slated to direct the film, but turned down the chance - claiming the film needed a director of Jewish descent - before turning it over to Spielberg.] Its documentary authenticity vividly re-creates a dark, frightening
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Disney)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Disney)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Disney) A gem that has several very visible flaws; yet, with these flaws, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" shines as the best from the Disney factory yet. For, at first, the company name and movie title didn't quite appear to sit well together. You don't marry the king of novel Gothic gloom (Mr. Victor Hugo) with one of the world's most beloved (if not biggest) animation companies and expect the usual world population to be at the reception; but expect even Mr. Walt Dis
Schindler�s List 2
Schindler�s List 2
Schindler�s List 2 The paper I decided to do was on �Schindler�s List�. I have seen this movie four times and yet had not really noticed the many ways in which the director, Steven Spielberg, used the camera to emphasis a �million words�. It was interesting, when watching this film from this stand point, how I was able to see the importance of the way the director uses sounds and color to make some much significant points of a film. I decided to emphasis the way certain close ups and
Schindlers lost
Schindlers lost
Schindlers lost Shindler\'s List Schindlers List Memory is all we have, and when the memories are dreadful- when they hold images of the pain we have suffered or, perhaps inflicted- they are what we are try to escape (Corliss 110). Steven Spielberg captures the audience in this critically acclaimed movie about the Holocaust. Schindlers List is a movie made to induce the mind into the unknown, the horrors of World War II. David Ansen states Schindlers List plunges us into the nightmare of the Hol
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry One only has to look at the astonishing opening weekend of Paramount Pictures' action adventure thriller Congo which was universally panned by critics, to be reminded of the power of the person who created the underlying material: Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton. The film's whopping $24.6 million opening, which shocked insiders, underscored the value to Hollywood of
Rock and rap censorship
Rock and rap censorship
rock and rap censorship While the censorship of art is not a new phenomenon, recent years have witnessed renewed and intensified attempts to control popular culture. In particular, rap and rock music have come under increasing attack from various sides representing the entire left and right political spectrum, purportedly for their explicit sexual and violent lyrical contents. In this paper is investigated which moral codes underlie these claims against popular music, how social movements mobili
American As Apple Pie
American As Apple Pie
American As Apple Pie In America, artists’ works are not only shown in museums, they are often displayed on magazine covers. Norman Rockwell produced cover paintings for the Saturday Evening Post, a major magazine of the 1910’s and for many decades later. In the process he became a nationally renowned artist. His precise detail brought him great popularity. “He created a moral myth in which people were reassured of their own essential goodness,” art critic Arthur C Danto told Allison Adato of Li
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame A gem that has several very visible flaws; yet, with these flaws, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" shines as the best from the Disney factory yet. For, at first, the company name and movie title didn't quite appear to sit well together. You don't marry the king of novel Gothic gloom (Mr. Victor Hugo) with one of the world's most beloved (if not biggest) animation companies and expect the usual world population to be at the reception; but expect even Mr. Walt Disney to pa
beach erosion
beach erosion
beach erosion . Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the 208-foot tall landmark was just hauled more than a quarter-mile back from its former perch, where it was threatened by the encroaching sea. Coastal erosion chewed away about 1,300 feet of beach, bringing the waves to within 150 feet of the 4,800-ton sentinel. When the light was erected in 1870, it stood about 1,500 feet back from the waves. The lighthouse, on the Outer Banks, North Carolina's long barrier beach, was built to warn ships from waters
Holocaust
Holocaust
holocaust The Holocaust No one could ever determine the importance of six million lives, it would be impossible to. “The intentional extermination of six million people has affected the world in ways that we will never know, maybe the person who could have discovered the cure for Cancer or AIDS died in the gas chambers at Auschwitz.” (Fischel, 78). Six million people is fully one fifth of the world\'s population. This may not sound like a huge number, but it is. Six million lives all gone. Whole
Amistad
Amistad
Amistad Amistad I have watched the "Amistad" directed by Steven Spielberg, written by David Franzoni, presented by Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Mathew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, and Stellan Skarsgard. It was rented from Hollywood Video to complete the assignment. "Who we are, is who we were", states attorney Baldwin, the persuading point reaching into the hearts of the jurors. Telling a story about the intriguing life and life lost of the
Hitler
Hitler
Hitler Peter Hernandez Music 310 MWF 9:00-10:00 Dr. Knieter 5/11/01 Holocaust Paper In 1933, the Jewish population of Europe was about 9.5 million people. The number represented more than 60 percent of the world\'s Jewish population at that time, estimated at 15.3 million. So how could two out of every three European Jews be dead by the end of World War 2? The answer to this question lies in the hand of Adolph Hitler. Adolph Hitler has helped destroy the lives of millions of families around the
Holocaust
Holocaust
Holocaust I\'ve thought, and thought about resistance in the Holocaust and I\'ve come to this realization: No words or poem or detailed description can describe the level of terror and oppression that took place. I am simply going to try my best to understand a fraction of the pain that many people went through, and the lessons we can learn from what happened. If the people that died in the Holocaust had one thing to say, I think that they would say, "Life is a gift, and you\'re lucky to have it
Penny Marshall
Penny Marshall
Penny Marshall Penny Marshall has directed six films in her career: "The Preachers Wife"(1996), "Renaissance Man"(1994), "A League of Their Own"(1992), "Awakenings"(1990), "Big"(1998), and "Jumpin' Jack Flash"(1986). We know Penny best from her stint in Laverne and Shirley (1976-1983) as the hilarious Laverne De Fazio. After the series was cancelled Laverne appeared in some pictures until her directorial debut in "Jumpin' Jack Flash". This film was pretty much a bomb and Penny gained credibility
Penny Marshall
Penny Marshall
Penny Marshall Penny Marshall Penny Marshall has directed six films in her career: "The Preachers Wife"(1996), "Renaissance Man"(1994), "A League of Their Own"(1992), "Awakenings"(1990), "Big"(1998), and "Jumpin' Jack Flash"(1986). We know Penny best from her stint in Laverne and Shirley (1976-1983) as the hilarious Laverne De Fazio. After the series was cancelled Laverne appeared in some pictures until her directorial debut in "Jumpin' Jack Flash". This film was pretty much a bomb and Penny gai
Star Mars
Star Mars
Star Mars Since the boom in space technology about 30 years ago, man has found the method for expanding his existence beyond the many once thought "unbreakable barriers." Together with this development in space technology came a large quantity of information and discoveries of the compounds of the universe, and scientific questions seemed to jump out in equal number. The question that captures the eye of the media today causing a bitter controversy is probably the most easy to understand, consid
'Oskar Schindler and the Famous List'
'Oskar Schindler and the Famous List'
"Oskar Schindler and the Famous List" 05-27-04 The Holocaust was a long and unspeakable time, which caused millions of Jewish deaths. The main goal of the Holocaust was basically to get rid of every Jewish person alive because of the hatred and jealousy towards them. The Germans saw the Jews as worthless job stealers. Oskar Schindler was a huge part of the Holocaust and saved hundreds of Jewish families. He was a German businessman who wanted to start a company during this dreadful time. Thus, h
Evaluation Essay
Evaluation Essay
Evaluation Essay Saving Private Ryan A very exciting non-stop action thriller movie of last year would be “Saving Private Ryan”. This movie contains an excellent plot, very realistic detail and spectacular special effects. All the blood and gore in the movie enhance its realism and depiction of World War II. Because the story of this movie took place during the last moments of the war, the fighting was very intense. The blood and gore seen during this movie never gets cheesy and always leaves th
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Me
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Me
The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry One only has to look at the astonishing opening weekend of Paramount Pictures' action adventure thriller Congo which was universally panned by critics, to be reminded of the power of the person who created the underlying material: Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton. The film's whopping $24.6 million opening, which shocked insiders, underscored the value to Hollywood of an exclusive club of best-selling writers (Eller 3). Michael C
Genetically Engineered Foods - Pros And Cons
Genetically Engineered Foods - Pros And Cons
Genetically Engineered Foods - Pros And Cons The world has seen many changes and advances over the last century, but possibly none that hold as many possibilities as genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is turning up in more and more places, and it is almost certainly here to stay. Just as computers and plastics changed most aspects of living since they were invented, biological engineering has the potential to do the same in the future. This new technology has a wide range of possible benef
Holocaust
Holocaust
Holocaust I've thought, and thought about resistance in the Holocaust and I've come to this realization: No words or poem or detailed description can describe the level of terror and oppression that took place. I am simply going to try my best to understand a fraction of the pain that many people went through, and the lessons we can learn from what happened.If the people that died in the Holocaust had one thing to say, I think that they would say, "Life is a gift, and you're lucky to have it, do
acters and actresses
acters and actresses
acters and actresses Actors and Actress Actors and Actresses are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with more day-to-day rejection in one year than most people do in a lifetime. Each day, actors/actress face the financial challenge of living a freelance lifestyle, the disrespect of people who think they should get 'real' jobs, and their own fear that they'll never work again. Every day they have to ignore the possibility that the vision to which they h
Matin Scorses
Matin Scorses
Matin Scorses Movie critic, Roger Ebert, has called him a directing god. He has been called the most influential and best director of their time by fellow director, George Lucas. Director Martin Scorsese has been an influential director for the past twenty years. In the 60s class of directors that included, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, and Steven Spielberg. Scorsese ranks with this class of artists, and his movies have changed the film industry of America (Friedman I)
Davis 1
Davis 1
Davis 1 Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors/producers in the world. His impacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many books by many authors b
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan is a movie that generates strong responses from most people that see it. While interviewing four individuals and reading three movie reviews, I found that each of my subjects would recommend it, not one of the individuals interviewed felt the violence was senseless, and all of them left the movie with a strong emotional response of some kind. It appears that Saving Private Ryan is the kind of movie to which many can relate. Saving Private Ryan is not a rom
Alien 3
Alien 3
Alien 3 It was in 1979 that the nightmare began, when the spaceship the Nostromo landed on an unknown planet to answer a rescue message and later explore an abandoned vessel. That’s where the crew met for the first time a creature as deadly as beautiful, the Alien. This creature and it’s environment, created by the talented Swiss artist H.R. Giger, were the main antagonists from the movie « Alien », directed by Ridley Scott and featuring Sigourney Weaver as the only survivor of the Nostrom
The Longest Day - Book Vs. Movie
The Longest Day - Book Vs. Movie
The Longest Day - Book Vs. Movie For a long time, when anyone thought of a war movie, they immediately thought of Darryl F. Zanuck\'s, The Longest Day. Cornelius Ryan, who was the author of the book by the same name, and happened to be a D-day veteran himself, wrote the movie. The book meticulously recreates the events preceding and during the invasion. It is filled with detailed descriptions of multiple occurrences during the invasion. It explains everything from mass attacks on beaches and tow
Lucas: King Of Film
Lucas: King Of Film
Lucas: King Of Film Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors/producers in the world. His impacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many books by ma