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John Woo's Film The Killer

In five pages this paper reviews the 1989 film by director John Woo entitled The Killer and considers the influence of Western mav...

Analysis of John Woo's The Killer

key films of the Hong Kong New Wave period" (Hall 1). This film has had tremendous influence over both Western and Asia filmmake...

Hong Kong Portrayal by Director John Woo in the 1989 Film The Killer

In five pages Woo's portrayal of Hong Kong is the focus of this examination of The Killer film. Four sources are cited in the bib...

Second World War Navajo Code Talkers Honoring Falls Short in John Woo's 2002 Film Windtalkers

The film opens with panoramic shot of Monument Valley, which is the home of the Navajo tribe (Doherty 36). The lulling serenity of...

Scorsese/Gangs of New York

the foreign hordes defiling it" (Mattie 215). Cutting slays Vallon, consigns his son to an orphanage, and proclaims his rule ove...

National Identity in 2 Chinese Films

in economic terms, which depends largely on equating national cinema with a countrys domestic film industry. As this suggests, thi...

Distinguishing Murder Multiple Victims, Motives, and Characteristics

1029 While there are always exceptions, murders can often be...

American Psycho/In Bruges

A 3 page essay that contrasts and compares American Psycho (2000, directed by Mary Harron) and In Bruges (2008, directed by Martin...

Jack the Ripper and His Impact on History

mostly prostitutes - were savagely murdered and mutilated by an unknown assailant, but after November 1888, the slayings stopped a...

Killer Angels

of a gruff man, but also one who stands by his officer, Colonel Chamberlain. Through his eyes and voice one comes to see the human...

Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

slavery concerns and economic viability. In truth, the ultimate foundations of the government and the people, regardless of the si...

Serial Killer Ted Bundy

In ten pages this paper discusses the aberrant behavior of sociopath and serial killer Ted Bundy....

The Killers

of looking at the basic format of a film noire, especially before color (Dirks). The plot as well is a confusing one, in terms of ...

Jing-Mei Woo’s Personality Traits in Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds”

When Jing-Mei fell short of achieving the lofty goal her mother set for her, her insecurity intensified. After seemingly endless ...

Comparing the Book and Film, Shaara's The Killer Angels

to achieve dramatic effect. In Shaaras book, Armistead simply comments to Longstreet that he would like to see his old friend one ...

Communication and Marriage in 'Unicorn in the Garden' and 'Wife Wooing' by John Updike

her, he would be interested in having sex, but she wants to read a book on Richard Nixon. As soon as she settles in, however, she ...

Ethnic Promotion, Spike Lee, and John Woo

In five pages these film directors are discussed in terms of the way they use their movies to promote their own ethnic backgrounds...

1956 Film Adaptation/Moby Dick

the injustice that fate as inflicted upon him, as he has pursued the whale for years, coming close numerous times, but never actu...

Grapes of Wrath (1940), A Sociological Film Review

This paper consists of a film review of John Ford's 1940 film, "The Grapes of Wrath," which encompasses a sociological analysis of...

Inside the Criminal Mind by Stanton Samenow and Mass Murderers

done regarding the men and (some) women who kill repeatedly. "Inside the Criminal Mind" Dr. Stanton E. Samenow would agree with...

Jack Ruby, Murderer of Lee Harvey Oswald

In fifteen pages this paper discusses Jack Ruby in an attempt to separate the actual man from the myth, whether he was a murder co...

Overview of Serial Killers

is irrefutable. Senator Ed Perlmutter, who sponsored a bill to stiffen the punishment of animal cruelty charges, has no doubt th...

The Night Stalker by Philip Carlo

Yet, incongruously he demonstrated that he can act with compassion towards his family and he loves his sister dearly. It would be ...

Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos

This paper examines the differences between male and female serial killer characteristics and profiles the female serial killer Ai...

A Ted Bundy Profile

In five pages the serial killer's early life is discussed in order to determine what may have set him on a murderous path. There ...

Differential Association Theory and Serial Killer Ted Bundy

the student with a significantly better understanding of what fueled Bundys murderous desire, as well as the fundamental factors b...

Aileen Wuornos and Court TV

at a standstill when abuse has occurred. There can certainly be no argument surrounding the fact that family dynamics -- which re...

'The Angel of Death' Serial Killer Donald Harvey

an overly religious nature. And, yet, Harvey was not remarkably religious either. Once he was incarcerated, the length of his tal...

An Examination of a Serial Killer

games with police, but one important question lingers. What makes serial killers kill? It is a hard question to answer as there...

Two Views of Murder

because her mother ended up marrying Donnas former lover. In an ironic twist of fate, therefore, Donnas lover ended up becoming he...