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Contemporary Egyptian Art in a Global Context

been contemporary Egyptian art. 2. Contemporary Egyptian Art and its Historical Western Influence Egypt has been influenced by w...

Vera Drake

to deviance, one can not that most people remain controlled and those who do not remain controlled become deviant. But, in the fil...

Amistad

for some sense of enlightenment and friendship transcends all boundaries, as demonstrated in the film. There is the main African, ...

Sociological Analysis of Paul Haggis’ Film Crash

an early scene in the film presents the typical urban stereotype of the young, affluent white married couple whose body language r...

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...

Dead Poet's Society and the Motif of Carpe Diem

to his students. He gives them no time to "adjust," but leaps right in with both feet on the first day by having the class read Ro...

Three films about Jesus

his home, and is confronted by an angel who convinces him that Mary has told the truth. The next scenes dramatize the "birth of Je...

Smiley Face

smokes pot and the comedy arises through her being stoned all day. In relationship to these conditions the film offers ver...

Shakespeare Films

3 pages that compares two Shakespeare films. There are 2 sources....

City of God

something that happens to all the boys in this region of the city. They are clearly victims of the impoverished city as they are d...

Black Films and Hip Hop Music Videos: Race Representation

is a mixed bag. In films that parody the past like Undercover Brother and in music videos, the most watched genre of film today by...

Argumentative Essay: Avatar's Script is Same Old Same Old

Opposing Arguments Petrakis (2010) is completely right when he writes: "the screenplay is simplistic and uninteresting, lea...

Eastwood's "Invictus" - Theories of Motivation

not easy to explain why individuals are motivated to act in the ways they do. This is why there are a number of competing theories...

Shark Slayer

and so on. But what really sets Oscar apart is his style-or lack thereof. He wants to be cool and hip, but hes actually pretty sil...

A Review of the Film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

A 18 page critique of this less than successful film. The author atributes the lack of success however to the poor distribution a...

Racial Impications in The Matrix

A 30 page analysis of this science fiction film. This futuristic film imparts a sense of reality that is enough to bring most vie...

Differences Between the Novel and Film Versions of The Scarlet Letter

to it that such a crime was punishable by death. After all, behavior so unbecoming of a religious devotee deserved no less....

Film Noir Aspects of Sunset Boulevard and The Grifters

factor can be seen in both Sunset Boulevard and The Grifters. In Sunset, Joe Gillis is an out-of-work screenplay writer, who has t...

Review of the 1999 Film The Sixth Sense

In five pages this paper critically reviews M. Night Shyamalan's 1999 film The Sixth Sense....

Universal Soldier Film and Analysis of Eroticism Analysis

UniSols have bodies of unmatched perfection and their memories have been supposedly erased, which allows their minds to be easily ...

Africa's Cinematic History

Africa had been claimed by one European nation or another. The nations claiming Africa were Belgium, France, Germany, Great Bri...

Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon

In five pages this report discusses the winner of the Best Foreign Film Academy Award for 1950 and the reasons behind its enduring...

Male Gaze and Cross Dressing as Featured in the 1982 Film Tootsie

In six pages this paper analyzes cross dressing featured in the 1982 film Tootsie through the male gaze theories of feminist autho...

A Comparison of Die Hard and Passenger 57

find a way to get help. He gets a message out to a security guard type cop, an overweight individual who does not wish to be activ...

American Interpretations of Film Noir

of America had suffered through more than 15 years of deprivation in one form or another. The Great Depression that began with th...

Analyzing the Barbarians at the Gate Film

ethics or lack thereof, surrounding the mystique of Wall Street. Although takeovers are not in themselves unethical, the methods ...

Film Noir Techniques in the Film, Gilda

what the audience is viewing with his own subjective observations. In his consideration of film noir, Jon Tuska (1984) noted that...

The Beatles' Film 'A Hard Day's Night'

it can be said, by an exciting, revolutionary, turbulent swirl which included great social and technological change: assassination...

Cinematic Analysis of Singin' in the Rain

the long view where we can see the entire dance. This is often seen in present day films about dance where it seems the performers...

Analysis of the Movie How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days

be funny, but it winds up just being painful, sad, and unpleasant to watch. Since Andies goal is to drive Ben away, she delibera...