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    Ultimate Icer

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    Name: Nivalius Coryzan Race: Icer Rank: Ultimate Icer Topic: Your family has all but died out, leaving you as a leader for the universe waiting to be molded. You weren 't raised, as the rest of your family has all vanished before your childhood, so you grew up on your own morality. Describe how your isolation in life molded you into a leader. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Roleplay: Animosity. That is something a forlorn, infantile Icer in the vast area that was filled with abyss-like amounts of space, that was known as the 'Universe ' felt towards the previously mentioned ‘Universe’. A desolate planet that had basically no signs of life, and almost none of his race scattered across it. A rather lonesome planet. Said planet was a land of ice filled with a plethora of, well, ice. Turbulent waves pushing back ice that fragmented from the landscape; forcing it towards the land. Those were banal on this egregious planet. Adjacent towards the landscape was a diminutive household in which the Changeling resided in. A household filled with little to no equipment at all, merely for resting and conquest plans. When one would enter the impish household, they would see a scarlet throne emblazoned with golden trimming that enveloped the cushions, filling it with sovereignty. A throne that was never seated on, merely there to fill the gap of memories that the…

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    Twenty years later, and the past two Academy Awards have had all white actresses and actors nominated as best roles. Why is this? As of 2015, Henriksen, a published reporter from the AltPress database, stated “The majority of the Oscar voters are nearly 94 percent Caucasian and 77 percent male” (Henriksen). There is a need for a more diverse Academy. I interviewed Michael Green, a professor at Arizona State University that focuses on racism in Hollywood, and he explained “the Oscars are not the…

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    while mostly fictitious, feel very real, which lets you slip into the deep storytelling going on in his films. He also holds a rare skill, even among renowned directors, where he can both write and direct movies with a wide range of themes; from the sci-fi…

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    Tom Cruise Research Paper

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    Known for his extreme and realistic acting roles, Tom Cruise could be considered one of the most successful actors of our time. He was born in Syracuse, New York, and spent a majority of his childhood moving across the country. By the age of nineteen, he received his first acting job for the movie Endless Love. From there, his celebrity fame shot forward to win thirty-nine awards and over seventy nominations. Later in his acting career, Tom Cruise began showing odd behaviors that the paparazzi…

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    shuffling, and rolled shoulders. His sexually suggestive style stems from his time dancing in clubs during his younger years. He frequently dressed his dancers in black with white gloves and hats. Fosse received his first Tony for this show. His second musical, “Damn Yankees,” earned him many more awards and was his first musical with his third wife, Gwen Verdon, a big broadway star, and the mother to his daughter, Nicole. After having several instances when he disagreed with directors because…

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    equal rights. This problem is strongly demonstrated in American Cinema. Christina Hoag (2016) states in her article, Diversity in Hollywood, “White males still dominate virtually all aspects of [the film industry].” Recent events have led to the discovery of unfair wages between male and female actors to racism in today’s award shows. In years prior, laws had to be placed in order for women and non-whites to have rights in America. The film industry solely relies on backlash and the hope that…

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    Back in 2010 The Lion and the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkey, was awarded the Randolph Caldecott Award by the ALSC for being the most distinguished picture book of the year. When the ALSC decides what book will be the receiver of the Caldecott Award there are quite a few factors that go into their decision making process. Their website shows all of these factors, but the main ones to be focused on are that the publisher/artist must be an American citizen and that their illustrations be original. As far…

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    My favorite movie would have to be Silver Linings Playbook, written by Matthew Quick and Directed by David O. Russell. This movie identifies a variety of different genres: comedy and romance-drama are just two of these. This movie can relate to a range of different people; the themes are easily identifiable. Silver Linings Playbook is about a struggling man, Pat Solitano Jr., portrayed by Bradley Cooper. The movie begins with Pat leaving a mental institution with his mother, the movie then…

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    Sex has been used to sell products in American culture for decades. The alluring promiscuity of sexuality often involves exploiting women for their appearance. The first section of this analysis examines sexuality in the media. The notion that sex sells is typified in the Ralph Lauren perfume advertisement. A beautiful and blond woman is seen being kissed by a handsome young, male. The romantic ad catches the readers’ eyes, yet something is missing entirely from the advertisement: a…

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    Nevertheless silent movies started way before the 1920’s, they didn’t really start being a big hit till the 1920’s and they ended in the late 1920’s when the first talking movie came out. Before movies were called movies they were called talkies due to movies just starting to have actual dialogue in them. This was a big turnabout for movies, movies were becoming a part of a social movement. Movies were known for giving people dreams and new realities. When sound came into movies, some people…

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