70th Academy Awards

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  • Logos In Good Will Hunting

    The movie “Good Will Hunting” is about a genius leveled young janitor, Will Hunting who gets discovered to be a math whiz by a professor. One day a professor named Gerald Lambeau writes two complex math problems on the board for his students to solve. This is how professor Gerald Lambeau discovers the janitor Will Hunting has solved the equations. At the same time, it is discovered that Will Hunting has assaulted a police officer therefore, he gets himself in trouble with the law. Luckily, Gerald Lambeau negotiates a deal with Will Hunting’s judge in order to keep this young man out of prison. Gerald Lambeau’s proposal is for Will Hunting to assist him every week for his math class as well as receive therapy on the side. Will Hunting agrees to these proposal however, due to his abandonment issues he never wants to let anyone get close to him. Therefore, the character goes through a variety of therapists because he is purposely sabotaging his therapy sessions. Until Will Hunting encounters one therapist that is not so easy for him to drive up the wall. Throughout the movie a therapist, Sean Maguire helps the young man conquer his inner demons in order to keep him from being held back. Firstly, the movie speech given by Sean Maguire in “Good Will Hunting” takes place in a public park in Boston on a bench. A therapist Sean Maguire, provides advice to genius young man Will Hunting who thinks he is knowledgeable in everything there is to know about life. However, in reality Will…

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  • Good Will Hunting Research Paper

    The American dream is the belief that if you have to will to succeed and want success and prosperity you have an equal opportunity to do so. In the movie Good Will Hunting, Will the main character grew up with nothing, and at the end he has achieves his American dream what some might say. Everyone has their own American dream and in Good Will Hunting it was just Will’s American dream, everyone controls their fate and how successful they are in their minds, there is no cookie cutter American…

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  • Rhyme Ad Analysis: Ralph Lauren Meme

    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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  • Silent Movies In The 1920's

    dream no matter their background. While people are creating their new dreams and hopes,Other places were finding ways to reward and recognize the film industry. As states,”the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was founded in 1927 with Douglas Fairbanks as president, to recognize and reward excellence within the film industry. The AMPAS organization established the Academy Awards in the late 1920s and first announced them in February 1929” (Dirks).This is when award shows…

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  • Dyslexic Observation

    more books than all the kids who had participated, and I received my first academy award for this honor. From the first day of class in the fifth-grade, I was dedicated to achieving my goal of straight A's in every subject. This is also the first year that students switch classes Mr. Davis was my homeroom teacher. The subjects we cover in his classes were Social Studies; English, Spelling and I also had two other teachers in math and art/music. Math has always been my strongest subject after…

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  • Arguments Against Racism In Hollywood

    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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  • Diversity In Hollywood Film Analysis

    Gender and racial inequality is the disease that keeps a stronghold on society’s attempt to move towards 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…

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  • Problem Of Diversity In Movies

    easy enough. To avoid whitewashing, moviemakers should do what is right and put the right actor in the right role. Diversity in films should not surprise viewers as America are a diverse nation. It can also help with the tension between different races. Viewers will see the change as a positive step “to say that we recognize there is underrepresentation, and we’re going to do something about it” and should reflect beyond the movie industry (“Leading By Example”). The Award Academy has also…

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  • Analysis Of Casey Neistat's The Rest Of Us

    film-making and production. In the advertisement, it uses Casey Neistat, a famous YouTuber with over six-million subscribers, to deliver a powerful monologue about creativity. He is known for being a top filmmaker on YouTube, producing travel videos, big video productions, and daily vlogs. In this speech, he highlights what a creator does and how important one creator is. The advertisement shows different creators, from all different ages. The message given in this advertisement is that you can…

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  • Misrepresentation In Film

    According to a study done by USC, “across 100 top-grossing films of 2012, only 10.8 percent of speaking characters are Black, 4.2 percent are Hispanic, 5 percent are Asian, and 3.6 percent are from other (or mixed race) ethnicities.” Moreover, the remaining 76.3% roles in these films were given to White actors. Whitewashing and misrepresentation needs to stop because, Hollywood and many other forms of media don’t bother with casting POC in movies. Hollywood gets praised for this, and the white…

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