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    Lady Snowblood Analysis

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    As much as the mainstream Japanese filmmakers excel in family drama, the "underground" ones excel in exploitation. Since the end of the 60's, when the increased popularity of television had already taken a significant toll on the industry, the majority of the large-scale studios were forced to produce films that included sex, violence and S&M, to earn a profit. Thus the rise of the exploitation genre, a category that manages to shock people, even nowadays. The following list includes ten of the…

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    The novel A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess, was originally published in 1962. It is a dystopian novel where the future is overrun with violence and crime. The main character, Alex, commits horrible crimes, such as rape and murder, with his group of friends. After breaking into a house, Alex is arrested and undergoes an experiment called Ludovico’s Technique while in jail. He can no longer make bad choices, and feels sick when he thinks about committing a crime. He is vulnerable,…

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    Three sisters, Minerva, Patria, and Maria began a revolution against the powerful Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. In the book In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, three sisters become revolutionaries during the brutal regime of Trujillo in the mid 20th century to obtain freedom for the country. This correlates with the French revolution because the revolutionaries want to gain their freedom from the opposing tyranny. Social change happens when the people are triggered by a catalyst…

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    Fast and Furious 7 VS Mission Impossible - Rouge Nation While it’s been three months since the release of Fast and Furious 7, action thriller fans were excited for the opening of Mission Impossible - Rouge Nation this weekend. There’s no doubt that both franchises have different plots, but other similarities between the two movies are very obvious. The fight scenes action and weapons, the fast cars chasing and crashing with other cars, advanced technology, and the stunts are the most…

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    News has broken concerning a very high-profile new film project for Mexican-American filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. The man known for directing a wide range of different genre films (Desperado, Spy Kids, Sin City), will be helming a live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga series Battle Angel Alita for 20th Century Fox. Perhaps of even more notoriety though, is that the film will be produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau under their Lightstorm Entertainment banner, which certainly promises a…

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    Danger Of Technology Essay

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    There have always been fears of the unknown and things we cannot control, with the ever expanding technology we have in the world today it is no wonder that movies and television with humans being destroyed by technology is a common theme. As it is this idea in essence is the view that, ‘Technology - with all its promise and potential - has gotten so far beyond human control that it is threatening the future of humankind.’ Personally I view technology as a danger to people as it; is changing the…

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    uncommon for people to forget that many renowned influential figures originated from humble beginnings and suffered through great ordeals to become the well-known symbols of change that are written across history books. In The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Alex Haley reminds the world of this fact through his beautifully detailed account of the life and hardships of the great human rights activist Malcolm X. The structure, style, and content of the novel advance the author’s purpose of conveying…

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    For example Alex Salmond visited China on more than one occasion during his time as FM in order to improve trade-links with the country and with an eye in attracting foreign investments and jobs to Scotland. Nicola sturgeon also visited China in 2015 for a trade mission…

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    Have you ever changed to something different in your life? Well that’s what Alex Rider is dealing with he has stuck with a certain organization for many years. He now had an urgent feeling to switch to the bad side. My book Alex Rider Scorpia starts off with an investigation. Alex Rider the young, brave, and intelligent spy is sent on a mission to Venice to investigate an organization called Scorpia. Scorpia is an organization that carries out acts of terrorism to get money: “ We are a…

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    is often the issue in many problems people face. In the TV mini-series "Roots" we see the struggles Blacks face from slavery up until the civil war. It follows the family line of Kunta Kinte and his generations to follow. As advertised, the author, Alex Haley, is a direct family member of Kunta. As a little boy he heard many stories that have been passed down about his family. He is writing to bring to the light the cruelty and injustice that has been brought upon these humans that have been…

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