Amanda Seyfried

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  • Film Analysis Of The Critique Of Mean Girls

    Mean Girls is a film, which premiered in 2004 with starred major actress: Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Lindsay Lohan. The film begins with a sixteen-year-old girl named Cady Heron who just moved to Evanston, Illinois from a twelve year research trip in Africa with her parents. Cady begins her first day of public school, since she was homeschooled, and she meets a group of three girls who are very popular and they are known as the Plastics: Regina the Queen Bee of the group, Gretchen is one of Regina’s minions, and Karen is also one of Regina’s minions. Cady befriends them to seek revenge on Regina since, she ruined one of Cady’s friend’s life, Janis. The film is fill with many rumors and drama that eventually breaks throughout the whole junior class in high school. At the end of the film, Cady apologizes to everyone who got involve with the rumors and drama and everyone became friends with each other. The reason why I chose this film is because it’s one of my favorite films from all time and I also enjoy it whenever I watch it. Other than that, this film shows a lot of cliques which is a major problem in today’s society. Cliques are a problem because many popular cliques bullied other people who aren’t “popular”. In the film, there were many…

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  • Femininity And The Bitch: Movie Analysis

    Traditionally, femininity is associated with a particular set of personality traits and behaviours, which are deemed acceptable for women to perform by the most influential institutions of the dominant culture. The teen makeover movie is a visual medium that reinforces these expectations through the types of female characters they present. Gender stereotypes reveal a distinct correlation between performances of idealized femininity and the distribution of female power in their high school…

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  • Errol Morris Will The Real Hooded Man Please Stand Up?

    Media, in the forms of photography, film, and writing are similar in that they often reveal a particular message, or comment on a societal aspect. For some, these messages may be underlying, while in others, they are evident and transparent. This idea helps distinguishes differences in media. Photography is widely open for interpretation. In the case of Errol Morris’ “Will the Real Hooded Man Please Stand Up?” the lack of context and textual clues make it hard to discern what was true or what…

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  • Symbolism In Mean Girls

    High School is a period in adolescence where identities are found within the self by figuring out where they belong in this world. That can be hard especially for teens like Cady Heron in the 2004 movie Mean Girls directed by Mark Waters based on the book Queen Bees and Wannabes which encompasses females in high school cliques and how damaging it can be for development to girls. Cady Heron is a 16 year old who has just moved back to the states after living in Africa for her parents zoology…

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  • The Glass Menagerie And A Streetcar Named Desire Analysis

    Both of these women are very strong characters. A Streetcar Named Desire is entirely focused on Blanche and her delusions. Towards the end of The Glass Menagerie, Amanda reverts back to being the most popular girl in Blue Mountain. She is also assuming that the gentleman caller will take on look at Laura and want to marry her, thus securing Amanda and Laura’s future. Both of these women characters are very strong. Since Williams’ sister Rose and mother were the only women with whom he had a…

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  • Teddy Bear Analysis

    behind at directing a movie is what gives this movie a big drop of quality and makes it feel insipid. The script on the other hand is mediocre and tends to go for the easy laugh, most of the writing he does for one of his TV shows would have a better quality than this. The essence of the first movie I lost at some point during the film as a lot of scenes seems to be forced into the equation in order to obtain something from it. The voice work is the only thing that really works for Seth in this…

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  • Mean Girls Movie Essay

    “Mean Girls” stars three of today’s most successful young actresses. Lindsay Lohan plays the part of Cady Herron, Rachel McAdams is Regina George, and Amanda Seyfried is Karen Smith. These three actresses are obviously not the only talent in the movie; however their amazing performances helped launch their successful careers. The whole cast is a mix of comical young performers that give a believable and excellent performance. There have been many movies where critics have been put off by the…

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  • Teenage Love And The Influence Of Twist In Teenage Movies

    was written geared to a young adult audience. The movie did have good dialog which had some references some adults can understand while having today’s language. Where there’s superhuman powers, there must be a fight. Sci-fi films must have at least one action scene. Twilight reaches its climax when both powerful vampires, Edward and James, go head to head. It’s a classic sci-fi scene and fits well into the criteria. All in all, Twilight did accomplish most of the sci-fi, action, romance movie…

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  • Turning Up The Lights On Gaslighting Analysis

    mental illness, people hide their conditions which can be harmful to them. People with mental illness feel that they are not safe to say what they believe is wrong to them because they think they will be judged and told that they are over reacting. If they do not express their feelings that can lead to them not getting the help they need and keep them from taking medications and going to therapy sessions for the fear of judgement. Because of this though, celebrities and organizations are…

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  • Rob Thomas Book Report

    to be a guest star in the pilot.[21] Percy Daggs III auditioned for the role of Wallace Fennel two times before being cast, and he had to go through three tests with the studio and network executives. During his first audition, Daggs read four scenes from the pilot. Just before his studio test, Daggs read with Bell and had "a great conversation". He said that she "made me feel comfortable about auditioning" and was a big reason why he became more comfortable playing Wallace as the season went…

    Words: 1998 - Pages: 8
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