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    once lived. Normally, these are written in the form of a book. However, in today’s time, many are interpreted into a different form of media, in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The release of the film “Straight Outta Compton” allowed many different depictions and interpretations to arise, focusing on its culture and music. “Straight Outta Compton” was a biopic that was not afraid to address many controversial and graphic issues that many would not normally speak up about. The film did not show the general genre of a biopic and defeats this expectation, in the sense that they also showed not only the good in this film, but also the bad and ugly topics that are not commonly mentioned, such as racial violence and police brutality. Just like many biopics out there, music was involved. A huge difference in this film compared to other biopics however was the content that their music contained and the stories behind it. Quite honestly, the songs in this films had very vulgar language and gave a very graphic and negative connotation half the time stead of being happy-go-lucky like most biopics. The music in the film was most of the time the actual actors performing the music most of the…

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    In a biographical, production film, “Steve Jobs,” directed by Danny Boyle, Steve Jobs purpose is to design an archetype PC specifically for the education market, but he encounters personal and professional obstacles in the process. The following film is arranged into three different scenarios from the time span of 1984 through 1998 diving into the career of a notable innovator and Apple Inc. co-founder, Steve Jobs. Correspondingly, each scene commences immediately prior to the launch of the…

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    Fellow Rotarians Our District Governor (Eric Cowcill) who was at the Bramhall and Woodford Rotary Club Charter Night on Wednesday 18 October which I also attended, is interested in publicising Polio during the showing of the film “Breathe” at the Savoy Cinema in Heaton Moor. “Breathe”, as many of you will know, is a biographical drama film. It tells the story of a young man who became paralyzed from the neck down by polio at the age 28. I was asked to find out some information about the…

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    CRASH Crash is a drama film and the main theme is racial and ethnic stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination are still present in modern American society. The film was produced and directed by Paul Haggis, and is based on a personal biographical experience. The casts are well-known actors. The film takes place in Los Angeles, where eight different stories are developed over a two-day period. There is the story of a Persian immigrant, who struggles to protect his small shop from burglars; an…

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    Jamesy Boy: Film Analysis

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    “ I don't think i let the people in my life down by making the wrong choices, I think i let them down by convincing myself that i didn't have a choice to begin with” Jamesy boy is a 2014 american biographical crime drama film, directed by trevor white and written by white and lane shadgett. The film starts spencer, mary-louise parker, taissa farmiga, ving rhames, and james woods. It tells the true story of ex-convict James Burn. Spencer Rocco Lofranco is a Canadian actor. He made his film debut…

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    Within the first five minutes of Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz, Vik Muniz and his comedic personality come onto the scene. Worst Possible Illusion is a biography as well as a brief look at the variety of unorthodox techniques Muniz has used while not delving into specific detail about individual pictures. Muniz’s artistic process reflects his history and his personality. In the biographical part of the film, Muniz states that he was born in Brazil during a time of…

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    Masculinity In Film

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    James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything is a biographical picture adapted from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen written by Jane Hawking. From a framing perspective, this film is pretty ideal when compared to the other representations in this study and in films with disabled characters in general. According to Darke, most disability films construct the disabled characters as abject where the impaired are easily fatigued, totally dependent, socially isolated, asexual, and…

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    Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He’s best known as the author and director of Shine. Is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Goodie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood and Alex Rafalowicz. The screenplay was written by Jan Sardi, and then directed by Scott…

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    da Ashley Reflection #1 Portrayal of City through Film This course had four learning outcomes attached to the class. These outcomes included discussing the evolution of cities through film, having the ability to evaluate how filmmaking can convey messages about the past, present, and future urban space, identify key issues facing urban region, and lastly be able to communicate my analysis thru written medium. The first outcome was performed through discussion at the conclusion of each movie.…

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    Burt Pitt Character Traits

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    While struggling to establish himself in Los Angeles, Pitt took lessons from acting coach Roy London.[9][12] Pitt's acting career began in 1987, with uncredited parts in the films No Way Out, No Man's Land and Less Than Zero.[9][13] His television debut came in May 1987 with a two-episode role on the NBC soap opera Another World.[14] In November of the same year Pitt had a guest appearance on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains.[15] He appeared in four episodes of the CBS primetime series Dallas…

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