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  • What Are The Similarities Between Vikings And Katana

    materials. Two high-carbon bars would then be forge-welded to the low/medium carbon bar. Then the blade would be forged. The blade is then differentially heat-treated, unlike Viking swords where the blade is heat-treated evenly, were the edge fully hardens while the spine is still flexible and true. Allowing for a flexible blade that will bend, not break, and maintain a strong sharp…

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  • Final Cut Vs Blade Runner

    Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner is an endlessly fascinating film to dissect. The film while not popular upon it’s initial release has grown a huge following over the years and has captured the minds of filmmakers, students and scholars alike. Even Sir Ridley Scott himself couldn’t stay away from his film as over the last thirty years he has tinkered with and fine tuned his film into what is now known as “The Final Cut”. The 1982 theatrical cut of the film and the subsequent 2007 release of…

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  • Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep: Character Analysis

    for Isidore to have qualities that will foreshadow what would be learned by Deckard over the course of his mission of terminating the androids. In comparison to the book, the film Blade Runner takes an altering twist. Based on the previous analysis, it is clearly stated by the authors interpretations that Deckard indeed is a human, but in the film, Scott adapted it to be more ambiguous. The reason why is because the film constantly shifts, making viewers questions themselves to see if they…

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  • Cheerful Ending: Movie Analysis

    Two-circle and four-plate sets were likewise discharged, containing a portion of the components of the five-plate set. On November 10, 2008, The Final Cut debuted on the Sci-Fi Channel A DVD featurette titled All Our Variant Futures profiled the making of the Final Cut rendition, including in the background footage of Harrison Ford 's child, Ben Ford, and the taping of new scenes for the Final Cut. As indicated by the narrative, on-screen character Joanna Cassidy made the proposal to re-film…

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  • Arrival: Movie Analysis

    THE MOVIE “ARRIVAL” AND ITS CORRELATION TO PSYCHOLINGUISTICS Arrival is a science-fiction film with a linguist named Louise as its protagonist. Working together with Ian, a physicist, she has to find a way to successfully communicate with extra-terrestrial beings that have landed on Earth before all hell breaks loose. The film shows several interesting psycholinguistics aspects, with the prominent one being the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis particularly linguistic determinism. The portrayal of the…

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  • What Constitutes A True Human Being? By Philip K. Dick: Movie Analysis

    Abstract This article analyzes the philosophical subjects of Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Furthermore, its film modification, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. All the more particularly, this paper investigates Philip K. Dick’s request of what “What Constitutes a True Human Being?” and “the subject of being human” is shown in both Dick’s novel and Scott’s film alteration. Since Scott’s film is a free adjustment that separates essentially from its source…

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  • Individuality In Dark City

    The Incompetence of an Advanced Alien Race Dark City is a sci-fi film by Proyas in 1998. The film is about an alien race, the strangers, facing extinction and making one last attempt at survival. The strangers, for some unknown reason, believe that the key to their survival lies somewhere in humanity. In a grand scale experiment they attempt to extract/analyze/duplicate certain traits of humanity only to be thwarted and defeated by an unruly test subject. Good science is hard. Even with a…

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  • Science Fiction In Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

    Science fiction could be described as a realm of fantasy in which the possibilities of the future are explored and the past is rewritten but are there other reasons as well? Authors of this genre write science fiction novels for varying reasons, some might write science fiction for the enjoyment and pleasing of an audience with their imagination or others like Phillip K. Dick might do it to share and explain their philosophical ideas. "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" not only entertains its…

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  • Blade Runner Deckard Character Analysis

    Blade runner is a science fiction film about the future, in this futuristic scenario there are robots called replicants, these are visually indistinguishable from humans, and are exclusively used for menial or dangerous work on off-world colonies. Replicants are banned from earth, if one of them managed his way to earth, blade runners will be sent to hunt them and then retire (kill) them. Deckard, who is a blade runner, has the mission to retire four replicants who have got to earth to find a…

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  • The Matrix: The Allegory Of The Matrix

    Introduction The Matrix is a popular American-Australian science fiction movie that was first produced in 1999. The action movie depicts a unique dystopian future where the human-perceived reality is seen as a stimulated reality known as “the Matrix”. This stimulated reality created by sentient machines was designed to subdue the human population and use the heat and electrical activity of the human bodies as source of energy. A computer programmer known as “Neo” discovered the secret behind the…

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