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  • Lord Farquaad's Use Of Antisocial Personality Disorder In Shrek

    The Dreamworks film Shrek follows characters through a very strange fairy tale. Through the crazy tale the many characters display many complex issues of psychology such as personality disorders and many downfalls in society. One of the main problems within the movie is discrimination towards the ogres and other fairy tale creatures. Right off the bat a mob comes to Shrek’s swamp looking to kill him. They personally seek him out in his place of residency just because of the fact he is an ogre.…

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  • Shaun The Sheep Analysis

    Close Shave, Shaun the Sheep is a well-constructed, ambitious stop-motion animated production. Initially, I’m guessing it’s not uncommon to judge such a production that less than stellar, visually, at least when compared to something from Disney or DreamWorks. But, don’t shortchange this under-utilized means of animation creation. Admittedly, the animation doesn’t pop out at you, like Frozen or Minions, though it does draw you in – rather hastily, I might add, with a group of loveable…

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  • Animal Farm Influence On Society

    power. These include education, demeanour, fear and violence, overthrowing your opposition, manipulation, and finding common ground with those who you lead. The book ‘Animal Farm’ written by George Orwell, based on the Russian revolution, and the DreamWorks film ‘Antz’ demonstrate these techniques, as methods of maintaining…

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  • Indri Myth

    Indri or the Babakoto is a primate and a lemur belonging to the suborder Strepsirrhini. The name Indri has Malagasy origins, which are people that come from Madagascar. The Malagasy people called these lemurs Babakoto because in their language it means “father”. Baba is translated as father and Koto is translated as a kid (Mittermeier). Going deeper into its name meaning and its mythology, the Malagasy legend goes that one day a man who went to the forest and did not come back and due to his…

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  • Taylor Swift Biography

    releasing her first album. In 2004 Swift became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Tree publishing house. This didn’t last either. At a performance at Nashville's Bluebird Cafe in 2005, Swift caught the attention of Scott Borchetta, a DreamWorks Records executive who was preparing to form his own independent record label, Big Machine Records. She became one of the labels first signings. On October 24, 2006 she released her self-titled album. Jon Caramanica of The New York Times…

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  • Just Like Heaven Analysis

    The movies Sweet Home Alabama and Just Like Heaven have further in common than just the leading lady, Reese Witherspoon. These two movies represent the romantic ideals of society in appropriately similar ways. Both movies teach valuable lessons in telling how Hollywood chooses to portray what the concept of love is and how it develops in romantic films. In Sweet Home Alabama the first concept of love is the chemistry between the two characters. Right off the bat, the chemistry between the two…

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  • Analysis Of Frozen: The Future Of Animated Films

    Dreamworks always produces zany cartoons with wacky humour (Corliss). But I groaned as I watched Brave, sleeping through the “beary” outlandish mother-daughter relationship and the decidedly dull plot. Had Pixar lost its mojo; did I mention heresy? Yet Monsters University confirmed my assumption, and I worried for the future of animated films— could no studio bundle themes and storytelling into winning, cohesive films? Then Frozen hit cinemas, with its all-engulfing popularity perplexing me:…

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  • Shrek And Odysseus Comparison Essay

    Odysseus versus (Shrek the Movie Character) The Odyssey is a historical book, written by Homer, about a hero who was lost and he had to face many obstacles to make it back home. Shrek is an older movie, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, which is about an Ogre who has to rescue a princess to get his swamp back. To be considered a hero, the character has to be charged with a quest, a presence of mythical beings, and a low point where the character nearly gives up. I think that Shrek…

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  • Parting Of The Sea Analysis

    One of the most well known Biblical stories, the Parting of the Sea is a tale that has been interpreted in many different ways. As Collins states, this story is the “narrative climax” of the story of the exodus. Although many details are changed in each interpretation, Moses’s portrayal has the largest impact on the story and can make two interpretations drastically different. Roger Young’s “Moses” portrays Moses as a run-of-the-mill Hebrew who achieves extraordinary things through God. Cecil B.…

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  • Pixar Case Study

    Overview: In 1986 Steve Jobs purchased the computer graphics division from George Lucas and established an independent company to be named “Pixar” based in California, United States. Pixar was acquired by Disney in 2006 for a sum of 7.4 billion dollars and the deal was finalized by Steve Jobs who is the apple computer chief executive and was the head of computer animation firm. Jobs also made a deal that allowed Pixar to have all their films distributed and take their split of profits from…

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