George Lucas

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  • Dystopian Conformity

    our own future best. Dystopian fiction is a sub-genre under speculative fiction that undermines the fears of society in its given context. In modern dystopias, this is often through the use of a totalitarian government or in an environment of absolute control. However, in a teeming civilization, it may only take an individual to break this conformity. Thus, effective dystopias best express the faults in a civilization of often an oppressed society, by exploring the idea of individuality, a natural factor in mankind, that acts as an opposing force. Particularly in George Lucas’ debut sci-fi THX 1138, the text feeds to society’s questions concerning both environmental, sociopolitical and technological change…

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  • George Lucas: Race Car Driver

    George Lucas was a boy with a dream. He wanted to be a race car driver, but instead of being a race car driver he went to college and became a successful filmmaker of Star Wars and Indiana Jones. In order to understand George Lucas’s success it’s important to know about his childhood, schooling, and TV career. George Lucas was born May 14 1944 and grew up in Modesto, California his parents were George Lucas, and Dorothy Lucas. During his childhood George Lucas was very fascinated with…

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  • Superhero Movies Research Paper

    franchise, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Linus reminds Bottler of an idea they had as children by going Skywalker Ranch and steal a copy of the movie. The next day, Hutch and Windows encounter Bottler at work and notify him that Linus has been diagnosed with cancer. The doctors say that he only has a few months to live. Bottler decides to go through with their plan and infiltrate Skywalker Ranch and obtain a copy of the film for Linus. The gang goes through all sorts of troubles and…

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  • Compare And Contrast Universal Vs Nintendo

    facts about America's oldest film studio. Number Seven: Admission to Universal Studios Hollywood Used to Cost Less Than One Dollar Upon opening of Universal Studios Hollywood, the first resort of its kind in America, the admission ticket was just a quarter of a dollar, and it included a free meal. Today, general admission to the park has increased by 300%: $75 per visitor. Number Six: Universal VS. Nintendo In 1984, Universal Studios and Nintengo went to 'war.' The reason? Universal…

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  • Star Trek Comparison

    to this day do not know the distinct differences in the two. With different technology, settlements, action portrayal, and actor qualities being used, Their main differences tend to stick out. Star Wars is and will forever remain a fantasy genre and Star Trek a science fiction genre. Star Wars does have some characteristics of future technology and robots or droids. Their inclusion of these parts does not make it a science fiction like Star Trek. Giving that the technology that is portrayed…

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  • Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed Analysis

    Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, David Trueba’s 2013 film won five Goya Awards, Spain’s equivalent of Hollywood’s Oscars, after its release and became Spain’s nomination for the category of Best Foreign Film at the 2015 Academy Awards and for good reason. With a meaningful message and an ode to the effect The Beatles had on the world, accompanied with the images of the sun drenched, warm Andalusian landscape and an award winning music score written by Pat Metheny, the film “is both a farewell to…

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  • Language Techniques In Avatar

    The movie I am analysing is Avatar (2009) it is directed and written by James Cameron who also co- produced the movie with Jon Landau , the music was provided by James Horner and the cinematography by Mauro Fiore . The movie grossed of 700 million in the United States alone while international it made over 2 billion making it the highest grossing film of all time. James Cameron began writing the movie in 1994 and was supposed to begin shooting it in 1997 after finishing his other movie titanic…

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  • David Fincher Alien 3 Analysis

    In 1992 David Fincher made his directorial debut with Alien 3. Fincher’s film was the third entry in the Alien franchise following the critically acclaimed films Alien and Aliens directed by Ridley Scott and James Cameron, respectively. Unfortunately, Alien 3 was poorly received by moviegoers, as well as Fincher himself. There was studio interference in the making of Alien 3, so much so that Fincher has disowned the film and to this day still does not consider it his film. David Fincher…

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  • Akira Kurosawa's Influence On Sergio Leone And George Lucas

    Joe Muti 11/26/17 Professor Carmen FTV The Good, the Bad, and the Wookie Akira Kurosawa’s Influence on Sergio Leone and George Lucas The post war renaissance in Japan had a great influence on contemporary American filmmaking. Viewing Akira Kurosawa’s films, one will see his influence on modern filmmakers such as Italy’s Sergio Leone and America’s George Lucas, through storytelling, cinematography and character development. Akira had a unique and genius style of creating new movies from…

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  • Depression Interview Essay

    An Interview with Lucas Depression has affected the lives of countless people in this world, and it continues to affect countless more each day. These people, though ridden with extreme suffering, are sometimes the most amazing and sincere you will ever meet. Lucas is a man I’ve known since I was 5, and I have seen him go through one of the roughest types of depression. What follows is and interview and an attempt to dive into the mind of the depressed and consequently, find out the ways one…

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