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    to pull out his keys. The scene begins with Mrs. Robinson bursting in on Benjamin. The sound of the door is quite loud in the small space, making it much more intrusive than it might normally have been and possibly drawing a metaphor about her entry not just into his room but into his private life. Her voice is totally calm and she shows no reaction whatsoever for having invaded his space. In terms of the composition of the elements in the shot, this scene begins with Dustin Hoffman staring into his fish tank. His face appears to be totally submerged in the tank as the…

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    “You are beautiful”. Matthew Hoffman’s piece titled “you are beautiful”. This piece is an biennial panel. Installed at the Elmhurst art museum Illinois. March 2015. “You are beautiful” falls under contemporary art.”You are beautiful” provides people with an opportunity to reflect on our society and the issues that we are going through on a day to day basis.People can relate to this piece.”You are beautiful” is more than just three words.”You are beautiful” is hung at the entrance of the museum…

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    Sears

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    The low prices appealed to shoppers, and the chain quickly grew into one of the nation’s preeminent retailers. Today, Kmart has more than 1,500 stores and an Internet presence that reaches millions of customers. The Kmart name has become a symbol of Americana, standing for quality products at low prices. The merger of Kmart and Sears as Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC) closed on March 24, 2005, and the company continues to market products under brands held by both companies. SHC’s corporate…

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    to do what their parents told them just because the said so, they wanted to do something that they saw meaning in. This can be seen as Dustin Hoffman constantly tells all the adults that he’s not too sure what his plans are for his future. His willingness to relax and decipher what it is that he truly wants to do shows a subtle social/cultural shift, because when his parents were around his age they most…

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    Wag The Dog Essay

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    unfounded. One of the major strategies used in this film to help promote the war was the overall theme of making the war believable. This theme was used throughout to help string the general public along into believing the war and its events were happening. One example of the extreme reliance on the theme in this film was when they created songs to honor the war and Sargent Schumann. These songs united the general public into specifically believing that the war was happening, and that Sargent…

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    Edward D. Wood

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    Summary A biopic of the life and work of the legendary worst director of all time, Edward D. Wood Jr., concentrating on the best-known period of his life in the 1950s, when he made Glen or Glenda (1953), Bride of the Monster (1955) and Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), and focusing on both his transvestitism and his touching friendship with the once great but now ageing and unemployed horror star Bela Lugosi. (Brooke,1994) Ed Wood the undisputed master of very bad movies and campy showmanship is…

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    Mike Nichols 1967 film ‘The Graduate’ is a comedy that illustrates a three-act film structure and includes the major structural elements. The film depicts a recent college graduate (Dustin Hoffman), whose feeling of a lack of purpose results in his life becoming dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and eventually, her daughter Elaine. Act I establishes the key characters; Benjamin, his parents and their friends, including, Mrs. Robinson. It feels as though Benjamin is on a different…

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    Rain Man Analysis

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    I decided to write my paper about the movie “Rain Man.” The Rain Man stars Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. The movie was produced in 1988 and was written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. Rain Man depicts the one-sided relationship between two brothers. The movie is about an autistic savant name Raymond, who is a resident of a home for the mentally disabled, is played by Dustin Hoffman and his fast, talking, self absorbed, self centered hustler, egocentric, younger brother, Charlie Babbitt, played…

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    'The Graduate’ (Nichols, 1967) is a comedy that uses a three-act film structure and includes its major structural elements. The film depicts a recent college graduate (Dustin Hoffman), whose feeling of a lack of purpose results in his life becoming dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and eventually, her daughter Elaine. Act I establishes the key characters; Ben, his parents and their friends, including, Mrs. Robinson. The audience is empathetic towards him and likely wanting to see…

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    The tree in Hoffman Estates, which was in front of my old house, which was cut down into a stump. Some people may wonder, why is the tree so important? It’s just a tree right? No,it’s not just a tree. It was a tree which holds a lot of memories of my friends and I. When I was little, my brother and I always went out there and played games. Soon, when I went to school and came back, I found out some of my friends lived nearby. After school was done, we would stay outside to do homework. If it was…

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