Matt Groening

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  • Good Will Hunting Character Analysis

    Few movies have the ability to captivate and move an audience like Good Will Hunting. The story is a touching tale of a rebellious young man, Will Hunting (Matt Damon), who struggles to find his identity, living in a world where he can solve any problem, except the one brewing deep within himself. After being booked on assault charges, Will Hunting is allowed to leave prison on two conditions, taking math classes with a professor who recognizes his brilliance and mandatory therapy. Coupled with…

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  • Amnesia Movie Essay

    The Bourne trilogy, specifically Bourne identity focuses on man whom suffers from retrograde amnesia. The film starts with a man found floating in the Mediterranean Sea with two gunshots wounds in his back. He is rescued by nearby fishermen’s, and on this boat happened to be a doctor. The doctor finds and extracts two bullets from Jason’s back and small microchip that was lodged in his hip. After waking up he spends the rest of the film trying to regain his memory given that one cue. The cue…

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  • The Simpsons Analysis

    Groening picked the characters of the Simpsons by using people he grew up with. The parents in the Simpsons are named Homer and Marge, the same name that Groening's parents have. He named Lisa and Maggie after his two younger sisters. Groening thought it would be too obvious if he named the oldest son after himself, so Groening decided to name the last child Bart which is an anagram of brat. Homer's father also received the same name as Groening's grandfather, Abraham. Groening returned to…

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  • School Is Hell Analysis

    and pathways, which would eventually lead one to a promising future. Others may perhaps refer it as a haven— a disparate realm void of burdens of society, enabling one to pursue in the attainment of knowledge. For some however, school is what Matt Groening explicitly states within the title of his works: school is hell. Groening’s comics are fused with hilarity: the generalization of teachers and students, the sardonic remarks about the hierarchical structure of the institutionalized setting.…

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  • Family Guy Stereotypes

    Belonging With Groups Being part of a group can be a good or a bad thing. The feeling that you belong in something can be fulfilling. In this assignment we will explore different types of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. I have chosen three TV shows: Family Guy, Simpsons, and The Cleveland Show. I have chosen animation TV shows because I have three small children and they love to watch these shows. Family Guy first aired in 2002 it is an adult animated sitcom. Created by Seth…

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  • Social Commentary In Futurama

    Social commentary makes subtle comments and judgements on present society. Futurama is a workplace comedy about a naive boy from the turn of the century. He goes to work for Planet Express, a package delivery service, one thousand years in the future. Futurama, a satirical science fiction show, first aired on March 28, 1999, aims to undermine social boundaries using social commentary. The main character, Fry, finds himself so totally alone in a technologically confusing world that he becomes…

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