Merian C. Cooper

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  • King Kong Themes

    “He is one of the most amazing, popular, and iconic characters in the history of motion pictures. His 1933 debut was a legendary piece of pure cinema - simultaneously a terrifying monster movie, epic fairy tale, tragic love story, and deeply resonant cultural myth. His name is King Kong.” (Morton, 2005) This research essay will be analysing the film(s) King Kong 1933 directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack and the remake King Kong 2005 directed by Peter Jackson. The essay will compare and link each style of films, the narrative, genre and aesthetics. Throughout the discussion the essay will undertake an Industrial and historical approach which will be used to analyse both films. It will delve into the history and themes; how they…

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  • King Kong Film Comparison

    Since the beginning of Film making movies have been remade however, when looking back at history some have not lived up to the standards the original put in place. The 1998 version of Psycho directed by Gus Van Sant and the 2005 War of the Worlds are two examples of bad remakes. Some however are equally or more successful. King Kong is one of the most recognisable remakes of all time. Written and produced by Merian C. Cooper in 1933, King Kong was a story that was worth making two movies about.…

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  • The Fine Art Of Sighing Analysis

    the sound foundation for “The fine art of sighing”. By definition according to Merriam Webster Dictionary, sighing is “to take a deep audible breath (as in weariness or relief)” however through the depth of Cooper 's writing we find that sighing is a passage to many other emotions and avenues(“sigh”). Although not clearly evident at the surface of his piece, the writing style of “the fine art of sighing” suggest Bernard Cooper himself finds sighing to be a blockade in relationships and trivial…

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  • Stereotypes Of Gender Roles Essay

    For example, the males in The Big Bang Theory are all scientists. Leonard Hofstadter is an experimental physicist at Caltech in Pasadena, Sheldon Cooper works as a theoretical physicist at Caltech, Howard Wolowitz works as an aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut at Caltech in Pasadena, and Raj Koothrappali is an Indian-born astrophysicist who lives in Pasadena and works at Caltech. Unfortunately, one of the main women characters in The Big Bang Theory is another story. Penny is a…

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  • The Importance Of Friendship In Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer

    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age (www.notablebiographies.com). This is…

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  • Vo2 Max Lab Report

    Introduction: Maximal oxygen uptake, or VO2 max represents the maximum amount of oxygen consumption attainable during all out aerobic exercise, most commonly running on a treadmill. The point at which oxygen consumption plateaus is the individual’s maximal oxygen uptake. If the individual does not plateau, that point is referred to as VO2 peak. VO2 max is measured in milliliters per kilogram of body weight per minute, and there are two ways to measure it, either direct or indirect. The direct…

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  • How Does Planned Obsolescence Affect Consumer Behavior

    In modern society, no matter in real life or in the online world, advertisements are ubiquitous and incessantly remind people of their social status as consumers. Among the advertisements, some of them try to convince people of donation to charity, some of them aim to win votes for political groups while most of them attempt to promote the sale of products. With the advertising influences, people are caught up in the vicious circle of constantly consuming goods, even goods they do not really…

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  • Aerobic Capacity

    Aerobic capacity of endurance athletes has been a consistent topic throughout research. Different sports require a certain amount of endurance to be successful on the field or court. Much of this research has been done on soccer players. These athletes consistently show a high maximal oxygen capacity, also known as VO2 max. Due to their higher aerobic fitness level they are able to perform closer to their maximum heart rate value as well. Throughout a match the players consistently shift from…

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  • Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of Object-Oriented Programming

    WHAT IS OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING? Object oriented programming in a methodology of software development that allows for the designation of functions to be applied to data structures such as classes, these classes are referred to as objects, hence the name. Object-Oriented coding is one of multiple major programming paradigms. These include but are not limited to; Imperative, Logical, Functional and Object oriented. Problems that can be solved by one of these paradigms can normally be solved by…

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  • Visual Basic Object Oriented Programming

    Visual Basic can be used to create UI and UX rich programs for Windows platforms in a very short time. Whereas, C++ can be used to write complex programs that needs to computer faster without using much hardware resources. C++ is command line based language, on the other hand, Visual Basic is IDE and event driven language. For example, creating a pop up box in C++ is a tedious task. If the programmer is writing from scratch, making a window appear in C++ will take you 15 minutes to program…

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