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    states that, he “transformed the company into $1.8 billion in enterprise value, and a global media empire that valued at $80 billion” (Bio). However, he didn’t do this alone he “racked up $19 billion in the takeover of Capital Cities and ABC, which then create Disney as one the world 's biggest media conglomerates” (American Media Sharks). As in terms of what is a media conglomerate, that is a large company that owns smaller companies that widely use different programs for broadcasting. Even though the programs and networks are different, they all still connected to one corporate entity for example, Disney. Disney is one of the top five large corporations that have multiple media broadcasting such as: the ABC television network, ESPN, Miramax Films, Discovery Magazine, Hollywood Records, and many other major productions. These other media outlets help bring in revenue as a whole for the company and allows consumers to view what they choose for entertainment. In the Croteau and Hoynes textbook it reviews that media is outlined by two models, these models represent market model and the public sphere model. As stated in the text, “The market model suggests that society’s media is based on making a profit, their audiences are their consumers, and encourage people to enjoy, watch ads, and buy products” (Croteau & Hoynes). On the other hand, public sphere model focuses more on the actual interest of the public. In the text it mentions, “that society’s needs can’t be met through the…

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    Disney is seen by most parents as a positive and clean source for their kids to watch. Disney doesn’t directly mean to, but they have subliminal messages that every kid is affected by. "As a parent of young children, I am continually reminded of the corporate power of the Walt Disney Company as it seeps into virtually all facets of my children 's lives: from the birthday parties they attend to the clothes they wear to the books they read at night, Disney is there" as stated by Natalie Coulter…

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    Tarrantino’s Paved Artistic Style: Pulp Fiction Acclaimed film critic, Roger Ebert made an unflinching statement in 1997 of then gaining prominence, Director Quentin Tarrantino, “Reservoir Dogs (1992) announced Tarantino 's talent and Pulp Fiction [1994] suggested his genius” (Ebert). Subsequently, crime infested terror and off-color humor married a peculiar auteur, and delivered in every Quentin Tarrantino film. A self-taught enthused director, screenwriter, and schooled actor (Tuohy and…

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    Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He’s best known as the author and director of Shine. Is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Goodie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood and Alex Rafalowicz. The screenplay was written by Jan Sardi, and then directed by Scott…

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    Pulp Fiction – Pop music Pulp Fiction (1994) is regarded as the breakthrough for director Quentin Tarantino. Quentin Tarantino, born in Texas, USA, is both a film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He has won the Academy Award for best screenplay with both Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012). With Pulp Fiction (1994) he also won the Palme d'Or in Cannes Film Festival (Svendsen and Emilsen, 2015). Pulp Fiction contains a mixture of American rock and roll, surf music, pop and…

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    Violent Film of 1994 The Miramax film, Pulp Fiction (1994) is considered a crime drama directed and produced by Quentin Tarantino, this label does not even begin to describe this outstanding, unorthodox film. From the beginning and in the end of Pulp Fiction it does a fundamental job with the same scene which includes: Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, and guns. In this scene, the viewer gets a little bit of comedy, action, and the death of the more criminal criminals. After being told…

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    ANSWER THROUGH THE DOGS “Man’s best friend” and “Loyal ‘til the end” are very well-known phrases. They are very true to describe most dogs, specifically two redbone hounds that I have read about. Little Ann and Old Dan are both heroically presented in both the book, “Where the Red Fern Grows” and its film adaptation. After reading and viewing both portrayals of this wonderful story, I have come to the conclusion that Ann and Dan are superb. This statement is quite an achievement to the dogs…

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    by workers in the sound recording industry or in downstream retail industries, while $1.6 billion would have been earned by workers in other U.S. industries. B. Film & Television receive the worst treatment as a result of illegal downloading. 1. Motion picture piracy now results in total lost output among all U.S. industries of $20.5 billion annually. The output includes revenue and related measures of economic performance. a. Motion picture piracy costs governments at all levels $837 million in…

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    From many great films that captivates my attention, in this occasion, I choose the film "A Trip to the Moon", for the reason that is one of my favorite classical movies of all times that for me will be just the best opportunity to analyze it. "A Trip to the Moon" by George Melies in 1902, was undoubtedly a great film that is even watch today for many people. This unforgettable director, George Meliés was one of the most important filmmakers in the history of cinema. He was a french filmmaker,…

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    In the 2016 comedy film, Ghostbusters, four unexpected heroines work together to save the world from malevolent paranormal beings. Using science as their weapon, unlikely partners Erin Gilbert, Abby Yates, Jillian Holtzmann, and Patty Tolan join forces to defeat the woefully misunderstood mastermind behind all of the mischief, Rowan. This film has attracted a great deal of attention and controversy, and for what reason? The major stars of the movie are female. Many naysayers are outraged at the…

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