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    Monster Cinema: The Myth and History of the Spectacle In recent years, the monster genre has been dominated by zombies, vampires, werewolves, and supernatural creatures. Although these monsters terrify audiences, they don’t have the same impact as their larger, far more destructive counterparts. The kaiju, or giant monster, have been a neglected and misunderstood genre for a long time. It wasn’t until recently that these monsters started to make their way back on the silver screen. This paper will look into the history of giant monsters, using a cultural and socio-historical criticism, in an attempt to explain the resurgence of the genre. The first giant-monsters to star in a movie were the dinosaurs in the 1925 silent film, The Lost World.…

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    A Monster Calls: When a bad book becomes a good movie “I wish I had a hundred years, a hundred years I could give to you.” Something Conor’s Mum said to Conor when she was laying in the hospital bed in “A Monster Calls”. This happened in both the book and the movie, but way more emotion came out when it happened in the book. Conor got to develop things within himself and speak for himself more often because Lily was not in the book, and he developed a stronger relationship with his family. The…

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    The Monster Squad is a Horror/Comedy classic released in 1987. When I say Horror, I mean it in the sense that it contains the Classic Universal Monsters to varying degrees. Which in my opinion is what really makes this movie as good as it is, because that certainly wasn't the writing. Honestly I had never even heard of this film until about six months ago, and after looking into I have no idea how I missed this film growing up. I can't feel that my lack on nostalgic goggles is bringing the film…

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    Their names were Sully and Mike. Sully and Mike both wanted to be a “scarer”. A “scarer” is a monster who scares kids in their dreams. Mike wanted to be that ever since he was little but he was more of the book smart guy. He worked his hardest to be one, but they told Mike that he wasn't cut out to be a scarer. On the other hand, Sully looked meaner and scarier. It was the day of the test to see if sully and mike were going to get in, but only sully got in. In the end, they both ended up working…

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    People learn things from other people, especially if a person starts to learn bad behavior when they were very young. Some people grow up with bad influences or within a bad environment around them, and these could turn the people into criminals or killers if they see that bad behavior is acceptable or has no consequences. This was the case with the main character in the movie Monster and two sociological theories, both have rational choice theory and differential association theory, strengths…

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    The central idea of “Dream jobs: Movie Monster” by. Shelly Waldren is that being a monster actor can be harder than being a regular author. For example Ms. Waldren says “Playing a monster is different from playing a regular role. You still have to study a script, memorize lines and create your character’s voice and movement. But you also have to deal with additional challenges” this shows that when you have to play a monster you have to still do all the same things if you were to play a…

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    Movie Review: Monsters, Inc. It was so fun getting to re-watch one of my favorite movies of all times, while looking deeper into the plot to find ethically wrong issues. I never really noticed these issues before and it honestly left me feeling completely different about the movie once I was done. Monsters, Inc. is the biggest “scare factory” in the city Monstrapolis. At this factory, they generate power for the city through the scares of children. The biggest and scariest monsters in town go…

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    In the article 'Dream Jobs: Movie monster', by Shelly Walden, the central idea of the article is that it is very hard to be an actor who plays monsters. The reader can see an example of this when the author writes "The actor Boris Karloff was famous for playing Frankenstein’s monster in 1930s movies. He often spent five hours a day in the makeup chair. He reported for makeup as early as 4:00 a.m. to be ready for filming at nine. Then he worked up to 11 hours on the set while wearing boots…

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    Emotional Deprivation results from a lack of authentic affirmation and emotional strengthening in one's life. A person may have been criticized, ignored, neglected, abused, or emotionally rejected by primary caregivers early in life, resulting in that individual's stunted emotional growth. In the novel Monsters from the Id: A study of Emotional Deprivation and It’s Impact on society by John Cooper, the author goes into depth about what emotional deprivation is and and its negative effects. We…

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    seem like the person that is different is the monster, but it is themselves since they treat each other cruelly. In The Monster by Stephen Crane, Henry Johnson is viewed as the monster because he got his face severely burned. His face got burned from saving little Jimmy Trescott, from a burning house, now the town’s people see him as a hideously dangerous monster that no one wants to be around. Although Henry Johnson is known and treated as the monster in the story, it is the town’s people who…

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