Rachel McAdams

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  • Mean Girls Movie Essay

    “Mean Girls” stars three of today’s most successful young actresses. Lindsay Lohan plays the part of Cady Herron, Rachel McAdams is Regina George, and Amanda Seyfried is Karen Smith. These three actresses are obviously not the only talent in the movie; however their amazing performances helped launch their successful careers. The whole cast is a mix of comical young performers that give a believable and excellent performance. There have been many movies where critics have been put off by the actors because they “can’t act” and their lack of talent distracts from the actual movie. Not so with “Mean Girls”. You can feel the underlying frost from Regina’s words, the naivety of Cady, the gay manner of Dameon, and it all takes you back to your high school days when you were victimizing the lesser students-or perhaps you were the…

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  • Errol Morris Will The Real Hooded Man Please Stand Up?

    Media, in the forms of photography, film, and writing are similar in that they often reveal a particular message, or comment on a societal aspect. For some, these messages may be underlying, while in others, they are evident and transparent. This idea helps distinguishes differences in media. Photography is widely open for interpretation. In the case of Errol Morris’ “Will the Real Hooded Man Please Stand Up?” the lack of context and textual clues make it hard to discern what was true or what…

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  • Social Hierarchy In Mean Girls

    The genre of teen films was born in the 1950’s but became a fixture in pop culture following on the heels of movies from John Hughes in the 80’s. The genre of teen films encompasses movies that are directed towards a teen audience and are generally also about teens. They encompass essential components that reflect the teen experience: a defined social hierarchy that is usually disrupted during the course of the movie, conflict stemming from rebellion, and a romantic interest. All of these are…

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  • Mean Girls Movie Analysis

    Analysis of the Movie “Mean Girls” using Compliance Gaining Strategies and Nonverbal/Verbal theories In the movie ”Mean Girls”, many different communication behaviors appear in the movie whether it may be verbally or nonverbally this film portrays many of the interpersonal communications behaviors. This film is a satirical and comical movie portraying a high school with the typical “mean girls” clique and the other cliques for example the jocks, the nerds, the prep and more created in high…

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  • The Mean Girls Analysis

    In the movie called, “The Mean Girls” there is a character named Cady Heron. Cady Heron just moved to the United States from Africa. She has been homeschool her whole life and she was starting a new high school. In high school, Ms. Heron has to deal with teenage life that run socially by a group of artificial girls called, “The Plastics.” As the story goes on, Cady Heron winds up becoming the plastic’s queen of sorts and is dethroned by the old queen, when all of the students find out what these…

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  • Mawage In Kate Chopin's The Story Of An Hour

    The Princess Bride’s tongue-tied Impressive Clergyman slowly and monotonously paints a picture of marriage, “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam... And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva.” Is marriage the beginning of a picture to be painted beautifully, or simply a canvas restricted by a frame? Young Mrs. Mallard has just heard the tragic news of her husband’s sudden, unexpected death. Paralyzed by the news, she sobs and runs…

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  • Film Analysis Of The Critique Of Mean Girls

    Mean Girls is a film, which premiered in 2004 with starred major actress: Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Lindsay Lohan. The film begins with a sixteen-year-old girl named Cady Heron who just moved to Evanston, Illinois from a twelve year research trip in Africa with her parents. Cady begins her first day of public school, since she was homeschooled, and she meets a group of three girls who are very popular and they are known as the Plastics: Regina the Queen Bee of…

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  • Femininity And The Bitch: Movie Analysis

    Traditionally, femininity is associated with a particular set of personality traits and behaviours, which are deemed acceptable for women to perform by the most influential institutions of the dominant culture. The teen makeover movie is a visual medium that reinforces these expectations through the types of female characters they present. Gender stereotypes reveal a distinct correlation between performances of idealized femininity and the distribution of female power in their high school…

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  • Hero's Journey In Mean Girls

    In 2004, the movie “Mean Girls” was released and caught the interest of many people across the world. Teenage Cady Heron who is played by actress Lindsay Lohan, was homeschooled in Africa by her parents. When she has to move, she gets to experience public school and how it can be so cruel and divide students into their own cliques. Cady quickly finds out how her soon to be new group of friends earned the nickname “The Plastics”. “Mean Girls” is a great example of the Hero’s Journey because it…

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  • Clueless: Feminine Teen Culture

    In 1995, Clueless, a new-aged teen “chick flick” was released that shone a new light on feminine teen culture. The film follows the adolsent life of beautiful, popular, and rich Cher Horowitz. Through the ups and downs of classic high school tropes (driving, boys, etc), Cher learns how to see past material objects and open her heart to love. Alive Leppert (2014) states, “Marking a shift away from the mainstreaming of [80s] grunge fashion and music, Clueless’s engagement with teen magazines and…

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