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  • V For Vendetta Hero Analysis

    Without any conflict a story-(read: a movie)-is boring. Some people are drawn to the dark motives and actions of the villains and because of this more often than not the villain is more liked than the hero. Movies have transpired to show the hero in a good light that’s enjoyable and believable. But a man’s worth can only ever truly be measured by the weight of those that stand against them. In days of old it was easy enough to throw a black hat on a man and show him shoot a few people and have the white hat ride in and save the day and voila the good guy is the shining example of heroism. Decades passing have caused our understanding and collective desires to change by opening and expanding our minds; so too have the villains been forced to change in equal measure. To examine this, I’ll be reviewing three movies; Beauty and The Beast, The Dark Knight, and V for Vendetta. In one of the most classic movies I can think of, “Beauty and The Beast”, the hero Belle is set upon by Gaston. Gaston is portrayed right from the start as a manly man, namely as a hunter, and a chauvinistic pig. Belle stands out from the crowd in the town because of her dress, a bright blue in a town of muddled browns and tans, and her personality, to the point where every single other person in town seems to think she is weird. And it is because of this that Gaston has decided that he is going to marry her. Gaston is the stereotypical villain, namely dressed in bright red and black, a binary opposite…

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  • Analysis Of Batman Interrogates Joker Scene

    Batman interrogates joker scene This scene starts with the cop and the joker in a dark room, the only light lighting up the room is the door light and the lamp right where they are sitting. While the cop is listening to the joker speak only half of his face is fully visible due to the lack of light in the room. It then switches to the joker talking and behind him is very dark, only perk of his face is slightly visible, everything else behind him is not. This adds suspense to the scene that…

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  • The Joker Scene Analysis

    Scene: When the Joker crashes Harvey Dent’s fundraiser and targets Rachael Dawes because no one knows where Harvey is. The 360 degree turn of the camera emphasizes Rachel’s struggle to over power the Joker and his struggle to maintain it. The Joker has his knife at Rachel 's mouth to not only show his dominance to her but to how that while he looks silly dressed like a clown, he is serious. While he knows that the rich guests are not scared of him, a criminal, he does not try to instill the…

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  • The Joker Short Story

    The moonlight shining through the Oval Office lands on a man with green hair, white skin, and what seems to be Secret Service uniform. The man stands in front of the President of the United States with a harpoon gun to his head. The smell of blood fills the room. The man has a grotesque and wicked smile on his face, identifying him as the Joker. The Joker puts the gun against the President 's head and pulls the trigger but only a flag with "BANG!" on it comes out. The Joker puts the gun against…

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  • Joker In The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight is an engrossing tragedy film that leaps beyond its origins. Batman is not the comic character, that you spent many nights reading his comic book anymore. Because of the amazing performances, the writing, the direction, and the technical quality of the entire production, this movie created characters we come to care about. By putting all the right elements in play, this movie had given the character of Batman a literary merit. This movie is not simply present the good and evil…

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  • How Does Oedipus Control His Fate

    element of fate is always president. When Oedipus was just a little baby, he had received the prophecy that he would kill his father and that he would wed his mother. Trying to counteract his fate, Jocasta and Laius tried to have him killed. ‘He saved him- but for what a fate! For if you are what this man says you are, no man living is more wretched than Oedipus.’(Sophocles, Oedipus Rex, 64) Little did they know he was spared by a nearby Shepherd. They unsuccessfully tried to get rid of Oedipus…

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  • Characte Carrey's Role In Ace Ventura Pet Detective

    entertainment, animated face and expert impersonation skills, the hits just kept coming (Biography.com, 2014). Aside from his whacky rubber face, Carrey’s tendency to be made up in “bizarre make up jobs” (Antani, 14) can also be said to be his star vehicle. Despite being 52 years old, Carrey seems to be one of the only few film stars or comedians out there who can still be taken seriously when dressed up from head to toe in costume. He has done this numerous amount of times, with his most…

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  • Beowulf And Batman Comparison

    Grendel attacks Beowulf while he is lying in bed. Suddenly, Beowulf, with his great amount of strength, grips Grendel in an arm lock forcing him to not escape, thus tearing off Grendel’s arm. As for Batman, he goes up against criminals on multiple occasions showing his great amount of strength and endurance. Another similarity both heroes share is the commitment of fighting wrongdoers and protecting the lives of the citizens. When Grendel begins his attack on Heorot and King Hrothgar, Beowulf,…

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  • My Research Skills

    was made to read to find questions and answers for quizzes, the more I began to ignore the unnecessary and notice the important information. Good readers are active readers, meaning you are constantly reading some kind of book. Active readers also either writes on the book or on some kind of notepad that remains near the book. On one side I may be considered an active reader due to reading so many books, in which 99.9% of the time the books I read are comic books specifically batman comics. In…

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  • Batman's Nicomachean Ethics

    makes him just. Though Bruce Wayne is one of the richest people in his community and does not face the same problems as the less fortunate of Gotham, he still makes the wellbeing of his fellow man a priority. Wayne contributes much of his fortune to the orphans of Gotham and funding the crime fighting actions of his alter ego, Batman who uses the resources to protect the public at large. He captures the criminal, but his sense of lawfulness will not allow him to use force beyond what is…

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