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    whole evolved with it. Development tools became more accessible to the masses, providing any person with an idea to tell a story that pushes the boundaries of the medium and of art itself. Despite these clear evolutions, there are still vocal societies that condemn calling a video game ‘art’. Recognized film critic Roger Ebert has personally come out to support this, producing several rather uninformed articles on the subject. The Guardian writer…

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    however, view “Silver Bullet” as a flop and label the film as a “B” movie. Film critic, Roger Hurlburt criticizes the film in his article, “Never mind King’s Touch, ‘Silver Bullet’ Is a DUD”. In the article written for the Sun Sentinel, Hurburt expresses his distain for the movies cheap special effects and boring action. Hulburt’s review tears apart the effectiveness of the werewolf and criticizes the story line calling it “confusing”. Hurlburt views Silver Bullet as a thoughtless silly movie…

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    The Car Christine

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    all current for the time and the set is all done very well. Roger Ebert, gave this movie 3 stars, calling it, “utterly ridiculous. But I enjoyed it anyway.” He also discusses how it is a good film for those who know what the teenage car culture was like from the late 1950’s up until the 1980’s. “This is the kind of movie where you walk out with a silly grin, get in your car, and lay rubber halfway down the Eisenhower.” (Ebert). Janet Maslin from the New York Times says, “The early parts of the…

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    value of life is solely based on an individual’s attitude throughout their life. Personally I agree with the claims Ripley made in the article because she stated a lot of the situations families of the victims were going through. In “Roger Ebert: The Essential Man [Excerpts]” written by American writer, Chris Jones admires well-renowned movie critic Roger Ebert who was battling cancer. “Reading it from its beginning is like watching an Aztec pyramid being built” (Jones, 15). Jones used…

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    Throughout human history mankind has tried to understand the value of a human life. Some believe that a human life is worth money, others believe life is what you make it and how you choose to enjoy it, and some believe life is not worth much and we are going to die anyway. There is no definitive answer to this question because it is impossible to prove. Overall the value of life is what people want it to be and we will be looking at it through Hamlet, Roger Ebert, and Amanda Ripley. In…

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    assigned to it, and nothing that could truly replace it. From the genius that was Steve Jobs in his early struggling years, to building his first Macintosh and working his way to the top of the corporate ladder. To Hamlet, allowing to see in his soliloquy and what the mentality and perception behind life and death truly makes it a treacherous gift. Then to Feinberg who told us about his struggles and moral challenges in giving the money to the victims. Allowing us to see both sides as well as…

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    When we went to see him in the hospital and there were my family members crying, remorseful. We knew something was wrong with him, he had been sick the past few years and not many of his relatives; sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, cousins, would communicate with him. The times we went to see him in the hospital, you can just feel the ambiance of his room, overflowing with sadness and remorse, relatives crying their eyeballs out regretting not saying goodbye to him when he was still alive, it…

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    “To be or not to be” is a good quote for the article of “Roger Ebert: The Essential Man” because to be a happy person and being a person who doesn't remember things and when criticizing movies by Harry Caine makes him remind himself of memories even memories like when he had to face cancer in his jaw and It had to be removed, but that didn't stop him from ’being who he is today and It also didn't stop him from fearing death when he almost died of lost of blood as in an example in his article…

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    internal force in constructing an individual’s identity. Deep focus cinematography when Mary Kane transfers custody of her child, Charles, who can be seen playing in the background demonstrates the devastating impact of her violation of the Cult of Domesticity philosophy since the comparatively diminutive size of Charles separated by a window symbolises his lack of control over his separation from his mother. His internal grief and forlornness drives him to fulfil this emotional void emphasised…

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    Brokeback Mountain Essay

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    From Rotten Tomatoes to Roger Ebert, film reviews are informative literary mediums through which critics analyze a film’s overall quality, with the goal of distinguishing whether or not the film is worth watching. A film review has a typical structure: it is comprised of an introduction that provides basic background information about the film, actors, producers, and directors. It is generally followed by a brief plot summary, film analysis (of themes, film technique, acting, etc.), and a…

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