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  • Amistad Reflection

    “La Amistad” I will write about the movie “Amistad”, directed by Steven Spielberg. He is a famous director, he has directed many movies, for example: Jaws, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, E.T, Tin-Tin, War Horse, Amistad, etc. The movie Amistad was released in December 10, 1997. It was based in a true history of historical events of 1839 before the United States civil war, it was aboard the slave ship “La Amistad” that was traveling from Cuba to the South of the United States with slaves…

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  • Becoming A Filmmaker

    With that information, they must arrange interesting stories that audiences will enjoy. “Filmmakers have to find something an audience is interested in, then share it with them in a way that they’re also interested in” (Neistat 1). James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, the list can go on. The filmmakers previously mentioned are some of the best in the industry. They have mastered storytelling and their films live on as the greatest ever. A promising filmmaker may want to learn how…

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  • Juxtaposition Analysis In Levitt's Freakonomics

    In the book Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, Steven Levitt compares two subjects by juxtaposition analysis. Juxtaposition analysis is the comparison of two seemingly unrelated subjects and shows how they are similar, like comparing apples and oranges. They are two very different fruits with different tastes and uses; however they both are considered fruit, and have seeds. Both need water and sunlight to grow, and both grow on a tree and can be grafted. Levitt and Dubner compare…

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  • Night And Schindler's List Research Paper

    Similarities and differences between Night and Schindler's List (Rhetorical question/quote). Many books and movies describe the lives of people during the Holocaust, but more specifically the book Night by Elie Wiesel and Schindler’s list directed by Steven Spielberg are going to be focused on most. Night explains the story of Elie Wiesel and his experience as a jew during the holocaust as well as how Elie took care of his dad and tried to survive for the both of them. Schindler's list takes a…

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  • The Matrix Movie Making Revolution Essay

    The Matrix: A movie making Revolution The Matrix is a movie released in the year 1999, and it is considered a cult classic by many moviegoers. In terms of science fiction movies, it ranks highly on many lists and represents what critics consider to be a pioneering way of storytelling. It tells the narrative of a dystopian future. In this new reality, machines rule the world and are harnessing humans as an energy source. The humans are plugged in to a virtual reality which is popularly referred…

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  • Hollywood's True Influence Of Jaws

    Most people have heard the famous shark motif from Jaws at least once in their life, whether they’ve known it or not. The infamous theme comes from a classic movie from 1975 that is iconic for its music, plot, director, and use of camera angles to progress the suspense in the film. This ahead-of-its-time movie sets the standard by which all summer blockbusters have since been measured, and became one of the most influential movies in film history. The power of a good movie that's so ahead of its…

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  • Analysis Of Grey's Anatomy

    Grey’s anatomy is a television show about a group of surgeons and interns who work at Seattle Grace Hospital. The series emphasizes on a group of doctors who fight to save their patient 's lives while contending to become the head surgeon. Aside from the competition, they go through a lot of heartbreak; either relationships problems or family crises throughout each of their lives. The series began with Dr. Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) starting her career as a medical intern with other interns,…

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  • The Color Purple Literary Analysis Essay

    The Color Purple - Historical Fiction Analysis The Color Purple by Allice Walker is a book that was published in 1982, and is set in the timeframe of 1910 to 1940 in Georgia (SparkNotes Editors). The book is written from the first person point of view from a black girl named Celie, and it covers all of the events in her life as she grows up from a little girl to an old woman. Within the book, the content is structured as letters, at first to God, and then as letters between both Celie and her…

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  • Jaws Movie Conclusion

    ' Steven Spielberg 's shark thriller is considered the first blockbuster, and paved the way for modern movie distribution, which hinges on wide releases. When it opened in the summer 1975, 'Jaws ' blew its competition out of the water, landing at the top spot at the box office. The film also garnered critical acclaim, winning three Oscars and a Golden Globe, among a hefty list of other nominations and awards” (Dimond, Anna). Peter Benchley’s novel Jaws was exciting alone; however, Steven…

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  • Julia Alvarez's Ironing: Poem Analysis

    The other day, my devoted mother texted me to assure my well-being was not at stake. Many may not see the significance of this text; however, my mother was derived from the Baby Boomer Generation, therefore she is not fond of the technology realm. I told her I wasn 't okay. She attempted to continue texting me despite her having odd formatting and grammatical errors in her text. Later, this led to a phone call and the last thing she told me was "Don 't forget to pray and I love you." It was…

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