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  • Saving Private Ryan War Analysis

    parts war movies would not be as big a hit. It's the viewer's job to sift through the reality and the fantasy. Both Saving Private Ryan and All Quiet on the Western Front are based off real events, but the characters are fictitious. It is clear that Steven Spielberg's and Erich Remarque's work have components of bias and realism. War mentally taxes a soldier's body. Stephen Spielberg clearly portrayed that in Saving Private Ryan, and Remarque did in All Quiet on the Western Front.…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Spielberg Movies

    Spielberg Special Scenes Steven Spielberg defined several generations using his talent in directing. He turned okay movies into huge box office hits that the world still watch decades later. He is skilled in triggering emotions in his audiences that keep them enthralled in what he puts on the screen. When someone has seen some of his movies they know he has a certain style. In his films, Steven Spielberg uses soft lighting to provoke tension, wide angles to inspire fear, and music to induce…

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  • Jaws Sound Analysis

    Jaws has been memorable since its release in 1975, but most of its success is due to the magic of editing, which helped hide mechanical defects of production while heightening suspense, and its iconic music, both of which cemented Jaws’ position as a blockbuster. Though the concept of the titular creature becomes obvious shortly after the film beings, the crazily large man eating shark remains mostly unseen throughout the film. Unfortunately, the technology was not available to construct a large…

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  • Sonny's Blues: The Story Of Two Brothers

    Sonny’s blues narrates the story of two brothers; the one that decided to go in the good way and have a relatively normal life, and the one that tilted to the dark side. Sonny was the younger of the two. The things were not going the right way in his life. He was arrested for used and possession of Heroin and he had obviously chose the wrong path. His brother was all the opposite to him. He joined the army, after finishing his service he became a professor, and had a beautiful family. When…

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  • Superfreakonomics: Approaches To Problem Solving

    However, if they pay more attention to the problem, I believe there is always a simple way to solve the problem, which sometimes could be the best solution to the problem. As Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner state in their book titled Superfreakonomics, “But the best fix, he realized, was also the simplest one” (Levitt and Dubner 148). Nowadays, people tend to use internet and social medias most of the time, either at work or…

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  • Saving Private Ryan Analysis

    Jacob Detampel Mrs.Gauthier American Studies Lit/Comp 11 Date: 1-4-16 Saving Private Ryan (1998) This movie was directed by Steven Spielberg, a very famous Director of all sorts of Hollywood movies. Saving Private Ryan focuses on the final stages of World War II. This film shows the D-day invasion, combat in towns, and combat in the countryside. All with the added effect of human emotion as well as rational thought. To start, the accuracy of this movie is very high. Especially the first…

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  • Transformational Leadership In Sports

    The trajectory of the sports industry is constantly changing. This is partly due to the numerous transformational leaders that have brought in ideas from varying industries from sports. As discussed in Sports Leadership in the 21st Century, transformational leaders are “those who inspire followers to achieve extraordinary outcomes while also helping to develop the individual leadership skills of their followers” (Borland, p. 46). Transformational leaders employ the necessary leadership skills to…

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  • Stereotypes In South Park

    Trey Parker and Matt Stone are the producers of the well-known Comedy Central show "South Park", which first aired in 1997 and is the most popular show on Comedy Central ever since. The show is quite successful, given that it is one of the highest rated shows on Comedy Central for 18 seasons and will continue to air until at least 2016. One of the main characters, Kyle, is inspired by the co-creator Matt Stone. Kyle has an auburn Jewfro resembling Stone’s, which Kyle prefers to hide. Stone…

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  • Oggi's Competitive Advantage

    There are three other competitive restaurants in my neighborhood that cater to sports bar themes and about seven competitive family style restaurants that are all capable of taking revenue away from Oggi’s. Of the other sports bars, Buffalo Wild Wings is the only one that I can think of that is marketed and known for sports, beer, and food just like Oggi’s. What makes Oggi’s different over Buffalo Wild Wings are the microbrewery and the overall quieter atmosphere. Oggi’s centers around the…

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  • Think Like A Freak Analysis

    The Webster dictionary defines a freak as such “one that is markedly unusual or abnormal”. Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have a slightly different perspective on the term freak. “To think a bit differently, a bit harder, a bit more freely” (Think Like a Freak, 211). Throughout their novel, they encourage you, as the reader, to think diversely in your everyday life. Each chapter guides you through a new insightful way to think about situations. From admitting that you just don’t know,…

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