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American Films in the 1970's
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The 1970s are widely considered to be the golden age of American cinema. The decade witnessed a revolutionary period for American cinema that left its impacts on not only on the American film industry but the entire world cinema. The decade, for the first time saw a new American movie culture that saw the production of stylishly entertaining movies that could be enjoyed both emotionally and intellectually.
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American Films and the Chinese Culture
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This research is meant to critically explore and exhaust the influence that films, especially those in the US have on the perceptions of people for the Chinese culture. The basic and main purpose of this research is to critically analyze and evaluate how people perceive the Chinese culture.… The research "American Films and the Chinese Culture" is meant to…
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The Diminishing Roles for Women in American films
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Paper title: Name: University: Despite making up over half of the population and ticket buyers, the roles of women n films continue to conform to traditional roles and duties. First and foremost, there exists a lot of gender inequality. The following are findings from a study conducted by the Annerberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern Carolina.…
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American Independent Films and Hollywood Studio Films: A Comparative Analysis using Clerks and Titanic
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American Independent Films and Hollywood Studio Films: A Comparative Analysis using Clerks (1994) and Titanic (1997) The American independent film is an industry birthed since the 1970s but which exploded in the 1990s owing to a spurt of interest and funding.… The content of the film as well aims to give a frank portrayal of American life and demonstrates the…
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American Sci-fi Films of the 1990s
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American Sci-fi Films of the 1990s Introduction Science fiction is considered one of the most provocative and contemporary avenues of futurist thinking in the current context. Science fiction movies have especially transcended their initial entertainment purposes and have now taken on purposes which relate to the future.… At this point, we saw more realistic…
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The films Juno and American Beauty
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The Movie Juno is all about the unwanted pregnancy occurring among teenagers in America and the events surrounding it. The movie is ultra comedy and displays the adoption of a baby and how things go about it. … The girl Juno here is a 16 year old female, who gets pregnant by her classmate Paulie and both plans to abort the baby. Juno is a girl with carefree…
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Films and American Popular Culture
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Annotated Bibliography: Rap in American Popular Culture I chose to investigate on Rap in American popular culture. I used the search terms “popular culture” and “rap” in the search terms for EBSCOhost database. I also used the same terms and searched them in Google.… This article is relevant to my topic, because it analyzes the negative effects of the…
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Films and American Popular Culture
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I used the search terms “popular culture” and “rap” in the search terms for EBSCOhost database. I also used the same terms and searched them in Google. My research questions are: What are the diverse social… lair showed concern for the commercialization of rap music, because commercialization has historically benefitted white firms more and diluted the…
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Comparison Essay: The films Juno and American Beauty
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The movie is ultra comedy and displays the adoption of a baby and how things go about it. The girl Juno here is a 16 year old female, who gets pregnant by her… . Im telling you Im pregnant and youre acting shockingly caviler. Leah: Is this for real? Later by the influence of her friend she changes her mind and plans with Paulie to give the baby for adoption…
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Theme of American society reflected in one of the following texts or films
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The American Dream The theme ‘The American dream’ is present in various pieces of literature. Truslow Adams describes the American Dream, as a “dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement.… The American dream is desired by every citizen, which can be…
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Early Asian American filmmakers made films for a number of reasons. Describe one of those reasons and show how the film you select reflects that reason. Movie: Wo Ai Ni Mommy
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One of its characteristics is its endeavour to highlight Asian sensibilities and sentiments to the unacquainted American audience. Bringing exposure to the differences and commonalities between… e many cinematic elements from early Asian American films, but also include “souped-up mise-en-scenes, techno soundtracks and ultra-hip young characters...the stories…
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The appearance of nostalgia for American cinema's history in the films of the 1970s
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Movies may give the viewer a sense of nostalgia. This is when the movies portray events that occur during a period of time in a somewhat idealized way. Rock Hudson and Doris Day movies provide a nostalgic view of the 1950s, in that these were cute romantic comedies that featured a masculine man… trayed at least one nuclear family and at least some kind of…
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How does films Crash, The Amistad and American History X describe and debate integration in America today
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For reasons that defy logic, age-old prejudices regarding skin color, inferiority, proclivity to crime, and a host of other factors daily contribute to the way in which… Naturally, racism itself is a complex term due to the fact that it is not one-sided or attributable to a singular group. The fact remains, as will be mentioned within this analysis, that…
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Two films of the same genre, at least 10 years apart(american or foreign)
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12 November 2012 The Heroines of Sleeping Beauty and Enchanted Like any other Disney Films, Sleeping Beauty and the Enchanted have their own priced heroines: Princess Aurora for Sleeping Beauty and Giselle for Enchanted.… While these films are both Disney-inspired pieces of cinematic arts, they belong to different eras. The Enchanted takes a more modernistic…
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Why do you think American film dominance the world
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The world dominance of American film has drawn great interest of scholars from different professions, who have attributed the success to socioeconomic, cultural as well as political factors. But what really is behind this remarkable global dominance of American movies? The… The success can also be attributed to good governance in the United States with…
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British Avante Garde Films
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In the early thirties, there was a very pessimistic attitude even among internationally known noted film directors that the art of films does not match the English psyche. This cynical approach towards British cinema has, to some extent, been endorsed by British critics and scholars by showing an outward unwillingness to study the national cinema.… In spite of…
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The representation of Chicanos in films
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In this article"The representation of Chicanos in films", the writer attributes the stereotypical depiction of Chicanos in American films to the conduct in the writing, production, and release of ancient movies. In their movies, they portrayed roles that imparted self-derogatory humor to the audience.… The depiction of Chicanos as gang bandits is unfair.The…
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How does film in the U.S today influence people perception of Chinese culture
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The article by Robert, Parungao concerning the cultural typecasting is cited as the main challenge for the American people regarding the Chinese society. The film industry has demonstrated the Chinese as people who are not governed by the rule of law. However, the author defends… The article appears in the Journal of World History, a reputable publishing…
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Films
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The place is known for production of quality and sequels films (Dirks 1). However, before 1980s the film industry in Hollywood had not taken seque-itis as part of production as it is… The technology in the production was more of building sets-up, which was more expensive than location shooting. For movies to attract any investor they need have new story…
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Visual Arts and Films Studies
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This paper is going to discuss two American films, The Matrix of 1999 and 300 released in 2006. These films are different in terms of their genre and setting, where the Matrix is a science fiction action film while 300 is an action packed film, set in the medieval times.… In filmmaking or film production and visual arts development, the directors and the…
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The Fascinating Viewpoints between Hollywood and Hong Kong Films
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Creating movies, making scripts for dialogues, acting out the characters-all started when knowing somebody else’s life is what keeps every person interested. … Each has its own history of arriving at the state of what they are now--which has to require more readings to fully trace both origins. However, the concern of this paper is to determine the areas where…
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Contemporary Irish Films
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Contemporary Irish Cinema is filled with the dramatic genre movies which tend to endorse the political status quo. Television drama departments have produced a considerable volume of material on the Troubles, creating a sub-genre. Much of them struggle in an institutional environment circumscribed by periodic direct censorship, restrictive codes of practice and a deeper cultural myopia.…
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Ancient Greek Sculpture and the American Cinema
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The evolution of ancient Greek sculpture from 600 to 323 BC reflects the development of the American cinema since its start more than 100 years ago. Both artistic styles began with rudimentary, rigid conception and presentation that, while entirely functional and remarkable for their time, were destined to be outdone by later artists.… Sculptures of the…
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Respose paper for an Asian-American studies
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It is a fast growing minority group in USA. They however struggle to take prominent roles in the American media and their representation in the media does not represent… Their women as portrayed as exotic, sexualised and hence viewed as sex objects. They are viewed as passive, submissive and eager for sex people who serve white men love interests. They are…
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Is Genre a useful category for the understanding of films made in China and Japan
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The word genre is used by film scholars often, but an exact definition for the word is hard to come by. As Bordwell suggests, "audiences know the genres of their culture very well, and so do filmmakers . . . but what makes a group of films a genre"1 It is clear that some genres are quite easy to identify because of their subject-matter and setting: the Western is set in the American West and often has gunfighters, Gangster films are set in cities and deal with organized crime, and "science-fiction features a technology beyond the reach of contemporary science"2 Genre is important because it represents an easy short-hand for the audience to know what to expect when they go to a movie: the Acti…
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