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...Avatar: Story telling in the tradition of the legend Avatar is a multi-faceted film with rich scope for interpretation and analysis. It could also befitted into various story-telling traditions like oral, folk tale, legend, etc. While the plot development and cinematic exposition lend themselves to association with any story-telling format, it is most easily related to the traditions of legend. The rest of this essay will elaborate on this view. One of the remarkable qualities of Avatar is its grand narrative scale. The story and the numerous participant characters combine to make it quite an epic. Oral traditions normally convey...
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...Avatar has been one of the most scintillating movies made since 2009, directed and produced by James Cameron. Thestory weaves itself around a science fiction plot on a lush habitable moon called Pandora on which a local tribe Na’vi’s existence is being threatened because of humans exploiting and mining a precious mineral called ‘unobtanium’. The film revolves around how genetic engineering can help Na’vi-human hybrid bodies to interact with the native Na’vis belonging to Pandora and convince them to let human beings mine the mineral with a view to save the Earth from collapsing. It is a beautiful story set in the future and teaches people how to take care of resources... and minerals while...
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...Avatar Avatar portrays a war by an indigenous community, the Na’Vi whose home is Pandora, in opposition to the domination of foreign humans. Avatar as a film is representative of US culture and imperialism, in that, the history of humans has always been that the country that is more technologically or militarily advanced seems to destroy or supplant a weaker country mostly for their resources. Thus the film’s clear and direct message is that of aggressive dominant cultures, just like that of the U.S subjugating another country in pursuit for riches or resources. Thus avatar is all about the imperialistic culture that US as...
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Avatar (2009)
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...Avatar (2009), James Cameron again silencedhis doubters. The film is a science fiction movie written and directed by the film master James Cameron. The production of the film supposedly cost about $300 million with another estimated cost of $200 million used in its distribution and other expenses. Film experts say Avatar (2009) was a breakthrough in filmmaking technology with cameras that were tailor made specifically for its production, stereoscopic filmmaking and the 3D viewing development. It is neither sophisticated nor simple but for sure, the film rewards repeated viewings. Avatar gives an enormously rewarding experience. Avatar (2009... ) was a production of Lightstorm Entertainment and...
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...Avatar Question Hexapede The hexapede, its Na’vi is ‘yerik’, is a herbivore that occupies various biomes such as the savanna, mountain region of Pandora also likely to be residing in subarctic tundra and rainforest regions (Wiki, 21). They are one of the most beautiful organisms on Pandora. They are a potential target for both aerial and land predators including the Na’vi, as they are a source of food. They are also a target for the ‘stingbats’, which on several occasions may attack them (Wiki, 22). To protect the species from extinction because of their position in the food chain, they have a fast reproduction cycle. From earth point of view, the hexapede combines three...
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...Avatar, which allows humans to breathe the toxic air. With orders to infiltrate the Na’vi, Jake finds himself falling in love with native... Movie Review Anthropology Anthropology is the scientific research of human beings and their ancestors. The study uses fundamental factors that are associated with human beings livelihood. This are time and space that relates to any human being’s physical character, the environment that surrounds the human being and hi or her cultural and social relationship. “When his twin brother is killed, disabled ex-Marine Jake Sully is recruited to aid a mining expedition on the distant jungle moon of Pandora as only his DNA will bond with the alien hybrid body, known as an...
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Class Inequality in 'Avatar'
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...Avatar” School Inequality in “Avatar” Love stories usually contain the of inequality. Differences in culture, class and ideologies are usually present in love stories to create the conflict, over which characters must triumph at the end to profess true love. In the 2009 film, “Avatar,” class struggle is strongly depicted between humans and humanoids. Mainly, the differences between their life goals create the conflict between them. However, despite the differences, the main characters who come from different classes triumph in their expression of love. This paper discusses the depiction of class inequality in “Avatar” and illustrates the application... of conflict theory based on the ideas of...
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Avatar movie is overrated
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...Avatar Movie is overrated Order 529721 Topic: Avatar movie is overrated William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night writes, “Some are born great,some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” It seems Avatar movie belongs to the third category. Print and electronic media, blogs and websites in this era of internet revolution can build or break anyone or anything. When this movie was released, great hype was created. I saw this movie in Houston in the month of January 2010 along with my family. I feel it is just an entertainer. A modern movie has so many technical components, but what is important for any movie is the...
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Analyzing the Movie Avatar
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...Avatar has a plot of somewhat similar to that of many other movies with the kind of “All of us surviving together”. (Wilhelm. 17) The magnificent effects and style, the creativity and the concept make this movie memorable for all. To meet the unrealistic expectations of the society for a movie is very difficult; Avatar did that with great deal and enjoyed a lot of hype from the masses. It is a movie which crossed half billion revenue on the box office. Despite of its massive popularity, it has also faced a lot of criticism from different sources. From Alien presentation to the grand military, from racial issues to excessive use of cigarettes, the movie has faced... criticism on various...
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...Avatar Movie is overrated Order#: 529721 Topic: Avatar movie is overrated William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night writes, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” It seems Avatar movie belongs to the third category. Print and electronic media, blogs and websites in this era of internet revolution can build or break anyone or anything. When this movie was released, great hype was created. I saw this movie in Houston in the month of January...
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Critique Of The Film Avatar
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...Avatar The film ‘Avatar’ (2009), directed by James Cameron, has created a new path for cinema in the 21st Century, fusing elements of traditional narrative cinema with technological developments related to video games, special effects, and 3-D animation to produce an immersive environment with depth of meaning going beyond traditional Hollywood techniques. Cameron introduced many innovations in filmmaking in ‘Avatar’ related to the use of CGI technology or computer graphics that were made possible by the total abandonment of the 35mm camera for a completely digital environment. The 3-D elements combined with IMAX technology to create a virtual reality that the audience...  Critique Of The Film Ava...
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Movie reflection paper on the movie Avatar
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...Avatar The James Cameron directed science fiction film Avatar (2009) created sensation across the globe not only for technological mastery, excellent direction, crafted editing and stunning use of imaginative artistry, but also due to masterful treatment of certain ethical aspects and moral values that act as foundation for human existence, which, unfortunately, with the progress of human civilization, are felt to be forgotten or being overshadowed by human being’s obsession for hedonistic, utilitarian and material benefits. Setting of the film takes audience to such a backdrop, where time is almost a century and half ahead, 2154 A.D. and man’s quest for unknown, in terms... Movie Reflection Paper:...
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Sociology Theories in the Movie Avatar
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...Avatar for the first time, it would be extremely difficult to assess the movie based on the various sociological perspectives involved in it. In fact, one would just think about it from the perspective of unscrupulous people fighting against the good people. However, if one were to watch this movie with an awareness of the sociological theories that are involved in it, then he or she would find that it is one of the greatest movies created that addresses quite a number of these perspectives. Among the theories that can be found in this movie are the following social conflict as seen when the human beings attempt to destroy the Navi and take over their planet, cultural superiority... When one watches...
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The hidden meaning of the movie Avatar
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...Avatar the Movie World has changed into a global village and media is one of the major reasons behind this fact. TV, radio and cinema plays an important role for its viewers. Different researches have proved that media besides benefiting its audience also provides bad influence to them. Media is not an objective entity; it includes a lot of subjectivity into its procedure of working, at times movies carry a political agenda carrying certain information which is supposed to transfer to the target audience. According to various researches, it has been concluded that all the movies based on Arabs carried a biased image; none of the movies threw a positive light on the...
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Avatar: seen through five sociological perspectives
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...Avatar: Seen Through Five Sociological Perspectives Avatar, a movie by James Cameron, isa good metaphor about social issues of today. The story is about Jake Sully, a paraplegic marine. He was sent to a planet called Pandora, a planet rich with a mineral called unobtanium, five light years away from Earth. He was sent to continue the experiment his dead twin brother was supposed to undertake. To do that, he must use his brother’s avatar to win the hearts of the natives of Pandora, the Na’vi. Also, the avatar is important so that the humans could explore Pandora without having to wear life support gear, as the atmosphere of the planet is hostile... . The avatar is a humanoid...
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A Critical Analysis of the Film Avatar (2009)
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...Avatar (2009) Introduction The film Avatar was produced in 2009. It is a science fiction film which was written and directed by James Cameron. As of January 19, 2010, Avatar had earned $1.86 billion, making I the highest grossing movie of all time (Kendall 180). Avatar is one movie which changed the rules in film making starting from its plot to the themes portrayed. The plot uses planet Pandora where the star character Jake Sully finds himself. Jakes works for a mega corporation which has decided to visit Pandora in search of a rare precious mineral. In the search for unobtainium, the precious minerals, Jake comes across the natives of this planet, huge organisms... A Critical Analysis of the Film...
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Transcendentalism in the movie Avatar and how both relate to nature
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...Avatar” and the correlation to nature Transcendentalism is an American philosophical and political movement that protested the society’s Unitarian and intellectual culture. Their belief was rooted in individualism, humanism, and self-reliance. They also believed that the political and religious structure contaminates an individual’s purity (Smitha 14). In the fictional movie “Avatar”, the main character is contracted by his government to destroy a plant in order for them to mine precious minerals. He instead sides with the natives and preserves the plant that natives consider Godlike. In this movie, transcendentalism is shown when Jake, the main the character breaks from his... Transcendentalism in...
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Film Essay must be on Avatar (2009) The best papers usually focus on a central theme or the intersection of 2 issues (race, clas
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...Avatar The setting of the film was largely located on planet Pandora which is a lush Earth-like moon orbiting the planet Polyphemus, a blue planet similar to Jupiter. Humans frequently go to Pandora because of its mineral unobtanium. The atmosphere in Pandora, however, is poisonous to humans while its inhabitants, the Na’vi, do not only survive but live in commune with nature under the rule of their goddess Eywa. For humans to explore planet Pandora, they have to link with their own avatars (courtesy of the Avatar Program) which is a “genetically-bred human-Na'vi hybrid”, and “function as if they were a Na'vi native” (IMDB). Colonel Miles Quaritch who heads the Earth’s... I. Brief Synopsis of the film...
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Essay: James Cameron
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...Avatar were some of the all-time greatest films in the history of Hollywood. In fact these two films are two of the highest as far as collection of Hollywood film history is concerned. Avatar is the only film in the history of Hollywood which earned more than 2 billion. Titanic won three Oscar awards whereas Avatar won three academy awards. While the major theme of titanic was a real incident, the theme of Avatar was a scientific... James Cameron Introduction James Cameron is one of the most famous Hollywood film directors at present. He was born in Ontario, Canada in 1954. He has contributed heavily to Hollywood as a director, producer, screenwriter, editor etc. Cameron’s films like Titanic and Avatar...
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Virtual Worlds, Nonverbal Communication, and Identity
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...avatar. An avatar is supposed to be a virtual character representation of the self. An avatar can be created and designed with attributes and form based on the preference of the person as creator. Usually, avatars are designed and personalized the way an individual wishes it to be. People engage in this as a way to appear more confident, and to place a degree of their personality upon their avatar. This becomes apparent... Identity and Nonverbal Communication in the Virtual World The introduction of virtual worlds through social media interface and video games has created a different dimension for interpersonal communication to develop. A common feature of a virtual world is the creation of a personal...
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...Avatar Movie James Cameron and Jon Landau directed, wrote and produced Avatar. Viewers in the United s and London firstwatched this movie in December 2009. International viewers in over 100 countries and on 14,000 screens watched this movie within the first few weeks of its United Sates and London premiers. Avatar received many positive reviews and movie accolades including the Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects in March 2010 (Davis, 2009). This movie is listed in the genres of scientific fiction, adventure and animation. Film adapted advanced camera techniques, visual effects, graphics and technologies in making an imaginary planet called... Topic: Avatar ...
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Discussion
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...Avatar film is one of the most common films that have been produced using a computer and digital technologies. There are number visual effects techniques that have been utilized during production... Visual Arts and Film Studies Discussion Visual Arts and Film Studies Discussion This paper examines the impact of digital technology and computer in the visual arts. Some years ago, it would have seemed ridiculous to consider the effects of the computer on arts and society. People who used digital technology and computer graphics as an artistic device were said to be outsiders. One of the leading causes of why this person lacked approval is that they did not submit to the regularly changing fashions that are...
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Analyze film-rligious
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...Avatar College Introduction: Avatar became immensely all over the world due to its different subject, making and theme of the movie. The movie best represents the teachings of Bible which can be compared and contrasted with what the world has been shown through movies and the pop culture. The Story: Avatar revolves around the story of researchers who are engaged by a huge yet greedy corporation who are accompanied by the mercenary militants to a new world known as Pandora. They were in search of a precious mineral and their quest led them to a forest-filled land which is populated by Na’vi; people who were taller in heights and blue in color. Their collision would... Worldview Analysis Film Analysis of...
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...Avatar’ Films in ‘The Story of Pocahontas’ (2009) by Charles Dudley Warner The film industry has experienced massive revolution in the 20th and 21st Centuries. The adoption of real life and historical occurrences has dominated. These occurrences are presented as fiction hence the film is considered as an adaptation of an existent literature. The film breaks down the message and presents the occurrences in a way that the views can easily relate to. This aspect has led to a certain degree of corruption of the original context (Warner 1). The story of the famous Pocahontas, well remembered for spearheading interracial marriages, has been adapted by several... Adaptations of ‘The Pocahontas’ (1995) and...
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Dario Argento
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...Avatar and Titanic, directed by James Cameron. In Avatar, the scene I choose was the battle between Jake and his boss friend turned foe, colonel Quaritch. While in Titanic I choose the scene depicting the mighty ship going under, In Avatar, regarding decor, there is a very impressive imagery contained in the setting of the scene. It was perfectly used to greatly amplify characters emotion in the heat of the moment of their duel. In the shots, the futuristic mechanization of colonel Quaritch’s machine and Jakes old fashioned flesh and bones in Avatar, have a good color scheme that stresses the rich personal space station environment. In Titanic... , in the depiction of the ship sinking, the...
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Analytical Reading and Writing
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...Avatar (2009) Essay Question 3: Watch James Cameron’s Avatar, then pick and discuss, in detail,one theme of your choosing. The recent science fiction film by James Cameron, Avatar (2009), has received massive positive response from the audience, making it one of the greatest films in terms of monetary success in the history of film making. The phenomenal success of Avatar has surely resulted from the unique use of technology in terms of creating visual spectacle and magnificent art direction; however, a deeper analysis would reveal that these aspects have been used by the director in a quite measured yet flexible way so that the themes... in the storyline receive adequate attention of the...
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Game to Learn IT Security Crime
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...avatars to simulate and safely test and improve the outcomes of the staff as a whole. The games covers issues like proper procedures to protect and control access to patient information, keeping passwords secure, and how to secure and encrypt any... Article Summary Laura Rosas and Wil Phelps, IT Security professionals, have developed a game to be used in security training. They were motivated by a need to, “…to address a series of dilemmas staff were having.(McNickle, 2012) The nature of the dilemmas revolved around the overall efficiency and success of security practices in real life security scenarios within healthcare facilities. The program, called, CyberSecure, is designed to use the in-game...
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Literay essay on a movie
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...Avatar) 26 March Introduction This literary essay is on the top-grossing movie of all time - “Avatar.” It is quite very interesting to note that the second-highest grossing movie of all time (worldwide) is “Titanic” which was made by the same director – James Cameron. Although both movies broke records at the time they were shown, nobody had thought the record of “Titanic” could be broken in so short a time by a movie of the same director – just a mere twelve years after “Titanic” was made (1997) to the “Avatar” (2009). Incredibly also, the two movies dislodged the long-time producer and famed director Steven Spielberg and his movies from the top ten lists. This essay... Literary Essay on a Film...
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Vishnu-Mythology God
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...Avatar (Doniger 17). The quintessential philosophy behind this myth is that since times immemorial, whenever goodness was threatened by evil and the good were persecuted by the agents of evil, the god Vishnu assumed a reincarnation to save the goodness and good people. Vishnu assumed the form of a fish called the Matsya Avatar at one... of the of the Concerned 23 February Lord Vishnu- The God of Hindu Mythology Introduction Surprisingly, akinto the beliefs of the Judi-Christian tradition, the Hindu theology also reveres and worships a holy trinity. This holy trinity consists of three mythological gods that are Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva), who primarily personify the three essential aspects of...
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How movies affect the audience
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...Avatar, released in the year 2009. In the films Troy (2004) and Avatar (2009) there are numerous cuts and changing camera angles which are all notable once a viewer becomes keen. For example, in one of the scenes in the Troy, it depicts the landscapes where the Hector and Achilles fight. The camera captures elongated fields of view (Petersen, 2004). The scene which may also be classified as a form of wide format photography is mainly of large land-scaled view. In addition the camera angles change as it is pivoted to the right and left to show Helen, Paris, Briseis and King Priam of Troy among other spectators... Visual Arts & Film Studies How Movies Affect the Audience When people watch movies, most are...
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Vishnu-Mythology God
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...Avatar (Doniger 17). The quintessential philosophy behind this myth is that since times immemorial, whenever goodness was threatened by evil and the good were persecuted by the agents of evil, the god Vishnu assumed a reincarnation to save the goodness and good people. Vishnu assumed the form... of the of the Concerned 23 February Lord Vishnu- The God of Hindu Mythology Introduction Surprisingly, akin to the beliefs of the Judi-Christian tradition, the Hindu theology also reveres and worships a holy trinity. This holy trinity consists of three mythological gods that are Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva), who primarily personify the three essential aspects of cosmic functioning that are creation, su...
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Tools of Cinematography
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...Avatar Tools of Cinematography: Avatar The scene that I have chosen is the “When you are ready” scene. In this scene Jake is introduced by Neyteri to Ikran. The Ikran is like a Pterodactyl combined with an Entomopter, a four-winged beast capable of incredible feats of aerobatic prowess, actively aggressive and decidedly shrill in its cry. This scene shows Neyteri riding the Ikran around Pandora. The scene shows how Neyteri lives in harmony with nature. The cinematography presented in this part of the movie is an introduction to Jake to the Na’vi world through Neyteri. This is also the part where the audience is treated to a visual and auditory experience as Neyteri glides... ? Tools of Cinematography:...
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Two Journals
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...Avatar” by James Cameron Honestly, I have come across a number of hugely appealing films yet Ifind the “Avatar” particularly striking in the sense that its futuristic approach bears for me an unexpected irony. I am drawn to the sensibility of the story’s peculiarly ironic situation in which the extraterrestrial beings that coexist with men are themselves prey to the selfish human exploitation acts though they appear to dwell in a whole new supernatural realm. “Avatar” has enabled me to imagine the reverse of alien invasion which used to be a typical science fiction about bizarre-looking creatures that abduct men or threaten human civilization to a new appalling order... in the universe. The...
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Hinduism
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...Avatar Avatar in Hindu mythology represents descent of God in human or animal forms. Hindus believe in multi God theory (Trimurti). In other words, they believe in three Gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiv. Brahma is responsible for creation, Vishnu is responsible for maintaining creation and Shiv is responsible for destruction. Hindus believe that these Gods take different avatar time to time to execute certain jobs. For example, Vishnu... Hinduism Hinduism “According to historians, the origin of Hinduism s back to 5,000 or more years. The word "Hindu" is derived from the of River Indus, which flows through northern India” (Das, 2013). Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. Even though Nepal...
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VIRTUAL WORLDS, VIDEO GAMES &GAMES
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...avatar, a usually humanoid creation that often has a great deal of options for customization through which the individual in the game is represented. The game avatar is a representation of a created character and while... Running Head: THE CREATED IDENTTY/GENDER/SEXUALITY IN VIDEO GAMES The Created Identity as it Relates to Gender and Sexuality in Video Games Name Student Number Course Number Date Instructor’s Name The Created Identity as it Relates to Gender and Sexuality in Video Games Introduction Video games and the virtual world have created a whole new realm in which socialization and identity has been redefined by the nature of control that is created in these worlds. The created identity is the a...
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Paranoid Schizophrenia use of symbolic language and silent in sessions
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...avatar of them (Doubt 112). In a pilot survey of 16 patients who faced the British experimental treatment, referred to as "avatar therapy", the medical researchers found out that nearly all of them reported a drop in how frequently they heard voices and how relentless the suffering caused by them was (Doubt 112). The first part in the psychoanalysis is for the patient to develop a computer-based avatar through selecting a face, as well as a voice for the body they suppose is talking to them. The computer then matches the avatar's lips with its words... Paranoid Schizophrenia Use of Symbolic Language and Silent in Sessions Communication is an essential factor of humanbeing experience through which a...
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Compositing Visual Effects process from Pre-production to Post production
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...Avatar, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Underworld: Evolution in great detail. Self-observation was the preferred choice as it allowed room for rewinding and forwarding of the films for keener observation without any inconveniences. Information in the three feature films greatly contributed to the perception of movement, general categorization as well as layout of scenes. Data analysis through self observation provided an understanding of the large changes that occurred in most visual scenes. Self observation enabled in creation of taxonomy of special... ?CHAPTER 4 DATA ANALYSIS 4 Introduction Visual effects are the changes to moving images made during post production but they also entail...
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11 Movie Reviews
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...Avatar 8) Documentary – Fahrenheit 9/11 9) War – Saving Private Ryan 10) Western – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 11) Cartoon – Shrek Movie Review #1 – Rush Hour 3 Rush Hour 3 is the third movie of the Rush Hour franchise. This movie is just as good as the first two, and I would say that it is one of the funniest movies that I have ever watched. What makes the script so good is the interplay between Chief Inspector Lee, played by Jackie Chan, and Detective James Carter, played by Chris Rock. Some of the lines... ?Movies Action – The Matrix 2) Comedy – Rush Hour 3 3) Drama – The Shawshank Redemption 4) Horror – Scream 5) Musical – The Phantom of the Opera 6) Romance – Titanic 7) Science Fiction –...
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Avata,2009 ( this is Film class paper)
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...Avatar, a film directed by the genius of sci-fi James Cameron. James Cameron is an unparallel direction and writer when comes to science fictions movies and high end technology. He is has got a very wild imagination and excellent... ? Analysis of Cinematography To make a film interesting eye-catching and almost real like many things have to be taken into mind and work. The most essential of all aspects is the cinematography which is almost similar to the art of still photography. Direction is very important for it helps in making smooth transitions of the different scene however with cinematography the scenes tends to become more appealing, creates an ambiance for the audience and also stirs with their...
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IMAX CASE STUDY
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...Avatar and Alice In Wonderland new players are lining up to take advantage of the opportunity. Vertical Integration is a prime charecterstic of this industry and IMAX’s biggest buyers Regal and APC are coming up with their own large screen formats. Introduction The report is an attempt to understand the various factors which affect the business of IMAX. The report starts with an analysis of the industry and the market trends. It is followed by an analysis of the external environment. PESTEL Analysis is done... IMAX Case Study Table of Contents 3 Introduction 5 Pestel Analysis 6 Porter’s 5 Force: 7 SWOT: 8 Industry Survival & Success Factors: 12 References 13 Bibliography 15 Abstract IMAX Corporation is a...
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Discussion 7
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...avatar comes from Hindu religious philosophy and means passing across or through, standing for the descent of a deity into the mortal world (2). Second Life is an interactive Web portal that allows you to create an avatar of your self to pass across into a virtual world. The avatar you create of yourself can have the go of yourself and indulge in activities that your real life person does not permit you to enjoy. So fly in the Second Life, if you are scared of heights in the real world. You are not limited by the limitations of your real person... Discussion 7 Introduction Pictorial reproduction at the speed at which the eye of an individual can perceive is now taken for granted. This was not the...
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...Avatar and The Blind Side, dominance group is portrayed to have what it takes to save the subordinate one. This is negatively represented because even the less fortunate does have certain... Effects of White Savior Stories Negativity or Positivity of ‘White Savior’ Stories ‘White Savior’ Hollywood stories have aglimpse of both positive and negative perceptions on viewers’ minds. Such stories normally depict a superior person helping the less unfortunate person(s) out of their situations. These stories are always one-sided, which should not be the case. They offer viewers with only one perspective view of the savior neglecting the perspective of the person to be saved. Looking at the two movies, Avatar a...
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American Indian and media
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...Avatar, each from the past and the present generation. It is an attempt to draw a comparison and reveal the practices and beliefs on the American Indians. Through scholarly and academic textbooks, the paper gives a detailed explanations and implication of these ideas. This discussion can educate the general public about the American Indians. Background Information The Native... Ancient and Modern View of American Indians through the Media American Indians are a great part of the American history. This marginalized group of people have unique cultural beliefs and practices that impact hugely on other persons. This paper completes a comparative analysis of two American Indian films, The Apocalypto and The...
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Answer brief question about budhism
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...Avatar in Hinduism. Bhagavata Purana considers Buddha as the 24th avatar, and says that Buddha prefigures the last incarnation. Likewise, many Hindus consider Buddha as the 9th avatar. I disagree with the belief that Buddha is similar to a Hindu god in figure. Affiliating the figure of Buddha with the Hindu god is a viewpoint that tries to merge Buddhism into Hinduism, whereas the two are totally different religions in reality. The teachings of the Buddha deny Veda’s authority. 3. Ans. Symbols... ? 30 March, Buddhism Ans. I agree to the fact that one goes through a lot of sufferings in life, yet it is wrong to associate life with suffering. There is too much that one attains in life to call it just a...
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World Religions 2
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...Avatar and its Function Avatar means incarnation, a theory that the God is actually born. However, he appeared himself in a flesh body. According to Hindu concept, an Avatar is basically a body irrespective of whether it is human or not, and its purpose is of deity or cosmic entity. This avatar concept is more often related with Vishnu, who is known as a sustainer... ? World Religion 2 Number and 12th June World Religions 2 Karma and its Importance In Hinduism, the doctrines of Samsara and Karma play a very important role. Persons usually view the universe with positivity and believe if they please their God or gods it will, in return, become the best place for them. However, earlier the doctrine of...
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5 approaches of sociology
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...Avatar: Seen Through Five Sociological Perspectives Avatar, a movie by James Cameron, is a good metaphor about social issues of today. The story is about Jake Sully, a paraplegic marine. He was sent to a planet called Pandora, a planet rich with a mineral called unobtanium, five light years away from Earth. He was sent to continue the experiment his dead twin brother was supposed to undertake. To do that, he must use his brother’s avatar to win the hearts of the natives of Pandora, the Na’vi. Also, the avatar is important so that the humans could explore Pandora without having to wear life support gear, as the atmosphere of the planet is hostile... . The avatar is a humanoid...
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Why I hate 3-D Summarize
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...Avatar. But, what eludes the audience and the filmmakers is that movies like Avatar are the exception, not the norm. Not every filmmaker is equipped with the skill and expertise of David Cameron, neither have they been endowed with the same amount of passion for filmmaking. 3-D is suited to a limited range of genres and even then it needs... The untold story of 3-D technology The romanticism about 3-D technology has soared too high. It might bea new experience for first-timers, but essentially it does not add any significant value to the movie theatre experience. Our brains are already hard-wired to visualize images in 3-D. According to Dr. Deborah Friedman, a professor of ophthalmology and neurology at ...
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The identities shaped by online games - World of Warcraft
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...Avatar as it Becomes Part of the Community 2 Individual and the Avatar 2 Community 5 Transformation 6 Morality and Transformations of the Self 6 Social Transformation 7 Transformation and Game Change 8 Gender 9 Online Worlds 10 Socialization 12 Online Identity 12 World of Warcraft 14 Summary 15 The change that this lit review reflects focusing on identity and transformation as they relate to online game environments, specifically World of Warcraft. Chapter Two: Literature Review Introduction This literature review will examine the concepts of identity and stress as they relate to World of Warcraft play. This literature can help in framing... as it is positioned in an online environment as a...
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The identities shaped by online games -- World of Warcraft
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...Avatar as it Becomes Part of the Community 2 Individual and the Avatar 2 Community 5 Transformation 6 Morality and Transformations of the Self 6 Social Transformation 7 Transformation and Game Change 8 Gender 9 Online Worlds 10 Socialization 12 Online Identity 12 World of Warcraft 14 Summary 15 The change that this lit review reflects focusing on identity and transformation as they relate to online game environments, specifically World of Warcraft. Chapter Two: Literature Review Introduction This literature review will examine the concepts of identity and stress as they relate to World of Warcraft play. This literature can help in framing... as it is positioned in an online environment as a...
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...avatar below is a prototype of a probable client by the name Emily Hewings. She is obese as a result of being diabetic and living in a region that has widespread diabetes infection... Product Marketing This paper is examining an incognito product that is targeting people living with diabetes in Southern USA region. This is because of the high number of diabetic cases in that region. Many middle aged individuals with middle-income are victims of this disease. The marketing strategy employed in marketing the same diabetes drugs is a pull market strategy that bases on the needs of the patients. The strategy ensures that the promotion that is done on the product reveals an in-depth need for use of the...
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