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Analysis a portion of a film clip
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...Shrek 2, which is a sequel to the successful animation comedy; Shrek released in 2001. In Shrek 2, Shrek the ogre and Fiona look for the fairy god- mother , to give them a portion so that they can go back to be normal again, and not be ogres. This portion will make Shrek, a worthy husband for Fiona. Shrek is turned down and cannot get the portion. He takes matters into his own hands, and with the assistance of “Donkey” and Puss in Boots, seeks to look for a solution. This seeks to show us that marriages do not end up in happily ever after’s, but encounter challenges... ? Analysis of portion of a portion of a clip Analysis of portion of a portion of a clip For this assignment, we look at the movie, Shrek...
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11 Movie Reviews
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...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 – Avatar 8) Documentary – Fahrenheit 9/11 9) War – Saving Private Ryan 10) Western – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 11) Cartoon –...
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Cultural Event Report
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...Shrek is very popular as a fairy tale character. Since its release in cinemas as a film, it has gained more publicity across the globe as well. But to witness the extravaganza the spectacle of the fairy... Cultural Event Report Introduction It is a well said fact that literature is reflection of life. Any form of aesthetics gives profuse happiness to the soul and gears up our senses and shuns our submitted faculties. Music has a very in-depth relation with the sensory faculty of humans and intricate relation with the growth of human civilization. And when beautiful dramas appear with the bright back-up of music, it not only entertains human minds but raises them to a different level of aesthetic realm....
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The Impact of Evolving Technologies
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...Shrek. For example, the appearance of the diverse characters in the film was enhanced by CGI. The number of characters varied from normal-looking ones to weird-looking characters that are not normally seen in other films. The antics of the donkey have been greatly influenced by computer-generated... The Impact of Evolving Technologies English Assignment 8 November CGI and Animations The use of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in movies and film has experienced tremendous improvements over the past few decades. The use of computers to simulate the movement of characters in films has been made smoother and much simpler with the advent of this technology (Sikov, 2013). CGI and animations have improved the...
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Synthesis
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...Shrek off Anti-Obesity Campaign. All these articles focus on the different effects of advertising on the population, especially the advertising that does not focus on its effects on the population. Advertising today The degree of increase in wealth as well as impact on culture that the international companies have attained in the past two decades can be linked to one innocent notion that was established by the management theorists which maintained that for businesses to succeed, they are to create brands but not products (Klein, 1999). Before this time, the main focus of the manufacturers was to produce goods and at one point... Topic: Synthesis Introduction The world has become commercialized by...
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Explanatory synthesis paper
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...Shrek the Third promotes the undertaking of unhealthy foods which is depicted by Shrek an animated ogre. This is complicated by the fact that Shrek is used in two advertisements that tend to advertise two different things. I n one advertisement, Shrek seems to advertise junk food by motivating children to eat junk foods, while... HOW DOES ADVERTISING (BRANDING, PSYCHOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES, ETC AFFECT SOCIETY (CHILDREN, SCHOOLS, ETC Affiliation EFFECTS OFADVERTISING ON THE SOCIETY Not a day passes without coming across various forms of advertisements. All over the world, businesses use advertisements to inform people of the products or services that they offer. Since its inception in 1472 in the United State...
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Failed Products
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...Shrek came out, internationally known ketchup-maker Heinz came out with their kid-friendly ketchup – green in color and packaged in an easy-squirt, easy-to-hold bottle. Following the popularity of the lovable green ogre, the green ketchup initially had... ?Failed Products from Coke, Heinz and McDonald’s There are several reasons why products do not become a hit with consumers. Even the big s of thecompanies that create them do not help boost the performance of the product in the market. This paper will present three failed products and the possible reasons their stars never shone. One of the most notable failed products is the Arch Deluxe from fast-food icon McDonald’s. Despite millions spent on...
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Corporate Responsibility for Childhood Obesity
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...Shrek the Third, which is an animated film released in 2007 whereby... Corporate Responsibility for Childhood Obesity On “Don’t blame the eater”, Zinczenko is using an illustration of himself while blaming fast food joints. According to him, food companies ought to be sued because they are the main reason behind the increase of obesity cases in the US(Zinczenko). He contends that he himself was once obese thus totally agrees childrens decision to sue fast food lines for making them fat.This is because fast food companies never state the exact amount of calories in their products. In “Calories for sale”, Linn and Novosat also blame fast food joints for the rise in the number of obese children in US....
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Why Disney Is Doing Better Than Any Other Animation Company
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...Shrek". Disney produced character "Mickey Mouse", Warner brothers did "Bugs Bunny" but now DreamWorks Animation SKG introduced this "Shrek" character moving in all animated movie. This was the first animated movie won not only academy awards but also the hearts of audience. It gives a business in billions. Moreover, till now Shrek 3 has been seen on big theatre screens however in 2010 "Shrek 4" is expected. With the best of Shrek, in 2005, DreamWorks animation works for animal kingdom placing almost all animals, zebra, Giraffe, lion and hippopotamus... Why Disney Is Doing Better Than Any Other Animation Company Literary Review Contents Introduction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ...
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With todays advances in the use of C.G.I. and digital imagery, will the human actor eventually become obsolete
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...Shrek, insects and animals made up the bulk of cgi animated casts. The difference in quality between the human characters in Toy Story and Shrek is obvious; while the former characters were quite stiff and angular, Shrek animators were able to give their animated people more freedom in movement, something that helped the human characters blend better with the realistic backgrounds and other non-human characters. When computer animators first began to work on feature length... Teacher 8 January 2008 CGI Advancements and the future of the Human Actor Introduction Just a few years ago, computer animation was thought to be too complicated and too expensive to achieve in terms of full-length films or even...
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Two Comedians
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...Shrek 2, the highest grossing film of Murphy earned $436.7 million in the box office while Sandler’s top grossing film, Big Daddy only earned $163.5 million (The-movie-times.com 1). Sandler is known for his slapstick and goof-ball humor while Murphy is famous for his voice over works. In Saturday Night Live, Sandler was remarkable in doing impersonations of famous personalities such as Bruce Springsteen, Axel Rose, Tina Turner and Bono. Like Sandler, Murphy did impersonations in Saturday Night Live too. His famous impersonations were those of Bill Cosby, Muhammad Ali, James Brown, Jerry Lewis and Stevie Wonder. Sandler has received criticisms for taking on roles... Two Comedians This essay will ...
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Digital Media Master Essay
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...Shrek, insects and animals made up the bulk of cgi animated casts. The difference in quality between the human characters in Toy Story and Shrek is obvious; while the former characters were quite stiff and angular, Shrek animators were able to give their animated people more freedom in movement, something that helped the human characters blend better with the realistic backgrounds and other non-human characters. When computer animators first began to work on feature length... Teacher 8 January 2008 CGI Advancements and the future of the Human Actor Introduction Just a few years ago, computer animation was thought to be too complicated and too expensive to achieve in terms of full-length films or even...
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3d character modeling
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...Shrek (Part 1 to 3), Happy Feet, Lion King, and Star Wars, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa - and the list goes on and on. People enjoy watching animation but what they might not know is that a lot of work is involved to create that animation. This research paper is concerned with 3D Modeling, its definition, features, and the industry in the past and at present. The aim of the research is to use 3D modeling to create fictional characters which can later be taken and usable for different purposes, and to gain knowledge of creating high quality 3D characters. The paper... 3D CHARACTER MODELING Introduction Entering the field of multimedia is a lucrative career option for many, especially the youngsters. The...
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The Broadway show Chicago
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...Shrek, South Pacific, and Young Frankenstein. The most exhilarating shows in Chicago's lively Downtown Theater District contributed significantly to my appreciation of the aesthetic experience of the mind and the stages of the Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre, the Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Bank of America Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre and the Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place are some of the most notable stages that brought to my mind a really high opinion about stage show Chicago. The Addams Family and Jersey Boys are two of the most incredible shows in the Broadway show in Chicago. Significantly, the former is a splendid new show created by Jersey Boys... The Broadway show...
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Best Companies to work for
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...Shrek,’ ‘Madagascar’ and ‘Kung Fu Panda,’ including other popular animated films like ‘Shark Tale’ and ‘Chicken Run’ to name a few. DreamWorks... The company that I have selected, DreamWorks Animation SKG, is ranked 10th on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” The appeal of DreamWorks as among the top companies is quite apparent, the repertoire of its achievements is known to virtually everyone regardless of age whether it be the old or the young. The company has elevated the level of animation as to draw audiences of all ages with its closest rival being no less than ‘Finding Nemo’ creator Pixar Animation. DreamWorks is the brains behind successful animation franchises such as ‘Shrek,’...
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Junk food and Children Obesity
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...Shrek or Yoda have always been an inspiration for children across the globe. Even a famous comic book character is used for the creation of movies to attract more viewers and thus no one can deny the worldwide charm of the silver screen... Junk Food and Children Obesity In the letter, Rahul K. Parikh has chosen to discuss a very grave situation that is prevalent in the society. He has discussed how big corporations are minting money on the expense of people at large. The problem of obesity is becoming so widespread that the author has highlighted that the probability of the future generation to live a long and healthy life is bleak. The writer has talked about his experience as a pediatrician where...
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Anecdotes that relates wisdom
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...Shrek.” When the scene showed Shrek being introduced to the public and people either laughed at him or looked disgusted, her child asked her: “Mom, why are they laughing at Shrek?” Her mom replied: “Because he is ugly my dear. They are laughing at him for being ugly.” Her daughter looked puzzled again and stressed: “But mom, Shrek is not ugly at all. He just looks different, but he sure is not ugly.” At home, the daughter seemed sad. Her mom asked her what was bothering her... ?Topic Journal A Separate Peace 3 PREVIEW In this lesson, you’ll write an anecdote that relates some kind of wisdom. Your anecdote should share some insight or wisdom drawn from the experience. You can choose any writing style...
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Summariz
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...Shrek. 19. Monster Culture: Seven Theses The most interesting part of this article is the author’s suggestion that an individual can determine the culture from the monsters. This is true because what is considered a monster in one culture may not be considered to be one in another culture. 20. Excerpts from Frankenstein The most interesting aspect of this writing is the determination shown... DD Month YYYY Journal Entries 18. Introduction: Haunting boundaries The have been able to bring out an interest fact in the American culture where the other side of monsters has been shown. This brings out the saying that people should not judge a book by its cover as seen in title character in 2001 Shrek. 19. Mons...
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McDonald's Public Relations
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...Shrek-themed drinking glasses had high level of cadmium... ? McDonald’s Public Relations McDonald’s Public Relations In the current business world, the primary intention of maximizing profit among organizations seems superseded by the requirement to have customer favor: for both potential and existing customers. Companies that seek to remain at the top of their industries, or even survive, need to have the favor of the customers. One of the viable ways of achieving is by presenting a positive image to the public through market, or alternatively taps the more profound aspects of their targeted market, especially those that relate to principles and morals of the public. This organization need is what has...
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Is the Financial Success of West End Musicals, a Positive Trend
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...Shrek, Matilda and Ghost. “The Society of London Theatres (Solt) said the arrival of mega-musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Shrek, Ghost and Matilda meant there were more weeks than usual when big theatres were closed as the shows were installed”3. In addition to these recent hit shows, the already successful shows like Les Miserables, which is now in its 26th year at the West End, also attracted large crowds. Although, the popularity of these shows cannot the discounted, as people... ?Is the Financial Success of West End Musicals, a positive trend? The musical shows in the West End are running to packed houses, garnering optimal revenues. However, when ‘sources’ of those revenues are viewed critically, ...
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Democratic Capitalism and Morality
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...Shrek, America is experiencing the highest living conditions in history today. The wealth created from the past is returning back to the citizens in the form of increased salaries, pensions and improved infrastructure. Shrek acknowledges that the current American generation enjoys the lowest unemployment rate ever. The increased profits from private business enterprises and State Corporations are responsible for the increased wealth distribution in the nation. Therefore, America is experiencing a state of shared prosperity (Rauchut 678). Patton takes us through the story of Pilgrims... Democratic Capitalism and Morality Morality is a social concept used to define the boundary that exists between right...
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Short Visual Storytelling for the Web
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...Shrek is at hand. Shrek is a DreamWorks production animation; it was among the animations... ? Visual Story Telling The use of visual images is a matter that has been part of the people for a long time, the roots of this aspect can be traced as far back as the cavemen inscription of images in the caves that they lived in. In the modern times, the art of visual story telling is evident in most of the day to day activities. From the time that birth ensues and growth begin there are aspects that can be said to appeal to people visual and in the process telling stories in a particular and significant way. In childhood there are aspects such as the fairytales. These depicts the lives of made up characters and ...
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American Cinema into the 21st Century
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...Shrek, Shark Tale, Monster House, etc. are geared toward children as far as marketing and promotional products are concerned. However, they contain a decent amount of adult humour and subtleties that make them entertaining, or at the very least tolerable, for parent as well. Films like Avatar and Lord of the Rings, particularly the latter, may be considered as specialty films in the genre of fantasy and science fiction. While they may be too violent for small children, some teenagers and adults are not interested in unrealistic concepts. Directors try to draw the audience in with fantastic special effects and boundary-pushing technology, but these types of films are not necessarily... ?London South Bank...
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A research design paper
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...Shrek, Superman and Spiderman as well as Cars capitalize on the success of their previous versions offering predictability. In short, this has led people to exercise greater control of everything in their lives. Third, the focus of quantity as opposed to quality means that professors are less concerned about the quality of education learnt by students and more concerned about grades which is reflected in the system of Grade Point Average (GPA) and test scores on SAT and GRE that judge... ? number Word Count The McDonaldization of social life has been defined by Ritzer drawing on the works of Max Weber. It attempts to analyze the effect of structural change in the society on human identity and...
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SAMSUNG 3D T.V
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...Shrek, Monster and Aliens. According to WSJ, Tim Baxter, Samsung’s US head, sale of 3D TV s would be in-between 3.5 million to 4 million in the US in the year 2010 (Dalziel... 3D T.V of the Product Samsung has launched the UNC7000 series in televisions, the first of the new 3D line of LED-based LCDs. Thefirst initiative of 3D-readiness works with optimal 3D glasses to create the 3D effect. The product features include edge-lit LED black light, 3D compatibility, conversion from 2D to 3D, 240 Hz refresh rate, and interactive capability with Samsung Internet @TV and Samsung Apps (CNET editors take). The Samsung 3D TV is compatible with multiple 3Dstandards, which include both half and full resolution 3D, th...
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Why are Hollywood movies so popular Do you think Hollywood movies are the representation of US imperialism Or the representation of universal values
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...Shrek, all of these rank with the top 50 Hollywood movies because they have that x-factor that helps us get away from the everyday. (Mark) It is vital to note that not all the movies avoid reality.However; movies such as Ice Age and Titanic which are believed to have some reality are loosely based on a time and events that actually occurred. A movie... HOLLYWOOD MOVIES Modernization school or theory refers to the social change, development and improvement in culture, traditions and technology. There is improvement of people intellectualism in their basic lifestyles. The technology has increased significantly and this has facilitated the spread of information at a faster speed. This has been made...
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Course journal
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...Shrek 2 This story had many amazing highlights and funny lines. The fairy godmother was hilarious because all the themes of fairy godmother were portrayed in her character but the humour made her character all the more appealing... The Internet The internet today is very useful and provides us with many of the needs we have today. It is useful in the work world because it provides us connection and access to as much information as we want and gives us unlimited amounts of knowledge that we did not have in the past. The internet allows us to have fun in our personal lives too. We can watch Youtube videos as much as we want and check out the latest in inventions or have an advanced look at what we...
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Workplace policies and practices. DreamWorks Animation
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...Shrek, and also for the fact that it was founded by Stephen Spielberg. This paper considers six policies and practices which contribute to the high level of employee engagement that exists in the company: commitment to the highest quality, diversity... the workplace policies and practices of one company on the Fortune Best Companies to Work for list, and describe why these policies and practices are effective in achieving employee engagement. [DreamWorks Animation] The Fortune 100 list of best companies to work for contains a wide range of different types of company and at number six on this list is DreamWorks Animation. The company is best known for its award winning films, including Shrek, and also...
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Media Affect on Violence in America
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...Shrek" 14 November 2008 http://www.screenit.com/movies/2001/shrek.html Adkins, Lesley; Roy Adkins (1998). Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press All time Box office hits: World Grosses... Understanding The Positives Effects Of Violence In The Media On The Lives Of Normal Adults Pundits from all over the world have been telling us that violence has negative effects on society and witnessing violence through the media distorts our values. Although there are some truths in what these people are saying, I beg to disagree on their sweeping statement that violence in the media is an anathema to society. I believe that violence in the media has its own positive effects on certain...
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A good story deserves retelling and this may mean adaptation to different contexts (cultural, social and linguistic) and media (print, pictures, film, theatre and computers) Discuss the role of adaptation in children's literature since 1990
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...Shrek (2001) would have been unthinkable in the 1970s. Though its young audience had mixed reactions and missed the punch of certain dialogues which resonated more with adult sensibilities, the very fact that a movie like that made an impact shows the new directions to which adaptations were headed. Young adults were drawn into movie adaptations. The Nineties’ trend of animation movies slowly gave way to the mixing of genres, the juxtaposition of realist and magical elements. It also led to the slow demise of conventional Disney productions, though Lion King (which was in fact an adaptation... of Literatures for Children and Young Adults Children’s literature all around the world has undergone a lot of ...
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Psychology College Essay
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...Shrek. The above paragraph will define the main crux of my paper for you. My belief is that no matter how badly impaired one might be the use of proper... Psychology Life is all about discovering and experiencing novel things. By providing us with the ability to think, taste, smell, touch, hear, see and speak etc, God has essentially given us the tools to explore life to its fullest. Our senses provide us with the ability to probe into the mysteries of life, delving into the secrets of the physical as well as the unchartered spiritual world. The establishment of the fact that our senses are extremely important leads us towards the issue of what would happen if we were to lose any one of these senses. In ...
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Effects of Advertising on the Society
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...Shrek Dropped from Anti-obesity Ad. Retrieved from http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2007/04/25/group_wants_shrek_dropped_from_antiobesity_ad.html Klein, N. (2000). No logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. New York, NY: Macmillan. Meltz, B. F. (2007). Fighting Obesity, but Fronting for Junk Food Retrieved from http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2007/05/21/fighting_obesity_but_fronting_for_junk_food/... Effects of Advertising on the Society Effects of Advertising on the Society Introduction The success of organizations in today’s business environment is influenced by their abilities to create awareness and convince the customers on the benefits of using their products. These results...
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Is the Disneyised M&M's World better than M&M's typical McDonaldized selling place
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...Shrek Power, Identity, And Ideology. New York, Palgrave Macmillan. Http://Public.Eblib.Com/Choice/Publicfullrecord.Aspx?P=797861. Ritzer, G. (1996) Mcdonaldization Of Society, Revised Edition, Thousand Oaks, California: Pine Forge Press. Ritzer, G (2006) Mcdonaldization: The Reader, 2nd Edition, London: Sage Publications Ltd. Lacassagne, A., Nieguth, T., & Dépelteau, F. (2011). Investigating Shrek Power, Identity, And Ideology. New... By The of the The of the School The and where it is located The Is theDisneyised "M&Ms World" better than M&Ms typical McDonaldized selling place? The question of whether the Disneyised "M&Ms World" is better than M&Ms typical McDonaldized selling place is only answerable...
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The Movie Entertainment Industry ( Current Issues )
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...Shrek, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Toy Story and Spiderman.19 Today, the development of visual enhancing technologies is moving forward rapidly. There was the old 2-D films, then the CGI technology for animated films, DVD, Blu-Ray, and, finally the three-dimensional (3D) movies. 3D Previously, it has been cited that other forms of leisure has directly competed with movies for leisure time among Americans in their affluent lives. With high income, people could afford a diverse range of leisure and could demand more involvement in their leisure diversions. The entertainment industry has had a history of addressing competition head... ?THE MOVIE ENTERTIANMENT INDUSTRY (THE CURRENT ISSUES) The...
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Hollywoods success
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...Shrek, Spider-Man, and Pirates. These movies sold a lot because of their great reception in the theatres and in DVDs. Other movies that got a huge acceptance in the year 2007 comprise of Transformers, James Bond, Jason Bourne, and Die Hard series. The sale of Transformers surpassed a billion... Media There are divided claims about the Hollywood’s success. The heads of Hollywood conglomerates assert that the wide world success of their product is attributable to their superior quality. The critics, who majorly consist of political economists, disagree with the Hollywood’s conglomerates. They feel that Hollywood’s achievement is not because of conglomerate control over marketing, distribution, and...
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Impact and Accomplishments of Steven Spielberg
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...Shrek, AI Artificial Intelligence, Minority Reports, Men In Black II, Catch Me If You Can prove... ? Impact and Accomplishments of Steven Spielberg Stephen Spielberg is one of the best film directors in the history of filmmaking. He has affected the way films have been made and did creative works, the way as no one else has done before. Films made by him have received many awards and recognitions worldwide. His films have broken many records of box office business. His films will be remembered for many decades to come. He is famous for trying new techniques, technologies and themes in his films. He has always given new ideas and fruit for thought to the world. He is Hollywood’s best-known director and...
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Impact and Accomplishments of Steven Speilberg
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...Shrek, AI Artificial Intelligence, Minority Reports, Men In Black II, Catch Me If You Can... Impact and Accomplishments of Steven Spielberg Stephen Spielberg is one of the best film directors in the history of filmmaking. He has affected the way films have been made and did creative works, the way as no one else has done before. Films made by him have received many awards and recognitions worldwide. His films have broken many records of box office business. His films will be remembered for many decades to come. He is famous for trying new techniques, technologies and themes in his films. He has always given new ideas and fruit for thought to the world. He is Hollywood’s best-known director and one of...
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McDonaldisation
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...Shrek, Saw, and The Matrix. Due to this trend of producing movies that lack originality, consumers... MCDONALDISATION al Affiliation) McDonaldization is a rationalization process that started in the United s of America. This rationalization process takes to extreme levels, which involves the replacement of technologically advanced rules to traditional rules. The principles of McDonaldization are recently put into practice by a majority of fast foods in the American society to dominate in their specific sectors. This concept is common in fast foods but it has now been put into practice by many industries such as bookstores, newspapers, stores, learning, toys, and childcare. This process involves breaking...
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To what extent are ancient ideals of the hero different or similar to the modern sense of hero
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...Shrek that awakened this new generation to the “Hero”(Hero). A hero is described as good, ethereal and powerful like a God. He is strong and decides issues with the use of brute strength like... Where Have All the Heroes Gone? This song “Holding Out for a Hero” was written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford; and, was sung by Bonnie Tyler in 1984 (Steinman). It was a smashing success, hitting #2 on the UK charts. #1 in Ireland, #11 in Germany, #19 in Sweden and Austria, #12 in Canada, # 33 in New Zealand, and #34 in the US. This global acceptance, comes from that fact that most are able to identify with the Hero concept. Its most significant lyrics are: “Where have all the good men gone, And where...
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Modern Sense of Hero
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...Shrek that awakened this new generation to the "Hero"(Hero). A hero is described as good, ethereal and powerful like a God. He is strong and decides issues with the use of brute strength like Hercules... Where Have All the Heroes Gone This song "Holding Out for a Hero" was written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford; and, was sung by Bonnie Tyler in 1984 (Steinman). It was a smashing success, hitting #2 on the UK charts. #1 in Ireland, #11 in Germany, #19 in Sweden and Austria, #12 in Canada, # 33 in New Zealand, and #34 in the US. This global acceptance, comes from that fact that most are able to identify with the Hero concept. Its most significant lyrics are: "Where have all the good men gone, And ...
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The Elephant Man Demands of Society in the play
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...Shrek" and many others, have become timeless elements in popular culture. The message of beauty within the person harks from biblical times and the timeless advice: Do not judge a book by its cover. Writer and director David Lynch said that, "The story of the Elephant Man... The person who inspired the play and the film The Elephant Man was a true-to-life curiosity, if not considered as a monstrosity by others, during thelate Victorian age. Joseph Merrick eventually was exhibited as a sideshow until he was rescued by Dr. Frederick Treves. Treves described his patient as "deformed in body, face, head and limbs. His skin, thick and pendulous hung in folds and resembled the hide of an elephant-hence his...
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Modernist Art Form and Post Modernist Art Form
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...Shrek and The Incredibles. The public's hunger for movies heavily laden with special effects such as Transformers and Star Wars, further adds to the novelty of animated films. Perhaps the best arguments for animation to be classified as a postmodern art is that it is a constantly developing art in the era of postmodernism and since modern art no longer... It could be argued that while live action film is a modernist art form, animation is a post modernist art form. Art has long been part of human civilization and with changing social values, its definition also becomes difficult to ascertain. Whereas before art merely referred to paintings and sculptures, today art encompasses a broader range that...
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Socially Responsible Marketing
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...Shrek the third". Liquor makers in US like Bean Global Spirits and Wine have declared that it will voluntarily adopt stricter rules to keep messages away from young people. The company makes brands like-Maker's Mark bourbon and Canadian Club Whiskey.... In recent times, several theories have taken an explicitly critical orientation towards advertising as a means of reproducing the existing capitalistsociety. This school of thought argues that advertising carries out the crucial economic functions of managing consumer demands and aiding capital accumulation. Critics of advertising put forth the astronomical amounts invested in advertising and the commercial control of network television.Furthermore,...
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The Matrix and how it relates to philosophical issues raised with skeptism and the mind body problem
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...Shrek. The movie relates to Descartes and Plato’s movies in similar and different ways. The similarity between them is that they are all concerned about reality and appearance as portrayed in a dream and real world. Though Matrix argues that it is hard to know when you are dreaming and when you are not, Descartes says that it is possible to know when one is dreaming or is awake. Philosophers also believe that dreaming argument is so powerful that they support both Matrix and Descartes conclusions about the dreaming argument. Work Cited Faller, Stephen. Beyond The matrix... The Matrix Introduction The Matrix is a science fiction-action movie released in 1999 under the directions of Andy Waschowski and...
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Steve Jobs
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...Shrek series, Incredible Hulk are few of the many super hits and gifts that the world has seen and are all brainchild of the man himself. How the activities of this entrepreneur changed the historical and social environment: Though his inventions were in the field of electronic industry, yet they had a direct impact on the social and historical perspective. For the first time under his guidance the world of computer saw colored screens. Much more was in bag and was to be brought about to market in times to come. He gave... ?Introduction: Company C.E.O; entrepreneur; visionary man; revolutionary head behind the major electronic component that we have around us; all thesedefine one person and that is Steve ...
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Film Franchises
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...Shrek (#13) are all trilogies. The Harry Potter (#5,7,11,14) film... 1 TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES: LICENSE TO KILL AT THE BOX-OFFICE: FILM FRANCHISES Introduction A cursory glimpse of the list of the all-time world highest grossing movies reveals that out of the first 20 top box office movies, 17 movies belong to franchise films while only 3 do not belong to this category i.e. Titanic (#1), Finding Nemo (#15) and Independence Day (#18). The rest belong to the category of film series or multiple film sequels which are multi-film deals or collection of films related to each other and in succession. Lord of The Rings (#2,9,16); Pirates of the Caribbean (#3,6); Jurassic Park (#10); Spider-Man (#12,19); ...
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The product mix strategies that McDonalds has taken in the expansion to the markets of the foreign countries
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...Shrek movie series. Inclusion of popular culture has a great potential of driving the enthusiasm among kids and the parents are left with little choice other than visiting the stores with the children. McDonald’s has actively involved the use of toy characters to make the experience of visiting the stores an entertaining one, along with the primary purpose of serving food. Place: Place becomes important in the context of sales because... ?International Marketing Introduction In simplest language, international marketing can be defined as a process of planning and executing marketing mix strategies on a worldwide scale to take the advantage of the structural and operational differences between nations to...
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DreamWorks Animation
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...Shrek and Kung Fu Panda. The studio of the organization was created out of the merger between Pacific Data Images and the division of feature animation called DreamWorks in 1997... ? Company Analysis Table of Contents DreamWorks Animation- About Company 3 Implications and Conclusion 11 Reference 13 DreamWorks Animation- About Company DreamWorks Animation is a studio located in Glendale in California and founded in the year 1994. The company specializes in the development and creation of televisions programs, animated feature films and virtual worlds online. The company has successfully released more than 20 feature films which also includes the online series of Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek ...
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Political Economy of Communications
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...Shrek, Transformers that have been able to gain as much amount as production cost (Meehan). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor, Warner Bros etc. all are sharing this legacy and have become the capitalist groups. Let alone, the self-distribution of filmmakers is also allowed but increased competitiveness in the field has rather made it difficult for the new entrants... ? Sur Political Economic Analysis of History of Filmed Entertainment It will not be incorrect to state that filmed entertainment has its origin in 19th century. This era gave economic opportunities to the entrepreneurs to make profits. The development in terms of political economy within the context of the film industry was quiet swift. 19th century and...
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Discuss the Ethnicity, Race in new cinema and how these elements represent the culture identity in new cinema
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...Shrek (2001) wherein Eddie Murphy lent his voice to the donkey side-kick of the Ogre (voiced-over by Mike Myers) (Performing Whiteness n.d.). And if Martin Lawrence got a top billing over Danny DeVito in What’s the Worst That Can Happen? (2001) is because he was also one of the executive producers of the movie (Performing Whiteness n.d.). Another portrayal in western films revolve around... ?RUNNING HEAD: ETHNI AND RACE IN NEW CINEMA Ethni and Race in New Cinema School Ethni and Race in New Cinema Introduction Cinema is a powerful tool in projecting images and values into the minds of the audience. People would usually view the values portrayed by actors and actresses as proper although the opposite...
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