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  • Piano Hostage For Sexual Favors From Ada
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    Jane Campion's "The Piano" relates the story of a Scottish woman who is sent to New Zealand, during the Victorian Era, for an arranged marriage with a farmer. Ada voluntarily gave up speaking at the age of 6 and communicates by either signing for her daughter, writing on a small paper tablet around her neck, or, more joyously, through playing her piano. After a long and arduous journey with the piano, Ada is forced to leave it on the beach where her boat landed. Left without her musical passion,...
  • Scenes With Nomi And Molly
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    Subject: Showgirls and Present day Gender Role Construction Showgirls is a definite backlash to the typical woman's role in society. It is very interesting to me that a movie with this message is set in a normally deviant setting, when it is trying to portray the strength of a woman. I feel this is the reason that many woman did not see the film. They are offended, disgusted, and maybe even a little jealous of strippers. Strippers are able to be in control of the customers at all times. They hav...
  • Movie Credit To Depp
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    Analysis of Roger Ebert's "Finding Neverland" Film Review " Finding Neverland" is a recently released motion picture starring acclaimed actors Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, and directed by Marc Forster ('Monsters Ball") Personally, I loved the movie and It was hard to find a critic that gave the movie a negative review, so I stopped trying to find someone to argue with and I came across the king of all critics, Roger Ebert. I usually don't agree with his reviews, so I figured we would clash on t...
  • Thelma And Louise
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    Even in today's growing world of feminism, young girls, as well as grown women, are being taught by the media to organize their lives around men. Their needs, expectations, work schedules, ideas, and interests become second to the men in their lives. All too often the media associates power and status to men, only to strengthen the barriers between the male and female genders. Take for example Hollywood, where 'women get only about a third of all movie and TV roles, and last year earned less tha...
  • Gender Role Attitudes
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    The Effects of Advertising and Media on Society Advertising is an important social phenomenon. It both stimulates consumption, economic activity models, life-styles and a certain value orientation. Consumers are confronted with extensive daily doses of advertising in multiple media. Withthe continual attack of marketing media, it is presumable that it will affect our individualism and society as a whole. Consumer minds' can be changed, opinions molded. Images of men influence the gender role att...
  • Black Kids And The White Kids
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    Remember The Titans was a movie that was set in a very hostile time in our country. We were in the middle of what I like to call a civil war. Although there were no battles or gunfights our country was torn in half. There was an issue dealing with race in the United States. The movie, Remember the Titans is based on actual events that occurred in the year 1971. Mainly on the integration of a school called TC Williams High School. When the school was integrated the old football coach, Coach Yeast...
  • Movie
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    Movie Review of Jerry Maguire If you want to take a break from the frigid air of a Montreal winter, go to see Jerry Maguire; it will be sure to warm your heart. If you " re like me, you " re a little tired of going to see big name stars in overly hyped, big time busts. Combine that with the fact that sports movies are rarely impressive, (Necessary Roughness?!? The Program?! ?) and I have to say that my hopes were not too high for this movie. Let me tell you, I was pleasantly surprised. The title...
  • Angelina Jolie Plays Lisa
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    There was a time when Angelina Jolie was really going to give up acting... right after Foxfire. She was trying to find characters with a certain strength and things going on, but she was always disappointed. Wallace was the first thing she did where she felt their ideas were better than hers" (Gerston 38). Identifying with a role, making an emotional connection between the plight of a character and personal events demonstrates a strong acting technique called method acting. Angelina Jolie has a ...
  • Character's Personality In The Movie
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    You have entered into the world where you will further discover the secret behind Denman Leigh, the creator of his "twin". Behind the curtains' of Dr. Leigh is his science world filled with suspense that no one can imagine. This movie provides the opportunity for viewers to ponder how and why the "twin" was created. Science fiction opens the doors to imagination and infinite possibilities that keeps the viewers questioning "what if... ". This sort of questioning makes people connect the movie to...
  • John Travolta And Samuel L Jackson
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    The Has Been and The Never Was This is the story of two very different individuals who, up until a certain point, could have been called The Has Been and The Never Was. They are both successful actors who pursued slightly different paths to fame. When the two were cast together in the same movie, their performances were nothing short of spectacular. They proved to all of Hollywood that they were A-list, bankable Talent, and deserved the professional respect accorded to people of this caliber. Th...
  • Previous James Bond Movies
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    Movie Critique: The World is Not Enough With myself being a mad James Bond fan seeing this movie was not enough. I attended it the first night that it was shown and then upon hearing that we could critique a movie in the movie theater again, I knew that I must see Bond again. The director's goal in the movie was the same as it is in any of the previous James Bond movies. To have a smooth, slick and sexy superhero was the main look for 007. The look of Bond also had to be that of cunning, quick a...
  • New Movie The Prince's Role
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    There are a lot of similarities and differences between the characters in the 1968 movie and the modern movie. One of the characters was the nurse. She was very outgoing in the first movie, but was much mellower in the new movie. Another difference was the nurse in the new movie. When Romeo and Juliet got married the nurse in the new movie was actually there for the wedding. Although there were many differences between the two nurses there were also many similarities. Like how they both treated ...
  • Leslie Cheung
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    Leslie Cheung was born September 12, 1956 and he was the youngest of 10 children. His birth name was Cheung Kwok-wing. His parents divorced when he was young and he claims this is why he doesn't want to get married. After he graduated from secondary school, Leslie went to Britain to study at Leeds University. Leslie's career started when he returned to Hong Kong and entered a ATV Asian Music Contest, which he won second prize. After that, he started going on stage performing and then television....

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