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  • Gun To Tyler's Head
    580 words
    In today's society, more and more, you see people trying to find themselves, in pursuit of happiness. The movie, "Fight Club" deals with this inner search of happiness, which has dangerous reactions. Edward Norton stars as a bored office worker named jack. An insomniac who lives by himself in an apartment filled bursting with consumer furniture and appliances, he starts to spend evenings going to self help groups for everything from testicular cancer to tuberculosis because he finds becoming a p...
  • Fight Club
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    Fight Club Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham-Carter, Meatloaf Director: David Fincher Writer: Jim UhlsBased on Novel By: Chuck Palahniuk Studio: Fox Studio Rating: R 18+Genre: Action, Thriller Running Time: 139 minutes approx. Filming Locations: Los Angeles and California Special Effects: Many of the visual effects in Fight Club have been overshadowed by effect-based movies (LOTR, The Matrix) but upon closer examination I found that they were perfect in their own right. They depi...
  • Jack And Tyler
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    For the following analysis, I will be discussing the movie Fight Club's two main characters. They are "Jack" played by Edward Norton, and Tyler Durden played by Brad Pitt. However the twist to the movie turns out that Jack and Tyler are the same person and Tyler is Jack's real name. Tyler the character is everything that Jack the character is not. The story narration is provided by the protagonist of "Fight Club,"Jack". The ambivalent protagonist, who only refers to himself as "Jack". An ambival...
  • Tyler And Jack
    912 words
    I choose Fight Club as my topic, because I am so familiar with it. Fight Club was the first movie shocked me deeply. Jack, Tyler and Marla are the main characters of Fight Club, a white-collar worker, a soap manufacturer, and a female smoker who makes a living by sale the clothes she steal off from washing machine. Jack is an insomniac, he find the cancer patients' meeting can make him go sleep. Therefore, he is addictive for those different kinds of meeting, same as Marla. One time, when Jack w...
  • Free Tyler And Jack
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    "Fight Club " In David Fincher's "Fight Club" a man battles within himself to live a life he has always dared to live, but in the end when everything is taken to the extreme, he realizes it's too late to change what he has done. He struggles with the social structure due to his realization that he is in fact powerless in today's society. He is constantly fighting his alter personality Tyler Durden for control of not only himself but also the world around them. He sees Marla as the lie that exist...
  • Fight Club Into Project Mayhem
    719 words
    Fight Club appears to be a sequel to Clockwork Orange (1971) for the yuppie X Generation, half of whom see their parents get a divorce and are fatherless teenagers. (The word 'clockwork' is in the script!) Jack (played by Edward Norton) narrates the film, explaining how his 1997 life of white-collar employment and middle-class materialistic success bored him until he fell under the spell of Tyler Durden (played by Brad Pitt), who takes on part-time jobs so that he can engage in mischief to deal ...
  • Jack And Tyler
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    Reading in-between the lines: An analysis of Fight Club novel by Chuck Palahniuk a film directed by David Fincher " You are not your job. You are not how much you have in the bank. You are not the contents of your wallet. You are not your khakis. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. What happens first is you can't sleep. What happens then is there's a gun in your mouth. And what happens next is you meet Tyler Durden. Let me tell you about Tyler. He had a plan. In Tyler we trusted. Tyler...
  • Narrator Jack Tyler's Different Identities
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    Psychological disorders are widely represented in films, as well as in other media texts such as novels, television shows, etc. One film that portrays more than one example of a psychological disorder is Fight Club, a Twentieth Century Fox movie released with an R rating in 1999. Directed by David Fincher; and produced by Art Lins on, Can Chaffin, and Ross Grayson Bell, the movie mainly introduces Dissociative Identity Disorders (also known as Multiple Personality Disorders), but also hints at i...
  • Tyler And Jack
    1,417 words
    The Polarity of a Man The conflict between conformity and rebellion has always been a struggle in our society. Fight Club is a movie that depicts just that. The movie portrays the polarity between traditionalism and an anti-social revolt. It is the story of man who is subconsciously fed up with the materialism and monotony of everyday life and thereafter creates a new persona inside his mind to contrast and counteract his repetitive lifestyle. The main character is actually unnamed, but sometime...
  • Narrator As Tyler
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    The Subliminal TylersBefore the Narrator actually 'meets' Tyler, he sees him in brief, one-frame flashes, representing Tyler's development in his mind. Below is a list of these appearances. - Tyler is standing in front of the copier at the Narrator's company, as the Narrator says, 'Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy. ' - When the Narrator goes to the doctor for his insomnia, Tyler appears as the doctor tells him to go to the testicular cancer support group. As the doctor says, 'That's pain...
  • End To Tyler's Individual Identity
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    The Effects of Modernity on Identity in Fight Club Identity is a definition of the self, an explanation of character. However, in the movie Fight Club, the components that comprise outward identity often prove to be transitory. Edward Norton's "Jack" character asks, "If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?" The effects of modernity lead to the impermanence of self image, and the decay of identity. Rather than having a true identity, "Jac...
  • Tyler And The Jack Side
    785 words
    Ryan Bateman 10/24/03 Intro to Film Paper #1 Can't Live With Them... Fight Club is a movie starring Brad Pitt (Tyler Burden), Edward Norton (Jack), and Helena Bonham Carter (Marla). David Fincher directs this film and the director of Photography is Jeff Cronenweth. Relationships are the basis of our world. We have relationships with everyone we know, whether it is our boss, teacher, authority figure, friends or family. But the most important relationship is with the one you love. In "Fight Club"...
  • Tyler And Jack
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    "Fight club"; directed by David Fincher (1999), is a movie that holds many themes. One main theme that is consistent throughout the entire film is that of masculinity (web), linking into the theme of anti-feminism, however this theme is not presented to the viewer in a way which is insulting to females. This film demonstrates to the viewer how the modern men of today feel their power and purposes are fading and highlights the extreme men will go to in order for them to regain their important mas...
  • Movie Between Tyler And Jack
    864 words
    Final Fight Option Three: Identity, or, Who Am I, and How Do I Know For Sure? In the current age of technology and capitalism, many people get caught up in trying to define their individuality with mass produced goods. We see people with new shoes and outfits, bigger cars and rims, or even matching products from Ikea. In David Fincher's movie Fight Club, the narrator, who is commonly referred to as Jack, invents an alter ego to serve as a source of substance in the hallow world of corporate Amer...

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