1977 in film

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  • The 1977 Scientific Fiction Film: Star Wars

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    The 1977 scientific fiction film ‘Star Wars’ introduced huge advancement in special effects from aliens to spaceships to planets, each and every element of a young cinematographer George Lucas gave a new edge of visual effects in Cinema. The film also spawned a new special effects house, Industrial light and Magic, which are one of the most popular visual effects studios today. Dykstra and Lucas used extremely detailed miniatures, animation and a pioneering system of computer-controlled motion photography

  • The Other Wes Moore : The Turning Point

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    Lubango John Prof. Natalie Saccary IDFY 101 08/ Wes Moore: The Turning Point The Other Wes Moore is an autobiography by Wes Moore: who stumbled upon another man with a name that was a carbon copy of his. Curious, Wes Moore decided to research this man’s past only to find out that they had grown in similar neighborhoods and with identical backgrounds (both lacking a father figure). Except, their fates were entirely different and in each story a turning point occurred that ushered greatness for one

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind: A Review Essay

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    Produced by Colombia Pictures in association with EMI Films. Colombia Pictures the same year is credited with the production of four other films which include Bobby Deerfield staring Al Pacino, The Deadly Triangle staring Dale Robinette, Fun With Dick and Jane staring George Segal and Jane Fonda, and last but not least Confessions from a Holiday Camp staring Robin Askwith. Although Colombia Pictures was credited with five productions in the year 1977 no

  • Response to "13, 1977, 21" by Jonathan Lethem

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    Alyssa M. Gonzalez “13, 1977, 21” In Jonathan Lethem’s personal narrative essay, “13, 1977, 21”, Lethem reflects on when he was 13 years old, in the year 1977, where he watched the film Star Wars 21 times. But the essay is not actually about the Star Wars film. It is about the way Lethem used going to the movies to remove himself, or “hide” from the realities of his life, such as his mother’s illness and awkward pre-teenage years. The first few sentences of Lethem’s essay is where he blatantly

  • Martin Scorsese's Film, Taxi Driver Essay

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    his mirror, challenges imaginary adversaries, and draws his various weapons in assault. The ambiguity of the image is poignant: Travis looks into a mirror and makes a self-destructive gesture foreshadowing his attempted suicide at the climax of the film, and Travis peers through the looking glass and

  • Exemption Clauses : An Exemption Clause

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    (business-to-business contract) and as such the legislation that is required is The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 . As well as exemption clauses, this question is also concerned with damages for breach of contract, if any are available. The first thing to consider is the type of clause this is; the question states ‘Goliath plc is not liable for any loss, however caused, to any of its customers beyond the hire charge of the film hired by the

  • Star Wars Essay

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    Few great filmmakers can write and oversee the production of a film that will be relevant and built upon for the next 4 decades. Even fewer filmmakers can be regarded as the person who changed cinema forever. George Lucas did all of this in 1977 with the release of the film he created, originally called, “The Star Wars.” He had this idea after his first feature length film “American Graffiti” in 1973. This film became popular and he later pitched his idea for a space opera to the production company

  • American Epic Space Opera Franchise: Star Wars

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    epic space opera franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas. It depicts the adventures of various characters "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away". The franchise began in 1977 with the release of the film Star Wars (later subtitled Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981[2][3]), which became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon. It was followed by the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983); these three films constitute the original Star Wars trilogy

  • The Uniqueness Of Star Wars

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    The uniqueness of the movie Star Wars that you should know Star Wars is a science fiction film by George Lucas. Star Wars is a film series that is very unique because the first release on May 25, 1977 under the title “Star Wars IV: A New Hope.” Then proceed on May 21, 1980 under the title “Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back,” and on May 25, 1983 under the title “Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi.” Star Wars IV, V and VI is said to be the original trilogy. Two of the uniqueness of the original trilogy

  • George Lucas Influence On Pop Culture

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    motivated modern society to read more. On the other hand, we have George Lucas that influenced generations in 1977 with an epic that astonished children and adults. Lucas not only persuaded people in 1977 by the effects and sounds of the film, which in fact were really good at that time, he influenced people because of the plot and