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  • The Cultural Differences Between Hollywood Vs. Hollywood

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    Hollywood VS Bollywood. There are various Bollywood movies, which were pristinely made in Hollywood. Simply taking a Hollywood script and making it in Bollywood for Indian audience will not work until unless you integrate an Indian touch to the script (Rao, 2010). In Hollywood movies, it is often found that a lot of movies have an open end for its sequel or sometimes portraying the evil as unvanquishable or triumpher (Rothman, 1996). Bollywood movies end with evil being vanquished or issues in the

  • The Misrepresentation Of Arabs Culture In Hollywood

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    The misrepresentation of minorities is frequent in Hollywood films and Arabs are one of the many minority groups Hollywood misrepresent. Arabs are portrayed negatively in films for long time even before 9/11. The Arabs characters are portrayed with always having accent, wearing traditional attire, untrustworthy, aggressive and almost always associated with terrorism. The continuously falsification could lead to stereotypes, misjudgment, and damage to Arabic culture.                   There are handful

  • The Hollywood Ten : The Waldorf Statement Of The Hollywood 10

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    Unfortunately for the Hollywood Ten, Congress disagreed with their testimony and held the Ten in contempt of Congress and were convicted in 1948. Later, the Ten appealed and sat before the Supreme Court where they received their second chance in proving their innocence and exposing the corruption that was taking place within HUAC. In 1950, the Supreme Court refused to hear their case and with no other options, the Hollywood Ten was forced to pay a $1,000 dollar fine and serve up to a one year sentence

  • The Hollywood Sign Analysis

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    The Hollywood sign: fantasy and reality of an American icon by Leo Braudy and Videoland: movie culture at the American video store by Daniel Herbert are two scholarly works that analyze the importance of place within various aspects of the entertainment industry. In The Hollywood Sign, Braudy provides a comprehensive history and analysis of the famous Hollywood Sign and successfully describes both the physical and metaphorical significance of the icon. Through use of factual information, chronologically

  • Significance Of The Hollywood Sign

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    The Hollywood Sign The Symbol of a Land of Fantasy Hollywood in Los Angeles, California could be called a Land of Fantasy and one of its most famous symbols is the Hollywood Sign. It sits on top of Mount Lee in Griffith Park and towers over Hollywood. The original sign was built in 1923 and was done as a publicity ploy to encourage people to purchase homes in the subdivision known as Hollywoodland located along Beachwood Canyon. One of the promoters for the sign was Mack Sennet however the sign

  • The Film Industry, Hollywood And The Movie Industry

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    Movie Industry/Hollywood Hollywoodland, known as the most recognizable film industry in the world from the 1920’s to now, slowly went from black and white silent movies to colorful motion pictures in the screens. This lead to a major production of movies along the road and introduction to big world famous stars that helped with the expansion of the entertainment business. Hollywood became an overnight success during the 1920’s by making improvements in the film and motion picture industry. Some

  • The Movie Industry, Hollywood And The Film Industry

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    Movie Industry/Hollywood Hollywoodland, known as the most recognizable film industry in the world from the 1920’s to now, slowly went from black and white silent movies to colorful motion pictures in the screens. This lead to a major production of movies along the road and introduction to big world famous stars that helped with the expansion of the entertainment business. Hollywood became an overnight success during the 1920’s by making improvements in the film and motion picture industry. Some

  • Hollywood History

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    May 2010 [pic] [pic] Foreword 1. The beginning of Hollywood 2. The name ”Hollywood” 3. The movie of S. Porter - “the father of the Story Film” 4. The Hollywood sign 5. The growing film industry 6. The new Hollywood 7. The beginning of the Academy Awards 8. The Golden Age of Hollywood 9. Hollywood during the War Years 10. Stars Conclusion Bibliography Foreword I have always been fascinated by the Hollywood’s world, a world of mixture between reality

  • Classical Hollywood Cinema

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    David Bordwell describes as ‘Classical Hollywood Cinema’; Bordwell and two other film theorists (Janet Staiger and Kristin Thompson) conducted a formalist analysis of 100 randomly selected Hollywood films from the years 1917 to 1960 in order to fully define this movement. Their results yielded that most Hollywood made films during that era were centred on, or followed, specific blueprints that formed the finished product. Through this analysis of Hollywood films the theorists were able to establish

  • Censorship Through Mccarthyism And Blacklisting In Hollywood

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    Censorship through McCarthyism and Blacklisting in Hollywood One 's surroundings ultimately impact their thought process and decisions. In order to spread ideas, people often look to the media. However, individuals ideas can only spread as long as freedom of expression is present and the element of fear is not. When individuals do not have this freedom or they have a fear of sharing their opinions, they filter or censor their work. The idea of censorship is a prominent element of today’s society

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