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    monstrous characteristics of a constant rush of conflicts resulting in an unstable mentality. Composer, Clint Mansell, was the former lead singer of the band, Pop Will Eat Itself. He debuted his film scoring in the film Pi and then worked alongside director, Darren Aronofsky to compose the soundtrack to Black Swan. Clint Mansell was inspired by Tchaikovsky when he created the instrumental pieces. Mansell relates “with the desire to move forward, change, and become the things you'd really really love to

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    Requiem for a Dream takes us down the dark paths of four people who, in desperate attempts to find happiness and fulfilment, become sucked into a world of drug addiction. The 2000 film by Darren Aronofsky is based upon Hubert Selby Jr.’s 1978 novel of the same name. Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) is a retired widow who lives by herself in a tiny apartment. She is very lonely and spends copious amounts of time watching television; she is especially enamored with a self-help show. After a phone call

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    Million Dollar Baby Throughout this course we have discussed about making good and bad decisions in life. In grade 12 curriculum we have watched a movie called A Million Dollar baby cast by Clint Eastwood as an Frankie Dunn (coach), Hilary Swank as an Maggie Fitzgerald (female boxer) and Morgan Freeman Eddie "Scrap Iron"(gym keeper). In this movie Eastwood has shown in his movie a story about a struggling life of boxers and coach. In this movie an actor and director is playing a role

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    means for its achievement?" This is the question posed by Carl Klockars about the ever growing Dirty Harry problem in society. This has become a focus of mass media and even a source of profit. The name itself comes from a Hollywood movie staring Clint Eastwood. If you believe the movies then the answer is never, for as long as the bad guy gets what he deserves then the means didn’t matter. But at some point a

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    * Alcatraz Informative Speech Outline General Purpose: To inform the class Specific Purpose: To describe to the audience a brief history of Alcatraz. Thesis: Alcatraz has been a popular social topic because of the mystery that surrounds it and the stories exaggerated in movies and television shows. INTRODUCTION I. If you disobey the rules of society, they send you to prison; if you disobey the rules of the prison, they send you to Alcatraz. II. Alcatraz has been a popular social topic

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    The Western film genre is typically set in a secluded village in the middle of the desert, normally in the American West. The setting includes wooden buildings, tumble weed, cacti, trains, horses and carriages. The storyline for western films is usually the same, namely, a hero travels to a remote village, usually on a horse, and brings peace to the warring villagers. In a traditional Western film the clothing for the hero is usually a white hat, (this is to show purity). The hero would also

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    Mystic River is a crime novel went straight to the bestseller lists on 2001 written by Dennis Lehane. The reproducing film Mystic River by Clint Eastwood also won countless Awards. As Lehane points out in his interview with Linda Richards: “ 50 percent of the reviews has said this is not simply a crime novel.” Which obviously pleased him. The psyches and nature of human are the most fascinating parts in his novel. In the story Dave Boyle was abducted as a child and being molested. He lives under

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    Unforgiven and Stagecoach The film Stagecoach incorporated the expansion of the frontier and the relationship among the Native Americans. The film starts with a wide view of an open valley to show the vast plain and the open frontier, introducing and getting an idea of the setting. The movie was interesting in the sense that it had more social commentary than most films. An article was written by Thomas Myers explaining the film and the unique social commentary of the film Stagecoach by stating,

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    In the first scene of Eastwood’s Sudden Impact, the audience is presented with a scene in which a car is surrounded by thick, dark fog, making the background difficult to make out. If not for the diegetic sound of the crashing waves a few hundred feet below the edge of the near by precipice, the audience would have a lack of sense of location. Already, the scene has an ominous feel to it thanks to the darkness of the scene and the remoteness of the location where nobody is there to witness what is

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    These are two visions of the Western film that has long been a staple of this genre. There are those that see the Western differently and their interpretation is just as intense or thought provoking, even comical. Unforgiven directed and starring Clint Eastwood and Blazing Saddles directed by Mel Brooks are two such films that took the Western to another level and envisioned the wild west in a new light. Their versions still held onto the some of the true Western themes and revered the scenic visions

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