Danny Aiello

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  • Analysis Of Leon The Professional

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    Leon: The Professional (1994) Leon: the Professional is considered to be one of the best action films of the 1990s. The film is set in modern day New York and features Jean Reno as Leon, a professional hitman, and twelve-year-old Natalie Portman as Mathilda, a neighbor of Leon in an apartment complex. The film is, despite the tremendous age gap of the two characters, is a rather sensitive love story. A film that is about people who have seen sights most people would never want to see, but need

  • Essay on Marcus Luttrell: IB Learner Profile

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    Marcus Luttrell is the hero that brought hope back to all SEAL/S members. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006 by President Bush. While fighting for our country, his whole SEAL/S team was killed right before his eyes. Missing in action for five days, he was badly hurt and was cared for by the Pashtuns. Marcus displays a variety of the IB Learner Profile such as; caring, knowledgeable, and principled. Being a caring person is one of the many traits that SEAL/S members must possess

  • The Importance Of Race In The Film 'Slumdog Millionaire'

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    in your life feel completely unashamed of who they are” (Killermann). As times change and our society continues to evolve, the importance of human rights and acceptance are constantly emphasized. Through the movie, “Slumdog Millionaire” directed by Danny Boyle I learned about discrimination relating to social class. Additionally, in the song, “Small Town Boy” by Bronski Beat, I learned about how gay individuals may be judged by society. Through further analyzing and exploring these texts, I could seek

  • Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, And Corpse Bride

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    Tim Burton, producer, animator, and director, most commonly associated with his darker horror and fantasy films, uses a array of cinematic techniques to display a message to viewers and keep them more engaged in the storyline. After a thorough analyzation of three classic Burton films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, and Corpse Bride, one can come to the realization the Burton uses two techniques very effectively throughout each picture. These two techniques are, Music/Sound

  • Pros And Cons Of Tipping

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    Tipping, also called gratuity, is ingrained in American culture. The original meaning is said “To Insure Promptitude.” The history of tipping began from England, but now it is essentially unnecessary in England. After the Civil War, newly rich Americans visited Europe and knew genteel rules, tips. However, as tipping became widespread in the U.S., people found tipping to be antithetical to democracy and American ideals of equality. A New York Times editor grumbled, “once tipping got to hold in the

  • Film Analysis: The Film Matilda

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    The film ‘Matilda’ directed by Danny DeVito was released in the year 1996 on the second of August. Danny DeVito illustrates Agatha Trunchbull in an evil and malicious way through the music used which is usually eerie and loud and her appearance which is quite unflattering and unapproachable. The camera angles used which were generally at a low angle also make Ms Trunchbull appear larger and more intimidating. Firstly, Ms Trunchbull is shown to be an evil and malicious character through her negative

  • Millions Danny Hales Essay

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    In the film, Millions, directed by Danny Boyle, a compelling character who intrigues me is the antagonistic Anthony Cunningham. I find his complex character interesting as he is still grieving for his mother’s tragic death whilst managing to use her death to his advantage. Also, his way of thinking and dealing with the money is very different to from many other kids his age would do. His way of thinking has a powerful awareness of right from wrong - but throughout the movie he gets it jumbled up

  • Short Story: Phantom

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    “No,” Wes said, “I was talking about how you're a ghost.” “Oh, that. I don't know,” Danny looked in the mirror, “pretty sure I look human.” “Looks are deceiving. I mean, if not for all the glowy stuff, Phantom looks human, even though he's not.” “But I'm not him,” Danny said slowly. “But you are.” Danny sighed, “Look, Wes, you're a good guy, I can tell. But you need to let this go. If there's something going on in your life that's pressured you into this obsession or something, you can always

  • The Blade Artist Essay

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    Irvine Welsh’s latest novel The Blade Artist (released this year) was a novel that caught my eye while I was looking along the shelves of my local library. The Blade Artist is a crime and thriller novel that keeps you guessing until the end. Frank Begbie’s first son, Sean Begbie is found dead in his hometown Leith and he makes it his mission to find the killer. He also encounters some old friends and enemies from before he basically changed his whole identity which is now an artist from Los Angeles

  • Psychological Disorder

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    Psych. 110 Mental Illness Psychological disorder, also known as a mental disorder, is a pattern of behavioral or psychological symptoms that impact multiple life areas and/or create distress for the person experiencing these symptoms (Cherry Kendra). Films could be used as a medium for teaching anyone about psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, counseling, and even literature. Or media studies about mental illness and psychopathology (Movies and Mental). As such, I had watched a psychological