Don LaFontaine

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  • Comparing Film Trailers of Mission Impossible Two and Gladiator

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    Comparing Film Trailers of Mission Impossible Two and Gladiator In the essay I will compare and analyse the two film trailers I have been studying, ‘Mission Impossible 2’ and ‘Gladiator’. I will analyse and compare the different techniques used. These techniques are; Use of characters, lighting and colour, camera shots and angles, sound and music and editing and framing. In doing this I will be able to show how effective each trailer is in attracting an audience. Film

  • Analyzing Film Trailers and Film Posters Essays

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    Analyzing Film Trailers and Film Posters Film posters come in a wide range of styles. Most have appealing pictures or slogans that appeal to a particular audience and some just try to appeal to everyone. They all have something in common. Anchorage and eye catching devices, some even have alliteration. You can find them almost everywhere like cinemas, town centres, bus shelters, on the sides of busses, magazines and on the internet. They are all trying to do one thing

  • Fragile Dream

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    Fragile Dream is a Nintendo Wii Japanese role play game created by Kentarou Kawashima. It is a beautiful game that deals with the loneliness of the main character Seto. Seto is an apocalyptic world, where he tries to find survivors of this catastrophic earthquake. He is told by his grandfather that there are survivors at this red tower. Does he find those survivors or is he just wasting his time and life to find people that are not alive? What does this video game offer to the video game industry

  • The Characteristics Of Don Giovanni

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    There was a man of greatness, a figure of admiration and respect to the entire neighborhood. He referred to himself as, Don Giovanni, a man among men… and to him men were the superior lot. People flocked to him; men, women, children, seeking his presence and a mere gesture of attention. His was a life to envy. The “Don’s” appearance was as powerful as his presence. Hair as dark as night and naturally groomed with minimal effort, He swaggered through the streets radiating confidence. Step by step

  • Phantom of the Opera Review

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    Phantom of the Opera is the longest running musical to date and has become one of the most beloved and well known musicals on Broadway. The musical was inspired and loosely based on the characters and the story of the book Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. This CD is the original London cast which means that this recording is with the first cast that ever preformed the musical with the actors that created the parts. The musical was written and composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber who is one of the

  • Don DeLillo's White Noise novel and Malcolm Gladwell's Big and Bad article

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    Don DeLillo’s novel, White Noise revolves around the life of Jack, a Hitler Studies scholar at College-on-the-Hill. The characters within the novel all want to involve themselves with the events in an industrial American society. Jack and his fourth spouse, Babette are characterized by their love, fear of loss of life, and four seemingly civilized children. The family seeks to live in a society where the consumerism culture is highly influenced by media and companies. The characters’ consumerism

  • Review on the Movie Crash

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    Crash is a film of collisions: vehicles, personalities, attitudes, stereotypes, conventions, and ultimately audience expectations. “We crash into each other, just so we can feel something,” Don Cheadle murmurs contemplatively in a clunky opening-scene thesis statement that nevertheless sums up the film’s approach as well as its premise. Writer–director Paul Haggis definitely wants you to feel something, and spends the rest of the film doing

  • Fear, Loathing, By Hunter S. Thompson 's Novel, Fear And Loathing

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    The American Dream is the phrase and trademark of American society today that many hope to achieve in some point in their lives. In Hunter S. Thompson’s novel, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, readers follow Thompson depicted as Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo in hoping to find the American Dream. It uses Gonzo Journalism, a style that is an adaption of Picaresque narrative to document his drug-induced experiences traveling through 1970’s Las Vegas. The Picaresque novels are composed of first-person

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 's Overture

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s overture to The Marriage of Figaro brings together all the components and styles of the classical period. With it being an overture, it sets the mood and allows people to get ready for the opera they are about to watch. Mozart was one of the greatest composers to ever resonate from the classical period and his music is still studied and played worldwide today. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756 in Salzburg. (Kem) Recognized for his works at an extremely young age

  • Themes in White Noise by Don DeLillo Essay

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    happenings; it is a ceaseless flow of seductive trivialities which invoke neither reflection, nor choice but instant participation.” (Oakeshott) The idea of the lacking of realness is one of the major themes carried out throughout the novel White Noise by Don DeLillo, especially through the device of the television. “For most people there are only two places in the world. Where they live and their TV set. If a thing happens on television, we have every right to find it fascinating, whatever it is.”

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