Ellen Ripley

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  • Essay on The Representation of Women in Some Like It Hot and Alien 3

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    Monroe starts in the comedy as Sugar Cane who is a very feminine musician. 'Alien 3' on the other hand was made 40 years after and is a sci-fi horror. Sigourney Weaver is the star of the film and plays the character Lt. Ripley. Unlike Sugar Cane, Lt. Ripley is a very tough and manly character. 'Some Like It Hot' is about two musicians. They witness a massacre and try to

  • Analysis Of Aliens By James Cameron

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    is trying to develop an atmosphere on. The investigation soon turns into a fight for survival and escape, as the colony has been overrun by aliens and is now their breeding grounds. Ellen Ripley, who is played by Sigourney Weaver, is the advisor to the expedition, but quickly becomes the group’s anointed leader. Ripley was recovered by a team, who found her in a state of hibernation, after she had to blow up her ship, because an alien got on board and killed her entire crew. She had been adrift for

  • The Importance Of The Hollywood Star System

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    There is no doubt that Hollywood is an industry based on selling movies and what sells movies better than the marketing of a Hollywood star. An actor or actress can not only make movies successful, but in addition their images are also profitable. The Hollywood Star System has been very profitable for Hollywood and contributed to saving Hollywood in the late 1920s and 1930s when studios found it financially hard to survive. Once Hollywood realized their star’s had financial power there was no stopping

  • Examples Of Psychoanalysis In Alien

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    the differences between Ripley and Dallas as the protagonist. In the iconic chestburster scene the crew are seated peacefully as they prepare to return to stasis, however this peace is disturbed when Kane convulses and a chestburster bursts out of him. Only the male characters are active in this scene: Parker and Dallas initially comfort and hold Kane down, Brett holds Kane’s legs down, and Ash runs from the other side (farther aways then Ripley and Lambert) to help. Ripley and Lambert initially reach

  • Alien Organicity In Alien

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    connotation in Alien, the instances in which they are beautiful teaches us to embrace the abject. The moments of beauty found in organicity offers viewers an opportunity to change their perception of the abject. Towards the end of the movie, when Ripley thought she was alone on the shuttle, she began taking off her clothes. However, when she was surprised by the presence of the alien, she carefully slipped into a spacesuit. The smooth texture and warm color of her skin are shown slowly and clearly

  • The Perfect Utopia By George Ripley And His Wife

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    strong believers in this movement were George Ripley and his wife, Sophia Willard Dana Ripley. The Ripley’s decided to create what they believed to be a utopia in Western Roxbury, or modern day Boston (Smith). They named this community The Brook Farm Institute for Agriculture and Education, or Brook Farm. Brook Farm was one of the countless experiments trying to create a utopian society in the United States around the time of 1830 (Gordon). George Ripley was a member of the Transcendental Club. This

  • Analysis Of Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Catch Me If You Can And V For Vendetta

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    My chosen particular aspect that I have analyzed to be found to have significant connections between my four chosen texts is identity. I have perceived this theme of identity through four different films of Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Catch Me If You Can and V for Vendetta. Through these films I have formed three questions off of my theme identity analyzed: What was the effect of identity on the people around the protagonist what drove the protagonists to obtain a new identity? What was identity’s

  • The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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    our aspirations, real. Therefore it is the nature of life to live through reality and to dream. It is fitting, then, that many texts have been composed based on ‘Dreams and Reality’. ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Great Expectations’, ‘the talented Mr. Ripley’, and ‘Cat’s in the Cradle’ are some such texts. We all need to have dreams and goals, they give us purpose. This is evident in the

  • Ellen Degeneres : The Life Of The Life For People's Life

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    Ellen Degeneres once stated, “Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find the truth, live that truth and everything else will come.” Despite her sexuality differences from others, Ellen makes it possible for people who live with differences to be one that they desire to be. She does not believe that race, religion, nor sexuality affects a person. She believes in freedom and equal rights for everyone. Ellen also demonstrates many leadership qualities

  • Essay on Nicki Minaj's Negative Influence on Your Children

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    old brother… very strict. Every now and then I feel like I gotta censor it but censoring it too much I wouldn’t be Nicki Minaj. I think a part of what they like is I’m the naughty girl.” Ellen DeGeneres invited an 8 year-old YouTube star Grace Brownlee and her younger cousin to the Ellen show. Ellen wanted to surprise them with their idol Nicki Minaj on stage. When Sophia and younger cousin met Nicki they started singing one of Nicki’s top hits “Super Bass” generating more than 8-million