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  • Comparison of Ethan Hawke and Kenneth Branagh's Versions of Hamlet

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    Comparison of Ethan Hawke and Kenneth Branagh's Versions of Hamlet Modern day directors use a variety of methods to hold ones interest. Ethan Hawke and Kenneth Branagh’s created versions of Hamlet that shared some similarities, but ultimately had many differences in respects to an audience’s appeal. An appealing movie is one that has an alluring ambiance and an intellectual stimulus. With these two movie versions, a setting and a mood forced an audience to acquire specific emotions, but Ethan Hawke’s

  • Realism in the Movie, Training Day Essay

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    Cranky?s movie rating reads, ?I?ve said to several gang bangers, ?Hey, I heard you talking and thought you were Ethan Hawke,? and they?ve responded, ?Yeah, man, I get that a lot (Mr. Cranky 1).?? Not everyone thought the acting was horrible, because Denzel Washington won an Academy Award for his performance. Without the movie it would be very difficult to imagine someone like Ethan Hawke in an environment like the setting of Training Day. This alone was enough to spoil the realism in the movie.

  • Generation View Of Reality Essay

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    Generation’s View of Reality Ben Stiller’s 1994 film, Reality Bites, portrays the broad based struggles of America’s twentysomethings through a lighthearted glimpse into the lives of the movie’s main characters. Four friends, recently graduated from college, find themselves over-educated and under-employed, a theme reiterated in the lives of many Generation Xers according to critic Marilyn Gardner. She states, “unemployment is higher for those under 25 then it is for the workforce

  • Hamlet And Soliloquies In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

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    interpretations, two movie versions of the speech caught the audience’s attention. The two versions of the soliloquies present the same materials, however, the Kenneth Branagh version, Hamlet is presented as passionate and contemplative, while the Ethan Hawke version focuses on presenting Hamlet in a depressed, suicidal state. In order to successfully present the stark difference, the producers use various elements, including the setting, along with the presentation of the lines and actions by each actor

  • Training Day Ethical Dilemmas

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    Training Day displays multiple ethical dilemmas. The scene takes place in inner city Los Angeles. Denzel Washington plays the character named Alonzo Harris who is a cynical, and self-centered, undercover narcotics agent. Jake Hoyt played by actor Ethan Hawke is a rookie to the department and is motivated to be the best narcotics agent he can be. Hoyt is an honest man full of moral and values. However, in 24-hours he will be faced with a magnitude of ethical decisions and has only the 24-hours to decide

  • Hamlet's Relationship With Ophelia

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    Hamlet's relationship with Ophelia Hamlet and Ophelia's relationship was like a roller coaster because one minute they seemed like they loved each other and the next it seemed like they didn’t . When Ophelia's father found out that Ophelia was talking to Hamlet he warned her to stay away from him because he thought he knew Hamlet and thought that Hamlet would break her heart . Ophelia always honored what ever her father said and so when he told her that ,she listened and obeyed . In Act 1 Scene

  • Tragic Comedy In Hamlet Chekhov

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    of their artistic commitments forms Chekhov’s artistic manifesto. Along the way, Chekhov explores and questions the idea of the “superfluous man” on his own terms. Chekhov’s use of Hamlet is further developed in his final play, The Cherry Orchard. In The Seagull, Chekhov constructs an overarching analogy throughout the play, using specific quotes and contexts to advance his exploration of art and “tragic comedy” in everyday life. The Cherry Orchard is less obviously linked to Hamlet, but its references

  • Film Training Day By Starring Denzel Washington And Ethan Hawke

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    Starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke, the 2001 film Training Day focuses on the portrayal of two Los Angeles Police Department officers.The story begins with Ethan Hawke as Jake Hoyt, a rookie narcotics detective on his first day of assignment. Jake is in a 24 hour period of field evaluation under the reins of a fellow respected and decorated narcotics officer Alonzo Harris, who is portrayed by Denzel Washington. Jake Hoyt is the ideal “white knight of justice”, an individual who is morally

  • Salamanca Short Story Analysis

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    Salamanca’s mother left her, this made Sal feel a dire need to see her mother again. Farah Ahmadi want's to escape her hostile country with her mom. Bailey wants to get back to the person he cherishes. However, Salamanca, Farah, and Bailey went after what was necessary to them. Salamanca’s objective was to get reunited her mother again. She would do anything to see her mother. “Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle known as Sal is traveling from Ohio to Idaho, in search of

  • The Classic Era Of Cars In The 1930's

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    Cars were idolized in the 1930’s, everyone wanted them. When the cars first became popular they weren’t worried about the utility of the car. The style and design was more about elegance and luxury. Everyone wanted their cars to nice, the 1930’s were considered the Classic Era of cars (Cooke). There were so many companies that began making cars back then, many of them are still making cars to this day. Though some companies never made it out of the 1930’s the cars are still around. The cars back