THX 1138

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  • Foreshadowing The Dystopic Future Of Today Essay

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    school, he wrote and directed the film THX 1138 in 1971, Lucas’s first real film work. THX 1138 takes place in the dystopian future where the government closely controls every aspect of life, both at home and at work, through the use of city wide mandatory medication and through an overbearing police force. Everyone in the film performs a specific task in the society with no deviation from the status quo. While the story may seem abstract or unreal, THX 1138 predicted the future of the United States

  • George Lucas 's The New Hollywood

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    Lucas soon transferred to University of Southern California film making school. While attending the school he produced a short futuristic Sci-fi film called Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB and soon became very close with Francis Ford Coppola, whom had an active interest in releasing new filmmaking talent. Warner Brothers were convinced by Coppola to make a feature length version of the film. Lucas was intimidated by failure of

  • Monuments And Masculinity In Roland Emmerich's Independence Day

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    Monuments and Masculinity Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day (1996) mirrors the ideology of a sci-fi film outlined by Susan Sontag in the Imagination of Disaster so closely that it borders on a lack of creativity. That is what qualifies this film as a ‘revival’ of the sci-fi genre following revisionist works like Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). This film, among other things, believes that femininity in leadership will lead to disaster on the political stage and that personal

  • George Lucas And Movies: No Future? Essay

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    future world seem to have the common theme that technology will play a big part in the development of the future. The development of technology will lead to the advances that will take the world into the next century and beyond. George Lucas' film THX 1138 and Robert

  • Research Paper On George Lucas

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    George Lucas is most known for creating the famous Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies. He was born on May 14, 1944 in Modesto, California. His full name is George Walton Lucas Jr. His father’s name is George Walton Lucas Sr., and his mother’s name is Dorothy Ellinore Bomberger. George Lucas’ wife was Marcia Lou Griffin (Lucas) from 1969-1983. He had a long term relationship with Linda Ronstadt. Currently, his wife is Mellody Hobson. Lucas adopted Amanda Lucas, Katie Lucas, and Jett Lucas. Lucas and

  • Dystopian Film THX1138

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    emphasising contextual values such as identity is futile when faced against suppressive civilisation, and thus such dominant society where exploitation prevails. THX1138 display elements of a dystopian classic that assist Lucas in exploring protagonist THX 1138 internal thoughts

  • George Lucas 'A Brief Analysis Of The Film Star Wars'

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    Other than his most known movie series, “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones”, Two of his other movies he filmed were “American Graffiti” (in 1973) and “THX 1138” (in 1971). According to the “I am George

  • George Lucas: The Most Influential Figure Within The Show Business

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    These experimental films would lead to his huge films like Star Wars in 1977. The first business he co-founded was America Zoetrope. His first full-length film was THX 1138. George Lucas is most famous for the Star Wars saga and Indiana Jones. He is also known for contributing to the children’s show known as Phineas and Ferb. He wrote for the cartoon continuation of Star Wars, Clone Wars. George Lucas sold LucasFilms

  • Fahrenheit 451: The Future is Now Essay

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    Truffaut’s treatment of the Nazi regime in comparison to the firemen in his film shows the type of government he desired to depict, one that “succinctly and successfully institutionalized mass schizophrenia,” a government founded on the “murderous ideologies” of “Communism and Nazism” (Gonzalez 1), a totalitarian society mirroring the world in Bradbury’s novel among other dystopian novels of the time. His society fits the idea of totalitarianism in the fact that it is a “form of government that theoretically

  • Analysis Of Star Wars : A New Hope

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    Upon its release, Star Wars: A New Hope, had an immediate impact on society and aspects of this film are still embedded into popular culture today. This film is considered to be the pioneer of visual effects. These new-found visuals led the public to believe it was the inspiration for the United States Department of Defense to create a missile protection system during the Cold War. May 25th, 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope, was released in 32 cinemas, accumulating $307,263,857 within its initial