"American Film Actors" Essays and Research Papers

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American Film Actors

Kyle Murdock Period 1/English 11 Ms. Busby 18 February 2013 When the question is asked to cast a film version of the timeless classic Huckleberry Finn, there is no easy answer. Especially when attempting to keep the actors current. But I believe that I have compiled a list of the highest quality, most likely actors to the best of my ability. Chandler Canterbury, Bob Sapp, Zachary Gordon, Christian Bale, Liam Neeson, Susan Sarandon, and Chloe Grace Moretz as Huck Finn, Jim, Buck, Huck’s dad,...

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Review of "American History X"

American History X definitely has the x-factor ‘American History X’ from 1999 is an American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and starring Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. It premiered in USA in the autumn in 1999 and became a huge hit and won several awards including best movie of the year. On the day that his older brother is due to be released from prison, the student Danny Vinyard (Edward Furlong) turns in a paper praising Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ to his Jewish teacher Murray (Elliot Gould)...

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American Character as Depicted in Coming to America Film

 The analysis of American Character as Depicted in Coming to America Film By Art Buchwald Introduction to American Studies Fitri Aningsih 090110101001 Faculty of Letters University of Jember 2012 1. American Characters a. Adventurer An adventure is defined as an exciting or unusual experience; it may also be a bold, usually someone undertaking with an uncertain outcome. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/adventure) A person who enjoys taking risks or someone...

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American Beauty

A True Beauty Sam Mendes’ ‘American Beauty’ is a daring, startling and gut-wrenching film that explores a seemingly typical mid-life crisis of a middle-aged office drone, which quickly turns into an unbelievably dysfunctional dimension of self-discovery. The drone in question is none other than Lester Burnham (played by the terrific Kevin Spacey) - a 42 year old who has reached the lowest point in his unexciting, boxed in, suburban life. However this all changes when Lester meets a friend of his...

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My Favorite Film

My Favorite Film If you're like me a person who like action, then the movie Bad Boys 2 would be one of my highly recommended films to see. Actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence play as two Narcotic Detectives in the big city of Los Angeles. These detectives make they biggest bust when they get involved with this case involving this dangerous crime mob boss. One of the reasons I love this movie so much is because it shows how no matter what our daytime job is we still are sensitive...

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Kick Ass: Film Review

Kick Ass Director: Matthew Vaughan Script: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman Cast: Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë Moretz, Nicolas Cage The film Kick Ass starts of with Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) a geek who wonders why no one has ever tried to become a costumed superhero before.  As his friend Marty (Clark Duke) explains, “Because they would get their asses kicked.”  Marty’s not wrong.  Dave doesn’t heed his pal’s advice, dons a wet suit, wields two batons, creates the alter-ego...

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film journal 1

Film Journal #1 1. How does Hitchcock introduce us to the two principle characters? Where do the scenes take place and how is the camera placed? In the case of Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman), her father’s prison sentence leaves her skeptical of others, yet longing for a new companion in her life. She has a reliance on alcohol to wash her troubles away. R. Devlin’s (Cary Grant) a stranger from the party, a very mystery man. The Party takes place at Miami, FL. The camera pans right across Cary...

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Actors and Actresses of the 50s: Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day.

entertainment business; such as the invention of the teleprompter, TV's first soap opera, "The Little Rascals" TV show, and the "I Love Lucy" TV show. But the most important thing about the entertainment in the 50s was the actors and actresses. Through out the 50s there were hundreds of actors and actresses. To name a few Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando ,Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day...

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Essay on "An American in Paris"

Vicki Hughes Film-140 Essay #2 At What Price Love? Of all human emotions, love is the most revered, but also the most costly. In real life, love often comes with a “price tag” attached; impediments which can include guilt and greed. How do we negotiate the perilous pursuit of love? What guidance does Hollywood provide? An “American in Paris” in spite of being a premier musical of its day, mixed love with the baser element of human endeavor but came out with a 1950’s happy ending. ...

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Film review: "Rent" essay

USC- PR Vanessa Alexandra Activity 8: Film Review "RENT" RENT I was raised all my life in the theater and I have taken lessons of everything that has to do with fine arts. Two of my passions are dance and sing, that is why my interest has been created for musicals. One time I saw this musical for the first time, I knew it has something special, but I was a little girl and I did not realized the meaning. Once I grew up and I could understand what was happening this musical become part...

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