Obesity is an epidemic in America that is continuously becoming worse than it was a few years ago. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 40% of U.S women are obese; also, the prevalence of childhood obesity remains at 17%. Obesity in America has been attributed to many factors. For instance, over consumption of fast food. The fast food industry in America is a vast industry that makes quick, satisfying meals at a very low cost.
According to RHI-Hub.com, Access to healthy and reasonable food can be a challenge for rural residents, unrelatedly of income level. Due to financial factors such as a low capacity of trades, many rural areas lack food shops and could be considered “food deserts.” Which are areas where there is limited availability of fresh, affordable foods. People who shop at rural communities may trust on less expensive and less nutritious options, such as those available at a gas station convenience store, than take a long drive to the grocery store that stocks fresh produce, milk, eggs, and other staples. In this paper I’m going to be talking about the effects of food deserts and how it effects peoples lives, how being in Rural cities such
‘Nowadays, the work of Alfred Hitchcock is admired all over the world’ (Truffaut, 1986, p.9). Although this was stated in 1966 in the original copy it still applies today as Hitchcock’s body of work consists of fifty-three films some of which are worldwide phenomena. Young audiences who consume his films today assume that Alfred Hitchcock’s work has always been at its prime; this however was not always the case, it is only now after his passing that more people are beginning to understand how truly masterful some of his films are but in subjectivity of course as his films cannot please everyone. In 1962, in New York Truffaut was asked the question ‘Why do the critics of cahier du cinema take Hitchcock seriously? He’s rich and successful, but
Throughout “Stories We Tell” there are many questions and uncertainties pertaining the truth behind Sarah Polley’s biological father, and the affairs that her mother Diane may have been involved in. As we get deeper in the story we found out there have been multiple accusations of Diane being with other guys during her unfaithful marriage with Michael. The real question is who is the creator of this documentaries, Sarah Polley’s, biological father and why did Diane hide such a colossal secret from her family? From the dinner table jokes of Sarah being adopted, to the friends views of Diane 's affairs, there should have been more certainty from an earlier time to who her father
We are constantly reminded of the “true meaning” of patriotism, but do any of us know what it really means? America’s founders, the men and women that sacrificed their lives for our future and freedom, the men and women that gave us a reason to be patriotic would think we have lost our ways if they saw us today. It is time to refresh today’s Americans memory. Patriotism is not love for the mere scenery in your country. Patriotism is not trusting your leaders blindly.
The film the Quiet American tells the story of a British journalist, a Vietnamese woman, and an undercover CIA agent in midst of the war between the communist Vietnamese and the imperial French Phillip Noyce, the director of the film, thrust into the spotlight, due to directing several films with high budgets, including Rabbit Proof Fence, which was released at nearly the same time as The Quiet American. Noyce was deemed as “an artist on top of his game” by the Seattle Times movie critic Moira Macdonald. The director has been nominated and has accepted several awards for his directing in Australia. The lead actor in the film Michael Cain, well-known, because he had previously been nominated and won awards for several roles.
A Glimpse Through The Doors The world often finds itself disturbed of the unknown. It’s the tale that has reoccured for centuries, if someone or something is different from the rest of the crowd, then turmoil will ensue. Whether it be protest or ignorance as motivated by fear, sometimes people are not welcomed due to their differences like in reference to Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, he was found to be insane or “different” in the public’s eye. He was considered out there in his methods and even within his last days no one knows what happened to Jim, but throughout his short life he gave the knowledge of his taste in psychedelics and the occult following.
Have you ever wonder to what extent has historical events impacted the film industry and film process? In fact, history has informed the ways in which black women’s sexuality was represented in films during and after the slavery era. Slavery and emancipation are all historical events that influenced the way films are developed. Early depictions of black women were confined to demeaning and stereotypical images where they had no explicit connection between their body and sexuality if portrayed. Anat Pick (2004) claims that the New Queer Cinema has failed to portray “gender-neutral queer” to “adequately acknowledge a lesbian presence” (p. 105).
Racism in American Film Industry: Whitewashing and Discrimination of Asians in Film Racism has been present in American film from its very beginning. In twentieth century yellow face was a way to ‟represent” East Asians in the film. Make up was used to make someone look East Asian, very often as a caricature. Unfortunately, it is still possible to come across yellow face in recent productions. The other problem is the whitewashing of popular Asian characters in Hollywood productions.
Films are the lenses through which one could look at the world and explore the way other people think and see it however, there became a time in which films stopped being just lenses, they became an entire world that is full of mistakes as much as it is full of virtues. New kinds of filmmaking appeared as a response to the works of film production companies, such as Hollywood, and it is called Independent filmmaking. This response aimed to show the gaps Hollywood films contained, and to show that Hollywood movies do not reflect the truth, for as sherry B. Ortner, An American anthropologist and professor at UCLA states “independent producers and filmmakers can get quite angry about what Hollywood films are doing and saying. When they are explicit