James Cameron Essays

  • Examples Of Greed In The Movie Avatar

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    The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron, he won best director, movie and best picture. In 2009 it was one of the highest grossing films that came out due to the fact that it was budgeted at over 237 million dollars. There were many scenarios portrayed in this movie, but the one that caught my attention the most was greed. I want to recount the scenes in avatar that depicts that greed was shown through the use of technology. The Avatar

  • Titanic: The Tragic History Of Titanic

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    this, I really believe that most of people will imagine to the story of luxurious big boat that became one of tragic history. The story of Titanic was revealed pass through the movie ‘Titanic’ which directed by James Cameron, full quality director in Hollywood. It is the movie that James got inspiration from real situation that happened to this boat in 1912. Titanic is the name of white boat which travelled from England to New York City. The characteristics that make Titanic different from other

  • Symbolism In There Will Be Blood

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's film, There will be Blood and is the best film of 2007. This is the best film released in the 21st Century. They are using the tools for oil trade in late 19th and 20th century United States. They are murdered. When they murder their workers and then their blood mix with the oil they exact from the earth. In this film Denial Plainview is an oil man. He is also the miasma that brings death, heartbreak or ruin to everyone. The difficulty of Daniel Plainview that makes him far

  • Movie Essay: The Success Of Rain Man

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    Three hundred fifty four million dollars; that’s much of the most awarded, most successful, and most influential movie of the 1988’s made. The Academy Award winner of 1988, Rain Man, is often considered the best film of that year. Thanks to the director, Barry Levinson, Rain Man has achieved many successes in its production, its success after the film was produced, and achieves success in its own script. Although Rain Man is a meaningful and touching film, it did face plenty of challenges. One

  • The Blind Side Rhetorical Analysis

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    “Honey, you are changing that boy’s life.” A friend of Leigh Anne’s exclaimed. Leigh Anne grinned and said, “No, he’s changing mine.” This exchange of words comes from the film trailer of an award-winning film, The Blind Side, directed by John Lee Hancock, released on November 20th, 2009. This film puts emphasis on a homeless, black teen, Michael Oher, who has had no stability or support in his life thus far. It is not until the Tuohy family adopts Michael, that he begins to realize what he is capable

  • Capitalism A Love Story Analysis

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    The movie, Capitalism: A Love Story is a must-see movie, written, directed by and starring Michael Moore. This is an American documentary film which was widely release to the public in the United States and Canada on October 2, 2009. It is a well- presented and quite interesting movie which had a content of both humor and outrage. Also the director has organized each detail of the film in a good manner which is entertaining. This movie by Moore talks about Capitalism and its effect on the economy

  • Good Bye Lenin Analysis

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    Good bye Lenin! At the 2003 Berlin Film Festival, Good bye Lenin! Was awarded as the Best European Film. The experts say that, this touching film was so fruitful in its introduction that it earned more cash in Germany than the Harry Potter movies did in their first month. The title of the film mirrors the changing political scene of the time, with the authority send-off of Soviet impact and the fall of the Berlin Wall. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a historically huge occasion not ony

  • The Godfather Film Analysis Essay

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    The Godfather (1972) is said to be one of the greatest films ever made. When this movie was released in 1972, it was nominated for Ten Academy Awards and it won three: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was adapted from the book with the same name written by award winning author of mafia fiction, Mario Puzo. This film takes place in a span of ten years following the life of Don Corleone, the head of the Corleone Crime Family. It was a film that changed the history of cinema

  • Impact Of Social Darwinism

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    In England in 1859, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution titled “On the origin of species”, This theory was then taken one step further by a sociologist named Herbert Spencer. Spencer’s theory, titled Social Darwinism, stated that some races were superior to others based on the technology they had developed as well as the countries they had conquered. Social Darwinism further stated that the weaker races would die off as they were less sophisticated and couldn’t adapt to their surroundings

  • Archetypes In The Film Avatar

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    An archetype is a model for common symbols or story pattern seen throughout similar works. For example, that of the “Hero’s Journey”. In James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar, an ex-marine by the name of Jake, finds himself on Pandora after his brother passes away. While there, he takes part in a mission left behind by his brother Tommy, in which he becomes an avatar and tries to earn the trust of the native Na’vi people. Colonel Quaritch tells Jake that he must negotiate with The People and report back

  • Theme Of Greed In Avatar

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    The major thematic concept seen in the movie Avatar is greed. When arguing with Dr. Grace Augustine, Parker Selfridge says, “This is why we're here; unobtanium, because this little gray rock sells for 20 million a kilo. That's the only reason.” Greed was the reason the corporation went to Pandora, . The humans went to Pandora to mine Unobtanium, a valuable mineral that could save the humans from an energy crisis back on Earth. In the movie we can see that the humans are willing to do anything and

  • The Handmaiden Film Analysis

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    Probably one of the most expected films of the year, not only for lovers of Asian cinema, but of cinema, in general. "The Handmaiden" proves that Park Chan-wook is one of the top filmmakers of the era, and that the knowledge he acquired from his time in Hollywood (Stoker) can be wonderfully implemented in Asian aesthetics. The film is already an international success, since it has sold out in 175 countries, beating out the previous sales record of Bong Joon-ho 's English-language sci-fi feature Snowpiercer

  • Christopher Nolan Film Analysis

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    Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most acclaimed and influential filmmakers of the 21st century. The acclaim garnered by his independent films gave Nolan the opportunity to make the mystery drama, The Prestige (2006). He found further popularity and critical success with The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012) and Inception (2010). His ten films have grossed over 4.7 billion U.S. dollars

  • The Submarine Film Analysis

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    At first glimpse, the intro scenes from the film Submarine catch the attention not only because of beautiful cinematography which leads us up to the end of the films but also of an incredibly complementing the emotion of the whole story the language of the film. As Submarine is a wonderfully fascinating and charming film whose plot was adapted from the novel of the same name written by Joe Dunthorne in 2008, it creates an unique feeling of the particular time and place, which is captured there. Even

  • Dumbo The Flying Elephant Analysis

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    In October 1941, Disney introduced Americans to Dumbo, a young, bashful circus elephant ridiculed for his unusually large ears. Made to regain funds lost from Fantasia and Pinocchio, and based upon Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl’s children story, “Dumbo, the Flying Elephant,” Walt Disney’s Dumbo is one of Disney’s shortest animated features running at just under 64 minutes. Throughout the film, Dumbo the elephant faces many challenges stemming from his uniquely large ears, however, with the help

  • Red Riding Hood Rapunzel Analysis

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    In a world of fairy tales, happy endings and justice are always a common sight. Although it ends in good terms, these stories have an ambiguous meaning and are open to different interpretations due to the stories covering contentious aspects such as the portrayal of women. Popular fairy tales all the way from Red Riding Hood to Rapunzel highlight this highly debated topic of how women are portrayed as the weak and vulnerable in order to achieve this “happy ending”. Furthermore, almost all stories

  • Bag Of Bones Stephen King Analysis

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    As Stephen King once said, “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Stephen King, an american horror author, is considered by the masses to be one of the most influential authors of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. With at least 136 works from novels to novellas written, King has left a lasting impact on everyone all around the world. King combined horror with mystery to give readers a story to remember. Kings books not only appear in almost every library, but are shown through movies ranging

  • John Quincannon Analysis

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    John Quincannon is the lead protagonist of the John Quincannon series of detective thrillers by Bill Pronzini. The first novel of the series was Quincannon that introduced former United States Secret Service agent John Frederick Quincannon and his partner Sabina Carpenter that team up to start an investigations business. Pronzini the author was born in California in 1943 and showed early predilection to reading. Some of his favorite novels were the mystery digests and science fiction books that belonged

  • The Destruction Of The Family In Grimm's Cinderella

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    the family, sometimes even oppressed, has to take care of themselves but in the course of the story reaches high self-esteem which leads to a happy ending i.e. marrying a prince or finding a treasure. One of the Grimm’s most popular stories Cinderella, which I will later on analyze in more detail, is the perfect example for a story like that. Oppressed and enslaved by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella has to live a life without love and affection, which changes radically when magic helps

  • To Kill A Hero Analysis

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    “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers fear”(Nelson Mandela). This means that a hero is someone that protects without thinking, even if they are afraid. They put aside their fears for the sake of others. Mandela believed that all people should be equal and he worked towards this goal facing fear even if it meant being punished. Similar to what Nelson Mandela said, in the book, Maus,, by