Raging Bull Essays

  • Cinematography In Raging Bull

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    The film “Raging Bull” made in 1980 by Martin Scorsese was based on a self destructive, highly emotional boxer named Jake La Motta as he battles through life. As his fierce attitude and violent temper takes him to the top of ring it ruins his family and life outside of boxing. Throughout the film we discussed the importance of the cinematography through out the film and why it played such an important role in developing “Raging bull”. Also the theme of anger and violence is displayed throughout

  • Narration In Raging Bull

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    restricted narration involves the viewer intimately with only one character. Often, this is used to extract more empathy from the audience, especially if the character at hand would be disliked otherwise. For instance, in Martin Scorsese’s film, Raging Bull, the main character, Jake LaMotta, is an aggressive Italian boxer. As a clearly flawed character, he makes some poor decisions but since Scorsese puts the audience into his mindset, then the viewer can at least understand the motives behind LaMotta’s

  • Raging Bull Analysis

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    In the film Raging Bull, the main character Jake LaMotta goes through a long and grueling conflict with himself in the search for sanity. The victories and titles that he spends his whole life searching after wind up ruining his life and destroying the relationships he cherished the most. The problem that Jake faces the most is his lack of humility and his personified arrogance, also known as hubris. As Jake’s life and career progress, his inability to control this hubris lead him to rock bottom

  • The Goodfellas Film Analysis

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    Alex Tennenbaum Intro to Cinema The Goodfellas 5/2/17 The goodfellas is a movie directed by Martin Scorsese based upon the true events of Nicholas Pileggis 1985 best-selling book, “Wiseguy.” An American crime classic this film takes place over the course over a 30 year period, filled with violent passion. It posses a witty virtuoso style that Scorcese built his famed reputation on with previous crime dramas such as mean streets. After reading Wiseguy for the first time, Scorsese immediatley contacted

  • Essay On Nick Carraway In The Great Gatsby

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    The character, Nick Carraway would be portrayed by Timothee Chalamet. Timothee Chalamet is an American actor. He began his career in short films, but he has been getting more exposure especially from the recent Oscars. I believe Timothee would play this role best , because he is so transparent and non judgemental in real life. He is quite young, so he would be very committed and focused on being the best Nick possible. From the films that I have seen with Timothee in them have been absolutely exceptional

  • Holden Caulfield A Good Friend Analysis

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    I believe a good friend is someone who is honest, non-judgemental, and empathetic. So, would Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger, qualify as a good friend? In some ways he would be a good friend, in some ways he would not. Holden Caulfield is a rebellious teenager, who doesn’t live a stable life. He is judgemental, dishonest, and apathetic. Although at times he can be kind and caring. Overall, Holden Caulfield would not make a good friend. Firstly, Caulfield

  • Jazzonia Poem Analysis

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    The final poem of significance is Jazzonia, in which Hughes experiments with literary form to transform the act of listening to jazz into an ahistorical and biblical act. Neglecting form, it is easy to interpret the poem shallowly as a simple depiction of a night-out in a cabaret with jazz whipping people into a jovial frenzy of singing and dancing. But, the poem possesses more depth, when you immerse yourself in the literary form. The first aspect of form to interrogate is the couplet Hughes thrice

  • The Titanic Love Story Essay

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    The Titanic is more than just a love story. It’s about two people who come from extremely different worlds and come together. It’s also about a young woman who breaks free and becomes who she was really meant to be. It takes you on an epic journey back to the year 1912. The Titanic is a wonderful love story, but much more lies behind the scenes in the depths of the movie. The Titanic is a fictional story loosely based on a historical event. So how accurate is the move? The director James Cameron

  • Changeling Film Analysis

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    Changeling is a 2008 film based on an old American crime story called the “Wineville Chicken Coop Murders,” directed by auteur director, Clint Eastwood. In the film, Angelina Jolie plays the main role of 1920s single mother, Christine Collins, who relentlessly pursues the search of her son, once he is discovered to be missing. Reinterpreting the true story, Eastwood takes the audience of the film on the search with Mrs. Collins, steering her to unfold the true corruption and abusive authority of

  • Critique Of The Movie 'Awakenings'

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    Kent Alphard Abrod Ms.Peggy Anne Elmira Lunar Movie Critique of “Awakenings” Awakenings is the most emotionally moving film I have ever seen. It delves deeply into one of the worst human fears, losing the ability to move and function, but it's never forced or manipulative, and there's no heavy-handed message or moral. The cunning director who made the film was Penny Marshall. It was made in the date December 22

  • The Quiet American Film Analysis

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    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

  • Essay On Coulrophobia

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    Coulrophobia Perhaps you are born uncomfortable by clowns which is something kind of impossible, or maybe a friend or a family member expressed fright when encountering a clown entertainer at a child’s birthday party, or even seeing someone crying in front of a smiling clown trying to give a flower chapped balloon meaning n harm to that person. As ridiculous as the situation may sound, the fearful emotions are all too real. This is coulrophobia. Well to me I have experienced an awful event with clowns

  • The Iliad Analysis

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    Saeed 1 Saeed Al Khoory Mrs. Jihan Al Mouallem English Literature and Arts 21 October 2014 The Iliad Theme Analysis The Iliad begins when the Trojan War had already begun and was in progress. It focuses on the events that took place in the ninth year of the Trojan War. In the first line of the book, one of the most constant and epic themes established is ‘Rage’ which is mainly driven by ‘Pride’. In this first line, the theme of rage established is the rage of Achilles. However, in the book

  • I Hate Bulls Narrative

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    Spain a couple of children are playing in the street. They accidentally walk into a bull run track. Louie the leader said “You know what? I am going to the bull run.” Champ said “You know only the athletic can enter.” Louie sneered “Come on chumps. Let’s do it. Louie The Leader is what they will remember. ” They unknowingly play on the fence of the bull run track. Dasher scoffed at the idea, and said “I hate bulls. The only way I like them is boil them, mash them or put them in a stew like potatoes

  • Wilton Norman Chamberlain's Greatest Basketball Player

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    The sport of basketball is played throughout the world in every country, with many having dreams to become the very best. Wilton Norman Chamberlain was a professional basketball player who was born August 8, 1936, and grew up in a small town in Philadelphia. He was a professional National Basketball Association player for the team know as, at the time, the Philadelphia Warriors (now known as the Philadelphia 76ers). Wilt Chamberlain is not only arguably the best player in the world, but he has the

  • Kobe Bryant Compare And Contrast Essay

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    Two of the greatest players to ever step on a basketball court, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. When thinking of greatness in the realm of basketball, these two definitely come to mind. They revolutionized the game and brought a standard to be met- Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. These two players were very similar in many ways. The moves they made were the exact same from the fade away jump shot, to the way they dunked the ball. It was all identical but not the same(P//5). They both managed to have

  • Personal Narrative: My Basketball Life

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    crowd, Jordan pulled off the win thanks to an iconic free-throw-line dunk on his last attempt.” (para. 13) This 1988 dunk contest was an important moment for Jordan due to the emotions he had coming to it with Wilkins. This move is now his pose in the Bulls Stadium. I agree that he was a more famous due to this task other than the shooting ability or the steals. This move is in my opinion the reason Jordan got more eyes on him especially from the leaning ball

  • How Does Basketball Influenced Your Life

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    the channels. I stopped and decided to click on the Bulls vs Heat game. It was the start of the second quarter, the score was 22-24 with the Heat leading. I remember watching the Bulls’ starting point guard, Derrick Rose play. I was so amazed and moved by the way he played basketball. He was cutting through the defense and scoring the basketball from a variety of angles. Rose made difficult moves in basketball look effortless. Despite the Bulls losing a close game, I was an instant fan of the team

  • 'Gatorade Ad Analysis: Be Like Mike'

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    In late summer of 1991, Gatorade ran an advertisement featuring a then 29 year old future Hall of Fame NBA player, Michael Jordan. It just aired right after he just won his first of six total NBA Championships. This ad was going to feature the first official athlete to be in a Gatorade ad. The ad’s focus was to young adults who are dreaming big, and want to become this great athlete along with being a great person. That is what Gatorade wanted to convey in this ad. They wanted to show that Michael

  • Similes And Imagery In Edward Hirsch's Fast Break

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    “Fast Break” written by Edward Hirsch is about men who love basketball. In the poem, Hirsch uses similes and imagery to describe the excitement the players have for the game. The author uses imagery throughout the poem to help you understand how the game was played. “Gathering the orange leather from the air like a cherished possession,” (lines 5-6) simply shows the love he has for this sport. Cherished possessions are things we hold dear to our heart. The player was overwhelmed with excitement