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    Raiders of the Lost Ark Analysis We have all heard of Indiana Jones. He is one of Spielberg’s most renowned characters. Raiders of the Lost Ark is what started the legacy of Indiana Jones. In this analysis of Raiders of the Lost Ark, motifs and parallels and other film elements will be made note of. Parallels are very prominent in this film. One parallel occurs when in two separate scenes, one scene with Indiana Jones and the other with Major Arnold Toht, with these men both coming to Marion’s

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    artifacts in the world’s oldest archaeological sites. In this film he is searching for the Ark in order to prevent the Nazis from finding it first. Through action packed scenes, a love interest, and fighting evil Nazis, Jones is able to find the Ark and protect it. The film is very well put together, but in an attempt to tell an exciting story, the realistic side of archaeology is lost. In the film Raiders of the Lost Ark, archaeology is skewed through action, and time, but the ending holds some truth.

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    happened to be the film Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark with the orchestra performing all of the music that is played throughout the duration of the film. Like the previous performance I had attended this performance was once again conducted by the Maestro Jack Everly. The performance would be strictly the songs from the hit movie Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the

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    Based on Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark it is obvious that he most resembles the epic hero, Beowulf. Although Indiana Jones posses the same hero-like characteristics as the other epic heroes; Odysseus, Aeneas, and King Arthur's Knights, he mirrors the motivation of Beowulf. The Greek story Odysseus, is about the epic hero Odysseus and his 10 year journey back to his homeland after the Trojan War. Odysseus and Indiana Jones have some similarities but more differences. Throughout

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    One of director Steven Spielberg’s greatest films, Raiders of the Lost Ark is the quintessential Indiana Jones film. This movie opens in a jungle where protagonist Dr. Indiana “Indy” Jones is revealed as he seeks an ancient relic in a booby-trapped cave. It is this jungle scene at the film’s opening which is perhaps the best example of the director’s ability to hook the viewer for the remainder of the film. During the aforementioned scene, the Nazi forces reveal themselves as the antagonists of the

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    The novel Raiders of the lost ark is written by Campbell Black. This novel is all about adventure. In this novel an archaeology professor Indiana Jones venturing in the jungles of South America in searching for golden statue. There are five characters in this novel: Indiana Jones: Dr. Henry Indiana jones, junior was an American archaeologist who was hired by American government to find Ark of the Covenant. Salah: Salah Muhammad fasial -el-khir was the best digger in Egypt. According to his friend

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    took place, the small-scale alternative to Hollywood’s blockbuster brigade was the independent film. While these two styles of cinema are both powerful, they have many differences as well as similarities. The sensational films Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark led the way for this blockbuster era with clever mixtures of genre entertainment

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    Who is 'The Doctor' in Doctor Who? Television (TV) has a serious role in people's life nowadays because it tries to make their life easier and more informed about the world. There are lots of channels and serials on TV's, and all of them have a different kind of plot.British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has one of the oldest TV series in the world.According to Guinness World Records, ''Doctor Who'' is the longest running science fiction show in the world.In this show, the protagonist ''The Doctor''

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    Being materialistic leads an individual to express an excessive desire to care for and prize an object or idol. While materialistic desires can be beneficial, they can also have negative consequences. In the novel, The Hobbit and the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, materialistic possessions, and desires negatively impact individuals, because it results in negative alterations in behaviour, mentality, and actions of the characters. Their materialistic desires lead the characters in both the novel and

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    The ark of the covenant is one of the most sought after archaeological and religious artifacts of all time. The artifact is an ornate chest made of gold plated wood with two gold angels on the top of it. The ark supposedly contained the tablets that had the ten commandments written on it. No one is sure where the ark of the covenant is or if it is even real. Where is the Ark of the Covenant? Like any other important ancient artifact out there, there is theories and occasionally there is claims that

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    as a composer and conductor of numerous movies are renowned. The movies which he composed is the soundtrack for such: Star Wars, Superman, three episodes of Harry Potter , Jurassic Park , Jaws, E.t. the Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler's List, Raiders of the Lost Ark including many others of the movies soundtrack under the production of Steven Spielberg. John William’s father was a musician. His father is the most importance person to inspire him to take a piano lesson since he was a young age at New

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    Hero's Journey

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    The late 1970’s epitomized a time of national trouble that stemmed from the Vietnam War, the American-Iranian Hostage crisis and domestic economic strife, undermined long-held American cultural principles embodied in heroines such as “superman” as a representation of masculinity, America as the “good guys” and the American Dream. As a result, these Idealistic dreams of were torn out of American hearts and replaced by more practical, logical “modern” principles reflected in the 1980’s which embraced

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    Jurassic Park Analysis

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    After Spielberg made this film he went on to make more hit films such as E.T, The raiders of the lost Ark, Jurassic park I, II, III and Jurassic World plus many others. Because of his success in the world of film Steven Spielberg is the richest director in the world and the most successful director in Hollywood. Steven Spielberg revolutionised

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    In 1984, Spielberg followed up "Raiders" with Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which was a commercial success but did not receive the critical acclaim of its predecessor. As a producer, Spielberg took on many projects in the 1980s, such as The Goonies, and was the brains behind the

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    bad and a waste of time. Occasionally a relatively unknown movie can appeal to audiences in such a way to become a blockbuster. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is a highly recommended movie to watch, with a little mix of Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark, this movie grabs the audience’s attention, has a catchy nostalgic soundtrack and the ability to have a fun time even for those reluctant to see it. This movie immediately grabs the audience’s attention in such a way to bring them to tears

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    For my graphic novel, I choose to do a non-fiction piece on a brief history of film. Choosing this allowed me to get outside of my comfort zone, as well as possibly learn something new in the process. In the graphic novel, I first talk about the very origins of film: what the first motion picture machine was and what the very first “film” looked like and why it was made. Next I look at the films of the early 20th century. They started off very short, as before 1912, it was not common to use multiple

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    Black Gold Case Study

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    flawed. Why? Because it is run by humans. Humans are selfish, inconsiderate, and insatiable. Some of the humans in the industry are so selfish that they will discourage a fair trading system, while other humans' selfishness is the only thing keeping their families alive. Many people want to know what they can do. For most, the popular choice is to only purchase Fair Trade Certified Coffee. I think that's a great plan; however, you need to be educated about what you are buying. For instance, in 2005

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    changes being made to our society were being reflected in our media; due to the fact that Hollywood was still turning out the old "damsel in distress" stereotype for its leading ladies. Which is evident in the movie Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. On the surface this is an action and adventure movie with a fearless hero who will stop at nothing to find treasure and save the one he loves; however, when a deeper look is taken the movie can be seen for what it is, a thrown together concoction

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