Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Essays

  • Darth Vader: A Tragic Hero

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    “Luke I am your father” (Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back). This is one of if not the most iconic scene in the Star Wars movie franchise. At the time when episodes four, five, and six were the only Star Wars movies out, nobody knew that Darth Vader was Luke Skywalker’s father. Darth Vader was originally Anakin Skywalker. Anakin Skywalker is considered to be one of the most controversial characters because of how he was originally a Jedi who was supposed to bring balance to the force

  • Star Wars A New Hope Science Fiction Analysis

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    Star Wars: A New Hope for Science Fiction A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, science fiction was not the blockbuster budget genre that it is today. In 1978, Star Wars: A New Hope first appeared on the “silver screen,” marking the first installment of what would become a sprawling film franchise. Straight from the mind of George Lucas, Star Wars created a massive universe comprised of diverse characters and lifelike worlds. In the movie, the galaxy is ruled by a totalitarian government called

  • Steven Spielberg: The Most Memorable Director

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    Steven Spielberg is an American director whose had countless top grossing films and captured the attention of American audiences. “Jaws”, “Jurassic Park”, “Saving Private Ryan” and 42 more films have been directed by Spielberg and have been credited with countless awards. Spielberg has worked with award winning actors, used groundbreaking technology, and is even considered to be the father of the New Hollywood Era. As a child Steven would film things like family events and occasions and soon went

  • The Influence Of Buddhism In George Lucas's Star Wars?

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    George Lucas' Star Wars has been an "unprecedented commercial success in the history of cinema and has made a huge cultural impact" (Feichtinger 28). It is a popular franchise and is widely known all over the world. Star Wars plays a major role in influencing the youth and sending a message to everyone, especially the fans. George Lucas said that he wanted to do more than entertain the masses; he wanted to "introduce young Americans to spiritual teachings through 'new myths' for our globalized,

  • Star Wars Argumentative Analysis

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    Most millennials would have watched or heard of Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Star Wars is said to be one of the first films which led to science fiction becoming a blockbuster genre for coming generations. Star Wars references are embedded in the popular mainstream culture such as “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope” and “Do or Do Not. There is no try”. George Lucas, owner of Lucasfilm, is responsible for bringing the world of Star Wars to us. Disney, the 2nd largest media conglomerate

  • Heroic Epic Theory

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    Campbell theory greatly contributes in how the author of “Star Wars” series build the epic saga, of course the theory chosen because of its capability to define the unusual path which define the journey of certain hero who was lacking in certain point or even was a villainous character but then develops into ideal

  • Legend Of Zelda

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    After being delayed for two years, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released a few months ago and the anticipation it got was astronomical. The game trailers promised major changes to the decades old action-adventure series in Breath of the Wild. As of now, the game has received positive reviews from a lot of game journalists/critics. But is the game deserving of the hype and praise it got? To answer that question, the game will be evaluated on two criteria: “Do these major changes in

  • The Five C's Of Cinematic Analysis

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    A book by Mascelli, J. V. called The Five C’s of Cinematography reveals the filming techniques of a motion picture. It is one of the most significant and influential book on filmmaking ever printed and the Five C’s which are Camera angles, Continuity, Cutting, Close-ups and composition; helps readers understand why certain visual or technical choice would trump over others. A Research article called Attention and the Evolution of Hollywood Film by Cutting, J. E., Delong, J. E., & Nothelfer has also

  • Star Wars And The Odyssey Comparison Essay

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    Many people have heard of Star Wars, and The Odyssey, but have they ever thought about how the two are related? The Odyssey an epic poem written by Homer and the scientific movie Star Wars directed by George Lucas, have countless times when the two share things in common. In Star Wars the main character Luke Skywalker meets a mentor, two sidekicks, and comes from an unknown background. In The Odyssey the main character Odysseus meets his mentor, sidekick, and comes from an unknown background. These

  • John Williams Star Wars

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    that, some of his work reached and surpassed your good ol’ epicness level to reach a whole new level. Of those works, the most notoriously known is Star Wars. The Star Wars is an epic space opera franchise that needs no introduction. The movie series has more cult followers than most religions. Beside being the cutting edge of CGI at the time, Star Wars was (is?) a musical phenomena, it is

  • 9/11 True Narrative

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    his birthday party out of all the people he invited. A couple of weeks after his birthday, halloween was up next and it was dress up at school.This year I 'm going to be Boba Fett: not Boba Fett the kid in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, but Boba Fett the man from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back . Mom searched everywhere for the costume but couldn 't find one in my size, so she bought me a Jango Fett costume, since Jango was Boba 's dad and wore the same armor and then painted

  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Avenger Age Of Ultron

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    Furthermore, the image shows usage of all three rhetorical appeal, which is pathos, ethos, and logos. For ethos, the idea that this movie is Marvel movie has a significant impact on attracting the audience because for the past Marvel has made movies that were popular. Also, Marvel lasted for more than five decades, showing that everybody had watched Marvel before and liked Marvel. Also, logos were used in the Avenger Age of Ultron movie poster by showing multiple characters from Marvel in the movie

  • Macaulay Culkin

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    Macaulay Culkin is an American actor who had many roles as a child. He is most famous for his role in Home Alone. Home Alone had boosted his career as an actor, this role had given him the chance to be casted in many more films like My Girl. Culkin had started his acting career around the age of 10 which gave him the chance for a great future. Culkin had started going downhill as he got older and ruined his acting career. Macaulay Culkin was born August 26, 1980 in New York City. He was the Third

  • A Space Odyssey: Movie Analysis

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    Stanley Kubrick has an impressive resume of movies that he has blessed audiences with over the years. From The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut, and Full Metal Jacket, his movies have reached critical acclaim. One film changed the entire outlook for the future of the science fiction genre with Kubrick’s 2001, A Space Odyssey. This space and time thriller left audiences blown away and slightly confused do to story the film illustrated. The themes 2001, A Space Odyssey presents are human evolution and the perils

  • Hollywood On Society Impact

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    The impact of Hollywood on the society Hollywood has been around for many years, beginning in the early 20th century. Throughout the years it has evolved and has become one of the most influential sources of entertainment. Hollywood produces the most influential films in the World. This essay will look at the impact Hollywood has by analyzing the influence of celebrities, immoral values promoted in film, and the effect the industry has on culture. Celebrities who continuously behave in a

  • Seven Samurai Film Analysis

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    Not only Samurai is popular in Japan, it also brings attention from the Western country towards its tradition. Since Seven Samurai (Shicinin no Samurai, 1954), directed by Akira Kurosawa known as the most reputed samurai film directors, became well known to the world, films associated with samurai then continue to appear throughout the visual world until the mid 1970s when it started to fade away. Thereafter, in the 21st century, samurai films slowly reappear in cinemas whereas the character role

  • Film Symbolism In Inception

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    The movie posters mainly serve the needs of the movie makers whose ultimate purpose is to popularize the movie. They occasionally create several posters for the same movie. The two posters this paper analyzes are for a science fiction movie "Inception.” The first poster is a popular movie cliché – a silhouetted loner viewed from behind and placed in the center so that he immediately “grabs” the attention of the audience. Although his face is not visible, we still can assume that he is the main

  • Creed: A Brief Analysis Of Apollo Creed

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    Creed is a spin-off from the ever popular Rocky series. The movie was an underdog trying to punch its way to greatness and would always have the shadow of the great legacy. Creed opened in cinemas 40 years to the day after Rocky released in theatres and gave us the greatest underdog movie of all time. The movie lives up to its rich legacy of its predecessors as it ploughs its own path to greatness. Do not get blindsided by the name, the latest entrant in the franchise is for all intents and purposes

  • 10 Just Heroes Film Analysis

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    John Woo has been setting the standards for the action genre for almost fifty years, additionally introducing to the world scene current world-class stars as Chow Yun Fat and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. His usual motifs, including stylized, smooth characters and the presence of pigeons, and his distinct action style with the frequent use of slow motion, the chaotic fighting, and even the use of two guns at the same time have influenced the majority of the filmmakers of the genre including Hollywood ones

  • Padme Amidala Character Analysis

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    boys thing ” and this included the Star Wars movie series. At first the Star Wars franchise were popularized amongst young teen and adults, which the majority were males. This has started to change gradually with the introduction of a strong traditional female protagonist - Queen Padme Amidala, in the original trilogy, followed up by few female character in the latter movies. Queen Padme Amidala was the very first dominant female character introduced in the Star Wars movie series. She is the elected