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

  • 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,

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Research Paper On John Williams

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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

  • Star Wars Episode Iv A New Hope Analysis

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    In Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope directed by George Lucas produced in the United States and released 1977 is an science fiction film that demonstrates the beginning adventure of a young man name Luke Skywalker who plays an important role of maintaining peace in the galaxy. He comes in contact with few friends on his quest to learn the force under a mentor he meets name Obi-Wan and struggles to progress throughout his training due to the antagonist, Darth Vader. Lucas had a goal to make this film

  • Star Wars Episode 4 Summary

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    Thing Findings of within Star Wars: Episode Four The 1977 movie, Star Wars Episode Four: A New Hope begins in space during a battle between good (The Rebels) and evil (The Empire) where a princess named Leia is captured and taken hostage by the Empire, however, before she is taken to protect the Rebels she sends off her loyal droids companions R2-D2 and C-3PO with blueprints of a plan to destroy the Empire's planet-sized ship, the Death Star. R2-D2 and C-3PO land on a nearby planet called Tatooine

  • The Creation Of Star Wars

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    time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” These iconic words have been at the beginning of every single movie in one of the best space fantasy sagas of all time. From the time of its creation to modern day, Star Wars has been loved by millions of people. First I’ll tell you about the creator of Star Wars, George Walton Lucas Jr, who was born on May 14, 1944 in Modesto California. Throughout his childhood, Lucas enjoyed saturday morning classics such as Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, and several others. But

  • Star Wars: The Entertainment Industry

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    Ever since May of 1977, Star Wars has been a major hit in the entertainment industry. The franchise has earned a total of approximately $30.2 billion - that is more than a million dollars per episode. Toys have been a highly lucrative source of profit for the franchise. Star Wars action figures generate an annual profit of approximately $1.5 billion. This profit links back to when Star Wars hit movie theaters in 1978. Movies were expensive so most fans only saw them once. Rather than paying

  • 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

  • Day After Tomorrow Theme

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    Causes and Effects of World Destruction in “The Day After Tomorrow” The Day After Tomorrow, directed by Roland Emmerich, is an acclaimed science fiction catastrophe movie that was released in the year 2004. It is a movie that was loved and appreciated by many people including critics. “Many of the cliches in this movie predate the last Ice Age (Rainer, 2004),” said Peter Rainer who thought that the movie ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ was very informative. This movie received an overwhelming amount of

  • 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

  • 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