Essays Tagged: "Darth Vader"

James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd

around the world know the voice of James Earl Jones. From Star Wars fans listening to the voice of Darth Vader to news junkies who hear a voice that dramatically intones "This is CNN" just before all ...

(11 pages) 109 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Jedism. The religion of Star Wars.

e 'dark side' of the 'force', as did Obi-Wan Kenobi's first pupil, Anakin Skywalker, later known as Darth Vader.The beliefs of Jediism, again, can be compared to classical Taoism. The 'true' Jedi beli ... secuting and then assassinating all of the Jedi Masters he could find. He did this with the help of Darth Vader, one of Obi-Wan Kenobi's pupils who turned to the Dark Side of the force. Palpatine also ...

(6 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Star Wars Trilogy

them there.At this time in an attempt to get the co- ordinates for the Rebel base from the Princess Darth Vader, A leader of the Empire, Destroy Orion with there new space station the Death Star. As L ... tar. While doing this they find Leia and free her. Ben also find his long time student turned evil, Darth Vader, and fights to the death. Vader wins but Ben spirit remains with Luke. The others escape ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Governments in the movie "Star War" vs governments in the home

nating its members. As a result of this the power than fell to asmall group of generals who elected Darth Vader as there leader and second in command muchlike a parliament would. After the first Death ... . After the first Death Star was blown up the emperor took total controlof the government and using Darth Vader as his go between with his generals. As you can seethe Empire had evolved from some what ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Sound, camera shots and mise-en-scene; how they convey the narrative to the audience in the opening sequence of "Star Wars-episode iv, A New Hope"

acters, and expectation that is fulfilled throughout the film (Leia is the princess needing rescue, Vader the "baddie" and Han Solo is the knight and shining armour for example). However, the traditio ... e with the sound of their own raised heartbeat and breathing and intensifying the anticipation.When Vader steps through, only his exaggerated breathing is heard, focusing all our attention on him, mak ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Star wars generic core explanation.

rsus evil, fighting for control of the universe can be seen in the fight between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Luke (good) was trying to stop Darth and the Emperor (evil) from taking over the univer ... the universe.The characters in Star Wars also relate to the Science fiction characters as the evil Darth Vader is an Android, Chewbacca and Jabba the Hutt are aliens, R2D2 and C3P0 are robots, these ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

A biography of George Lucas.

f the rebels Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo as they battle the evil imperial forces of Darth Vader. These films became some the most popular motion pictures in history.Lucas was born in M ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Apply the structuralist theories of Todorov, Barthes, Propp and Levi-Strauss to "Star Wars" or a text of your choice!!

ces. Firstly, there was equilibrium but an event occurred leading to some plans hadbeen stolen, and Darth Vader planning an attack on the empire to pull Princess Lea outof power. This leads a series o ... ound and pulled out of little part of thefilm. Like, the question "Who is Ben Kan Obi?" and "Who is Darth Vader?" Just littlequestions through out the movie, which keeps the audience thinking. The the ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Star Wars: A Modern Epic

Luke and his mentor Obi Wan Kanobe hire Han Solo to take them to a planet, but just as they arrive, Darth Vader blows it up. So, Han, Obi Wan, and Luke try to leave, but are captured by Darth and his ... y of the best parts take place in Death Star. Death Star contains one of the most evil men to live: Darth Vader. The setting of this epic is very epic-like because usually an epic setting is vast in s ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Discuss and evaluate what part Eastern philosophy and religion play in George Lucas's conception of Star Wars?

er reason to Ben for why Luke will fail in his training: He is too angry, too much like his father (Darth Vader), too old, and so on. For anybody who has studied the nature of the Zen monastery in Jap ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Going to a Movie: Archetypes in the "Star Wars" Movie

r path a religion, a force with a will of its own. It can work for or against Luke, as it aids both Darth Vader and his son in their struggles for the galaxy, a common characteristic of paranormal int ... uch archetypes is the quest of finding his true identity, which concludes with the realization that Darth Vader is his father and that Leia appears to be his twin sister. Another is the quest to find ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

George Lucas - What themes does he deal with?, What influence has his personal life had on his work? and What is the significance of his work in today's society?

il that is repeated in George Lucas' films. Another example of evil that is in Lucas' films is Dath Vader and his evil empire in the Star Wars Saga. From Star Wars episode 3 to 6 the evil empire tries ... ion, fight through episodes four to six against the evil empire. Even when Luke finds out that Dath Vader is his father, he still finds the strength to kill his own father for the future of the univer ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Star Wars: A myth, legend, and fairytale.

between good and evil; the force and its dark side. There are good guys (Luke Skywalker), bad guys(Darth Vader), roguish characters(Han Solo), and the pet-like characters(Chewbacca and the droids). T ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How did the Composers communicate their ideas on Changing Self in film 'Secrets and Lies' directed by Mike Leigh, the novel 'Return of the Jedi' by George Lucas

last Jedi Knight alive is the epitome of goodness is a foil for the decidedly evil and destructive Darth Vader, who also happens to be Luke's father. This deliberate contrast of characters works to h ... be Luke's father. This deliberate contrast of characters works to high-light the massive change in Darth Vader when the new Death Star is destroyed, the friends are reunited, the galaxy is freed of t ...

(8 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Phantom Menace Vs Star Wars

lie Portman. But the story, drama, and the weak introduction of Anakin Skywalker, who later becomes Darth Vadar, left a lot to be desired. Also, TPM seemed to be made for a less intelligent audience t ... display much of his personality, but the movie does show off his fighting skills. His fight between Darth Maul is one of the greatest swords fights recorded on film. Solo's fighting skills are somewha ...

(4 pages) 448 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The origins of star wars

s the dark side of the Force much easier and more expedient than the light and becomes a dark Jedi, Darth Vader. He becomes so powerful that his body starts to be eroded by the dark side energies, for ... ng the viability of the universe in which the main characters exist. The secondary characters, like Darth Vader and C3PO though are integral to the story, but for the most part only as symbols of othe ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Transformation Of Luke Skywalker And Darth Vader

In the Star Wars Trilogy, Luke Skywalker and his father Darth Vader go through many changes and come out with a total transformation in Episode IV. These ch ... er transformation and he knows he must face his father, the enemy, to bring the Empire down. Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith, was ruthless and unforgiving even to his son.Throughout Episodes ... ens his heart and saves Luke from death. By doing this he is killed and the Empire is brought down. Darth Vader's transformation is proven to be the biggest change in the trilogy and saves the galaxy.

(1 pages) 2906 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Star Wars

o successfully rescue Princess Leah, Luke must first confront death in some way. If able to conquer Darth Vader, Luke will have faced death in some sort of way.As the climax continues, Luke undergoes ... ndergoes a series of tests to prove he is a worthy Jedi Knight. Luke Skywalker successfully defeats Darth Vader and the Imperial Force, with a little help from Han Solo, and finally feels the force wi ...

(1 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The movie, Star Wars is not as difficult to decipher

lker, the hero in Star Wars, traveled to unknown places in space rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. Luke made it home safely with the princess. A hero in a myth is required to make it hom ... that helped him with his tasks. Luke's men helped him to get passed various guards and to fight off Darth Vador. In the end, it is easy to see the similarities that Star Wars and a typical heroic myth ...

(2 pages) 1349 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology