Essays Tagged: "Movie theater"

Steven Spielberg

Steven SpielbergAs a kid in Phoenix, Steven Spielberg charged admission to his home movies while his sister sold popcorn. Although Spielberg excelled at making movies he was not a good ... s he was not a good student. He hated school and was one of the most unathletic students there. His movie making career began at the age of twelve when his father bought a movie camera that Spielberg ... ith script and actors, when he was thirteen, and a year later he won a prize for a forty minute war movie titled Escape to Nowhere. At the age of sixteen, his 140-minute production, Firelight, was sho ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Pornography

declined in America today. The immoral life can be seen allaround us. We see it in drugs, alcohol, movies, magazines, gangs, teenage pregnancy,pre-marital sex, and society as a whole. A person can wa ... can walk into almost any conveniencestore and purchase a magazine depicting naked women. Videos and movies with graphicsex scenes can be rented or watched in any movie theater. They have become moreco ...

(5 pages) 161 1 2.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Casino

I was outside the movie theater waiting for my usually late friend Ryan to meet me there. I noticed two guys and a gir ... r. Finally Ryan arrived and we decided to see 'Casino' a story about the mob in Las Vegas.After the movie we walked out and sat on Ryan's car to have a cigarette while we imitated the gangsters from t ... tte while we imitated the gangsters from the movie. I noticed one of the guys I had seen before the movie over by my car urinating on the bumper. Being in the mood that I was from the movie I confront ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Suicide in Chinatown

a normal afternoon in Chinatown. Everybody was really interested in Silvester Stalone's new action movie that was being played for the first time this weekend.Delta Force was the movie. Stalone was a ... all these complaints the public opinion was discussing the possibility of cut of some parts of the movie or even stop playing it.During the 8:00pm movie session, one fact worked to decide quickly the ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How free is too free? Speaks of government censorship, private-sector censorship, freedom of speech

nic lyrics of Montley Crue and Marilyn Manson to the sexually explicit graphical content of today's movies, the issue is how much society is going to permit and where we, as a society, should we draw ... has always been considered a right, but that doesn't mean that you can shout, 'Fire!' in a crowded movie theater. The real question is whether such material is harmful or dangerous to our society.Man ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Steven Spielberg

Steven SpielbergAs a kid in Phoenix, Steven Spielberg charged admission to his home movies while his sister sold popcorn. Although Spielberg excelled at making movies he was not a good ... s he was not a good student. He hated school and was one of the most unathletic students there. His movie making career began at the age of twelve when his father bought a movie camera that Spielberg ... ith script and actors, when he was thirteen, and a year later he won a prize for a forty minute war movie titled Escape to Nowhere. At the age of sixteen, his 140-minute production, Firelight, was sho ...

(3 pages) 77 2 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

A review of the Movie the Majestic!

for his lost son. While Peter struggles for memories, he helps his "father" reopen The Majestic, a movie theater that he once ran. Harry Tremble dies just as Peter begins to regain memories of his "o ... it was a bit unbelievable. The ending outcome seemed unreal to me. It just reminded me of a Disney movie with a happy ending. I thought that Peter would definitely be thrown into jail, but instead he ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.5 Dec/2002

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

Into the mind of a serial killer.

enter the local Barnes and Noble and find a book about a serial killer. It isn't hard to go to the movie theater and see a film based on a serial killer. It isn't hard to turn on the television and f ... imilar plot. They have been so successful that two of the three have been turned into high grossing movies. The first book of the set was called Red Dragon. In this novel, Harris was able to create a ...

(9 pages) 185 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Short Review of Santa Clause 2.

cheeked, white bearded, magical man quite enjoyable. This is why I decided to make the trip to the movie theater for his new movie, Santa Clause 2. Although he was reprising his role as the jolly old ... fellow, the movie lacked the magical qualities of the first one.The story line was passable but the movie was missing the special affects that I came to expect after watching The Santa Clause. The bas ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2003

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

Question: Write a contemperary short story set in present day urban or rural Australia. The central character should be female, a victim of fate, circumstances or another betrayl.

in farming. Seriously what 17 year old boy wants to work on a farm in the middle of whoop whoop, no movie theater, no mobile reception no chic's what sort of a harsh world is this?"Gilly did I forget ...

(7 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Sleep Deprivation

ss of sleep because many teenagers get night shifts especially during school. One friend works at a movie theater, they gave him the night shift all through school, and he kept sleeping in class and g ... at night has become watching television. Many times in the flipping of channels one comes across a movie they have not seen in a while. They stay up watching the movie and go to bed a couple hours la ...

(2 pages) 64 0 1.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Movie Review: Sin City

se masterpieces that won't fully be appreciated unless one sees it in its natural environment - the movie theater.Here's the scenario: Basin City is a dark world in which law and evil coexist in a bat ... t and ooze across its streets, and alleyways, careening aside the edge between hero and villain.The movie is really about three separate tales, all which take place in a city built on corruption, gree ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

Media Creating a Violent Generation.

o, in theaters, and on TV. There was very little violence in the media. For example, if there was a movie playing in the movie theater or on TV, the violence would take place off screen, there was har ... nsorship and has allowed the media to portray a lot of violence more avidly. If kids grew up seeing movies involving violence or even a six year old boy sit in front of the TV playing a game for four ...

(10 pages) 86 2 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Subliminal Advertisement Case Study

Packard published "The Hidden Persuaders". Claiming results from a research project performed in a movie theater, Packard stated that by inserting subliminal messages into frames of the films, sales ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War"

For my first peace paper I went to the Ritz East movie theater on September 30th to watch the movie "Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War." ... hatred and claiming that it is all lies and speculation, and even some left the theater before the movie was finished. I continually saw and heard people becoming uneasy and shaking their heads in di ... male and female, but the majority of the people look to be middle aged and middle class people.The movie opened up with ten to fifteen people introducing themselves and stating their jobs titles or f ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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

The Outsiders

nton This book starts out when a young man named Pony Boy (yes that's his real name) walks out of a movie theater in New York. You soon find out that Pony Boy, along with his brothers Soda and Darrel ...

(3 pages) 1019 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Entertaining Through Violence

ou are now sitting in a wood shingled house in Indiana in the year 1880. There is no television, no movie theater, no computers, no electric power, no cars, and your father reads a newspaper aloud but ... cts of Media's Violence on the Behavior of Children"� the approximate deaths in four popular movies are recorded: Die Hard II ; 265 violent deaths Rambo III ; 106 violent deaths Total Recall ; ...

(11 pages) 19 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A New Yorker's authentic film experience: "Half Moon"

I always enjoyed going to the movies. I think that there is a certain thrill of going into a movie theater that is full of people ... ms to be “dying” to see. From comedies to melodramas, from thrillers to horror films, I am just a movie fanatic. Naturally, living in New York City, I try to get the most out of a city of its majest ... to visit one of the major film festivals in the world. The renowned Tribeca Film Festival had many movie openings, from all over the world, telling stories that were different from the usual Hollywoo ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Sep/2007

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

"Distribution Causing Changes in the Film Industry."

industry. This idea of allowing cable providers to charge $29.95 to $49.95 to watch an opening-day movie at home was quickly rejected by exhibitors who consider the shrinking theatrical window of exc ... st tried to show the benefits of this simultaneous distribution, I do not agree with the release of movies in the home on the same day of the release in theaters. We will discuss these new methods of ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Boy Who Fell out of the Sky

now, most people have actually forgotten that they are, in fact, inside an airplane. They are in a movie theater, a bar, or even their own home relaxing in their favorite recliner. Suddenly, you hear ... ook for the casual reader too. If I were you, I would go and pick up a copy of this book before the movie is released in 2009, so you can really immerse yourself in this moving story.Dornstein, Ken. T ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American