Essays Tagged: "Rick"


ut the use of excessive dialogue. In this instance, the viewer is introduced to the main character, Rick, through the use of the close-up. The first scene in 'Rick's Cafe,' shows people gambling and m ... loyee of the cafe bring a check to a man seated at a chess table to sign. The signature reads, 'OK. Rick.' By using this shot, the director makes clear to the reader, without any dialogue, that the ma ...

(2 pages) 137 1 3.8 Nov/1996

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

Insanity. Discusses how Louis Tanner of "Destroying Angel" and Rick Deckard of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K. Dick are important to the thematic development.

toany android? Shocked l hope. In this essay l will discuss howLouis Tanner of Destroying Angel and Rick Deckard of Do AndroidsDream of Electric Sheep are important to the thematic developmentof 'mora ... oral men in immoralworlds' and body mind invasion in a certain fashion. Now l willcompare it to how Rick Deckard in Do androids Dream of ElectricSheep developed the same themes.Was Rick Deckard a mora ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Casablanca - Movie Review and Analysis

lling the secrets they heard about. A rumor began to circulate that 'exit visas' were being sold at Rick's Café Americain. Rick (played by Humphrey Bogart) became a friend with many of the peop ... endships he learns enough about each of them to protect him if anyone decided he should be arrested.Rick Blaine is a worldly American who has a hidden past. He was on the losing side during the Spanis ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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


can be the boy next door, or a person who is not that important to anyone. In the movie Casablanca, Rick Blaine who is played by Humphrey Bogart is the hero. Rick fit's the American image of a hero. H ... cess is being whom you are, no matter what people think or speak about you. In the movie Casablanca Rick has personal success because he does good things in the end for other people. He seems to be ve ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Present a detailed textual analysis a the short (2-3 minute) film extract from 'Casablanca'.

.Throughout the scene, the room is dimly lit, and there are a lot of shadows - both on the faces of Rick and Ilsa, and on the walls behind the characters. Many of the shadows, especially behind Rick, ... cially behind Rick, are cast from exotic looking objects. This connotes the multicultural aspect of Rick. He is a man who has travelled around a lot, and seems to have rarely settled enough to call an ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ideological treatment of gender in "Casablanca".

which challenges the ideologies at the time.In the beginning of the movie, Humprey Bogart who plays Rick in "Casablanca" is presented as a rich man, this can be seen from the Mise En Scene showed in t ... presented as a rich man, this can be seen from the Mise En Scene showed in the movie, where before Rick enters the scene there was a close up shot on Rick's hand signing a cheque, this shows that Ric ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2004

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

Theme of Neutrality in "Casablanca".

tale of two lovers caught between love and war. In "Casablanca" neutrality is difficult to keep for Rick, Ilsa and Renault. Rick violates neutrality by choosing sides in the war. Ilsa violates her neu ... Rick violates neutrality by choosing sides in the war. Ilsa violates her neutrality by falling for Rick again while she denies the dilemma she's in and claims to love neither man. Renault violates ne ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Behaviour modification programme developed for a child who has motivational problems when getting up in the morning

Ethical Issues to be considered:The child selected to participate in this programme is that of Rick and Jane who are close friends of my family. Rick and Jane readily agreed to take part in this ... in relation to the possibility of any ill feelings that may arise if the plan failed, or if Jane or Rick considered any part of the programme to be unfair or too hard on Chloe. Rick, Jane and I met be ...

(9 pages) 55 0 4.4 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Casablanca" Critique

asablanca" is a picture starring Humphrey Bogart, and Ingrid Bergman. Bogart is playing the cynical Rick, and Bergman is the amazingly beautiful Isla. The setting for the picture is the unoccupied Fre ... their way to America. "Casablanca" is a story of lost love found again, during the hardest of times.Rick is one of the few refugees who has voluntarily stayed put in Casablanca. He owns a bar and proc ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.3 Jul/2006

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

"Casablanca": An historical Movie

cters: Victor Laszlo, a heroic political leader; Ilsa Lund, an enigmatic femme fatale; and Richard (Rick) Blaine, a seemingly morally ambiguous1 night club owner. An unusual love triangle forms with t ... fice for this love, regardless of the suffering that results from its pursuit.Humphrey Bogart plays Rick Blaine, the owner of an upscale cafe/bar/gambling den2 in the Moroccan city of Casablanca which ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jul/2006

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


This movie begins with the main character, Rick, in his "Café Americaine." He at the beginning is portrayed as a man who "sticks his nec ... o the different kinds of shots used in the production of Casablanca, each time a sequence begins at Rick's Café Americaine, an "establishing shot" is shown, which is setting the place of the ac ... cation of the film. There are a handful of "long shots," that help to show a large interior such as Rick's Café, or another building, etc. There are a few more "close ups" than long shots, whic ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Oct/2006

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

Terry Malloy and Rick Blaine: Two Heroes of the Unlikely Sort: Character analysis of the protagonists of "On the Waterfront" and "Casablanca"

e can force him to do or support something that he feels is not honorable.Casablanca's protagonist, Rick, does not seem a likely hero. Hardened by Ilsa's previous rejection, Rick has retreated into a ... l of selfish cynicism, embodied in his phrase, "I stick my neck out for no one." Despite his words, Rick appears to have a sentimental side after all.When one first sees Rick, he sits alone at a table ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2007

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


p a glass would crack or break, adding a little flavor to the scene. Another re-occurring theme was Rick's direct quote Ilsa, "Here's looking at you kid." This seemed to show a point in which Ri ... c moment together. Yet another theme I noticed was the song that was played whenever Ilsa came into Rick's. This song brought back the past for Rick and Ilsa and also reflected a somewhat romantic mom ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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


demonstrate how the casino was "fixed" because we see that the police chief always wins, and Rick "helps" the young man that is trying to go to America with his wife.. A classic film is o ... ng kept back by the political leaders in gaining what you want. The different conflicts are between Rick and his lost love, Rick and Victor Laszlo, Victor Laszlo and just about everyone, and the Third ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It Felt So Good

Well, my first time happened in a pretty strange place, a tree house of all places. My boyfriend, Rick, and I were watching tv at his parents house. They were on vacation and were not home. We start ... sure. We couldn't stand it any longer and we both lost our clothes, lying naked in each others arms.Rick started kissing my entire body. He kissed each of my breasts, moved lower to my stomach, down o ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Casablanca was first released in 1942. This black and white movie staring Hunphrey Bogart as Rick and Ingrid Bergman as Ilsa became very popular and is now concidered a classic. The movie revol ... of the well used and hidden romance and realism in the plot, setting, and characterization. Rick's introduced as a mysterious American expatriate who owns a Cafe in Casablanca. A former love o ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

God Father Essay

Rick and Terry nee to rise above their evil surroundings to be able to survive. What mean by this is ... of them would have been captured into the world of the evil and it would of destroyed both of them. Rick would of gone to jail while Terry would of gotten them self's killed.The one problem with both ... ere Michael Corleone did. Michael had the chance to become evil and he took it. I believe that both Rick and Terry had the opportunity to become evil characters they both would of found a way to get o ...

(2 pages) 369 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Frozen Dog

ather causing flight delays and school cancellations of this past week. Early May I think. My buddy Rick called me that afternoon to see if I could lend him a hand."Hey Mark - ya doin' anything?" Of c ... nd him a hand."Hey Mark - ya doin' anything?" Of course, for me to even answer the phone implied to Rick that I wasn't busy, so it was just a rhetorical question."Nah... not really. Just waxing the ri ...

(15 pages) 15 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


judge from his dust jacket photo, the blow-dried author of As Time Goes By acquired his interest in Rick and Ilsa by osmosis, at one of those with-it Harvard gatherings in the 60's, where the likes of ... n has been to present the lives of the characters before and after the action of the movie, placing Rick Blaine, Ilsa Lund, Victor Laszlo, and the others in a larger historical context...." The techni ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The sorrow of World War 1

they stoped in Melbourne for two days. He would make many new friends on this cruise. One would be Rick Wilson who was also studying to become a teacher.He arrived in Sydney on February of 1913 he wa ... degree was over he would return to his home state to become a Teacher in his home town of Adelaide.Rick was a year and a half older than he was. They were to be going to the same university. Rick had ...

(5 pages) 8 0 5.0 Jun/2008

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