Essays Tagged: "Oscar"

The Odd Couple, by Neil Simmon

more, she tells them that Felix has gone out to kill himself. Almost immediately, Felix arrives at Oscar's house, where the men are playing poker. They all try to keep him calm but nothing seems to w ... ey all try to keep him calm but nothing seems to work. Finally, they decide that Felix will stay at Oscar's until he gets back onto his feet. After a short period of time Oscar can not stand to live w ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Oscar History.

OSCAR HISTORYThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary organization ... sale of rights to televise the annual Academy Awards Presentation, and from other special programs.OSCAR STATUETTEA popular story has been that an Academy librarian and eventual executive director, M ... rarian and eventual executive director, Margaret Herrick, thought the statuette resembled her Uncle Oscar and said so, and that as a result the Academy staff began referring to it as Oscar.No hard evi ...

(13 pages) 208 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

"Changing or the Lack of"-The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman

ed many people's lives by getting them persecuted. In the play The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, Oscar starts out evil and in the end he doesn't change the way he acts. Oscar is a man in his ... the way he acts. Oscar is a man in his mid forties who acts racist, cruel, and a fraudulent. Oscar shows racial prejudice against African Americans. On page 250, Birdie is talking to Addie abou ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Katharine Hepburn

Rib, Pat and Mike, and Desk Set.Hepburn moved into middle-aged spinster roles, receiving her fifth Oscar nomination for the film. She played more of these types of roles throughout the 50's, and won ... ter Cogburn, with John Wayne, and On Golden Pond, with Henry Fonda. This last brought her a twelfth Oscar nomination and fourth win. She holds the record of being the actress with the most Oscar nomin ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Steps To Survival

and of milk and honey, they risk their lives by heading north to the United State. Maria, Julia and Oscar carry hope for a new life; they struggle to escape from the darkness of El Salvador. They sque ... he pain rises after each jerk of the truck. "Julia's shoulders rocked back and forth as she pressed Oscar's face into my chest, and the pain in my bent neck spread to my head and a cross my shoulders" ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Philadelphia vs. Forrest Gump

An Oscar is an acemedy award that is given out year to honor the best movie, actors, actresses, and dir ... in 2004. Through out his career Tom Hanks wasn't looked at being a serious actor until he won first Oscar for Philadelphia.After, Tom Hanks won his first Oscar for Philadelphia doors were opening in H ... ar for Philadelphia doors were opening in Hollywood for Tom Hanks. Now since Tom Hanks achieved the Oscar he was looked at as being serious lead actor. All of the movie critics were very interested to ...

(3 pages) 35 1 2.5 Mar/2005

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

The History Of Movies

rd Coppola's The Godfather, a reinvention of the gangster genre, was finally released. It won three Oscars from its ten nominations, including awards for Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando, who r ... ay (Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola). Sacheen Littlefeather declined Marlon Brando's Best Actor Oscar in the 1973 awards ceremony as a protest against government Indian policies.Director Bernardo ...

(11 pages) 157 1 4.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Kate chopin: adversity and criticism

er to find a husband. In 1870, at the age 19, Kate married the son of an established Creole family. Oscar Chopin, six years Kate senior, met her when he moved to St. Louis to look for work. He became ... ame a young cotton broker, and also handled sales, finances, and supplies for the plantation owners.Oscar was not the typical husband. He allowed Kate a lot of freedom. Even with the freedom Kate felt ...

(11 pages) 56 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O?flahertie Wills Wilde, known to the world as simply Oscar Wilde, led a life as elabor ... vowels which come so flowingly into each other when proclaiming his magnificently foretelling name.Oscar was named after a fictional Gaelic character that was born into a paradise where ?no one worke ... han their fair skin and soft golden curls.Having been brought up in a wealthy household in Ireland, Oscar?s early life appears uneventful and yet his surroundings were essentially splattered with ecce ...

(7 pages) 23 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Persuasive Keep A Dog Essay

eady know, she’ll always be there for me. Also, the puppy is already trained and could win the Oscars award if there was one for dogs, that is. I feel greatly that I deserve this dog for the reas ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


son the theme "Decisions we make have consequences good or bad" is also evident. When the character Oscar makes the decision to lie, he lies about killing a great white shark (the character Frankie), ... to the great white. During this shot a cloud of dust covers the shark and as it is uplifted showing Oscar swimming to the top of the shark, he makes this decision to lie "Yeah I killed this shark". Th ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays