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Alcatraz - 878 words
Alcatraz: United States Penitentiary As a result of the Great Depression, a new breed of violent criminals swept the streets of America. In response to the cries of alarmed citizens, Congress enacted a number of statutes, which gave the federal government jurisdiction over certain criminal offenses previously held by the states. With the suggestion of former US Attorney General, Homes Cummings, Congress agreed that a special penal institution of maximum security and minimum privilege be established. In 1934, the legendary US Penitentiary of Alcatraz was born and became the home of Americas most wanted for the next thirty years. Once authorized by Congress, the US Department of Justice acquir ...
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Film - 1,624 words
There really are two ways of looking at a movie when it is based on the true story. When I see a movie of this type, I always struggle with the two choices, and usually end up somewhere in the middle. The Untouchables is that kind of movie. To start off with, I think that its a great film, director Brian DePalmas well done work. However, as is usual when the tale of Al Capone and Eliot Ness is told, some facts are taken with the source meterial. Manufacturing a confrontation between Ness and Capone does indeed enhance the storyline in The Untouchables, and for that, we must thank the director and the excellent work of the operator. To start off, lets deal with Kevin Costner, as he is the hea ...
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James Bond Vs Thoms Crown - 624 words
Over the years, there has been a constant battle between various guy movies for the title of the best. Each of these movies must contain a certain amount of toys, exciting lifestyles, and hot cars. The two that stand out most are James Bond and Thomas Crown. For many reasons James Bond is better. As most fans know, Thomas Crown is merely a civilian. A very rich one, but nonetheless, still a civilian. This greatly hinders what type of toys he can obtain. He does not have access to all of the really cool government secret projects. In nearly every James Bond movie, Bond uses specialized devices in his missions. A special branch of the British Secret Service known as the Q-Branch makes the devi ...
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The First Knight - 826 words
Back in 1995, a director by the name of Jerry Zucker and with the help of Columbia Pictures, Sean Connery, Richard Gere, and Julia Ormond, the " First Knight " hit the box office. The "First Knight"; a movie of adventure, love, suspense, and in an epic retelling of a timeless and tragic love triangle Three lives are converged in the golden city of Camelot in a age when fearless knights on horseback roamed the unknown lands in search of a quest. One character that completed the adventure of a lifetime was the character named Lancelot. He was a knight of the round table, romantic, and brave. Even though he seems the perfect warrior, there were certain trials he had to go through in order to ma ...
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Chivalry - 858 words
Chivalry, order of knighthood and, especially, code of knightly behavior that was a feature of the High and later Middle ages in western Europe (Encarta). Having developed out of the lofty and pious ideals of the Crusades, chivalry encouraged high personal values and well-manicured behavior. Loyalty to one's lord, valor, honesty, humbleness, faith in god, and respect and reverence for women were foremost in the code of Knightly conduct of the Medieval ages. It flourished in the 13th century and eventually merged into the Renaissance idea of the gentleman in the 16th century (Encarta). In the 12th century the term chevalier (horseman) acquired a connotation of honor, and the English term knig ...
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Cry The Beloved Country - 687 words
1. This of course is an ever-popular book report book because it is so essential. That is why I chose it. 2. Stephen Kumalos village of Ndotsheni, on the east coast of Africa, is the setting of this novel. 3. Cry the beloved country, by Alan Paton, is a book which tells the story of how James Jarvis, a wealthy estate owner who, because of his own busy life, had to learn of the social degradation in South Africa through the death of his only son. If Arthur Jarvis had never been killed, James Jarvis would never have been educated by his sons writings. One of the first things that James learns of his son, and his views, he learns in Arthurs' room. In reading his writings, James finds that Arthu ...
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Sexism In Motion Pictures - 583 words
In the scheme of major motion pictures today there's an attempt to portray women as strong people, yet in every role there are instances of docility so that the male characters have often had the upper hand. In more modern times, the downfall of women has always been men, as opposed to biblical and Greco-Roman stories where the opposite was true. Women are always made out to be these weak beings that are either controlled by their emotions or use their sexuality to get what they want or need. Men, on the other hand, have used their intelligence to get them out of sticky situations. In the movie "Norma Rae," the title character played by Sally Field, a woman led a strike at the plant she work ...
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The World Is Not Enough - 1,153 words
The World Is Not Enough" is a great action-adventure movie with exciting stunt scenes, exotic locations, beautiful women and traditional Bond one-liners. Pierce Brosnan carries on the role of the worlds most famous secret agent, James Bond in which was established by Sean Connery in 1962s "Doctor No". Since it is also the 19th installment to the longest running film series in history, comparing this one to the older movies is like comparing one athlete to another. But hey, I guess thats the fun of it all. To get more in depth of the film, lets see if the traditional Bond trademarks live up to their roles. 1. BondJames Bond. Pierce Brosnan, in his third appearance as agent 007, has become com ...
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The World Has Been Intelligently Controlled - War On Terror - 2,236 words
... c president in the World and the picture of the Free Masonic symbol of the so called "ALL SEEING ONE EYE." Historically the control and manipulation of political opinion has been the Free Masons main weapon in gaining control of countries and states. Once in control of the rulers and politicians of a country laws and political structures could be changed in accordance with their agenda however since restricting the body does not necessarily mean restricting the mind. The Free Mason recognizes that their plan for a Global government hinges completely on subduing the masses to their agenda and thus eliminating opposition to their cause and the greatest threat to their plan causing more dan ...
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