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  • Jonathan Larson

    Jonathan Larson

    Jonathan Larson ~ RENT (February 4, 1960 - January 25, 1996) Composer-lyricist-librettist of RENT, a rock opera inspired by "La Bohиme", Jonathan Larson was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, and raised in suburban White Plains, the second child of Allan and Nanette Larson. Both Jonathan's parents loved music and

    Essay Length: 1,427 Words / 6 Pages
  • Jonathan Sebastian Bach

    Jonathan Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1,000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B-Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in

    Essay Length: 820 Words / 4 Pages
  • Joseph Von Sternberg

    Joseph Von Sternberg

    Plagued by financial trouble throughout the 30's, Paramount studio depended on its stars more than before to give its picture a more expensive and lavish look. The better movies were the successful star-director partnerships such as between Joseph Von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich that lasted couple of years after seven

    Essay Length: 1,934 Words / 8 Pages
  • Josie and the Pussycats

    Josie and the Pussycats

    "Josie and the Pussycats" is a satire based on the music industry and a friendship between three girls. The four key concepts represented in this media text are: media have codes and conventions, construct reality, contain ideologies and values and have commercial implications. It is a little tough to

    Essay Length: 318 Words / 2 Pages
  • Joy Luck Club

    Joy Luck Club

    Joy Luck Club Plot The eight main characters of the movie all had to contend with different types of conflicts, some such as Waverly's Mother had to endure a type of social conflict from the 1st wife and other concubines, the unjust discrimination of the husband's family, while other characters

    Essay Length: 2,189 Words / 9 Pages
  • Judah's Triumph

    Judah's Triumph

    Judah's Triumph William Wyler is the director of the 1959 award-winning version of Ben-Hur. The film is an adaptation of General Lew Wallace's novel. Karl Tunberg is credited with the actual screenplay. Sam Zimbalist was the original producer of Ben-Hur, but he died before the completion of filming. The two

    Essay Length: 3,019 Words / 13 Pages
  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    Mr. Spielburg, While your movies Jurassic Park and The Lost World are entertaining, they are not accurate portrayals of the ecosystem in the Jurassic period. Through close examination of the animal and plant life in your movies, my high school environmental geology class has come to the decision that your

    Essay Length: 724 Words / 3 Pages
  • Just a Girl? Rock Music, Feminism, and the Cultural Construction of Female Youth

    Just a Girl? Rock Music, Feminism, and the Cultural Construction of Female Youth

    Within the broad, yet ever increasing issue of "tween" culture are many causes that are co-related. These sources form the foundation as to why children are becoming more and more desensitized to what once would have been considered a "moral standard" for their age sector. In this particular journal article

    Essay Length: 406 Words / 2 Pages
  • Just a Label

    Just a Label

    I agree with Sigmund Friend that one needs both purposeful works and meaningful love to be considered a success. According to the Webster's New World College dictionary success is defined as "a result; outcome; a favorable a satisfactory outcome or result; something having such an outcome; the gaining of wealth,

    Essay Length: 541 Words / 3 Pages
  • Just like Heaven

    Just like Heaven

    Just Like Heaven Elizabeth Masterson (Reese Witherspoon) is a work-alcoholic San Francisco doctor with no time for a life and David Abbott is a grieving widow. One fateful night will change both of their lives forever. Dr. Masterson's older sister, has set her up on yet another blind dinner

    Essay Length: 1,400 Words / 6 Pages
  • Juvenile and the Death Penalty

    Juvenile and the Death Penalty

    Shayla S. Burris ENG101 Dr. Ankerberg March 6, 2007 Essay #2 Juveniles and the Death Penalty Today, minors are using their age as a shield against capital punishment. Adolescents believe that since they are not eighteen they will not be punished for the crimes they commit. The death penalty is

    Essay Length: 1,858 Words / 8 Pages
  • Kansas Symphony

    Kansas Symphony

    I went to the Kansas City symphony on the 14th day of October, and experienced something that I might not have ever experienced in my life. I went with some of my close school friends, but while I was there listening and watching the orchestra, I felt a seclusion

    Essay Length: 621 Words / 3 Pages
  • Kate Moss

    Kate Moss

    Kate Moss Kate Moss was born in Surrey, England in 1974. She had a quite normal childhood in this county south in England, before she was discovered at the age of 14 in 1988, at JFK Airport in New York, after she and her family had spend a vacation in

    Essay Length: 645 Words / 3 Pages
  • Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith Kevin Smith is a prime example of the kind of person in my industry that I aspire to be like. His humor is intelligent, but he walks the fine line between funny and outright offensive. I admire him for his ability to tell a story using people, instead

    Essay Length: 860 Words / 4 Pages
  • Khe Sahn by Cold Chisel

    Khe Sahn by Cold Chisel

    Khe Sahn -ColdChisel Poetry or song lyrics often work as social commentary, working to shake us out of the lethargy we may feel, or in other words the lack of designated effort put towards changing or influencing a particular social issue. Khe Sahn by Cold Chisel is a demonstration of

    Essay Length: 684 Words / 3 Pages
  • Kill a Mocking Bird

    Kill a Mocking Bird

    Atticus Finch was a character from a small town called Maycomb in a time that we come to know is shortly following FDR's first inaugural address. Times are hard in small town America and ethics as well as morals are shaped by the way people interact with one another. Atticus

    Essay Length: 676 Words / 3 Pages
  • King Kong Comparison

    King Kong Comparison

    The original 1933 King Kong was created as a movie: to convey a story and entertain and audience. Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake took the foundation for King Kong and expanded upon it in almost every way in order to “make again” the amazement of the original for a modern audience.

    Essay Length: 615 Words / 3 Pages
  • King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters - Key Ideas Expressed

    King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters - Key Ideas Expressed

    King of Kong – A fist full of quaters When you want your name written into history, you have to pay the price’. The King of Kong – a Fistful of Quarters (2007) is a documentary, directed by Seth Gordon about the culture of competitive classic video games. The story

    Essay Length: 958 Words / 4 Pages
  • Kingdom of Heaven (movie)

    Kingdom of Heaven (movie)

    Kingdom of Heaven Directed by Ridley Scott Produced by Ridley Scott Written by William Monahan Starring Orlando Bloom Liam Neeson Eva Green Jeremy Irons Music by Harry Gregson-Williams Cinematography John Mathieson Editing by Dody Dorn Chisako Yokoyama (director's cut) Distributed by 20th Century Fox Released May 6, 2005 Running time

    Essay Length: 3,919 Words / 16 Pages
  • Kingdom of Heaven: History Vs. Hollywood

    Kingdom of Heaven: History Vs. Hollywood

    Kingdom of Heaven: History vs. Hollywood The Crusades were a series of military campaigns encouraged by the church and pope to capture the Holy Land (Jerusalem) from Muslim hold. They were carried out during the 11th through the 13th centuries. There were a series of at least 6 crusades, some

    Essay Length: 496 Words / 2 Pages
  • Kinsey Movie Review

    Kinsey Movie Review

    Kinsey Program: Kinsey: Let's Talk About Sex Date Watched: September 26, 2005 Kinsey is a movie that portrays the life and studies of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, a man who revolutionized the way Americans perceive sex and sexual activities. The movie starts out with Kinsey as a child, and shows how

    Essay Length: 516 Words / 3 Pages
  • Kisapmata: A Movie Review

    Kisapmata: A Movie Review

    "Kisapmata: A Movie Review” Kisapmata (1981) is a film directed by Mike de Leon and written by de Leon and Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. It is famously based on Nick Joaquin's 1968 article entitled "The House on Zapote Street". The breakthrough film was a first of its kind in Philippine

    Essay Length: 593 Words / 3 Pages
  • Kiss Me, Kate

    Kiss Me, Kate

    Kiss Me, Kate Another Op'nin', Another Show! Kiss Me, Kate is not just another show. It is definitely a Broadway musical and a show that has remained an audience favorite since it's opening in 1948. Kiss Me, Kate is a musical comedy with wit, with style, with humor, with exuberance,

    Essay Length: 804 Words / 4 Pages
  • Kite Runner Movie

    Kite Runner Movie

    Afghanistan has not had the most peaceful of times during the last 30 years or so. In 1973, a coup deposed the last Shah, replacing him with a president, Mohammed Daoud Khan. Khan was deposed and murdered just five years later when Communists seized power and created the Democratic Republic

    Essay Length: 437 Words / 2 Pages
  • Knapp and Vangelisti

    Knapp and Vangelisti

    Natasha Wessels Comm 140 Section C Movie Analysis Essay April 15, 2007 Interpersonal Communication is communication that occurs within interpersonal relationships. (pp132) Interpersonal relationships involve people who are interdependent. (pp133) These relationships can be complicated, but by expanding one's knowledge and learning new skills, one can improve their satisfaction within

    Essay Length: 1,803 Words / 8 Pages
  • Knife in the Water

    Knife in the Water

    Bethany Simpkins Dr. Stege FYS 101.017 27 March 2005 Knife in the Water Roman Polanski uses the camera throughout his film Knife in the Water to represent the numerous differences between the characters and specifically how he wanted them to be portrayed. Polanski uses the camera to bring the audience

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
  • Knowledge


    After an exhausting game of basketball on my Playstation two it was time to eat. As my search for food was coming to an end I came across a bag of potatoes. So using the cooking skills that I have acquired in my many years I decided to make french-fries.

    Essay Length: 1,865 Words / 8 Pages
  • Korn


    In the early '90s, heavy music looked to be going the way of the dinosaurs: Well-heeled Brit-pop and well-scrubbed pop-punk were thoroughly dominating the guitar-rock landscape, and the few surviving old-school metal acts seemed hopelessly unable to adapt. But somewhere within the vast, murky Southern California wasteland, a dynamic new

    Essay Length: 1,007 Words / 5 Pages
  • Korn - Born in Bakersfield, California

    Korn - Born in Bakersfield, California

    Born in Bakersfield, California, Korn has become one of the most popular new bands of the nineties. They have revolutionized heavy-metal music as we know it (or used to know it), by injecting several different musical influences into traditional rock, from hip-hop and rap, to 70's funk music. This strange

    Essay Length: 378 Words / 2 Pages
  • Kramer Vs Kramer

    Kramer Vs Kramer

    KRAMER VS. KRAMER KRAMER VS. KRAMER is a film everyone should see. I watched it for the first time and I was amazed at how relevant it still is (film was made in 1979). A film more than just about divorce, it's a story about a man who falls

    Essay Length: 1,211 Words / 5 Pages
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