Research Papers on Music Film TV and Theater

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Research Papers on Music Film TV and Theater

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • Women and the Impact of the Media

    In eight pages this paper discusses how women's self esteem is influenced and shaped by media images in films, TV, commercials, print ads, and music videos. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Lawyer from Springfield

    This 3 page paper discusses the play “The Lawyer of Springfield” and answers two questions that it raises about theater and humanity.

  • Black Films and Hip Hop Music Videos: Race Representation

    This 13 page paper argues that race identity can be found in Black films and that this identity is not a positive reflection on both Black men or women. This paper argues that women are treated as commodities in hip hop music videos and in some Black films. However, it also points out how this is changing in Black film. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Impressionism/Music & Art

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the relationship between impressionist music and painting. Art and music have always developed in parallel with one another throughout the course of history (Impressionism). The impressionism of the late nineteenth century, which originated in France, exemplifies this principle as impressionist music and art are closely related. This examination of impressionism in music demonstrates the close relationship that the development of this genre of music history had with painting of the same era. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Evolution Of Gospel Music In America

    A 7 page paper that presents the history and evolution of gospel music beginning with music created by slaves. The name of this music also changed from anthem to spiritual to gospel over the years. The essay comments on the separation of white gospel music and black gospel music and identifies some of the pioneers in this field as well as more contemporary performers as gospel transitioned to mainstream. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Scripted Television is an Art Form

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts scripted television with reality TV. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Necessity of Music Education

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the advantages offered to students by music education. Research shows that music should be regarded as a crucial component in childhood development that promotes discipline, self-esteem and responsibility. Examination of the importance of music education shows that it should be a part of every school curriculum as it is through music that society has the hope of producing a happy, mentally-healthy, productive citizenry. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Southern and South African: Power of Christian Music

    This research paper focuses on the history and influence of Christian music in the US and South African, focusing on the role of Southern gospel music in the Civil Rights Movement and the role of Christian music in the fight against apartheid, which occurred in South Africa. Twelve pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Strategic Challenges to the Music Industry

    The writer answers questions based on a case provided by the student (Out of Tune). The writer assesses the challenges faced by the music industry with the development of digital music downloads and P2P applications such as Napster. The failures of the music industry to react and the way that scenario may be described using an I/O approach, the resource based view (RBV) and the guerilla view. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Digital Music - Blog Entries

    This 8 page paper looks at different aspects of digital music. Written in the style of blog entries the development of digital music formats, the influence of iTunes on the industry, piracy and measures to prevent piracy, music and cellular telephones and the opportunities offered to unsigned bands. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Fat Head, Super Size Me

    This research paper focuses on the films "Fat Head" and "Super Size Me" and discusses them in terms of the nutritional subjects broached in each film. The writer addresses the pros and cons of each film, as well as the way in which the films deal with the topics of saturated fat and the role of sugar in cardiovascular disease. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Film Portrayal of Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia has often been portrayed in films, sometimes accurately and sometimes, not. It was the core of a very popular film in 2010, the Black Swan. The film depicts the main character’s descent into madness but what kind of madness was it? This paper uses examples from the film to demonstrate psychotic breaks and offers opinions that the character did not really portray schizophrenia. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Music and Society

    5 pages that discuss how music affects society. There are 5 sources.

  • Rap Music and a Cynical Public

    In four pages this essay considers a small local college student survey that reflects strong opinions regarding rap music.

  • Independence Day/Film Review

    A 5 page film review of Independence Day (1996, directed by Roland Emmerich), which is a film made in the tradition of the grade B science fiction thriller, which is an exemplary film genre that never deserved the derogatory term "grade B" when one considers the pathos, drama, and ability of these adventures to draw in the audience and offer them a glimpse of another reality. In the 1950s and early 60s, Americans watched visions of flying saucers flicker across movie screens in darkened theaters and contemplated the vulnerable position of humanity in a tremendously huge and unknown universe. If known scientific facts did not quite jab with the film's action, no one cared because this was not the point. The point was to become emotionally caught up in the defense of the Earth, which is a cathartic and highly enjoyable experience, and this is what Independence Day offers. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Children and Media Violence

    In five pages this paper discusses how children are influenced by the violence in video games, films, and TV. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Music As Sedation for Children

    A 3 page research paper that summarizes the effect of music in a study conducted by Loewy, et al (2006), which utilized a sample group of 60 pediatric patients who ranged in age from 1 month through 5 years in order to compare the effects of chloral hydrate to music therapy in regards to sedating children while they underwent EEG testing. This study showed music therapy to be a safer and more efficient means of sedation for young children undergoing diagnostic testing. No additional sources cited.

  • Topics on Music

    In four term papers of three pages each musical topics such as music and brain function; anthropology and music; memory, learning and music; and performance psychology are examined. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • TV's Effect on Sexual Behavior

    An 8 page research paper that discusses 2 studies that each pertain to the affect of TV viewing on adolescent sexual behavior. Collins, et al (2003) examines an episode of Friends on teen knowledge pertaining to condom use. Somers and Tynan (2006) examine the relationship between explicit sexual content in TV shows and teen sexual behavior. The writer summarizes each study and discusses their results and implications. No additional sources cited.

  • Grapes of Wrath (1940), A Sociological Film Review

    This paper consists of a film review of John Ford's 1940 film, "The Grapes of Wrath," which encompasses a sociological analysis of the film Five pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Developing Children's Memory by Using Music

    This 5 page paper discusses the way in which memory is processed by the brain. The writer also points out that mnemonics is often used for memorization, and that it works particularly well in conjunction with a game-like activity. The writer also discusses some of the research on music and memory, with emphasis on the types of music found to be most effective and the age at which most infants typically begin to develop memory. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Music CD Sales in Australia and the Impact of P2P File Sharing

    In twelve pages this paper discusses how the music industry in Australia has been profoundly affected by the sharing of P2P music files. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Downloading Music Legally

    In three pages this paper examines Internet music downloading form a legal standpoint and the benefits the music industry receives. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Does Hip Hop Harm Black Americans?

    This research paper address two primary questions which pertain to how best to perceive the nature of hip hop music. The first question is whether or not hip hop harms Black individuals and communities and the second is whether or not this music accurately reflects Black experience. Seven pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Designing Research; Why Do Music Users Download from Illegal Sources?

    This 10 page paper shows how research can be designed. Using the example of a music company that wants find out what music users download tracks illegally so they can devise a marketing strategy to encourage legal downloads. The paper identifies the potential sample, considers what data should be collected and how the sample may be most effectively approached and how the information should be collected and presents an outline for a questionnaire. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Evolution of Rap Music in France

    In eight pages this paper examines French rap music and how it evolved in a comparative analysis of its U.S. rap music counterpart. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 2nd Graders and the Impact of Silence and Rap Music

    In six pages this research paper provides a review of the pertinent literature regarding the process of learning and the effects of music with a consideration of how 2nd grade students are affected by rap music. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American Music History and the Development of Rap Music

    In ten pages this paper examines the important American musical developments of hip hop and rap music culture. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Once We Were Warriors/Postcolonial Theory

    A 6 page research paper/essay that analyzes the 1994 film “Once Were Warriors” offers an international audience a representation of Maori ethnic identity. When viewed in the light of postcolonial theory, the question that such an investigation immediately raises is whether or not the film offers an accurate vision of urban Maori society or if this film is itself a product of a postcolonial mindset. While certainly the domestic difficulties encountered by the film’s protagonists mirror the social disorder that plagues the Maori minority population of New Zealand, an examination of literature indicates that this question is complex and that an ethnic people cannot and should not facilely characterized as fitting so neatly into European-influenced stereotypes. Particularly in regards to how the film pictures Maori men. In order to argue this point, it is necessary to first look at the content of the film, then the basic arguments of postcolonial theory Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Analysis of Raqing Bull

    An 8 page research paper that analyzes the film Raging Bull (directed by Martin Scorsese for United Artists), in which actor Robert De Niro gives a stellar performance as Jake La Motta, a middleweight prizefighter (Raging Bull, 1995). Ostensibly, the film is about Jake's boxing career, but a closer examination of this film reveals that the heart of the film focuses on how Jake handles his relationship to his wife, Vickie (Cathy Moriarty) and his brother Joey (Joe Pesci), as well as to the "degradation and defeat" that eventually "spiritually redeem him" (Raging Bull, 1995). In this analysis, the film's character structure, themes, cinematography, sound, image and symbolism and editing style, while also demonstrating how these various aspects of the film combine seamlessly to create an exemplary cinematic experience. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Three films about Jesus

    This eight pager research paper/essay describes three films that feature the life of Christ: Pier Paolo Pasolini's "The Gospel According to St. Mathew"; the film adaptation of "Jesus Christ Superstar"; and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ." The writer argues the Pasolini's film is the most orthodox presentation. The works cited page lists five sources.

  • Historical Accuracy of Elizabeth: The Golden Age

    This film review pertains to "Elizabeth: The Golden Age," which premiered in 2007 and portrays events from the reign of Elizabeth I. The review focuses on relating the historical accuracy this film. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Shark Slayer

    The writer discusses Will Smith’s character, Oscar, in the film Shark Tale.

  • Review of the Film Version of Stephen King's The Green Mile

    In five pages this paper presents a film review of The Green Mile based upon the novel by Stephen King.

  • Vera Drake

    A 4 page sociological review of the film Vera Drake. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Film Festivals and their History

    This research paper pertains to the history and development of film festivals and focuses on the specific histories of the festivals at specific histories of several major international film festivals are described. These events are the festivals at Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Sundance, Edinburgh and Lacarno. Fourteen pages in length, which includes a three page annotated bibliography, eight sources are cited.

  • Differences Between the Novel and Film Versions of The Scarlet Letter

    In five pages this paper examines the differences between Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter and the 1995 film adaptation.

  • Secret Life of Bees from a Social Work Perspective

    This paper pertains to Lily, the main character is the film "The Secret Life of Bees." The writer discusses the film from a social work perspective, offering a biopsychosocial assessment and the goals for therapy. Eight pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Shakespeare Films

    3 pages that compares two Shakespeare films. There are 2 sources.

  • Film Review, To Kill A Mockingbird

    This film review is on "To Kill A Mockingbird" (1962), directed by Robert Mulligan, based on the novel by Harper Lee. The writer takes an ideological approach and discusses the way in which the explicit and implicit themes of the film convey messages about racism and family. Four pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Film Adaptations, The Great Gatsby

    This paper compares the film adaptation of The Great Gatsby that came out in 2013 with the film that premiered in 1974 as to which movie follows the book to the greatest degree and preserved the spirit of the novel. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Review of the 1999 Film The Sixth Sense

    In five pages this paper critically reviews M. Night Shyamalan's 1999 film The Sixth Sense.

  • Film To Kill a Mockingbird and the Impact of Social Norms on the Judicial System

    In five pages this paper discusses the 1962 film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird in a consideration of how social norms prevailed over the legal process in black defendant Tom Robinson's rape trial. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Birth of a Nation/Cinematic History

    A 3 page research paper that discusses The Birth of a Nation (1915, directed by D.W. Griffith for Epoch; screenplay by D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods and Thomas Dixon), which is a landmark film in cinematic history as it was the first important feature-length film, which had a tremendous impact on the nascent industry, as it changed the demographic makeup of film audiences (The Birth of a Nation, 1995). Up to this time, films were generally considered to be a working-class entertainment, but Birth of a Nation opened cinema to a much wider audience, one that had previously preferred only the legitimate theatre (The Birth of a Nation, 1995). Nevertheless, considering Birth of a Nation is also problematic due to this film’s overt racism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Eminem's Music

    A 5 page research paper/essay that discusses and analyzes the music of rap star Eminem. Marshall Mathers, who is known by his stage name of "Eminem," is one of the world's most famous rap artists (Eby 289). Even his critics acknowledge that he is highly creative, a "musical and lyrical genius" (Eby 289). However, while this is true, Eminem's music is also highly controversial due to the various themes embodied in his songs, as they "pulsate with vulgarity, adolescent sexuality, hatred, misogyny and violence" (Eby 289). This examination of Eminem's music will consider its possible effect on listeners, as well as the possible reasons for his popularity with teens and the antagonism of mainstream critics. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Review of the Film, Synthetic Pleasures

    This paper analyzes Ira Lee's film, Synthetic Pleasures. The author criticizes Lee's lack of any clear, organizational plot or thematic elements throughout the film. This three page paper has no bibliography.

  • African American Theater and Blues and the Influential Works of Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes

    In ten pages this paper contrasts and compares the influence of these authors upon African American theater and blues in an analysis of such works as Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and 'How It Feels to be Colored' and Hughes' 'Po' Boy Blues' and 'The Weary Blues.' Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ballet Theater and Peter Tchaikovsky

    In eight pages this essay analyzes Peter Tchaikovsky's life and focuses upon his many ballet theater contributions. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lysistrata and Pleasure

    In four pages this report discusses theater in ancient Greece in a consideration of sexual conflict and pleasure as represented by Lysistrata. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Three Dimensional Television - Bringing the Technology to Market

    New technological products face challenges in preparing them for market. The writer considers the difficulties faced by the development of 3D TV and the way that market was prepared and the technology brought to market. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Lost Childhood in the 'Band Candy' Episode of the Buffy The Vampire Slayer Television Series

    In three pages lost childhood and what it represents are considered within the context of this episode of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eyes in Film

    A 4 page essay that discusses eyes and vision in three films, Being John Malkovich (1999, directed by Spike Jonze), Vertigo (1958, directed by Alfred Hitchcock), and Rear Window (1954, also directed by Hitchcock). In these films, the camera position is frequently crucial, as vision, that is, what the character sees, is an integral part of the film's premise. Therefore, the camera angle is expertly used so that it enhances this thematic perspective. Additionally, in all three films, there is an emphasis on eyes, close-ups of eyes that naturally lead to an association with the audience between eyes, vision and the camera as a means of seeing what the character sees. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Mental Health Insights from One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and A Beautiful Mind

    This 3 page essay explores mental illness as it is portrayed in these popular films. The author contends that these films illustrate the tremendous diversity that exists within the classification of mental illness. 3 sources are listed.

  • All About Eve and the Introduction by Marilyn Monroe.

    A 6 page discussion of filminist film theory. The author suggests that not just this film but Monroe herself is a part of this theory. 5 sources are listed.

  • The Passion of the Christ and the Shared Suffering Between Jesus and the Film Audience

    Mel Gibson's film is compared with earlier films on the life and death of Jesus Christ and discusses how he utilized the Stations of the Cross to tell his story and the importance of the shared experience of suffering between Christ and the viewer in a paper consisting of 10 pages. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • JFK, a Critical Overview

    Few movies have sparked more controversy than JFK, Oliver Stone's 1991 descent into conspiracy theory. This paper offers a critical overview of the film, in terms of its historical accuracy and whether such a film can actually make history while reporting it. Also discusses the responsibility of a filmmaker when dealing with historical truth. This paper has twenty-three pages and fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Flight of Apollo 13. The Psychological Impacts of the Events on Members of the Flight and Ground Crews.

    7 pages. 8 sources cited. This paper relates a psychological assessment to the flight and ground crew members of the Apollo 13 flight, as it is related in Ron Howard's film Apollo 13. This paper considers factors like the stress that the flight placed on members of the crew and ground teams, as well as the roles that different people took in this stressful situation. This paper applies psychological theories to an analysis of the film's characters.

  • Virtually Reality Genre; Star Trek's Next-Generation Episode Ship In A Bottle As A Forerunner Of Virtual Reality In The Matrix And The Thirteenth Floor

    This five-page paper argues that the episode called "ship in a bottle", an episode of Star Trek next generation series which featured a story taking place in a virtual reality was a form on a lovely to virtual reality films and a foundation stone of the virtual reality genre. To argue this common features and approaches between the episode and the films the Matrix and the Thirteenth Floor are examined. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Film Noir Aspects of Roger Rabbit and Mildred Pierce

    This paper examines the similarities of film noir elements seen in the films, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Mildred Pierce. This eight page paper has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Sex Education and Censorship

    The use of sexually explicit films in the context of teaching sex education is the subject of this research paper. This report looks at a variety of positions but concludes that pornography and education films involving sex are two different things. This five page paper has 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • 'Dark City Tech Noir Science Fiction' of Alex Proyas' Dark City and Ridley Scott's Blade Runner

    In five pages the film noir and science fiction characteristics of these films are examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Relaxation Techniques

    In four pages this paper examines 3 processes for achieving relaxation in a consideration of TV watching, reading books, and yoga techniques. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Deciphering TV Programming

    This 10 page paper discusses the TV show “Samantha Who?,” its lead-in and the show the follows it, and its competition to find answers to why networks put programs where they do. It also discusses ways to increase the show’s audience. Bibliography lists 6 sources

  • Australia's Reality Television

    In ten pages this research paper discusses Australia TV and the popularity of reality based programming. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reality TV/Why We Watch

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the appeal of reality TV. Three dating shows are profiled, ElimiDATE, Next and Flavor of Love. The writer argues these shows are, first of all, gossip carried to a new level, but also a means for viewers to make social comparisons that assess the courtship norms of society. Also, the writer argues that the norm portrayed by such programming is not working as the rules for dating in contemporary society are both muddled and too intense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Powerful Radio and Television Advertising

    In fourteen pages this paper examines advertising's power in a consideration of how radio and TV ads target gender, cultures, and trigger emotions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Psychic Hotline Television Commercials and Persuasive Communication

    In six pages this paper discusses the underlying persuasive communications methods employed by psychic hotline TV commercials with theories by Noam Chomsky and Albert Bandura applied to this consideration. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Spain's Radio and Television Industry Development

    In five pages this paper considers how radio and TV industries developed in Spain with issues including funding, ownership, censorship, and external factors examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • US Society and Television's Impact

    In five pages this paper discusses the invention of television in terms of its impact upon American society with various affects as well as TV's future examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Fans and Advanced Sports Technology's Negative Effects

    In eight pages this paper discusses how advanced sports technology including use of steroids and TV broadcasts have negatively affected the experiences of sports fans. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Effectiveness of Periodical and Television Advertising Evaluated

    In five pages it is considered whether the billions of dollars that advertisers spend on periodical and TV ads are really worth it in order to maintain a competitive global market position. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Media Bias and Television News Magazines

    Media bias in such TV news magazines as CBS' 60 Minutes, Dateline NBC, and ABC's 20/20 is examined in a paper consisting of fifteen pages. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Italian Americans Defined by Network Television Shows

    In eleven pages this paper examines how the contemporary Italian American is defined by such network TV series as The Untouchables, Friends, and The Sopranos. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 4 ANOVA Statistics Questions Week II

    In seven pages this paper examines 4 issues regarding ANOVA statistical testing and include Riverside, California employment and ABC Corporation, strength of trash bags, ColorSmart 5000 TVs, and record comparison of professional golfers Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • US Children and Obesity

    In ten pages this paper discusses America's child obesity problem in a consideration of the effects of corporate advertising and TV with an active parental role advocated. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reality TV and Lessons for Society

    This paper discusses what reality TV shows like Big Brother and Survivor can teach society in five pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Oppenheim's Media Violence and Television

    In eight pages this paper discusses how violence impacts the TV viewing public in this critical assessment of Oppenheim's media violence study. Five sources are cited in an annotated bibliography.

  • Analysis of "The Burning Bed"

    This 5 page paper discusses the 1984 TV movie "The Burning Bed" with regard to the social responsibilities, values and ideas of the characters. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Cablevision and The Cable TV Industry

    10 pages and 10 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the existing cable TV industry in America and the elements impacting this industry. This paper begins with a look at the specifics of this industry including the competitors, the format, the central characteristics and the projections in this industry. This paper then applies what is known about this industry to a view of one company, Cablevision. This company is assessed relative to the overall view of the cable television industry as a whole.

  • Cable TV History

    In three pages cable television is discussed in a consideration of its history that also includes various issues of relevance including litigation. Three sources are listed in the bibliography and a FREE short outline is also provided.

  • Falasha Liturgy and Indian Cassette Industry, Reflection on these Issues

    This essay offers summation and reflection on two articles. The first was published by Kay Kaufman Shelemay in 1980 and is titled "'Historical Ethnomusicology': Reconstructing Falasha Liturgical History" and the second is "The Cassette Industry and Popular Music in North India," published in 1991, authored by Peter Manual. Six pages in length, only the source documents are cited.

  • TV, New Media, and Audience Engagement

    In six pages this paper discusses the extent of audience engagement with new media and television. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Prime Time TV and Sexuality

    In five pages this paper discusses the adverse societal effects of sexuality that is featured in prime time television with a proposed study included. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Case Study of PTSD and Sexual Abuse

    In a paper of 8 pages, the author reflects on the characterization of Charlie, a boy who experiences depression and PTSD symptoms after being molested. This author uses the character of Charlie from the film Perks of Being a Wallflower. The author then goes on to reflect the treatment modalities and their value for Charlie and his family. There are 8 sources used.

  • TV and Substance Abuse

    In three pages this paper discusses how television portrays the use and abuse of illegal drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Female Characters, Gender Roles, and Humor in the Sex and the City TV Series

    This HBO cable series is critiqued in 5 pages with gender roles, humor, and female characterizations analyzed.

  • Virtues of Interactive TV

    In six pages this paper discusses interactive television's benefits such as distance learning, telemedicine, and videoconferencing. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun: A Sociology Paper

    Within four pages, symbolic interactionism is looked at with the music video for Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun as an example. There are two references included.

  • Scholastic Achievement, Limited TV Viewing, and Structure

    In three pages this paper discusses the adverse impacts limited structure and excessive television viewing have on scholastic achievement. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Children, Violence, and TV

    In five pages this paper examines the effects of television violence on the significant increase in youth violence. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK's Regulation of the TV Industry Present and Future

    In five pages the regulation of the UK television industry currently and the future changes that will result from the consolidation into The Office of Communication of the Broadcasting Standards Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, and the Independent Television Commission are discussed. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Sexism in the TV Industry

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the sexism that exists in the television industry. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women and TV News Broadcasts

    In five pages this paper examines the reasons why women may trust or respond to television news broadcasts more than their male counterparts. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Violence in the Media and TV

    In seven pages this essay condemns the increasing violence being shown on television and provides research study evidence regarding violence in the media and its effects on children. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Are Desires and Needs Met by TV?

    In five pages this paper considers whether or not basic human desires or needs are met by television. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Heroic Peter Tchaikovsky

    In five pages this research paper discusses Peter Tchaikovsky's life, music, and the influence exerted by his homosexuality. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • MARKETING STRATEGY FOR A PLASMA TV

    This 5-page paper provides a marketing strategy for a plasma television set. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • 'Real' TV Reality Shows?

    In six pages this paper discusses how television reality shows may not be as real as viewers are led to believe. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eminem's Music

    In three pages this essay considers the musical genre represented by the compositions of Eminem. There is no bibliography included.

  • Nokia v iPhone

    This 9 page paper looks at the launch of the new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. The paper is written in 3 parts. The first part of the paper looks at the concept of environmental scanning and why it is important to marketers. The second part of the paper undertakes environmental scanning, using a PESTEL and SWOT analysis considering the position of Nokia with the launch of their first touch screen telephone with the online music service 'Comes with Music'. The last part of the paper outlines a marketing campaign that could be used to market the telephone. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Music Therapy and Stroke Victims

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the literature pertaining to music therapy and how it can help stroke victims. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Clinical Environmental Considerations of Music Therapy

    In twelve pages this paper examines the clinical applications of music therapy in anxiety and pain reduction with its benefits as well as its complexities duly noted. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Musical Therapy Benefits and Autism

    In six pages autism symptoms are first considered before a discussion of using music therapy as a beneficial treatment for children. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Demographics and Benefits Regarding Music Therapy

    In nine pages this research paper examines music therapy in a consideration of demographics, therapeutic benefits, case studies, and treatment alternatives. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Forms of Treatment for Parkinson's Disease

    In nine pages this paper provides a description of Parkinson's disease and then examines various types of treatment and therapeutic approaches including yoga, music, and physical therapy. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Martial Art of Capoeira

    In a paper consisting of twenty three pages the culturally complex Capoeira martial art is examined in terms of its Afro-Brazilian Bahia cultural heritage and social contributions in its incorporation of play, music, and dance. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex Colored Man and Identity

    In six pages this paper discusses how identity is sought through people, education and music in this African American autobiography. There are no other sources listed.

  • DOWNLOADING MUSIC -- FOR FREE

    This 5-page paper focuses on various methods by which a teen consumer can download music for free. The paper focuses on pros and cons of this. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Brazilian Samba Music

    A 3 page essay on Brazilian Samba. The writer describes the music, concentrating on its evolution and history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Financing of Opera in London in the 1730’s

    This 7 page paper looks at the financing of opera in London during the early 18th century and whether or not opera was self financing. The way opera was financed is discussed, focusing on Heidegger and Handel and the second Royal Academy of Music, but also discussing the Opera of the Nobility and fringe opera. The paper also considers the way in which profits would have been distributed and performers paid. The bibliography cites four sources.

  • 1960s' Civil Rights Music and Martin Luther King Jr.

    In five pages this paper examines 1960s' civil rights music and Martin Luther King Jr.'s social activism. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • East and West Coast Rap Wars and the Deaths of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

    In ten pages this paper examines these rap stars and their murders in a consideration of the warring East and West Coast rap music rivalries. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Last Emperor Film by Bernardo Bertolucci

    In a paper consisting of six pages this 1987 epic film that is part history and part fiction is examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Moulin Rouge (2001) and Setting a Cinematic Mood

    This paper examines how the elements of cinema -- such as atmosphere; clothing; music; and historical, social, and geographical setting -- were used to set the mood by director Baz Luhrmann to set the particular mood for his twenty-first century musical. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Dr. Dre and Hip Hop Culture

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the music and career of hip hop artist, Dr. Dre. The writer also discusses his influence on hip hop culture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Man and Celebrity of Frank Sinatra

    In twenty pages the man, the music, the celebrity, and the mystique of Frank Sinatra is examined. There is included an extensive bibliography.

  • Marketing EMI Music in the Digital Age

    EMI are facing a number of marketing challenges, the decision by Radiohead to release tracks on their own website and increase in digital music downloads are all indicators of the changes. This 11 page paper looks at some of the challenges EMI face in terms of the general marketing of a service rather than a physical good and consideration of the influences and impact of marketing on the internet. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • MUSIC AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN CULTURE

    This 3-page paper discusses how music impacts American culture. The two examples used are hip-hop/rap and disco. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • African American Hip Hop and its Influence

    In six pages this paper discusses how contemporary youth culture has been influenced by African American hip hop music. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hip Hop: Past, Present and Future

    A 13 page paper which examines the significance and position of Hip Hop music as it relates to the past, present and future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Social Effects of Hip Hop

    In six pages this paper examines how society has been affected and influenced by hip hop music. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • History of Blackface Minstrelsy

    Black minstrelsy and its role throughouth the history of Black American culture is discussed within the context of Eileen Southern's The Music of Black Americans A History. There are no other sources cited.

  • Article Reviews of Music Education, ADHD, and ADD

    Two journal articles are reviewed in this five page essay which describes the positve effects of music and massage therapy on ADD and ADHD students. There are two bibliographic sources cited.

  • National Standards/Fine Arts

    A 3 page research paper that, first of all, briefly outlines the general content of national standards addressing the fine arts: art education, dance, music and visual arts. Then the writer briefly discusses research on how to accomplish these goals. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Johnny Cash and Love

    A 3 page paper which examines Johnny Cash and his love of music and his women. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • IS DOWNLOADING MUSIC STEALING?

    This 3-page paper examines the issue of downloading free music off the Internet. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Profit in the Film Industry - An Economic Analysis

    In a paper of sixteen pages, the writer looks at profit in the film industry. The live action industry is compared to the animation industry in terms of profits through statistical analysis and a review of literature. Paper uses ten sources.

  • Retail Stores and the Impacts of Foreground and Background Music

    In two pages this essay considers and article that denotes the subliminal distinctions of foreground and background music playing in retail stores by comparing the two. There is no bibliography included.

  • Film Techniques, Citizen Kane (1941)

    This essay offers a description of film techniques used in "Citizen Kane," directed by and starring Orson Welles. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • QUALITY COMMITMENT - INDEPENDENT FILMS

    Discusses how quality management and quality assurance can be used for an independent filmmaker interested in shooting a film. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • Mozart vs. Bach

    Both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Sebastian Bach are cited among the giants of Classical and Baroque music. This paper examines the similarities and differences of the two musical geniuses, comparing harmony, tempo and style. References Mozart's Symphony 36 and Bach's Suite No. 1 in C.This paper has six pages and seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • 70s Films, Taxi Driver and Saturday Night Fever

    This essay offers discussion of "Saturday Night Fever" and "Taxi Driver" as films that exemplify the social environment of the 1970s. Six pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Musical History and Development of the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Puerto Rico

    In forty five pages Latin American regional music is considered in this historical and developmental overview. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Mice Singing to Female Mice as Ultrasonic Music to Their Ears

    In five pages this paper examines mice communications as portrayed in Timothy E. Holy and Zhongsheng Guo's Ultrasongs of Male Mice. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Russian Ballet Music of Composer Peter Illich Tchaikovsky

    In five pages this paper examines Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite and 'Swan Lake in terms of the musical creation and performance. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • WIPO: AN OVERVIEW, MANDATE AND MUSIC RIGHTS

    Presents a discussion about the World Intellectual Property Organization, its mandates and protection of intellectual property. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Punk Rock and Heavy Metal Music

    The difference between punk and metal are explored in this three page paper. There are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Angry White Rapper: The Life and Music of Eminem

    This research paper looks at the controversial and highly successful career of rap star Marshall Mathers, otherwise known as Eminem. This seven page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Hybrids of Black Music

    In five pages the concept of hybrid is examined as it leads into a discussion of the development of African American musical hybrids. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Music of Composer Ruth Crawford Seeger

    In four pages the primary focus of this research paper is harmony and how it is used by composer Ruth Crawford Seeger with the influence of this American musical artist also discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Free But Illegal Napster Online Music Sharing Service

    In five pages this research paper examines Napster and its legal ramifications. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Assessment/Steel Magnolias/PPT Speaker Notes

    This paper consists of the speaker notes for a corresponding PowerPoint presentation, khstelmspnot.ppt. The health assessment pertains to M'Lynn Eatenton in the film "Steel Magnolias," and focuses on her grief over the death of her daughter and the support of her friends. Six pages in length, the associated ppt has 11 slides and five sources are cited.

  • Comparing "The Shining" and "A Clockwork Orange" - The Diversity of Kubrick's Style

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at the diversity of Kubrick's style in two films: "The Shining" and "A Clockwork Orange". Elements such as the use of camera, style of narrative adaptation, and the use of pacing are examined. Paper uses two sources.

  • Cinematic Depiction of Microbiology, Contagion

    This research paper cites reviews in order to report on the scientific accuracy of the film and the manner in which it depicts microbiology. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Multi-Phobic 'What About Bob?'

    This paper consists of 7 pages and examines the many phobias exhibited by the lead character in Frank Oz's film. There are 8 sources cited in this bibliography.

  • Hitchcock's The Birds, Use of Sound

    This essay pertains to Hitchcock's "The Birds" and the strategies that Hitchcock used in the film that relate to the use of sound. His style is compared to that of Jean-Luc Godard. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Blood Diamond - Paying for Death with Luxury

    The writer briefly considers the film “Blood Diamond” and the lessons it teaches about the horror of war, and of social responsibility. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Director Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996)

    This paper pertains to Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of "Hamlet." The writer describes the overall film and the cinematic devices employed, but primarily focuses on the way in which Branagh presents the character of Hamlet. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Handkerchief Significance in William Shakespeare's Othello

    In four pages this essay analyzes the tragic play Othello in a consideration of the important role the handkerchief plays. There are no other sources listed. A 4 page essay that discusses the significance of the handkerchief in Shakespeare's Othello. In the history of the theater, the argument can easily be made that there has never been a prop as instrumental to the substance of a play as Desdemona's handkerchief is to the action of Shakespeare's Othello. This prop becomes symbolic to Othello of Desdemona's supposed infidelity, which is precisely what Iago intends. Iago's manipulation of the handkerchief provides Othello's military mind with his supposed "proof" of Desdemona's betrayal and precipitates Othello's tragic subsequent actions. Examination of the play demonstrates the pivotal importance of this prop and how the action and the thematic substance hinge on this one image. No other sources cited.

  • The New York City Marathon

    A 4 page book review on Anything For A T-shirt by Ron Rubin, which chronicles the saga of The New York City Marathon and the innovative impresario who made this annual street theater/sporting event possible. Rubin explains how the annual event is much more than simply a sporting event, as it brings together the diverse peoples who make New York City their home in a way that not only creates a sense of community, but is also personally empowering to the individual participants. In addition to describing the marathon itself, Rubin's book is also very much a biography of an extraordinary man, the man who brought the world The New York City Marathon, Fred Lebow. No additional sources cited.

  • Anxiety Disorders on Television

    Reality shows actually started on radio. Candid Camera was the first one on television. This genre exploded in the early days of television to the present. There are numerous so-called 'reality' shows on TV, some more real than others. This essay asks the question, are the many shows that emphasize anxiety disorders ethical? and does it make a difference if celebrities are in the cast? There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Predicting the Future Through Science Fiction

    In six pages this paper discusses how humankind's future has been predicted by science fiction with future predictions featured in films such as AI and The Matrix also considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Analysis of the Film 'Selena'

    The biographical film of Tejano singing sensation Selena Quintanilla Perez is considered in a research paper consisting of 4 pages, focusing on five questions and answers, thought-provoking elements, and opening and closing scenes.

  • Father: Smoke Signals

    A 3 page paper which examines the father in the film “Smoke Signals” and then a real father. No sources cited.

  • Director James Cameron's 1998 Film Titanic

    In three pages this paper discusses this blockbuster movie about the sinking of the Titanic in terms of plot outline and analyzes it from philosophical and historical perspectives. There are no other sources listed.

  • "Heart of Darkness" and "Apocalypse Now"

    This 3 page paper discusses the way in which developed nations tell themselves lies in order to justify exploiting the developing world, drawing on examples from the film "Apocalypse Now" and the novella on which it is based, "Heart of Darkness." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Do Not Speak the Speech, I Pray You

    The writer discusses some of the differences between Franco Zefirelli’s Hamlet with Mel Gibson in the title role and Shakespeare’s play. The film deletes over half the text. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Girls, Women, and the Impact of the Media

    In five pages this essay examines how the media influences girls' and women's self images through portrayals in print, film, television, and advertising. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Liu on Privacy Issues in Film

    This 3 page paper uses Catherine Liu’s article on the genealogy of privacy to discuss how privacy issues are depicted in film, specifically The Truman Show. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • A Biopsychosocial Assessment of Ray Charles

    In a ten page paper, the author relates the personality characteristics and biopsychosocial factors influencing views of Ray Charles in the film named for him. There are 2 sources integrated into this paper.

  • Racial Profiling: The Classroom as the Base of Societal Change

    This 3 page paper explores the issue of stereotypical images created on television and in film that lead to racism and racial profiling. The paper argues that the classroom and technology are the proper forum for changing this world view. Bibliography lists 3 student sources.

  • Filming Video Underwater

    This 5 page paper accurately describes the impact of water depth on images, color and light waver scattering and consumption during underwater video filming. The writer also discusses some of the current underwater video techniques. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Editing and Narrative

    This 3 page paper looks at two key concepts in film making; editing and narrative and considers the way in which practice and theory compare especially in the low cost or home video making arena. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Gene Fowler Jr.'s 1957 Film I Was a Teenage Werewolf

    In six pages this report analyzes this 1957 film debut of television icon Michael Landon. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Juliet's Images in Film Versions of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

    In five pages this essay discusses how women's social status is reflected in the images of Juliet in the balcony scenes in the 1968 and 1996 film adaptations of Romeo and Juliet. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reasons to View the Movie Titanic

    In three pages this paper presents the argument that Titanic is a film worth seeing. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • John Schlesinger's Film An Eye for an Eye and Gender Roles

    In five pages the portrayal of gender roles in this 1995 film is discussed. There is no bibliography included.

  • Impact of the Black Plague on Chivalry, Feudalism

    This research paper/essay reports on the huge impact that the Black Death had on medieval society, focusing particularly on chivalry and feudalism, mentioning briefly a film, A Knight's Tale, proposing a relationship to this topic. Six pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • Persuasion in Print and Film

    Modern movie adaptations of classic novels are often hard to compare to the originals. This report discusses the film version of Persuasion, the last novel by Jane Austen, and contrasts it to its original prototype. Especially deals with conversation.This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Comparing 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess with Stanley Kubrick's Film A Clockwork Orange

    Protagonist Alex de Large and how is behavior is depicted in the novel and film versions of A Clockwork Orange is the focus of this comparative analysis consisting of four pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Combat Films and Full Metal Jacket by Director Stanley Kubrick

    In five pages this paper examines the combat film genre in an analysis of how it is represented by Full Metal Jacket. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Media Law and People v. Larry Flynt Film

    In five pages this paper discusses the film based on Hustler Magazine head honcho Larry Flynt's supposed crusade to protect First Amendment rights, The People v. Larry Flynt. There are 2 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Popular Culture, Cinematic Violence, and Media Literacy

    This paper examines the behavioral and desensitization effects of film violence and how media literacy can demand responsibility in consumption and greater accountability in 5 pages. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Classic Animation/Disney's Little Mermaid

    An 8 page research paper that analyzes and discusses Walt Disney's 1989 animated feature The Little Mermaid. The writer first offers a scene by scene analysis of the beginning of the film, then discusses cinematic elements such as style, characterization and themes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Comparing and Contrasting Dumbo (1941) with The Little Mermaid (1989)

    This 6 page paper examines these two animated films in the context of four questions posed by a student. Various issues are explored including the times in which they were made. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Math in Cinema

    A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of how math has been addressed in recent films. The writer examines Jurassic Park, A Beautiful Mind, Good Will Hunting and Stand and Deliver and argues that these disparate portraits of mathematicians have in common similar presentations of math within a cinematic context, which portrays math as something that is rather mysterious and beyond the grasp of mere mortals. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Relationship Between Sacajawea and Lewis and Clark

    In six pages this paper discusses the film Lewis and Clark The Journey of the Corps of Discovery and how it depicts the relationship between Sacajawea, Lewis and Clark and its importance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis: "The Tell Tale Heart"

    This 4 page paper examines Edgar Allan Poe's classic story "The Tell Tale Heart." It argues that the narrator is in the grip of obsession that leads him to kill. It also argues that the same can be said of Willard in the film "Apocalypse Now." Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • James Cameron's Film Titanic and the Existentialist Philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre

    This paper applies existentialism to an analysis of the character Jack in the Titanic film by director James Cameron in 5 pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hollywood Elite and Titanic Film by Director James Cameron

    In four pages this paper applies a Marxist perspective to 'New Hollywood's' political economy in a consideration of Titanic. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Titanic

    A 4 page discussion and examination of the film Titanic and a discussion of its possibility as a play. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Schizophrenia as Portrayed in A Beautiful Mind

    John Nash is tortured by paranoid schizophrenia. Despite that fact he has phenomenal mathematical abilities. This seven page paper recalls specific scenes from the film that serve to pull the viewer into Nash's tortured mind and discusses those scenes in reference to the epidemiology of schizophrenia. Six sources.

  • Book and Film Adaptations of the Life of Jackie Robinson

    This paper consisting of five pages compares the text Baseball's Great Experiment Jackie Robinson and His Legacy with the film Bingo Long Traveling All Stars in an evaluation of historical accuracy in each.

  • 3D Computer Graphics and Film Special Effects

    This research paper consisting of seven pages presents the argument that producing special effects through the uses of 3D animation and computer generated graphics represent a considerable improvement in a foreward progression of the film industry. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Films and 3D Computer Graphics

    In five pages this essay considers how special effects are no longer conventionally created by rather achieved through the use of 3D computer graphics. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Manchurian Candidate Conspiracy

    The Manchurian Candidate in film and book form is a masterful examination of the conspiracy and conspiracy theory in America. This paper explores the John Frankenheimer movie and Richard Condon book, relating both to McCarthyism and comparing and contrasting the two in terms of politics and psychology. Includes a bio of Condon.This paper has five pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Comparison of the Print and Film Versions of, A Raisin In The Sun

    This essay compares and contrasts various elements of Lorraine Hansberry's, A Raisin In The Sun, and how the original play compares to the film. This five page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Racial and Cultural Divisions in the Film Alien Nation

    In a paper consisting of four pages there are similarities noted between the divides of culture and race that exist in the United States and in the aliens depicted in the film. There are two bibliographic sources cited.

  • Promotional Analysis of Harry Potter Books and Films

    In four pages this paper discusses the 'retailing' of the Harry Potter book and film franchise in an analysis of Internet, print, and television media promotion. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literature and Film Related to Rural Life

    It becomes apparent that in life and in literature, rural life is different from anything else. This paper examines rural life in the context of three books and three films. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Timing and Disguise in 'The Odyssey' Stories

    In six pages this paper examines the importance of timing and discusses in stories related to 'The Odyssey' including Homer's epic and the films O Brother, Where Art Thou? by director Joel Coen and 'The Odyssey' directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. Three other sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • George Washington: Heroic, Flawed, and Human

    In ten pages this paper examines how American General and first President of the United States George Washington is depicted in various ways as heroic, human, and flawed in Jeff Shaara’s The Glorious Cause, and in the films Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor, The Conquerors: General Howe, Conqueror of New York, The Crossing, and D.W. Griffith’s America. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Review of the Film, This Magnificent African Cake

    This paper examines the themes of hypocrisy and imperialism in Africa as seen in the film, This Magnificent African Cake. This two page essay has no bibliography.

  • Review of the Post World War II Film The Bicycle Thief

    In six pages this paper discusses the portrayal of the realities confronting Italy after the Second World War as featured in Vittorio de Sica's film The Bicycle Thief with the perspectives of cinematic theorist Andre Bazin also considered. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Bicycle Thief and its Reflexive Mode

    In seven pages the process of cinema is examined in an examination of Bill Nichols' producton modes of reflexive, interactive, observational, and expository and applies a reflexive mode interpretation of the film The Bicycle Thief. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Real Uses of Artificial Intelligence Versus Portrayals in Science Fiction

    In five pages the ways in which such films as Blade Runner, Neuromancer and The Matrix have portrayed artificial intelligence is contrasted with the promising and nonthreateneing real life uses. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Atom Egoyan's Film Felicia's Journey Adapted from the Novel by William Trevor

    In five pages the film version of this novel is considered in terms of the changes and how the filmmaker elects to depict Trevor's messages within the content of his adaptation. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Who Killed the Electric Car?

    A 3 page paper which examines elements of the film Who Killed the Electric Car? Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • I, Robot and Race/Slavery

    A 3 page paper which argues that robots, such as pictured in I, Robot the film, should not be treated as slaves and property. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Expression and the Value of Literacy

    In five pages this paper discusses freedom of expression and of the press in terms of any limits that should or should not be imposed, literacy, and the film Newsies is also considered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cult Status of the Film Rosemary's Baby

    In six pages this paper discusses cult film characteristics and then applies them to director Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Bamboozled by Spike Lee

    This research paper/essay presents an analysis and summation of the 200 film "Bamboozled," which was directed and written by Spike Lee. The writer also draws upon Marion Riggs' "Ethnic Notions," a documentary, as a means for explaining the stereotypes that Lee references. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • White Man's Burden, A Film Analysis

    This analysis of Desmond Nakono's 1995 film "White Man's Burden" argues that the characterization of Louis Pinnock, as an oppressed minority member, draws heavily on the stereotype of the "Brute Negro," as defined in Marion Riggs' documentary "Ethnic Notions." Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice and Homoeroticism

    In five pages this paper examines the homoeroticism and scenes of sexual innuendo that manifest themselves throughout the film adapation of Anne Rice's bestselling novel. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 'Birthright' and Domestic Violence

    In a paper consisting of 5 pages the film Once Were Warriors is considered within the context of domestic violence as a birthright and then offers contrasts and comparisons to actual domestic abuse situations. There are 10 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Gender Identity Patient Disorder Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Film Boys Don’t Cry

    In eight pages this paper addresses a particular psychiatric patient presenting the problem of gender identity disorder similar to the character of Brandon Teena in the 1999 film Boys Don’t Cry within the context of historical, diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment issues as well as developmental theories with a brief literature review also included. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Written on the Body, The Color Purple

    A 4 page essay that contrasts and compares ideas about love in Jeanette Winterson's novel Written on the Body and the film The Color Purple, which was adapted from the novel by Alice Walker. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Guilt of Hamlet in Mel Gibson's Film Adaptation

    In 5 pages this paper analyzes how Hamlet's revenge transformed him into a man very much like his adversary Claudius as represented in Mel Gibson's movie. There are 2 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Searching from the Hero Within in Hamlet by William Shakespeare

    In four pages plus an outline of one page this paper discusses the revenge Hamlet takes regarding the death of his father and his relationships with others with various film interpretations of Hamlet also considered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology and the Works of H.G. Wells and Stanley Kubrick

    In seven pages this paper discusses the impact of technology upon humankind as considered in H.G. Wells' novels The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine and in Stanley Kubrick's films 2001 A Space Odyssey and Dr. Strangelove. Four secondary sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • JFK Assassination as Explained by Filmmaker Oliver Stone

    In seven pages this paper discusses the failure of director Oliver Stone to explain the assassination of John F. Kennedy in his flawed JFK film with evidence supporting and opposing the lone gunman theory examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Rice and Kings and All That Jazz

    The writer discusses the efforts made by the U.S. during the Cold War to win other nations to its view. The methods discussed include growing a new strain of rice and using good will tours by African American musicians. The paper also discusses the cultural assumptions of the film, The King and I. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Emma by Jane Austen and the Film Clueless

    In five pages cultural expectations and social norms in the novel Emma by Jane Austen and the film Clueless are compared. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fight Club/Dissociative Identity Disorder

    A 3 page essay/research paper that analyzes the 1999 film "Fight Club" in terms of what it tells the audience about Dissociative Identity Disorder. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Chameleon Street Film and Black Aesthetic Theory

    In five pages black aesthetic theory is examined within the context of Wendell B. Harris Jr.'s Chameleon Street. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Criminology Theories, Mafioso

    This research paper discusses how Alberto Latuada's film Mafioso (1962) can be related to ethnic succession theory and alien conspiracy theory. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Mexican Film/Maria Candelaria

    A 7 page research paper/essay that discusses Emilio Fernandez’s Maria Candelaria (1943) and how this film relates to the task of addressing the legacy of colonialism within the context of Mexican history. Mexico, as Andrea Noble points out, is fundamentally a “mestizo entity,” that is, it is the product of “the colonial encounter between Indians, Spaniards (and Africans)” (Noble 81). As such, the Mexican culture struggles to understand its fundamental nature and to express the cultural dichotomies held within this paradigm. One of the ways in which this task has been expressed is through cinema. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Harry Potter Film Marketing

    In eight pages this paper considers the marketing of the first Harry Potter film in a manner that was short on commercialism and long on life cycle. Eleven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Quincy Jones for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    A 3 page proposal for inclusion of Quincy Jones in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Quincy Jones (b 1933) discovered music in elementary school, settling on the trumpet at about ten years of age and teaming up with Ray Charles as a young teen. He released his first album in 1956 and was well known in the industry before the rest of the world "discovered" him with the release of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album in the 1980s, which Jones produced. Quincy Jones more than only meets the basic criteria for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Listening Techniques

    A 16 page research paper, which includes a 1-page abstract and an 1-item appendix, that addresses the topic of listening, which is a foundational skill to academic achievement at all levels. This literature review explores the topic of listening, both from the perspective of how teachers can improve on their listening skills and also how they can instruct their students in regards to listening skills. Topics covered include the importance of listening; approaches to improving listening; classroom management techniques, getting students to listen; listening in the early grades; listening to music; listening techniques, effective listening; the importance of teachers. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Classification Essay/Birthday Parities

    A 3 page classification essay that discusses 3 types of birthday party. While birthday parties are appropriate entertainment for all ages, the types of birthday party activities that are suited to each age group differ considerably. For example, birthday party activities, music and the food and beverages served should all be geared toward the age of the person celebrating his or her birthday and the age classification of the guests. For example, consider these factors in relation to a birthday party for a toddler, a teenager and a senior citizen. No bibliography is offered.

  • Investment Assessment Paper

    This 10 page paper looks at a music company that is going to invest in one of three albums. The paper assesses the investment, starting by looking at the returns of the different investments, creating a profit and loss account for each and assessing several ratios, such as return on capital employed. The paper then looks at the break even point, the margin of safety, the accounting rate of return and the return on investment. The last part of the paper considers the way a questionnaire may be out together to assess the potential market for each album. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • "The Basketball Diaries" - Reaction

    4 pages in length. Director Scott Kalvert's interpretation of Jim Carroll's book entitled The Basketball Diaries illustrates how drugs are all too often employed as a pinch hitter when life gets too hard to handle. Leonardo DiCaprio's performance of a promising Catholic school basketball player who - through a chain of temptation and bad choices - finds his life spiraling down at a pace faster than he can contemplate; heroin becomes the only thing that allows him to cope - or at least he believes this to be true in his distorted thought process, a pseudo-reality embraced by myriad adolescents caught in the grips of teen angst. At the core of this film is the obligatory lesson that drugs are not the panacea for what ails. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Genetic Engineering: Ethics

    3 pages in length. The list of options was rather long as the couple sat in the waiting room filling out their paperwork. There for their first in vitro fertilization procedure, they were faced with a number of choices pertaining to the baby they would eventually create: sex - female; hair color - blond; eyes - green; height - 5'7"; body type - athletic; I.Q. - 125; aptitude - music and law. Testing for specific diseases had all but weeded out life-threatening syndromes and socially unacceptable conditions that guaranteed they would make a healthy baby - and if not then they would simply abort it - so all that was left for aspiring parents to think about was what psychological and physiological traits they wanted their perfect child to have. Is this merely the plot of a bestselling science fiction novel? Not anymore given the progress scientific advancement has rendered in the recent past. If genetic engineering continues down the path it currently follows, there will be grave consequences to pay for manipulating man's natural methods of reproduction. No bibliography.

 

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