• The Shot

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    was going to escape anytime soon. He had lost his job along with his home and so called friends, but none of that bothered him, for his life was nothing without Lennie Small, the man who had been more than family to him for the past ten years. The shot from the 9mm Luger that George fired into Lennie’s skull, its memory and sound, have been replayed and echo within his mind ever since it happened – and there was nothing he could do about it, Lennie was gone and was never coming back. After having

  • A Shot In The Air

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    wouldn’t be able to finish the game. With both teams exhausted, it was hard to play to our full potential. With some intense aggression in the offense we dribbled up and took a shot. The goalie blocked the shot but we got the ball back. We made some powerful fake outs to get the defense confused and had an open net. We shot again and scored! Our adrenaline kicked in and we were unstoppable. Unfortunately, after playing tough defense they snuck by us and scored a goal in the upper right corner.

  • Final Shot

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    Anthony each of scoring one after the other trying to see who would give up first. It was 95 to 94 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter I had the ball in my hand while Anthony played defense on me i took him to the right pulled up for the jump shot nothing but net I had scored my 45th point of the game. The crowd went while as did I. I felt like Jordan for that one moment but Anthony's team had the final shoot with 4 seconds on the clock. I knew in my mind that it was up to me to

  • Shot Types

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    the main contrasts of form in this piece is the shot type. Shot types are important to the composition of the video because they give the work a sense of variety. This piece uses extreme close up, wide shot, medium shot, two shot, as well as multiple camera angles. Extreme close ups are used in this piece to focus on an important aspect of the video. Close up shots fill the entire composition in order to focus on one main scene intensely. A wide shot is used when the piece is either transitioning

  • The Hook Shot

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    The Hook Shot It was my junior year and football season was over. We had won the state championship. It was time to relax and enjoy basketball season. Basketball season was always a fun time. I was a grade younger than most of my friends who were on the team. I was always the kid that was brought up to sit on the bench or be the sixth man. I never really got too much playing time, however, sometimes if there was a big man on the other team, or some sort of foul trouble for one of the seniors

  • The Attack Of The Shot

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    The attack was over in seconds. Tim peered through his ratty dread, fallen over his eyes like a rat tail. He looked blurry-eyed at the wet LA boulevard. Rain streaked his face as he took in the long, dark road ahead. The blacktop glistened in the traffic signals’ light. The only yellow light shimmered from the rare passing headlights. Few and far between, puke puddles lined the sidewalks. His tears were indecipherable amidst rain drops. “There you are.” Sebastian’s sneakers screeched as he turned

  • Lucky Shot

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    LUCKY SHOT. I sit in my room with a gun on my left and pills on my right. I sit and think – is it worth living another day? It’s a difficult question, which I think about every night. I look to my left, then to my right. I should have gone to sleep I tell myself, and hope tomorrow will be different. It’s time just to give up! I try to think about something positive in my life but there’s nothing to think of. Maybe the years I don’t remember were good, but I doubt that. I turn to my left again

  • Review of A Shot in the Light

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    Review of A Shot in the Light The narrator is a naïve person. He believes in the best of people. It does not even cross his mind that Ray could ever hurt him. He trusts Ray. After only two days with a person he has never seen before, he trusts him. He gives Ray clothes, money, food and a reason to believe. He is a salesman with a van and some few things. He is not wealthy. He makes his living. And though he has not much to give he still gives. Ray is a player. How

  • Vaccines : Calling The Shots

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    I attended the IPE Film and Book Experience on Thursday July 18, 2016 and we watched a NOVA PBS documentary titled “Vaccines: Calling the Shots.” The members of my team and the college/profession they represent are listed below: 1. Nkeseobong Essien a Pharm.D. candidate representing the College of Pharmacy 2. Paige Allen studying Nuclear Medicine was representing the College of Health Professions 3. Cord Carter studying Pharmaceutical Science was representing the Graduate School 4. Marlee Buchanan

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Shot '

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    Shot 1: Dissolve from a establishing shot of Xanadu into a close-up of Susan working on a jigsaw puzzle. Susan looks up from her puzzle to the direction of Kane’s voice while the camera cranes away from a close-up to medium shot of her. This shot begins a shot-reverse-shot sequence between Susan and Kane. Shot 2: A cut to extreme long shot of the interior of Xanadu and Kane in the background standing at the archway walking forward. Once again in shot-reverse-shot sequence. There are Egyptian, Greek

  • Importance Of Camera Shots

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    A camera shot is the amount of space that is seen in one shot or frame. Camera shots are used to demonstrate different aspects of a film's setting, characters and themes. As a result, camera shots are very important in shaping meaning in a film. Reviewing the examples on the right hand side of this page should make the different camera shots clearer. An extreme long shot (animation on right) contains a large amount of landscape. It is often used at the beginning of a scene or a film to establish

  • Symptoms Of The Flu Shot

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    Dr. Shirk, I understand your reluctance to get the flu shot because the flu shot is supposed to prevent the flu, not initiate it. Maybe you already had the virus before you obtained the shot making it become ineffective in the past. Disregarding your past discrepancies with the flu shot, I believe getting the flu shot would be in your best interest this year because it can ultimately lower the risk of heart problems, it can prevent others from getting the virus, and it can reduce the risk of hospitalization

  • NHL Head Shots

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    and discussions from fans and pundits regarding whether the league needs to do something to better protect its players from vicious, illegal hits to the head. Of course, the chattering always starts up when another player is blindsided with a head shot. This time, it came from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), when Patrice Cormier laid an elbow to Mikael Tam. Even though the hit has put into question what kinds of penalties should be in place for players who completely disregard their

  • Snap Shot of a Dog

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    Snap Shot of a Dog James Thurber is a famous and popular American writer and artist. His humorous prose and drawing are never gay because the enthusiasm is dampened by melancholy. His fantastic characters are mostly animals whose balance of life is distorted and disturbed by a malignant fate. ‘Snap Shot of a Dog’ is taken from THE THURBER CARNIVAL which contains his most impressive work. Many of his writings and drawings deal with dogs. He understands them and he has the gist of being able

  • A shot by shot analysis of a major scene in Hitchcocks Notorious

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    sweeping right to give the first full shot and view of both of the main characters. They are shown seated at a table, with many empty bottles of liquor and glasses. 2.     Then a tight reverse over the shoulder shot of Devlin’s face (Cary Grant) is next. Devlin then proclaims: “There's one more drink left apiece. Shame about the ice.” 3.     Next the shot reverses again to another tight over the shoulder shot but of Alicia’s face this time. Where

  • who shot ray

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    It was a quiet day in Brooklyn the bird was chirping the sun was shining the wind was blowing. Bang! Bang! Two shots were fired. Tony jumps out his bed from a deep sleep and run towards his window. He looks out the window and sees his best friend Ray, laying in blood, helplessly, as blood dripped out his skull .A blue car zooms away from the scene. Ray rushes down the stairs in his pajamas in a blink of an eye, while he dials 911. He approached his friend bloody body unable to do

  • The Framing And Strength Of Shots

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    LENGTH of shot — The ANGLE of the shot — If there is any MOVEMENT involved When describing different cinematic shots, different terms are used to indicate the amount of subject matter contained within a frame, how far away the camera is from the subject, and the perspective of the viewer. Each different shot has a different purpose and effect. A change between two different shots is called a CUT. Framing or Shot Length 1 . Extreme long shot Camera angle: Extreme Long Shot Extreme Long Shot This can

  • Efficacy of Flu Shots

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    Issue Proposal on the Efficacy of Flu Shots In recent years encouragement to get flu shots has become a yearly mantra. Elderly, children six months to two years, health care workers and immune-deficient people are urged in the strongest terms to go to their doctors or clinics and get a flu shot. This group encompasses about 98 million people. In the fall of 2004 this was in the forefront of American and to some extent the Western World media with the shortage of this flu seasons vaccine. Current

  • Types Of Shot In Basketball

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    pass the ball into the ring in order to score a goal. When a basketball player wants to get points, he or she does use multiple shot techniques such as the jump shot, the lay-up and the free-throw. The most commonly used technique to score goals is the jump shot. This technique is a shot at the basket made by a player releasing the ball at the highest point of a leap. This shot has three phases; the preparation phase, execution phase and the follow through phase. In the preparation phase is taken place

  • 35 Shots of Rum

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    35 Shots of Rum Lionel it is time to move on 35 Shots of Rum directed by Claire Denis taken in Paris, France 2008. This film on transitioning to a state of being beyond conception also, helping to realize that moving on a part of life. Lionel and Josephine are father and daughter that are moving towards the realization that moving on is the best

  • The Probability of Making A Bank Shot

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    of making a bank shot? Research shows the bank shot gives you a 20 percent more of a chance of making the basket. There are many different things that involve in making a bank shot other than just making sure you hit the right spot on the back board. According to Silverberg you have to have the right launch height, launch speed, launch angle, and the aim angle. Most people don’t like the bank shot because it’s not as exciting as a swish. But which will you rather take? A shot that has a 55 percent

  • The First Shots At Syria

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    The first shots at Syria 's war are fired in March of 2011 by Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad against peaceful Arab spring demonstrators. In July, the protesters start shooting back, and some Syrian troops even defect from Assad 's army to join them. They call themselves the Free Syrian Army and the uprising becomes a civil war. Extremists from Syria and around the region start traveling to Syria to join the rebels. Assad actually encourages this by releasing jihadist prisoners to tinge the rebellion

  • The Death Of A Victim Fatally Shot

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    was fatally shot in Chicago, Illinois. The shooting occurred in the middle of the road and the suspect that was fatally shot was named Laquan McDonald. McDonald was just 17 years old and was the suspect after initial reports placed him in the scene of a possible car jacking. It was reported that Laquan McDonald had a knife and was also seen slashing tires of a police cruiser. When police had finally had him surrounded in the middle of the road, one officer opened fire and released 16 shots into his

  • A Shot that Ricocheted through History

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    “ A Shot That Ricocheted Through History”      Medgar Evers was a man who was not afraid to stand up for what he believed in. He believed that one-day blacks and whites would be able to associate with each other without racial interference. He would later die for what he believed and leave an example for all who was following in his path. The man believed to have shot him was tried three times and finally convicted in the third trial nearly thirty years after his death.

  • Shots of the Occupation in Paridise Now

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    Paradise Now, he uses long shots to show the overall injustice of the situation and close-up shots to show how single people are trapped by unique circumstances. 1) What are Close-Up and Long Shots: Close-up: “A shot in which the subject is larger than the frame, revealing much detail” (IMDB). Close-ups were made really famous by Alfred Hitchcock (Rear Window and Psycho). For example, in Rear Window, the main character (Jimmy Stewart) is bedridden and many close-up shots of him are used to show how

  • Shot Put as an Interesting Sport

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    Shot Put as an Interesting Sport Throwing events in track and field have become very popular with high school and middle school students over the past few years. Shot put is the most recognized throwing event of them all. In the event the participant attempts to throw a metal ball as far as they can. Competitors take their put from inside a seven foot circle into a field marked with boundaries referred to as sectors. Many athletes who are interested in throwing, might enjoy the chance to throw

  • Analysis Of The Free-throw Shot

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    Analysis of the Free-Throw Shot When deciding about a movement to study, I thought about many, and very few interested me. Then I decided to choose something that was very important to me. Shooting the basketball, and more specifically the technique in performing a free throw. I thought by looking more closely at the details of a movement I have been doing since a small child. I thought possibly I could learn something that would give me an advantage in my shot. The application of this particular

  • Fear and Suspense in A Single Shot

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    Fear and Suspense in A Single Shot      Matthew F. Jones' novel A Single Shot is a disturbing tale of one man's unfortunate mistake and the hellish consequences it brings him. John Moon, in need of money to support his estranged wife Moira and their infant son Nolan, sets out early one morning to hunt an impressive buck he has recently spotted grazing near his mountain home. Having weighed the value of the deer meat against the thousand dollars in fines and two months in jail he can expect

  • Why Do Not Give It A Shot?

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    It was a discussion he saw about dropshipping with Oberlo in a Facebook group that got the wheels turning. As he explains it: I decided to give it a go after coming across Oberlo in a Facebook Group back in December. I thought, why not give it a shot as an experiment during my semester break, and that’s how it got started. What’s dropshipping? With dropshipping, e-commerce store-owners can sell and ship products to their customers without actually ever seeing or handling the products. After you

  • The Cause And Effect Of Vaccination Shots

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    Many diseases spread fast and shocked the United States. Scientists and doctors came together to form vaccination shots. Many vaccination shots were introduced to prevent horrifying and transmitting diseases that started being identified in the 1990’s. Vaccination shots were created to help prevent diseases with babies and future diseases with adults. The benefit of vaccination shots is effective because vaccine strengthens immune systems, prevents the disease from spreading, and providing a healthy

  • The Shot Heard Around The World

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    “The shot heard around the world” (Gross 126), is the event that begins the American Revolution in Concord. Tension between England and the Colonies were mounting, due to taxes imposed by England. Although there was already strains within the colonies because of lack of land and resources. The implementation of taxes from England was the final issue that drove colonist to revolt against England. While some scholars of history only focus on the literal facts of history, other scholars such as, Robert

  • My Fear Of Getting A Shot

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    My Fear of Getting a Shot Picture this: a small, but extremely angry red-faced three-year-old screaming and crying as her mother carries her out of the doctor’s office. Her mother picks up a sticker from the bucket and offers it to the little girl, who normally loves stickers. The angry child keeps screaming and crying as she throws the sticker to the ground. Can you guess what I am describing? It is one of my first encounters with getting a shot. Ever since I was really little, I have had a fear

  • Analysis Of A Basketball Jump Shot

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    just hit the game winning shot against Tates Creek high School with 3.7 seconds left. This shot was the shot of my career but who would of knew 7 years prior to that shot that I would of became a top rated shooting guard in the city of Lexington, Kentucky. My whole basketball career all I’ve known is to shoot a basketball jump shot, that was my duty, my job, my responsibility but never did I feel I was mechanically doing my whole life’s work wrong. A basketball Jump shot also known as a jumper is

  • The Shot Heard 'Round the World

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    Regarded as a truly important event in history, the Shot Heard 'Round the World made headlines. It was the start of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the first official battle of the Revolutionary War. On April 19th, 1775 British troops marched to Lexington and Concord, where many militia men already awaited their arrival. The British were after the ammunition of the militia. Paul Revere previously warned the militia so that they could be prepared. Many people are unaware of the fact that Paul

  • The Shot Heard 'Round the World

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    A shot that made headlines was one to be remembered. The Shot Heard 'Round the World was regarded as a truly important event in history. It was the start of the Battle of Lexington which was the first official battle of the Revolutionary War. On April 19th, 1775 British troops were marching to Lexington where many militia were already awaiting their arrival. The British were after the ammunition of the militia. Paul Revere had warned the militia ahead of time so that they could be prepared. They

  • One of the Best Shots Ever

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    One of the Best Shots Ever       The soft moon rock jumped off the face of the club, as I moved through impact. All I saw was the perfect arch of the rock as it hurled through the air and over a small rock infested river that runs in front of the oblong green. I had just pulled off one of the best shots ever in my golf career.       It all started on a brisk August morning. That day I had to get up before the first rays of the sun could be noticed on the horizon. I awoke to the droning sound

  • The Flu Shot Should Not Be Mandatory

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    Should the Flu Shot Be Mandatory? Vaccines have been proclaimed by many people as one of the miracles of modern medicine. Vaccines are credited with saving thousands of lives and wiping out many contagious diseases. Recently, there has been a tremendous debate whether annual influenza vaccines should be mandatory. Influenza vaccines should be voluntary because people have the right to examine data on vaccinations and make their own informed decisions. Although people

  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot

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    repeatedly practicing a shot. A beginning player concentrates hard on understanding how to make fingers, hands, arms, and legs move exactly right based on what is seen. With repeated practice, the “seeing-thinking-doing” gradually becomes “seeing-doing” because the muscles seem to “know” and “remember” just what to do (Simlog, 2013) in order to sink the shot. Muscle memory holds a player in good stead when there is no performance pressure and no need to consciously think about the shot. However, when shooting

  • The Death Of The Flies And Shot You

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    "So you 're saying one lady tried to warn you and the other jumped out of the bushes and shot you?" "The girl who warned me would say one thing, then whisper something completely opposite. She had me so confused, I wasn 't sure what I should do." "That 's when the other one jumps out of the bushes and shot you?" "Yeah." "I have two pictures here. Do you think you can tell me which one shot you?" He asks, handing the snapshots to Kevin. "It was dark, so I didn 't get a real good look, but I 'll try

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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    ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ is both optimistic and pessimistic. It is unsatisfactory to call the film plain optimistic, which it was in the middle of the movie, as the beginning but more so the end was pessimistic. The middle of the film was optimistic because it showed the joyous personalities of the people and about ten minutes from the end of Ransom Stoddard’s flashback, film reached it’s climax when Liberty Valance was killed. On the pessimistic side of the film however, is what has

  • Mechanics of the Basketball Free Throw Shot

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    The free throw shot is one the most important shots in basketball. In fact, around 20% of all points scored in the NCAA Division 1 are from free throws shots (Kozar, Vaughn, Lord, Whitfield, & Dve 243-248). The importance of this shot increases later in the game, because free throws tend to comprise greater percentage of the points that are scored in the last 5 minutes than the initial 35 minutes by either the wining or the losing team (Kozar et al., 123-129). The free throw shot is considered as

  • Cupid and His Famous Arrow Shots

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    This is the point where the mythological nonsense really starts. How can one who belongs to the first beings on this Earth and who has originated from nothing be fathered and born again some millenniums later? Cupid had a major problem when he shot around with his arrows: He must have been one of the worst shooters ever. Accidentally, the little winged archer hit his own mother, who then promptly fell in love with Adonis. He even topped that disaster when he ham-handedly injured himself with

  • The Importance of a Good Jump Shot in Basketball

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    Importance of a Good Jump Shot in Basketball Basketball is one of the most watched and played sport across the nation. The offense in basketball includes lay-ups, dunks, free throws, and jump shots. The jump shot is one of the most common shot. Basketball is a very entertaining sport; just imagine playing it with a perfect jump shot. Nothing feels better than being in control, having everyone look up to you in the last minutes of the game. Having that perfect jump shot can either make you or

  • My Shot Of Joy By Veronica Karaman

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    between a mother and her daughter is honestly and openly shared in Veronica Karaman 's book My Shot of Joy. It shines a light on the amazing grace of God that reveals a plan to redeem a family relationship ravished by lines of broken communication." -- Dr. Madeline Manning Mims (Raleigh, NC) - Author, speaker, golf-professional and transformational life-coach, Veronica Karaman, in her latest book, My Shot of Joy: A Miraculous Journey of Redeeming a Lost Mother-Daughter Relationship, is healing family

  • Who Shot John F. Kennedy

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    Who Shot John F. Kennedy On November 22nd, 1963 America lost its innocence. It also perhaps lost its trust, trust in the American Government. In a gallop pole in 1960, 89% of the American population trusted the government. Since then it has dropped to less than to . That means that since the early 1960's over 70% of the population lost its trust in the Federal Government. While there may be different reasons why many people lost their trust, the most major one was probably the assassination

  • Are the Nation’s Sons Getting a Fair Shot?

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    patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.” “Separate but equal” initially pertained to the separating of the races where education is concerned; but the possibility of separating the genders to ensure that boys get a fair shot at education is a great idea. All across the country schools have decided to use single gender classroom environments to give boys the extra oomph needed to get the grade. The charts below demonstrate the effectiveness of single gender classroom practices

  • Who Shot Johnny, by Debra Dickerson

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    In “Who Shot Johnny” by Debra Dickerson, Dickerson recounts the shooting of her 17 year old nephew, Johnny. She traces the outline of her life, while establishing a creditable perception upon herself. In first person point of view, Dickerson describes the events that took place after the shooting, and how those events connected to her way of living. In the essay, she uses the shooting of her nephew to omit the relationship between the African American society, and the stereotypic African American

  • Taking the Shot: A Short Narrative

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    “Please, Please, come on! Can you please take me?” This has been going on since eight in the morning. My brother followed me around the house begging me. “Pleaaase, if you take me to Anthony’s house, I’ll do whatever you want!” He wanted me to take him to his friend’s house, and he wasn’t going to give up so I finally agreed. “Fine. Let’s go.” I held his hand and we went out. But what I didn’t have in mind was that what was a beautiful summer day, was never going to be ordinary. Our house was on

  • Anarchist Values in The Movie Slap Shot

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    The movie Slap Shot documented a minor league hockey team that is down on its luck. The Charlestown Chiefs are a losing Federal League hockey team whose games are poorly attended. In order to bring back fans, the team often participated in publicity stunts that were meant to fill the seats. As a means to renew local interest, the team resorted to playing gritty, hard-nosed hockey. This type of violence was meant to appeal to the working class of the city-Charlestown was a declining factory town

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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    John Ford directed many well-known western films that brought back the vibrancy of that era. One of which is, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Back in 1962, when the film was made, many dismissed it as a petty, disappointing work. 
Much of the criticism leveled against The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance focused on its look. The majority of films were done in color that gave it a bright, upbeat tone that the public loved. The “look” present in Liberty Valance was black and white, which went against