Blades Essays

  • Blade One

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    chosen a Warner Bros production film called `Blade'. In this essay I will discuss the Mise-En-Scene, Sound, Editing, Special effects, camera angle, shot, movement and position. The Film, as I have stated before is from Warner Bros productions. Basically the Film is about a man who is a vampire hunter. He detests vampires because before he was born his mother was bitten by a vampire. She was rushed to the hospital her water broke and she gave birth to Blade. Unfortunately while she was giving birth

  • The Motif of Blades

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    authors use symbolism to convey messages about society as a whole. One particular symbol which is trans-cultural and appears in much of literature is that of the blade. The blade in many cases embodies masculinity, honor, and courage. In the two stories “In a Grove” and Chronicle of a Death Foretold the authors use the motif of the blade to convey similar messages about the societies in which they take place. Both authors Akutagawa and Marquez use the motif to give an insight into views of honor and

  • Sling Blade

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    Sling Blade The Complete Review This film by virtue of its independence has shied away from the usual hype associated with American movies. The result is an original screenplay by Billy Bob Thornton that is transformed into a mesmerising tale of the south. Thornton cast actors with ability rather than their image or ‘Hollywood status’. Sling Blade challenges us to re-evaluate our principles and our definitions of right, wrong and of justice. Billy Bob Thornton plays a slightly retarded psychiatric

  • Blade Runner

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    Blade Runner The plot of the movie “Blade Runner” becomes unrevealed till the end of the movie. Many assumptions about the plot and the final of the movie appear in the spectator’s mind, but not one of these assumptions lasts long. Numerous deceptions in the plot grip the interest of the audience and contribute for the continuing interest to the movie eighteen years after its creation. The main character in the movie is Deckard- the Blade Runner. He is called for a special mission after his retirement

  • Sling Blade

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    Sling Blade Film directed by and screen play by Billy Bob Thornton. Theme Sling Blade’s main theme is the redemption of Karl’s lost childhood. Karl Childer’s overly religious parents believed he was a punishment from God. They severely abused him, treated him like an animal, and forced him to live in a shed in solitude. Everyone in town picked on him and called him names. He was seen as a “retard” or slower than others. He had little to call his own. His only possessions were a Bible and several

  • film review Blade trinity

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    Film Review: Blade Trinity This movie is mainly about bringing Dracula into the center of attention Blade Trinity known as “Drake”. To avenge the vampire civilization that is being eliminated by vampire hunter known as Blade. The theme of the film rest with a group of vampires on a quest looking for Dracula’s resting place searching for their answers unfolding the secrets of their race. Requesting Dracula to kill blade thus restoring balance to vampire existence, through the public media, with society

  • Blade Runner

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    Directors use various techniques to create a compelling and memorable motion picture film for the audience. In 1982`s Blade Runner, Ridley Scott portrays various themes of mortality, memory and identity through various film techniques such as editing, cinematography, and mise-en-scène. The theme of morality can be shown throughout the film by the director’s use of editing, cinematography and mise-en-scène. The moral aspect here is creating these replicas in order to be sent off to another world

  • Replicants In Blade Runner

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    Harrison Ford film Blade Runner was an advanced science fiction film in its time. Blade Runner features artificially generated humans and animals. These artificial beings which are referred to as replicants in the film, and because of a fear in their ability to overthrow the human populations they are pre-programed to only function for four years. The replicants are programed with memories, backstories, and personalities making them seemingly human. These replicants a kept in check by Blade Runners like

  • Blade Runner And Jurassic Park

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    Of Androids and Fossils: (Re)Producing Sexual Identity in Blade Runner and Jurassic Park With the shift from industrial to postindustrial capitalism, our culture has become increasingly concerned with the problem of how to represent subjects in a technologized world. Traditionally, dominant conceptions of the subject have relied on Western metaphysics; naturalized monolithic categories arranged in hierarchic binary oppositions: male/female, human/machine, subject/object, etc. In this system, the

  • Classism In Blade Runner

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    ADVANCEMENT!... TOP PAY!... Join us in a clean, fresh environment featuring the invigorating Johnson and Murikami California Climate! (WE NEED YOU YOU you you you)… If you meet health and experience qualifications for the Offworld Emmigration Programs” (Blade Runner p7). This already present a class issue; only those who ‘qualify’ can go. Upon that, it also means that in this world, Eastern Asians do not meet the ‘qualifications’ to travel to the off-world colonies. Of course this would also lead to a wage

  • Blade Runner Analysis

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    the greatest directors of Hollywood, and one of his masterpieces is Blade Runner, released in 1982. The movie is largely based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? A novel penned by Phillp K. Dick in 1968. This novel and the movie depict a future when human like robots work in outer worlds. And when they defy the orders or do not work properly they are sent back on earth to be destroyed by trained human beings known as “Blade Runners”. Apart from futuristic story and lavish sets and very strange

  • Replicants In The Blade Runner

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    The Blade Runner by Ridley Scott is a neo-noir science fiction film which discusses the roles of genetically engineered replicants, nearly indistinguishable from humans, in a near dystopian future. The film follows an ex-blade runner, a man tasked with killing rogue replicants, who reluctantly agrees to take on one last assignment to hunt down and ‘retire’ a group of recently escaped replicants. However, when one watches the movie they may come to ask themselves “Is killing replicants wrong?”, an

  • Robots In Blade Runner

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    In 1982, the film Blade Runner came out in theaters. The movie stars Harrison Ford who plays Rick Deckard a cop known as a Blade Runner. His job is to hunt down replicants, artificially created androids who have escaped. The replicants look exactly like humans and have human emotions. The only way to tell if someone is a human or a replicant is to put them through a Voight-Kampff test. The test measures the person’s reactions to questions to see if they are human or not. Deckard gives the test

  • Blade Running to Cyberpunk

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    Blade Running to Cyberpunk Labels are a product of too many ideas that describes a field. Cyberpunk fiction is a genre that has only recently received its due respect as an art form. This label is the cause of great controversy when it comes to actually defining cyberpunk. To any definition, there are arguments to its validity and consistency, but there are some generally accepted traits of Cyberpunk (CP). CP is a reflection of the pop-culture of the eighties, an extension of Science Fiction that

  • Escapism In Blade Runner

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    Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner has gained cult status due to its depiction of it being an apocalyptic future, set in Los Angeles in the year 2019. The film foresees issues such as overpopulation, globalization, climate change, and genetic engineering. During the time it was released, America felt threatened by communism in the Soviet Union and the increasing technological advancement of Japan. Multinational corporations were expanding and there was a new awareness of environmental issues such as pollution

  • Frankenstein and Blade Runner

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    values present through techniques in texts to paint their own image of humanity. Our ideals and morals that differ in texts through context, scrupulously shape our image of humanity Despite different contexts, both Shelley’s Frankenstein and Scott’s Blade Runner enthrall the audience in a journey to explore the inner psyche through the various perspectives that are drawn. BR depicts the hunger of mankind to break the barriers of humane principle and intrinsic concepts of nature. The extended irony

  • The Blade Runner Dystopia

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    Blade Runner is exemplified as a dystopia that predicts a future city that sustains corporate capitalism’s worst features, such as urban decay, extreme gaps between wealth and poverty, and authoritative police work. The film depicts an urban city that, due to capitalism, coalesced into a polluted, overpopulated city controlled by monopolies. Roger Ebert describes the city, Los Angeles, in the film as, "The skies are always dark with airborne filth in this Los Angeles of the future. It usually rains

  • Blade Runner Changed My Life

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    Blade Runner Changed my Life Sitting in the New Yorker Theater on 88th street and Broadway, having been intrigued and fascinated by the long-running previews, I saw Blade Runner for the first time. I was just out of eighth grade, about to move on to high school, and trying to hold on to a middle-school friendship with a girl named Angela. We'd met to see Ridley Scott's new movie with Harrison Ford. Earlier in the summer, I'd seen 70mm booming previews in the giant Loews' Theaters around Manhattan

  • Blade Runner Movie Essay

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    Blade runner (1982), (2017). First Blade Runner film was produced in 1982 and was directed by a well-known director Scott Ridley. it's completely well-suited that a film devoted to replication should exist in numerous adaptations; there isn't one Blade Runner, however, seven. In spite of the fact that feelings on which is best differ and each released feature has its supporters, the complete representation of Ridley Scott's 1982 dark and gloomy film is in all The Final Cut (2002), going

  • Blade Runner Literary Analysis

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    On the other hand, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner creates a clearer divide between Dick’s novel and the silver screen adaptation; most evident with the name change from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep to Blade Runner. Scott’s adaptation has spawned a movie universe that has recently been revived by Denis Villeneuve in 2017 with Blade Runner 2049 and the three prequel digital shorts: Black Out 2022, 2036: Nexus Dawn, and 2048: Nowhere to Run. All of which, aim to expand the movie universe beyond