Busters Essays

  • Bullet Busters

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    On Wednesday, the 13th of March 1991, American Cablevision of Queens, New York, sent the first electronic "Bullet". This so-called "Bullet" was in fact, an electronic signal directed to unauthorized cable boxes causing them to turn-off. Approximately 300+ unsuspecting customers then called the cable company to complain and were subsequently taken to court for cable theft. The "Bullet" works by ordering the computer processor within the cable box to lock-up if it is authorized for all channels. Since

  • Dave And Busters Inc

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    The need among Americans to be diverted in ever more imaginative ways -- through high-thrill parks, virtual reality arcades, and theme restaurants, plays right into the hands of Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley, co-founders and CEO’s of Dave and Busters. The duo’s 50,000 square foot complexes include pool hall, an eye popping, cutting edge midway arcade, a formal restaurant, a casual diner, a sports bar and a nightclub rolled into one sprawling complex. In business since 1990, this is a high energy

  • Buster Keatons The Cameraman

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    The Cameraman (Rough Draft) The Cameraman (1928), an MGM Buster Keaton feature, is one of the last truly great feature films of the silent era. From the artistic balance it finds between the simplicity of an all-too-familiar storyline and the complexity of technique and cinematography, to the very-entertaining and captivating performances of its actors, the film that was nearly lost to the annals of motion-picture history is a multi-faceted gem that is joyous to watch. Simplicity is one of the big

  • The Life of Buster Keaton

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    The Oscar goes to… Buster Keaton! Buster Keaton won his Oscar for comedy in 1959, two years after his film biography, “The Buster Keaton Story,” which was released in 1957 (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton, born as Joseph Frank Keaton, IV, got his nickname from the Great Houdini (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton was known as the greatest silent film clown in all of his movies in the 1920’s (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton, son of Joe and Myra Keaton, was born on October 4, 1895, in Piqua

  • How Did Buster Keaton Influence His Films

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    Buster Keaton is considered to be one of the greatest comic actors of all time. His influence on physical comedy rivaled only by Charlie Chaplin. As many great actors of the silent film era, Keaton’s work did not receive much praise until many years later. Only toward the end of his life was there a renewed interest in his films. However, the work that Keaton did both as an actor and director influenced his popularity in cinema. Keaton’s feature silent film Sherlock Jr is one of his many films that

  • Sugar Busters Research Paper

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    The Sugar Busters diet claims that sugars, such as refined sugar and sugar processed by the body-starches and complex carbohydrates, are toxic to the body. The Sugar Busters diet operates under the belief that only a certain amount of insulin is necessary for survival, and too much will have a negative impact on the body. The intent of the Sugar Busters diet is to lower cholesterol level, obtain weight loss, increase energy, and improve the body’s health; the diet achieves this by eliminating food

  • Kendall Buster Analysis

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    materials and techniques. Artist Kendall Buster has been known to use semi-transparent shade cloth, paper, thin steel sheeting and steel rods for constructing her artwork. Artist Tara Donovan has been known to use everyday materials such as paper cups, Styrofoam cups, straws, and torn paper to express her art. Both artists create site-specific installation art that resembles molecular or cellular structures within a given amount of space. Kendall Buster is a regarded artist of the United States

  • Analysis Of Comic Cinema

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    coexistence of natural everyday objects into fighting mechanisms. This is similar to Keaton’s “Impossible gags” that he used in his early days of cinema before he joined MGM. (Figure 1.5) Not only has Jackie Chan been influenced by the stunt work of Buster Keaton but also in several of his films Jackie pays homage to several stunts Keaton is famously known for creating. Doing so reveals these scenes as sort of an artifact of the silent era’s movement. Specifically in the action movie Project A where

  • The Railrodder Film Analysis

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    short story to the music video, each had they own story, purpose, and something to learn. The first link I was truly fascinated with was a short video of Buster Keaton in “The Railrodder” because though the short film had no lines it had a funny story and I could understand everything that was going through the mind of and around the characters. Buster Keaton, who plays the main character, is known for his acting, directing, and doing nearly all of his own stunts. It is incredible the things he was able

  • Social Identity And Character Analysis Of Sherlock Jr.

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    of an individual’s identification with those on screen. The ingenious technique also separates Keaton from other comedians of his time. In the New York Times Article “Phlegmatic Mr. Keaton Is a Stylist as Jester,” Mordaunt Hall says that, “In all Buster Keaton’s pictures there is a rich fund of original situations that are singularly well suited to this phlegmatic comedian.” This definitely fits the narrative structure of Sherlock Jr. The film employs two narratives, one imagined and the other set

  • What Is The Theme Of The Dream Buster Guy

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    The Dream Buster Guy All of us have dreams, especially women, and their dreams can come true. When you're sharing your dreams with your significant other, they're supposed to help you by giving encouraging words, advice, or money. The Dream Buster Guy is the type of person who will automatically say something negative about your dreams. He can’t accomplish his dreams because he lost hope a long time ago and want to shit on yours. This is the guy who is jealous, insecure, and a self-centered and

  • Historical Fiction in B for Buster by Iain Lawrence

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    is more important than fear. This could be interpreted that courage isn't committing an act of temerity without a reason, however, it is facing your fears to accomplish something which is more important than fear itself. Throughout the book B for Buster by Iain Lawrence, the main character of the novel learns the real meaning of courage through his acts of temerity in order to achieve something which is important to him. This novel takes place during World War II, when an underage sixteen year old

  • Buster Keaton's 1926 Film The General

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    Introduction To Screen Studies Audio-Visual Test. The General, Buster Keaton,1926 How do you interpret the subtext of this 3 minute sequence from The General? In your analysis, you might like to consider any of the following: character positioning, framing, shot scale, perspective, movement, spatio-temporal relationship and/or editing. As the camera cross cuts from scene to scene, it becomes clear that Buster Keaton's 1926 film “The General” propagates a comical and metaphorical example of insubordination

  • Negative Conditioning In Buster Fang's The Family Fang

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    examples of negative conditioning , which come in the form of Buster Fang’s many unique childhood experiences. Buster, or child B as his parents called him, is a character from the novel “The Family Fang”, by Kevin Wilson. Although Buster later began to enjoy his performances, at first his preferences were neglected. Instead, his parents imposed their own will upon Busters’ childhood, and used him in their many outrageous acts. Buster, sometimes unwilling was often guilted into performing his “ Fang

  • The Comedic Prowess Of Buster Keaton And Charles Chaplin

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    By far and large the comedic prowess of Buster Keaton and Charles Chaplin were the steam engines of the art of comedy in film. They were laying down the blueprint of a successful way to bring comedic action to the world in feature films. I will start my paper with Buster Keaton he was a different type of comedian from Chaplin although they shared some similarities. They both were slapstick artist but they had very different styles in the delivery of their arts. For example in the movie Seven Chances

  • Social Darwinism in the 1920s and the Movie College by Buster Keaten

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    the fittest is showing that the body is more important to fit in society. Also, the physical fitness is considered as the key of success and a way to fit in society, if someone is not physically fit he will be isolated. The movie “College” (1927) by Buster Keaton, presents the idea of physical culture in college life and how fitness is a key of success which leads efficiency in society. During the 1920’s people thought that if the body is fit it is going to reflect to the mind and if there is fitness

  • A Hero's Journey Narrative

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    Have you ever tried something new and been totally scared but excited all at the same time? I have but when I tried something new I thought I was going to be seriously injured, but I had to stay calm. Today I was going to ride a horse by myself! For the first time ever. No one was going to hold on to the lead rope, no one was going to be up in the saddle with me, and no one was going to help me. I was doing it by myself for the first time ever. I was terrified to do it but at the same time I was

  • The Shipping News

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    The Shipping News “I’m tired of going somewhere. I want to be there!” These words spoken by Bunny Quoyle, riding along with her family on their way to the old homestead in Killick Claw, New Foundland seems an exclamation to a deeper desire to settle what has been an unsettled and unhappy life. The quote could also define the transition that Quolyle, Bunny’s father, experiences. Quoyle is nowhere it seems, until he finally arrives somewhere meaningful. The transformation is a lot about getting

  • The Open Boat Symbolism

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    The Open Text Imagine a scene in which a small, wooden boat is peacefully floating on the ocean. Now, imagine that the scene is panning out to reveal the boat is merely a tiny speck, the ocean reaching out endlessly around it. Suddenly, the peaceful quality of the boat has been replaced by a feeling of consuming meaninglessness. Stephen Crane, a naturalist writer and reporter in nineteenth century America, often used nature to prompt readers into questioning their purpose and place in the universe

  • The Open Boat Essay

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    The narrator reveals the tone of The Open Boat is sarcasm but encloses a tiny bit of sympathy for the men and their struggle to survive. The short story begins with four men given the names the correspondent, the oiler, the cook, and the captain floating in a small boat. The sailors take turns rowing and steering the boat, trying to pass the time away while they float off the coast of Florida. By morning they become weak from rowing and after the men struggle to swim across the icy water, the men