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    David Cronenberg

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    David Cronenberg The director I chose to do my Analysis/Research paper on is was David Cronenberg. After screening The Dead Zone, Cronenberg’s work impressed me. Prior to this class I had never heard his name, even though I had seen previous works such as The Fly. Since I had already viewed this movie I resorted to alternate movies he had directed. I was able to locate The Brood and Videodrome. The main reason I chose Cronenberg for my director had to do with his style. His movies are not the

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    David Cronenberg

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    David Cronenberg People can interpret different things in different ways. Some people look at the Eiffel Tower and say that it is a work of genius. Others may look at it as if it were the ugliest thing in Europe. Two opposing views creates controversy. People look at the work of the well known director, David Cronenberg, the same way. In my essay, I will not take a side, but I will clearly and concisely outline and detail both sides of his work. David Cronenberg was born May 15, 1943 in Toronto

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    Violence on Film

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    examination is the “Gunfighter” Western, which centers the focus of the genre to a more individualized and intimate perspective. Accordingly, films such as Henry King’s The Gunfighter (1950) and David Cronanberg’s A History Of Violence (2004) can be observed as examples of this focus. However, while both King and Cronenberg successfully explore the concepts of violence and aggression within their time periods, when examined in terms of their overall effectiveness in exploring the necessity, and ambiguity of

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    give examples of the European collaboration of Theo Angelopoulos and Eleni Karaindrou, focusing on their approach of using music in new ways, as well as examples from the more known collaborations between Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann and David Cronenberg’s collaboration with Howard Shore. Furthermore, I am going to include conclusions from my personal experience I have had with my friend and director Nuno Miguel Wong. Concurrently this Essay is not an analysis of the music in the films

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    technology's siege on reality, few media are as powerful as cinema (after all, film provides a uniquely accessible and intense vehicle for ideas), and few film-makers are as adept at dissecting the concept of post-modernity as the Canadian author David Cronenberg. In an age where every passing moment constitutes a further obscuring of the boundary between reality and image, this prophetic director clarifies, cuts through, and captures the very essence of post-modernity, through masterfully done pieces

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    family in a hotel; and Lord of the Flies, where a group of kids trapped on an island start to fight among themselves while waiting for rescue. These are just some examples of stories that show this question, and Franz Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” and David Cronenberg’s The Fly illustrate this point further. The main similarity between the two stories is that the main character in each character in each story is transformed into a giant insect. Seth Brundle in The Fly becomes a giant fly/human hybrid

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    To put Crash in context with the horrified reception of the work, twenty-three years after the novel was published David Cronenberg’s film adaptation of Crash came out and was deemed so pornographic in its visualization of vehicular accidents that it was banned in Westminster (Potts). And even Cronenberg’s adaptation could never in the average time constraints of a film have included every violent crash detailed in the imagination of characters James Ballard and Dr. Robert Vaughan. The novel floods

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    Statue of Individuality

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    idea was a part of the revolutionary enlightenment of a daily new Renaissance. To show this new thinking the church wanted a beautiful statue of David for the cathedral. Why? Because, “David’s strength, courage and youthful confidence where the image that Florence wanted to project” (Senatore). In the 1500’s Florence had regained its status as a republic. David symbolized Florence’s independence from outside forces, both foreigners and aristocracy (Senatore). Donatello was the person assigned to make

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    Bible verses

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    the King of Kings, Jesus Christ. Overview of the Book of 2 Samuel David reigned for forty years and is considered the "golden age" of Jewish history. He first conquered and established Jerusalem as the civic and spiritual center for all Israel. David desired to build the LORD a temple, but was forbidden to do so as he was a man of war and shed blood (1 Chronicles 28:3). We are shown the faith, and failure, of King David. The first 10 chapters speak of David's faithfulness; the last 14 chapters

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    “The Pieta” by Michelangelo

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    Introduction Just as other works that reflect art, pieces in the category of fine arts serve the important message of passing certain messages or portraying a special feeling towards a particular person, function or activity. At times due to the nature of a particular work, it can become so valuable that its viewers cannot place a price on it. It is not the nature or texture of an art that qualifies it, but the appreciation by those who look at it (Lewis & Lewis, 2008). There are a number of artists

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