Day Zimmer Essays

  • Gladiator

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    Gladiator There have been many sports movies made over the years. Some have been good, while others have been flops. Many sports movies have not been considered overall good movies simply because they were sports movies. I feel that one of the best and most overlooked sports movies of all time is the movie Gladiator. Gladiator is not only a good sports movie, but it is an all around good movie. Before we can call an all around movie a "good" movie, we must first define what a good movie is

  • Gladiator, by Ridley Scott

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    United States, in what is now called the “Gladiator Effect.” This renewed interest in history has influenced many movie writers to create a film that will live up to Gladiator’s name as the predecessor to a renewed interest. Some may say that Hans Zimmer is the greatest film composer of ... ... middle of paper ... ...ting role. Now while he did not win the award, Phoenix did an excellent job as the incestuous, murderer Commodus so well that the audience could see into the very psyche of Commodus

  • Does Men’s Wearhouse benefit from a merger with Joseph A. Bank?

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    especially easy because both companies involved are required to report information as members of the New York Stock Exchange. Introduction Men’s Wearhouse was founded by George Zimmer in 1973 as a clothing store for “the common man.” In a famous advertising campaign throughout the 1980’s and 90’s Zimmer was seen saying “You’re going to like the way you look; I guarantee it.” Throughout its history it was become a more formal store specializing in black tie formal wear such as suits and tuxedos

  • David Garrett's Performance of He's a Pirate by Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt

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    The orchestral piece, He’s a Pirate by Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt is the main theme from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. This song was performed David Garrett, who is a professional musician. David has also performed the second movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, which has some similarities to how he performs the piece to the Pirates of the Caribbean theme. Both songs have some differences and similarities about their performance quality even though they are

  • Composed Music in the Film Inception

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    Inception is a 2010 science fiction film composed and directed by Christopher Nolan. Hans Zimmer, a German film composer and music producer who create the score for Inception. In the past, he composed music for over 100 films, including the famous Lion King, Dark Knight, Crimson Tide, and much more. His works are important for integrating electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology with traditional orchestral arrangement in his production. He interpret the work he wrote for Inception

  • Music Composers: Hans Zimmer

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    looking at the work of Hans Zimmer to discuss how music in film engages the viewer and evokes emotion and pulls the viewer toward the film. Hans Zimmer is a German born music composer. Hans Zimmer’s love of music stems from his childhood when he learned how to play various instruments. Before Zimmer began composing music for films he was in a well-known band. The band was called The Buggles whom were famous for their song Video Killed the Radio Star. After the Buggles Zimmer played in other bands but

  • Film Music Analysis

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    succession of chords is present in “The Medallion Calls”, predicated upon the tonic and subtonic chords of D minor. By playing in a minor key, it gives a more haunting tone to all of the pieces. This is the main motif that represents Captain Jack Sparrow. Zimmer and Badelt maintain the harmony through these chords but withal engender a facetious emotion so that it has a frolicsome ring to it. When Jack sets foot on the dock, his famous motif is played and it gives him a more regaling and

  • Analysis Of Zimmer In Grade School

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    pleasant ones. In the poem “Zimmer in Grade School”, Paul Zimmer illustrates a boy’s failure in grade school that has left him with self-doubt and lack of confidence. The boy mentioned in the poem is none other than Paul Zimmer. As a child, Zimmer mentioned his insecurities and failures that lead him to be disobedient. I relate to “Zimmer in Grade School” because I remember having intimidating experiences and frights in grade school that left me with low self-esteem like Zimmer. As a child, my grade

  • The faces of the Goddess

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    The faces of the Goddess Throughout history women have empowered themselves by taking on many different titles and roles. This can be seen in the two allegorical fantasy novels The Mists of Avalon and Forest house, both written by Marion Zimmer Bradley. In both novels we see the female protagonists take on many different roles as they move throughout the different stages of their lives. In the novels it is believed that the Goddess shows herself in every woman. The stages and roles held

  • Mercedes Lackey

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    Mercedes Lackey Dear Mercedes Lackey, You probably get letters from people everyday who say what I’m gonna say, but oh well. See, I am a huge fan of your work, and just recently got told to write a LAL (Letters about Literature) for one of my favorite books, and since I didn’t feel like writing to the judges on your Dragons Bane Trilogy, I decided I would write my letter as if talking to you. As I said before, we have to write a letter explaining our favorite book, so, to explain the Dragons

  • The Great Gatsby Dialectical Journal

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    Winky, the little rabbit, sat by his window, watching the sun go to bed. “Good night sun,” he murmured as the sky filled up with twinkling stars. At last, Winky’s favorite time of the day was here! “Bed time! It’s bed time!” Winky exclaimed, hopping away from the window. Winky loved brushing his teeth, putting on his favorite pair of pajamas, the ones with the blue stars on them and hopping in bed to wait for Mama to read him a story and kiss him good night. But that night, Winky waited, waited and

  • Creative Writing: Bev's Home Day

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    INT. BEV'S HOME-DAY Bev lies in bed wincing and groaning. She is clearly playing it up. Dorothy stands over her, her hand on Bev's forehead. DOROTHY Well, you do feel a little warm. Nothing a day of rest won't fix. Bev and Dorothy smile sincerely at one another. BEV Thanks, mom. DOROTHY Don't thank me. I think we could all use a little time off after yesterday.. but, not all of us have that luxury... Bev's smile fades. DOROTHY Oh, well... feel better honey and try to take this time to think about

  • Tom Clancy

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    Tom Clancy When choosing an author for my paper, I chose international suspense because I am very interested in foreign relations and the technology of modern day war. I have read stories by Edgar Allen Poe, with suspense and vivid imagery, which reminded me of Clancy's work. I decided to choose Tom Clancy because of his talent to weave such realistic tales of international suspense. Clancy creates the scenes in his books with such detail, it makes the reader feel like he/she is there. My

  • The Good and Bad of R.A.T. Theory.

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    be victimized if they are poorly guarded and exposed to a large group of motivated offenders such as teenage boys. Cohen and Felson argue that crime rates increased between 1960 and 1980 because the number of adult caretakers at home during the day... ... middle of paper ... doctors blames victims.” South China Morning Post Ltd. 29 Nov. 2002. < ba43a5b1e4b3&_docnum=1&wchp=dGLbVlz-lSlAl&_md5=cd4af0f5256f73f83522dfa345ab44f9>

  • Thoreau

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    possessions to a point where they become idols. Surely if Thoreau spent as little as fifteen minutes in Cary, the ideals he so richly abode by would be crushed in an instant. He believes in living the basics of life, for as Thoreau put it, “let us spend one day as deliberately as nature. ( )” We the people of Cary don’t just live as shut off from nature as we possibly can, we “pave nature”, and transform it into things that we don’t...

  • What tree did you fall from?

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    > >What tree did you fall from? Find your birthday, find your tree and then > >scroll down... This is really cool and somewhat accurate, also in line > with > >Celtic astrology. > >Jan 01 to Jan 11 - Fir Tree > >Jan 12 to Jan 24 - Elm Tree > >Jan 25 to Feb 03 - Cypress Tree > >Feb 04 to Feb 08 - Poplar Tree > >Feb 09 to Feb 18 - Cedar Tree > >Feb 19 to Feb 28 - Pine Tree > >Mar 01 to Mar 10 - Weeping Willow Tree > >Mar 11 to Mar 20 - Lime Tree > >Mar 21 - Oak Tree > >Mar 22 to Mar

  • The Development of Bathsheba Everdene in Far from the Madding Crowd

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    The Development of Bathsheba Everdene in Far from the Madding Crowd “Far from the Madding Crowd”, by Thomas Hardy is about an immature nineteen-year-old girl called Bathsheba Everdene; she has difficulties throughout the novel. She has some good and bad experiences. These are with three different characters. In the beginning of the novel Bathsheba is vain, insensitive, egocentric and stubborn. She gradually develops through the novel as she becomes less vain, stubborn, insensitive, and

  • Love And Rejection: Breaking Up

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    Love and Rejection: Breaking Up Some felt they were a modern day Romeo and Juliet. The reality, however, is that they were a heartbreaking example of what can go wrong with adolescents. Christian Dalvia, 14 and Maryling Flores, 13 were sweethearts who were forbidden by Flores' mother to see each other. In early November, 1995, the young couple met one last time. Standing at the edge of a Florida canal, they joined hands and jumped 15 feet into the cold, murky water to their deaths. Their deaths

  • Mothers & Daughters

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    A definition of motherhood and daughterhood will be clearer, however, as experience will tell us, not everyone can be categorized, or even explained. In "Choosing Consciousness", Elizabeth Minnich describes mothers as: ".The people who take day-by-day care of children, the ones whose lives are intricately involved with their children, the ones who keep the children safe, who wrestle with their souls and fight with them and love them and try to heal them and give up on them and give in to them"

  • Mothers That Work

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    confidence because experts believe that a mother who works has a positive effect on her children. Children with mothers in the workforce are taught responsibility, independence, the importance of an education, and also social skills that are acquired from day-care. There are still a few experts that argue children are negatively effected by the absence of their mother. They believe that this absence can cause an attachment disorder. Some also report that the lack of their mother can make it harder for a