Jerry Bruckheimer Essays

  • Beverly Hills Cop, The Rock, Armageddon, and Top Gun

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    Introduction Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer are arguably the most successful producing team in Hollywood history. Their films including “Beverly Hills Cop,” “The Rock,” “Armageddon,” and “Top Gun” have earned, according to a 1995 statistic from Entertainment Weekly, about $820 million. When one factors in the grosses for the last five or six films produced by Simpson and Bruckheimer (and Bruckheimer after Simpson’s death in 1996) the total will most likely exceed $2 billion. Despite their

  • The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

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    “The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time”is an action adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and is adapted from a video game known as the same name. The story is mainly about the life of Dastan, a Persian prince and his adventure with Princess Tamina and a special dagger known as Dagger of Time. The dagger is so unique because it has a special power which allows the one who activates it to return to the past. Unlike his elder brothers, Dastan is not the usual prince with royal blood.

  • The Hero Of Con Air

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    The Hero The movie Con Air is a motivational movie. It is an action movie that can appeal to almost anyone. There are many factors in this movie and when combined all together, they give the movie a sense of unity. The theme and the purpose are similar and are intended to attract a wide variety of viewers. The main theme of Con Air is heroism. Of course, as in most movies, the main character of Con Air displays many heroic acts. Cameron Poe is stuck on a plane transporting hardened criminals. The

  • Anthropomorphism Forsyth, Jim 12005791 (f005791c)

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    Directed by Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise. United States of America: Walt Disney Pictures. Cars. 2006. [Film] Directed by John Lasseter.: Disney Pixar. Su, H., 2011. Alive Character Design. Cypi Press. The Brave Little Toaster. 1987. [Film] Directed by Jerry Rees. United States of America: Walt Disney Pictures. Vasquez, J., 1995. Mr Eff and Psycho Doughboy. Slave Labour Graphics.

  • John Smith And Pocahontas: A Disney Romance

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    It can be easily assumed that almost everyone has heard the tale of the American Indian princess, Pocahontas – the narrative of a mysterious young girl who rescues an English explorer from death only to fall in love and win his affections in return. It is one that is quite popular and has even been developed into an animated movie by Walt Disney Pictures. Regardless of which version they may have heard, most people are familiar with the legend now thanks in part to Disney. However, what they are

  • Racism, Sexism, and Stereotypes In Media

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    This essay discusses censorship and the way in which social media and consumer products affect and model an appropriate societal ‘literacy’ or view in particular regards to gender and race, to young children. A summary of the stereotypes displayed in several videos viewed on YouTube, as well as student’s own identified stereotypes, both in regards to race and gender, are displayed below (Alexander, 2011; BrokenXLoner, 2012; Lac, 2013; Walt Disney Pictures, 1998, 1994, 1992, 1967, 1955, 1953, 1941):

  • The Importance Of Female Characters

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    When women are little girls most of them wanted to be princesses, to be rescued by their handsome prince and be carried off to a land far, far away and live happily ever after; as women grow up and their idea of happy ever after changes so does their ideal heroine. Times changed with the suffrage of women and equal right movement so did everyone’s perception of the modern woman. Soon there was nothing females could not do; no dream to big, no star to high. These changes in attitude were also seen

  • Mulan: A Woman on a Mission

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    Mulan (Revised) Disney proclaims that the adaptations of the Chinese story of Mulan is to transform ethnic materials into a “timeless” or “universal” classic (Kurtti 1998). Peter Schneider, Disney Feature Animation President, avers that “the search for who we are, the search for self, it an ever-ongoing process and universal theme” (Kurtti 1998, 189). Guided by this principle, Disney appropriated the Mulan story into its typical formula of a hero’s journey of self-discovery. The film features

  • Disney in Kava

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    Disney in Kava The Walt Disney Pictures in partnership with Buena Vista pictures has become one of the largest providers of family entertainment around the world. With the merger of the two companies over twenty years ago Walt Disney Pictures has grown through the development of new movies and opening their horizon to new marketing age groups (Corporate Disney 2008). The Walt Disney Pictures focuses all of their energy and resources into providing excellent products, services and technology

  • Jerry Garcia And The Grateful Dead

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    Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead Jerome John Garcia was born in 1942, in San Francisco's Mission District. His father, a spanish immigrant named Jose "Joe" Garcia, had been a jazz clarinetist and Dixieland bandleader in the thirties, and he named his new son after his favorite Broadway composer, Jerome Kern. In the spring of 1948, while on a fishing trip, Garcia saw his father swept to his death by a California river. After his father's death, Garcia spent a few years living with his mother's

  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

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    their key values. These values include staying in touch with the customer base, using quality ingredients, maintaining profitability and maintaining social awareness and accountability. Throughout the history of the company, its owners, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, have interacted with their customers, gaining knowledge on what people like and dislike about their ice cream. Opening their store in Burlington, Vermont in 1978, they immediately began interfacing with the local populace by hosting a free

  • An American In Paris

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    Paris Once upon a time there was an American man named Jerry Mulligan who lived in Paris. When he was discharged from the army he decided to become a painter and continue to live in Paris so he could just paint and study art. Paris is a place that a painter or artist is inspired. This is why Jerry loves it so much. Jerry lives 2 floors above a café in a little cramped apartment. But he is not complaining, he is lighthearted and fun. Jerry is popular with the children on the block because he gives

  • The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

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    1970's during the hippie era. The story takes place at a higher intelligence level than most of the outside world. Jerry Renault, the main character in the novel, has lived a rough life, especially in the last year or so. He is mostly kept to himself and not to outspoken because of his mothers death. A hippie tells Jerry at the bus stop something that gets him thinking. Jerry then soon participates in a Vigil stunt of not participating in a chocolate sale that takes place at Trinity, which is

  • The Role of Women in The Zoo Story

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    conditions and sensibilities of Jerry and Peter. The women referred to by each of the male characters affects, or has affected, their perceptions and routines in life. Jerry has had many encounters with various women, while Peter speaks only of three. The quantity of women roles in each man's life is not the dominate cause of their behaviors; it is the quality of the women. In "The Zoo Story" the women "backstage" are unseen influences that cloud reality for Jerry and Peter. The few women in

  • Ben & Jerry's

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    History: The Ben & Jerry's Joy Gang was started in 1987 in response to the increasing demands upon our employees. Our first Joy activities included pizza and 15 minute massages for our manufacturing employees who were working 12 hour marathon shifts. Jerry suggested that we should try to make fun an official part of our company culture. The Joy Committee changed its name to the "Joy Gang" due to the fact that we felt the word "committee" was too official. Mission: To infuse joy into everything we

  • The Zoo Story a by Edward Albee

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    text. I also turned Jerry, into a female character, so that I could associate more with whom I was playing. I found it difficult to associate with Jerry as a male character because I found it difficult to imagine what a man would do in a situation like this, and thought a female character would suit this play better. The play is set on a park bench, in a park, which is situated in the heart of a city. It is about two middle-aged people, a man Peter and a woman Jerry, and how they meet and

  • Fodor’s Misconstrual of Wittgenstein in the Language of Thought

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    Wittgenstein in the Language of Thought In his book, The Language of Thought, Jerry Fodor claims that i) Wittgenstein’s private language argument is not in fact against Fodor’s theory, and ii) Wittgenstein’s private language argument “isn’t really any good” (70). In this paper I hope to show that Fodor’s second claim is patently false. In aid of this I will consider Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations (243-363), Jerry Fodor's The Language of Thought (55-97), as well as Anthony Kenny’s Wittgenstein

  • Free Narrative Essays - Attitude Is Everything

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    Everything Jerry was the kind of guy you love to hate. He was always in a good mood and always had something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, "If I were any better, I would be twins!" He was a unique manager because he had several waiters who had followed him around from restaurant to restaurant. The reason the waiters followed Jerry was because of his attitude. He was a natural motivator. If an employee was having a bad day, Jerry was there telling

  • Is equality for all a realistic and desirable aim within society?

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    society can do to ensure equality. Taking a case of two boys, Tom and Jerry. Tom is from a respectable multibillion-dollar company owning family. Jerry on the other hand lives alone with his single mother along the streets. Assuming the every effort of equality, both Jerry and Tom are offered places in the same college. Upon entry to the college, Tom is instantly the popular guy with the hippest clothes and accessories, while Jerry is ostracized for his faded wear. The situation is simply not equitable

  • The Chocolate War - Transformation of Jerry

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    Robert Cormiers novel The Chocolate War, the character of Jerry Renault changes drastically from a rebel to a follower in the end. The school gang known as the vigils and his moral beliefs motivates Jerry’s actions. He feels he must take a stand against evil. Jerry can be considered a hero because of his beliefs. In the end however he gives in to the things he fought against and becomes a follower. There are many factors that cause Jerry to act the way he does. The main reason is he forced by the