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    Boxing is a sport of blood, anger, and aggression that often reflects the participant’s emotions and personality. In Raging Bull, not only was Jake LaMotta an Italian man who practiced boxing, but he also tackled life outside the ring with the same ferocity. The movie describes, former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta and his struggles to find his place in life outside the ring. LaMotta is constantly being ruled by his emotions whether it is fear, rage, or jealously and in general can’t seem to

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    Raging Bull

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    “Raging Bull” (1980) is not a so much a film about boxing but more of a story about a psychotically jealous, sexually insecure borderline homosexual, caged animal of a man, who encourages pain and suffering in his life as almost a form of reparation. Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece of a film drags you down into the seedy filth stenched world of former middleweight boxing champion Jake “The Bronx Bull” LaMotta. Masterfully he paints the picture of a beast whose sole drive is not boxing but an insatiable

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    1) It is no surprise, Raging Bull and Robert De Niro's performance is hailed as one of the greatest. Interestingly, I never saw this film in the 1980’s when it came out. Martin Scorsese, does an incredible job using cinematography techniques such as, slow motion,point of view shots and black and white high contrast lighting. He also infuses strange sounds during the fight scenes. I loved this movie! Robert Di Niro transforms himself into the character Jake La Motta, while we, the audience, delves

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    movie such as Meet Me in St. Louis was born. It takes us back to a time that is associated with wholesome family values and a world with less major problems before war had directly affected Americans of modern times. A film of a different nature, Raging Bull, takes place in these violent times displaying to us not what the people of the 1940’s longed for, rather showing some of what society lived with back then. These two movies seem as different as night and day when viewed together, yet they simply

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    martin scorsese

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    incredible actor. No one catches my interest like DeNiro. Martin Scorsese highly contributed to his success. Without Martin Scorsese’s directing I do not believe Robert DeNiro would be who he is today. Choosing Robert DeNiro for movies like Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and Casino was brilliant. Martin Scorsese really is responsible for changing my expectations when I view a film. When I watch a movie familiar to his genre of film, I use his films to compare, which I don’t believe is right, but his

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    Film

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    Everyone lives in a different reality, that is why people enjoy watching movies. It gives insight into the world’s of others. Film directors strive to portray their characters’ lives as believable as possible. Many help set up the authenticity with costumes and such. In The Governess Goldbacher sets the historical reality with subtle elegance. In the scene where Rosina enters the dining area to inform her employers of her departure, all are dressed in attire associated with the English Victorian

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    conventionally acceptable. Martin Scorsese has made a reputation from making movies that show a profound perceptiveness of human nature through their images of toughness and violence. On the surface, one would be hard-pressed to find a story more unlike Raging Bull or Goodfellas than The Age of Innocence, which seems better suited to a Merchant-Ivory production. However, Scorsese has placed his indelible stamp on this picture, not only through the camerawork, but in the potent tension that builds between the

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    Taxi Driver is a classic cinematic masterpiece and one of Martin Scorsese’s best films of all time. This is a hard-edge, violent film that pull no punches with its compelling portrayal of a derange loner named Travis Bickle embodied by the remarkably young and talented Robert De Niro. Film critics raved over its social, political, mental, urban decay it vividly presented, and audiences were deeply drawn to it, adding to its success as film. Roger Ebert mentions the film in his book, The Great Movies

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    Analysis of the Raging Bull We analyzed two scenes in a movie called the Raging Bull. There were lots of clever techniques that were used. I was looking for five factors in those two scenes: the editing, the lighting and color, the use of the camera the sound and the mise en scene. I will analyze the scenes as much as I can and explain what they signify if possible. Scene 1 This first scene was actually the introduction of the movie. There was no editing or camera movement involved in

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    Crime and Punishment and Taxi Driver He is a man whose psychological workings are dark, twisted, horrifying, and lonely. He is an absurd, anti-hero who is absolutely repulsed by his surroundings, and because he is unable to remove himself from them, he feels justified in removing other people. This profile fits Travis, portrayed by Robert DeNiro in Scorsese's film "Taxi Driver,", and Raskolnikov, the main character of Dostoevsky's novel Crime and Punishment. Their revulsion for life leads

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    Rambo: First Blood

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    Cyrus Newquist Mr. Ali Composition 3A 10/26/14 Rambo: First Blood The feature film, Rambo: First Blood, carries an impactful message that lasts and remains relevant through the decades. It portrays a message about what was arguably one of the most important topics of the time. Rambo: First Blood details some of the many struggles that some of the returning veterans of the Vietnam war had faced. This movie carries an important, very gritty, and extremely important message about the treatment if our

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    Out With The Old And In With The New

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    terrain. The brilliance of the sun on the picturesque scenery makes for just the right lighting. The numerous bulls that inhabit the Bull Test Area are lazily slouching in their spacious pen and chomping at their breakfast. Apart from the mellow bovines, on the other side of Brizzolara Creek, the Abattoir sits silently yet eerily by its lonesome, just awaiting its next victim. Adjacent to the Bull Test Area are the Feed Mill and Feed Lot, made up of a large barn and a silo. To the left of these fields

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    through the bull fighting and the Catholicism. Bull fighting is a very stylized affair that is mentioned throughout the whole book. Catholicism is also very ritualistic and is concerned with a religious cycle of life, death, and resurrection. Both add to the cycle motif Hemingway creates. One of the best examples of cycles and the passage of time is the contrast of Romero and Belmonte. Belmonte is an old bull- fighter who has passed his prime; his sun is setting. Romero is a young bull- fighter who

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    Sun Also Rises The imagery of bulls and steers pervades Hemmingway's novel, The Sun Also Rises. Bullfighting is a major plot concern and is very important to the characters. The narrator physically resembles a steer due to the nature of his injury. Mike identifies Cohn as a steer in conversation because of his inability to control Brett sexually. Brett falls for a bullfighter, who is a symbol of virility and passion. However, there is a deeper level to the bull-steer dichotomy than their respective

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    Symbol of the Bull in Greenleaf Animals are often used by authors of novels and short stories as literary symbols. In "Greenleaf," a short story by Flannery O'Connor, a bull is used to represent Jesus Christ. O'Connor does this according to how the bull looks, how it is rejected, and how it seems to offer grace to Mrs. May. The first way O'Connor uses the bull to represent Christ is by appearance. A few times in the story the bull seems to be lit up like the sun or by the moon. This is comparable

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    The tormentor will most likely be portrayed through Poseidon, Lord of the Earthquake.  Although no solid evidence has shown that this God is Evil, any God that requires sacrifices (“where they found the people of the seashore sacrificing jet-black bulls” page 30, line 5) can not be that good. With the present role in the story of Odyssey, the gods can be seen as an important role in Odysseus life.  Odysseus alone cannot have escaped the treacherous Trojan War without the aid of the gods.  However

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    Bull Fighting

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    Bull Fighting The immediate reaction of many non-Spanish people to bull fighting is that it is sick, animal killing, unmoral entertainment. To many others around the world, though, bull fighting is a sport which involves courage, skill, and power, in a struggle between man and beast. This purpose of this paper is not to discuss the moralities of bullfighting though, it is to give some information on a sport which is loved by many throughout the world. A bull fight, or corrida de toros, consists

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    O'Connor’s Greenleaf

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    focuses on a bull which keeps breaking into Mrs May's property. This bull takes on a symbolic function when we find Mrs May pursuing the bull trying to get it off her property: She looked back and saw that the bull, his head lowered, was racing toward her. She remained perfectly still, not in fright, but in a freezing unbelief. She stared at the violent black streak bounding toward her as if she had no sense of distance, as if she could not decide at once what his intention was, and the bull had buried

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    Sidney Fine's Sit-down

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    against the cops in the Battle of the Running Bulls laying around in Flint factories everywhere. In fact the conditions in the factories were all out nasty. I would not want to live there for a month and a half. On February 11 1937 GM and the U.A.W. struck a deal at the state capital building in Lansing . This stories Characteristics are kind of strange because it does not go in chronological order. It starts out with The Battle of the Running Bulls. Which is actually at the end of the strike. Then

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    michael jordan

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    challenges for him. He turned to Baseball for a challenge where he played in the White Sox organization. He was quick, and could play defense, but he just couldn't do enough with the bat. His return to basketball came on March 19, 1995 against Indiana. The Bulls had retired Jordan's number 23 on November 11, 1994. When Michael returned he wore number 45, but soon returned to his familiar number 23. After a shaky return at the end of the 1995 season (only scoring 26.9 ppg), he was back in full form for 1995-96

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