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    History of the Hollywood Star System

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    transforming from a actor to a star can be a ... ... middle of paper ... .../www.eonline.com/news/528740/happy-49th-birthday- robert-downey-jr-check-out-his-5-essential-roles-from-the-past-decade>. Meyer, Josh. " Robert Downey Jr. Arrested Again on Drug Charges." 27 Nov. 2000. Los Angeles Times. 01 May 2014. < http://articles.latimes.com/2000/nov/27 /news/mn-57768>. "Robert Downey Jr." 2014. The Biography.com. Web. 01 May 2014. . Rocco, Serge. "The Decline of the Hollywood Studio System or a End of

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    Downey Jr Biography

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    1965, Robert Downey Jr., the acclaimed actor, was born to his parents Elsie Ford and Robert Downey Sr. in Manhattan, New York. His Father was a critically acclaimed independent director, famous for creative social commentaries like Putney Swope. His mother was an actress who starred in very independent movies, some which were directed by her husband. His Father was born Robert Elias, but changed his name at a young age when we wanted to join the army but was too young. He changed it to Downey after

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    research industry

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    The term “3D” has been a buzzword throughout the media industry for several years now. The term itself attracts audiences of all ages and this emergence of 3D cinema has benefited the film industry to make millions of dollars more compared to typical 2D films. The art of 3D has been so appealing that producers of countless movies strive to turn their 2D films in to 3D due to its remarkable significance towards the film industry. The event I attended was the SPARK Conference, Festival and Job fair

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    "Robinson Cano Salary Info and Value - Seattle Mariners Salaries -- Baseball Player Salaries." Robinson Cano Salary Info and Value - Seattle Mariners Salaries -- Baseball Player Salaries. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014. Pomerantz, Dorothy. "Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes' List Of Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actors." Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 16 July 2013. Web. 16 Jan. 2014. "BASIC PAY: ACTIVE DUTY SOLDIERS." Goarmy.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014. "Chicago Cubs." Bleacher Report. N.p., 04 Mar. 2012

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    Tropic thunder is an action comedy film within a film about a series of freak occurrences, which forces a group of prima donna actors to become the soldiers they’re portraying. In addition, the plot of the film revolves around these actors who are making this fictional film called “Tropic Thunder” which is about the Vietnam War and they’re experiences. The film is ultimately making fun of Hollywood in a comical way. However, in the film the actors are unexpectically dropped in the middle of the jungle

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    handsome Keanu Reeves and his leading lady, Melissa, can be played by the beautiful half African American and half Caucasian, Halle Berry. The rest of the cast can include Elizabeth Hurley as David's pitiful mother, Mary, Cameron Diaz as Rachel, Robert Downey Jr. as her husband Matthew, Hugh Grant as Quinn, and special appearances by Richard Gere as William Meredith and Bruce Willis as Alasdair (Ally). Of course, we would need about ten to fifteen more extras to fill the roles of characters like Art

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    Understanding Iago

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    Iago is a man who has been molded by his experiences. Shakespearean characters traditionally act merely as stock characters; they fulfill a role that is necessary to the story and they are merely characters created in the vacuum of that play. The action of the play and the circumstances surrounding the story dictate how characters act and respond to events. Interesting to Othello, each character is guided by their experiences outside of the play. What happened to them before the play started guides

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    Tropic Thunder Vs. Today's Society

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    In the opening scene of “Tropic Thunder”, we see elements of a satire with the fake trailers of upcoming movies. In our lives, we are familiar (and probably not too happy about) with the previews before the movie we are about to see. We see the top stars in Hollywood in some of the newest films, some good, and some bad. In our heads, we think either Hollywood has run out of ideas or, that we definitely have to see that one when it comes out. The fake trailers displayed in the movie poke fun of some

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    Chaplin gives viewers a fascinating glimpse into the early years of filmmaking. Robert Downey Jr. is captivating, charismatic, and distraught, much like Charlie was in real life. From the beginning we see that Chaplin was made for the limelight when his mother was booed off the stage and he finished her song, causing a standing ovation.

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    Luke Zimmerman, who plays on “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” and “Glee”, is a famous celebrity that is diagnosed with Down syndrome and he is 35 years old and has been involved in early intervention programs from the time he was two weeks old. In this report, you will learn about certain things having to do with Down syndrome. Such as the basic description, the background and history, and the complications for the kids who have Down syndrome and the parents of kids who have Down syndrome

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    Rhonda Tubbs is sitting behind her desk. Lucas is sitting across from her. RHONDA After the last time you were in here I looked at your records. You were an exceptional student in Boston. You started a band with some of your classmates. Played soccer. Your art teacher sings your praises. Rhonda ignores Lucas' impertinent stare. RHONDA And then your mother died. LUCAS (scoffs) It says that in my file? rhonda I know because your father told me. We've barely been in school a month and already

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    Making a New Family

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    Amy Vice, a beautiful but neglected housewife, wakes up to another mundane day. Her husband, Roger, rejects her sexual advances then proceeds to ignore and demean her attempts at polite conversation. He leaves for work without saying goodbye. After he departs, Amy takes her coffee outside to enjoy the weather in her tree-lined family friendly New Orleans neighborhood. Amy yearns for a child of her own, a gift her husband is unable to give. So obscured by the privacy hedge that borders her yard, she

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    Robert Lucas was born in Yakima, Washington on September 15, 1937. He was the oldest child of his father, Robert Emerson Lucas and his mother, Jane Templeton Lucas. He had a sister named Jenepher who was born in 1939 and a brother named Peter who was born in 1940. His parents moved from Seattle to Yakima to open a small ice cream shop which they named The Lucas Ice Creamery. The restaurant eventually fell in about 1938. The family moved back to Seattle during World War 2. His father found a job as

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    Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

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    Senator Joseph R. McCarthy Even though he had humble beginnings, Joseph Raymond McCarthy, a single man, made a profound effect on the entire United States during his career. By following his life and what shaped McCarthy as an individual, a broader picture is brought into the scope of the cause of his false accusations. In the year 1908, in the northeast region of Wisconsin on a struggling farm, a devout Roman Catholic couple brought a their son, Joseph Raymond, into the world. The McCarthy’s

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    Every society and every family has been touched by the devastating effects of drug addiction. Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the story of a doctor who discovers a drug that can release the evil side of a person. This book is connected to Robert Downey Jr. He was a drug addict. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and the current drug addiction of Robert Downey Jr are connected by different personalities, mental illness, and brutality. The strange case of

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    Attachment Attachment is an emotional bond between infant and caregiver. Infant will feel pleasure or comfort to interact with caregiver and seek for proximity in stressful situations. Attachment usually developed between 6 months to age of 2. According to John Bowlby (1969), attachment was an all or nothing process. He believed that attachment behaviors are instinctive and will be activated by any conditions that seem to threaten the achievement of proximity, such as separation, insecurity and fear

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    According to many film critics the casting of Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows, is the most successful move made by this franchise, and indeed Robert Downey Jr in particular creates an

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    Essay On Robert Downey

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    On April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. was born in New York. At a very young age he began acting. In the 1980s he started his appearances on Saturday Night Live. Given the amazing life he was offered, he struggled trying to pursue his dreams. Although he had a great life a head of him, it was slowly deteriorating at the same time, as he struggled with the use of drugs. Downey was born and raised into a family of actors and actresses. His father Robert Downey Sr. was a famous actor in the 1960s and his

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    Helen Keller

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    so many different ways. If you look around in today’s society you will see many celebrities and role models, all of whom the public look up to, who have gone through a trying experience at least one time in their lives. Both Oprah Winfrey and Robert Downey, Jr. are great examples of individuals who suffered through many trials and tribulations only to come out as stronger individuals. Oprah Winfrey one of the most influential and inspiring people of the 21st century, started off with almost nothing

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    natural born killers

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    a prison ran by McClusky (Tommy Lee Jones). McClusky has assigned Scagnetti to transport Mickey and Mallory to another place to get a lobotomy done on each of them. But the night before they are sent out, a greedy reporter named Wayne Gale (Robert Downey, Jr.) is giving Mickey a live interview on TV. Pretty soon, Mickey escapes and all hell breaks loose. This film proves to us how screwed up the world is from movies and television. Two innocent people who have been exposed to too much violence go

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