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Little green creatures with pointy ears and noses

The Thing

Brundlefly is the Fly

The creature from Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) had a ghostly white face and was very frightening.

Pyramid Head – Silent Hill 2



Pumpkinhead may sound like a cartoon, but that’s not what you think. Pumpkinhead was summoned to the surface by the father who wanted revenge for the murder of his son. It only takes one look at this monster to know that it is among the most terrifying in cinema history.

GoblinsUnlike other monsters that are much larger than humans and are stronger, Goblins have tiny bodies. They are a small creature, but they are ugly. Despite the size of these vicious creatures, they attack people without mercy.

The ThingThe Thing can change into almost any shape. The alien changes forms and bursts into view. You can see all the different life forms the organism had taken in the past. Only Kurt Russell has the ability to destroy it.

Brundlefly: The FlySeth Brundle was a scientist with a bright future who created a teleportation machine. His career was ended by a tragic accident. A fly struck the teleporter during one of the tests and the cells from the fly were mixed with Brundle’s cells. Seth started to transform into a humanoid creature.

Pale Man: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006 )Guillermo Del Toro creates some of Hollywood’s best monsters. Pale Man might be his best creation. The Pale Man is a humanoid with eyes in the hands. It inserts his own eye into each socket, then spreads out its fingers. You can’t help but be creeped out by this. This list is a great place to put a monster like this.

Silent Hill 2: Pyramid HeadPyramid Head symbolizes the inner conflict of James, the protagonist who murdered his wife. James, without realizing it, knows that he is guilty and deserves to be punished. The figure of Pyramid Head reflects this. The monster is a masked executioner. This cast pyramid contains something unimaginably horrible, beyond any psychological interpretation.

The PredatorIt is easy to describe The Predator’s horrible nature. The name is frightening, and the creature’s appearance is equally so. Predators have a higher level of intelligence than humans, which makes it even more dangerous. The fact that Predators can be invincible is the final nail in your coffin. Predator, the brutal and ugly predator has certainly captured the imagination of a whole generation. Video games, comics and movies are all dedicated to this best hunter of the universe.

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Run Lola Run, a German film by Tom Tykwer, reflects the contemporary possibilities of its time. Lola, the main red-headed character in this film, is trying to save Manni from death. Tom Tykwer, a director of great talent, created this “masterpiece” that uses different visual and audio features to portray a realistic representation of modern Berlin. These features help the audience connect to and enjoy such an amazing film. Run Lola Run explores the themes of choice, consequences, fate, chance, and time. Tom calls the film ‘an experiment for a large audience’. This affirms that the language barrier has no significant impact on the relationship between the audience and the film.

The film uses split screen, slow-motion, and many camera angles to express Tykwer’s realistic vision of the movie. Split screen shows two simultaneous situations at different locations. The clock in this scene is the third split to emphasize the importance of time. Lola’s first ‘life” is shown in slow motion. It dramatically increases the impact of her death, and the story as a whole. The camera angles in a film can convey a wide range of meanings. They can make someone appear powerful, important, and strong, or they could make them look small, unworthy, and useless. After Manni’s ambulance hits him, a distinct camera angle is shown. This bird’s-eye view shows the loneliness that Manni experienced without Lola. Lola appeared to have stopped being involved in his life at one point. This made him wonder what to do. The movie is full of symbols, two of which are the clocks (which show the time) as well as spirals (which represent confusion and mysteries). This scene shows both symbols, with the clock being the most eye-catching. The spiral can be seen as a form of a spirale shop in the back.

Music is a very obvious audio tool. Music that is fast-paced and techno is used to enhance each scene. The film’s main concept is Time. The fast-paced music shows the intensity of the twenty-minute scene. The film uses music to affect the viewers’ emotions and change their mindset. Music is classified non-diegetic, as characters are unable to hear the music playing above the intensity of the plot. Diegetic sound can be found in the dialogue that is freely exchanged between characters. This gives the story a deeper meaning. The sound of the phone when Lola first discovers manni’s problems is similar to a ringing tone that you hear after the handset has been dropped back on the phone.

Traditional narratives follow a linear flow. The film breaks the boundaries of traditional narrative structure by repeating similar events over and over again to make a connection between gamification and the message. This film’s structure is different from the original one because it conveys the message differently. The structure of the film is broken not only when Lola respawns. Her interactions with characters also lead to different futures. Doris’ character is one of the characters that are affected in every replay. Lola is speeding past Doris, who’s pushing a baby stroller. Doris is a mother who steals her child back after she loses it. She wins the lotto and lives happily ever after in the second scenario. The third one sees Doris devote her life entirely to prayer, becoming a nun. The first two scenarios are based on the vulgar words Doris chooses to use after meeting Lola. This leads to the outcome of these two lives. In her last life, Doris refrains from using any bad words and becomes a nun.

Gamification means turning something mundane into an exciting challenge. A task is given an objective. In Run Lola Run you have to deliver 100,000 Deutsche Marks by the deadline of 20 minutes in order to save Manni. Lola cannot complete the challenge and is sent back to start. Lola is able to take charge of her own life by restarting her past lives. This knowledge allows her to make better choices in the future, and hopefully avoid a negative outcome. The tile sequence, and the beginning of each life mirrors a video game-like theme. Lola runs along a course that changes its approach each time it passes through the gates shaped like clocks.

Tom Tykwer has used a number of visual and audible features as well an unconventional narrative and modern gamification techniques to help shape the meaning that Run Lola Run is intended to convey for its audience.

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No Country for Old Men has elements of a thriller and is also a reflection on destiny and chance, as well as on aging and dying. The movie was adapted from Cormac McCarthy’s novel. This movie is a story of wrongs done, and very little can be done to restore order. The movie starts with a compassionate older man. Llewellyn (Josh Brolin), a Vietnam vet, finds two million dollars in the back seat of his vehicle after a failed Texas drug deal. Moss’s attempt to escape with the cash sets off a chain of events in this stripped-down film by Joel and Ethan Coen. Anton Chighurh’s enigmatic killing spree targets Moss, who is determined to die by the flipping of a penny. In this drama series, Tommy Lee Jones’ disenchanted Sheriff Bell struggles to control the violence that is rapidly increasing. Change and fate are inevitable. One of the main themes in No Country For Old Men is fate. This paper examines several scenes/instances that justify fate in the movie.

Anton Chighurh is the main antagonist of the film. He serves as a force for death and destiny. Carla Jean can be seen pleading with Chigurgh to save his life, as he threatens his life would end when he entered it. Anton Chigurh, a psychopath, is hired by a shadowy group to find and recover a bag containing two million dollars of cash. This money is missing because a drug deal failed. Chigurh’s hairstyle is grotesque and he wants to kill people with an air pressure bolt gun. His passion goes beyond that of an assassin hired to kill. Chigurh is a murderer obsessed with killing and has a keen understanding of victimhood and fear. Chigurh’s diabolical smile, which appears as he speaks, is a sign of diabolical gaiety. The character’s funny haircut reveals an unfunny persona, similar to the Beatle from Hell. The pneumatic device, his traditional firearm, is used to mercilessly blow holes in your head.

Chigurh considers himself the forerunner of death. He allows a random coin toss encounter to determine Carla Jean’s fate and that of the attendant. So he lets fate decide the fate of Carla Jean and the attendant. Chigurh appears to swallow his words as they leave his mouth. This character makes Chigurh seem less human than he really is. Chigurh walks into a rundown station in the middle wilderness. The dialogue that follows reveals Chigurh is talking to the old man about his fate. Chigurh’s decision does not change and he doesn’t explain why. He asks the old man, who is nervous to flip a quarter. Carla’s husband Moss died of cancer and her mother followed. Moss ends by telling us that we are punished for our sins. Even if the character repents, he will still be punished. Carla is waiting for Chigurh to kill her when she returns to home after these incidents. Carla refuses to play Chigurh’s game and denounces his offer. Carla tells Chigurh that the coin doesn’t matter. Chigurh’s reaction to this comment is to be shocked and angry. He becomes an egomaniacal delusional. Chigurh will not let Carla survive because his coin decides the fates of people.

Sherriff bell retires when he is unable to locate Chigurh. Chigurh could have also killed Bell in his psychotic killing spree. Bell is able to escape because fate has made their paths not cross. Bell hesitates to tell his wife about his dreams because he fears that she might not find them interesting. Bell states that he now is twenty years older in comparison to his dream father. It appears that time has been reversed. Bell’s old father is actually Bell. Bell’s father gives him money in his first dream. The movie’s main conflict has been Moss and Chigurh chasing Moss to get a two-million dollar case. All the characters in pursuit of money die or are severely injured leaving them with a morally empty life, except Bell who survives to be able to retire. This dream shows us that money is not everything and people who aren’t greedy end up in a bad situation. Money also represents luck in this dream. Bell’s inability to see clearly shows through Bell’s loss of money. Second, Bell dreams of riding through the mountains on horseback. Bell mentions that in his dream, his father carried fire in a large horn. It is possible that the subconscious will tell you something you desire, but it may not be able to come true.

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The movie “Good Will Hunting”, starring Matt Damon as Will Hunting, is based off of a twenty year old self-taught janitor who works for MIT. Will is a poor neighborhood resident of South Boston. He lives in a house full of crime and violence. Lambeau’s students were asked to solve a mathematic problem. When the problem was completed, Lambeau then set out to track down this mysterious person. Will is soon revealed to be the person. Will and his friends, Chuckie Billy Morgan and Morgan, fight some men the next morning. Will gets arrested for this and is given a date in court. Will is arraigned and it’s revealed that he has a long criminal record. This includes assaults, thefts, resisting arrests, and many more. Lambeau meets Will and explains that he can be released under two conditions. Lambeau will help Will with advanced mathematics. Sean Maguire can be a good therapist to meet with. He has similar experiences as Will. Maguire believes that Will uses this behavior to protect himself. Will gets a new job at McNeil after having a breakthrough session. However, he decides he’d rather pursue Skylar and leave South Boston.

Good Will Hunting was based on multiple theories of development. Freud Ego Defense Mechanisms has been used as one of Will Hunting’s developmental theories. This theory refers to the use of defense mechanisms in order to protect yourself from anxiety or guilt. Will uses a “Displacement” mechanism. Displacement involves redirecting an urge (usually aggression), to a powerless replacement target. Will, an orphan, was abused physically in foster homes. This background helps the audience to understand Will’s actions. Will uses displacement when he attacks others verbally or physically with the same aggression that he received from his abusive foster parents.

Erikson’s Theory of Development also applies to Will’s character through the entire movie, starting when he is a child and Stage 1: trust vs mistrust leading up to Stage 6: intimacy vs isolation. Erikson explains his Trust vs Mistrust stage as “If a person does not feel trust they may become insecure, unworthy, and have a mistrust for the world”. Will was abandoned and moved from home to home as an infant. This is the first stage in Erikson’s theory. The fact that his parents didn’t give him the kind of trust that he required at that age led to him growing up with a mistrust for the world. Maguire’s monologue in the movie asks, “Why does he hide, why doesn’t he trust anyone? He was abandoned and forgotten by the very people who should have loved him. He pushes away people before they can leave him. It’s a defensive mechanism”. Erikson’s Intimacy and Isolation phase can be described by saying that “young adults want deep intimacy, satisfying relationships but may become isolated if not successful”. Will is in this stage, because he was very close to a girl named Skylar, but she had to leave Boston for California. Skylar requested that Will move with them, but Will’s defense mechanism of displacement began to yell and push her away.

Sean Maguire’s Therapist, Will, can also be applied in order to use Freud Ego Defense Mechanisms. Sean had lost his 18-year-old wife and hadn’t dated anyone else since. Will brings up Sean’s wife in one of the sessions. He says, “Maybe I married the right woman”, which makes Sean angry. He responded by saying that if you disrespected his wife again I would kill you. You got him chief? Maguire also uses displacement. He took out his anger at Will for disrespecting his marriage and losing his wife by pushing Will against a wall. Will Hunting is influenced by many different things throughout the film. Will’s failure to have a college diploma is one example. Erikson’s Theory of Development may be used in this situation by referring to Stage 4: Industry and Inferiority. This is a stage of social development, which means that if you experience feelings of inferiority and inadequacy among your peers, it can cause serious problems with self-esteem and competence. In a bar scene, Will has a discussion with Clark. Will, although very intelligent, does not hold a degree from a university. Clark continues to tell Will that he cannot wait to serve food at a fast food restaurant to his family in a couple of years. Clark has become the social leader at this stage. He implied Will wouldn’t get anywhere because he didn’t have or wasn’t going to earn a degree from college.

Will grew-up in South Boston. Will grew up in Southy, which is a neighborhood that has a lot of crime and violence. Will’s life is affected by all this. He grew up believing he didn’t have the ability to do anything and would never get anywhere. His friends thought he should live in Southy forever. Erikson’s Theory of Development also has a Stage 4. Stage 4’s Inferiority is the result of Will growing up in a low-class neighborhood/SES with no family support. Good Will Hunting is a film that demonstrates many theories of development we’ve learned throughout the semester. I liked the way Matt Damon portrayed Will’s relationship with Sean. The actors were passionate about their roles and gave it everything they had. It’s been interesting to be able apply the things I learned during this semester. Without the theories of Freud or Erikson, I wouldn’t have viewed this film the way I see it now. This is my favorite movie. This movie has given me a fresh perspective of Will’s childhood and his background.

My boyfriend is a personal parallel to the movie. He was born in a poor area, his parents were not very good. His aunt and uncle adopted him and his brother after they had been in foster care. His aunt and uncle were very reluctant to accept him at first because he had lived with them for a long time and depended solely on himself and his brothers. My boyfriend was a bit closed and not very good at communicating or expressing himself. But he eventually learned to trust me and began to open up. He felt comfortable enough with me to share his story after we started dating. He had never told his story to anyone before. Will, who was an only child and felt unable to trust others as a young boy, is the perfect example. After meeting Sean Maguire, he was able to be more open with Skylar.

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Francois Truffaut once said, “There are no bad or good movies. Only good and terrible directors.” This essay will examine writers like Truffaut and Sarris to discover the theories and corrections of modern cinema in the past. The essay will examine film as a form of expression, examining each element and the director’s approach from within the film.

Wes Anderson, a visual filmmaker and director, is an auteur due to his style of production. The film’s overall theory, including the theorists that introduced the concept of authorship. Also, an auteur is able to affect the film narrative and can make a difference between genres. The differences between blockbuster Hollywood films and Wes Anderson. The auteur creates original works of art and retains them, along with the inner meaning. They also possess their own style and are technically competent. When a director expresses their full artistic ability by obsessing about details and expressing their personal style, they are referred to as an auteur. Films can have distinct authors who provide an identity to those contributing to the text. “Become as flexible and subtle a language as written”. The film is positioned as an art form while being organized into a literal genre. It has become more difficult to define the term auteur and who it is, as the film industry and the people’s view of art have changed.

Everyone involved in film production during the studio era worked under contract, even the director. They were required to adhere to the style and guidelines of the studio. The studio owned the stars and decided what films they would be in. It has changed, evolved and been challenged. Hollywood theater is not considered art, but rather entertainment. Studio chose director for film they thought was best but gave strict instructions on how to follow script, respect production elements and give no control. A film’s auteur could be either the scriptwriter or the filmmaker who made the movie, since the director lacked a unique vision. When we speak of auteurs we are referring to directors that take over all aspects of the film production from casting up to the final product. This is what studios used do. Directors are often in charge of other aspects like scriptwriting. This shift has led to a distinct divide between Hollywood blockbusters that are standard and those with a unique style.

Andrew Saris, in 1962, introduced the term auteur. At the time it was radical to involve the director so much and to consider film as art. There was an alternative “cinema du auteur”, which consisted of directors who were more personal and wrote their scripts. Sarris argued that it’s a group process, but’meaningful coherences’ are more likely if the director dominates. The director of a movie is more likely to make a meaningful film. Diverse theorists discover new ways to view and analyze film. Theorist Roland Barthes researched narrative and Anthropology. He said that a story would have five codes. These codes defined the meaning and type of text, such as open or closed. The 5 codes were: action, enigmata, referential, and symbolic. Barthes refers to the narrative, characters and unity in a movie. This is the classic story, ‘Excessively evident cinema’. The cinema is a collection of signs that guide the viewer through the story towards its inevitable end. Barthes says that humans need to be able to relate a film’s structure in order to comprehend it. This is the Hollywood style, not that of an auteur. The film doesn’t follow a linear narrative. The spectator does not always know what will happen next.

Andrew Sarris describes his theory that the director is the major creative force in a film. “I will now abbreviate the phrase ‘la Politique des auteurs’ to ‘auteur theory’ in order to avoid any confusion.” It was an established movement during the French New Wave. Francois Truffaut had been a critic of French culture for many years, but Truffaut also attacked French cinema due its art and vision. The theory that supported the idea of directors being auteurs is reflected in the auteurs today, who are not the classic Hollywood directors. They make less expensive films and have a more personal touch. “becomes an equally flexible and subtle way to write as a written langage”. The film “Tout va Bien”, a French/Italian 1972 film by Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Goin and others, demonstrates the collaborative nature of film. It is also a work that was driven by its directors. ‘No bad or good movies, just good or bad directors’? Could the word’movie,’ be used as a creative medium that is shared by all involved? Art is something that should be appreciated by everyone. The quality of a movie depends on all the people involved. Everyone should be given credit. In the case of films, the director is responsible for the overall direction and drive.

Wes Anderson is a well-known American filmmaker who is known for his distinct optical style, clear genre and his ability to make films in the modern auteur role. His filmmaking allows an audience to consider whether this is his view of life. Anderson’s movies are full of comedic dryness as well as emotional and visual details. You will feel immersed in the action on screen if you have a favorable audience. Anderson’s movies are meticulously planned. The films of Anderson have a striking correlation which makes each one feel like a single film. However the stories and approaches are very different. A director’s signature is his style. In the first place, he should be able to see his palettes for the world he is building and how they are muted and absorb pastel colors. Even without watching the film or reading any information about it, you can tell it’s Anderson. M.Gustavo portrayed by Ralph Fiennes describes his own life as a long and frivolous shindig’. Andersons reflects his description in M.Gustavo scene with pinks and regular deliveries to the bakery. The colors also give the impression that you are outside in nature, at one with it. Moonrise Kingdom is set on a small island off the coast New England in 1960s. This film is based in The Grand Budapest Hotel. Blue is also a primary colour. This shows a darker aspect of Moonrise Kingdom, as the characters fall from the tower and their shadows clasp hands. It is also visible on the badscouts’ uniform. MoonRise kingdom scene when Suzy is found with Sam, they hug as a way to protect their self and show a mass of mustard yellows.

As a rule, Anderson uses symmetry in his movies. It is how he engages with the audience. His symmetrical pictures surround and take over the vision of the audience while encouraging them to concentrate on a single thing and centralize it. This action will also draw an audience to his films, which are a mixture of suspense and action that can be hardly predicted. By utilizing cinematography, a camera can travel across a room like an eye. This action enhances the style and inspires audience emotions for the film. Andersons use of slow motion is to support his approach. It includes angles such as bird’s view and tracking. Visual explanations are also used to explain the plot in detail. The music sets the mood. Anderson uses music to add to the plot. He also directs it to reflect the characters. Fantastic Mr. Fox blows his trademark whistle to show he has done a good job.

Rope states in Fantastic Mr. Fox that music is a mood-setter and sets the tone. Anderson’s auteurism is supported by the constant cast and character types that subconsciously reflect each film style. It is clear that he pays attention to every detail. He casts actors who are suited to his dialogue and knows their strengths. Owen Wilson is in six films by the auteur, but he also co-wrote three of them. Bill Murray and Willem Dafoe are in Anderson films frequently and in most cases never. Owen Wilson appears in Wes Andersons movies. Artists should ideally use the medium and all its elements to achieve a purposeful expression. Anderson makes use of all the elements that would be used in a studio to create his work. He is a real auteur. His attention-to-detail when using Lady Nash perfume as M.Gustavo’s distinctive smell, which led to his being caught later in film. One feels as though they must closely watch each movement to gather all information. Are these films for children or adults? They could be considered both, since they are interconnected and encompass both.

Wes Anderson’s character are a little out of the ordinary for a Hollywood classic, but they have a lot in common with characters from Moon Rise Kingdom. A director has to have a signature style over the course of several films. This includes bright color palettes, adventurous music, visually stimulating camera angles, and comedic performers. All these factors contribute to his artistic and filmmaking approach and show his creativity and individuality. Overall, the set of features gives the impression that the film is a fantasy for children. The mature undertones that are woven into the plots of these films give them depth and a new perspective. Anderson’s appeal is not clear. Wes Anderson is a filmmaker who loves the process of creating and does not just concentrate on the story. This image shows the details in the characters of his films. The textures are vibrant and interesting. Auteurs revolutionized the way movies were viewed. “Interior Meaning is extrapolated out of the tension between director’s personalities and their material'” Saris said. The director must push his vision to make it more meaningful. Wes Anderson is a contemporary auteur who follows his vision, supports theorists and also leads his own genre-method. Francois Truffaut said that there was no such thing as a bad movie, but there were only bad directors. If a person likes Wes Anderson’s films they will probably always like them. His vision is constant and does not change. The correct theory is that film is a collaborative, controlled medium. In real life there is no director, only a group of people who are in control. The auteur theory also states that the films with the greatest cinematic success will have the unmistakable stamp of their director. This is Anderson’s approach. It’s all about how the audience reacts to the genre, the director, or their personal taste. The answer is subjective, but it’s safe to say that a director in the auteur category is usually a great director. They take full control and give full direction. They know what they’re doing.

Film is subjective. People choose films based on ratings, popularity or choice. They may also select a film based on how they interact with it. Truffaut said it was the fault of the director if there were a lot people who disliked the film. If the majority of a film’s direction is by one person, and that film ends up being bad, this reflects poorly on the director and makes it appear as though it was also a poor movie. “The cinematography is not an art. It’s an Art. It is not teamwork. It is not team work. Film is art. It is collaborative, but it’s also individual. It is led by a person. This person is the artist.


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If you enjoy playing an instrument with others, it will be even more enjoyable. It is logical to join a band, or start one. The best strategy for you will depend on the level of experience that you have and your goals. Others may play more seriously, but some will only do it for the enjoyment. This article will share tips for starting a cover group with a gig-centered goal.

Bring together your team members.

You must have read many articles about bands who have broken up because of their irreconcilable differences. The members were either vain or proud to work together.

Avoid it at all costs. It is more important to have team players than superstars in your band.

This is why it’s a good idea to bring in members who may not be as skilled at their instruments but are true team-players. This does not mean you should create a band of bad musicians. You must test and audition many musicians. You should then hand-pick those with the most positive traits among the remaining players.

Continuous rehearsals are a great way to practice.

It is essential for bands to perform live to gain valuable experience and to develop their self-confidence.

Regular rehearsals are essential for your new band. The length and pace of your rehearsals will be determined by the level of your musical ability and ambition. You should practice in the studio for 2-3 hours at least twice per week. Regular rehearsals will allow you to get to know all of the members better.

Rehearsal space is a potential obstacle to regular practice. It would seem logical to rent a studio to practice in every week, but it costs money. Even though it won’t be a huge expense, some members may refuse to pay.

It’s smart to tell your top candidates that you plan to rent a studio to hold regular rehearsals during the audition. They’ll be able to decide if they would like to join the band based on this information.

You can also start by doing some rehearsals in your home. It’s best to use acoustic and electronic guitars, along with a bass-guitar, in order to reduce the level of noise. This will allow your band to practice at home with less noise.

Assign a frontman.

Each band should have equal members, but there should be one who is more equal. Another way to say it is that one member from your band should be frontman. This person is in charge of communication with audience members, negotiations for gigs, and PR in general. Because the article is all about a Cover Band, it’s safe to assume that your PR requirements will be minimal. What ever the needs for communication, it’s better if you can have one person responsible.

You should also assign one person to handle social media postings. Social media can help you gain many fans and supporters if used effectively. Other members of the band can contribute to social media by uploading original photos, videos, etc.

As cover bands are usually without roadies and agents, it is important that the band members agree on how they will communicate. Assigning an individual to act as the band’s main spokesperson, i.e. The frontman can help you to become more recognizable by your fans.

Name the Treasurer

When bands reach commercial success, they tend to break up. Even though you may not be able to predict exactly what will happen, you should take certain measures ahead of time to limit the amount of issues that could arise.

You need to first name the treasurer of your band. You may think it’s romantic and friendly to assume that the finances of the band can be handled by everyone, but this is not true. This part should be handled by one band member.

Your goals in music and your professional ambitions will determine how much responsibility you’ll have. If your goal is to just have fun while playing low-budget shows, you’ll most likely decide on the financial terms at each show.

The amount you earn may be too high to pay you in cash if you start playing bigger gigs. Then you will also need to pay tax. If you’re a musician, it’s important to consult an accountant.

It is also a good idea to save a portion of your earnings for band accessories. These funds could be used for equipment upgrades, instrument additions, or for saving for future investments.

Select the correct name

When forming a new group, it is important to choose the name. It’s important to choose a name that is cool, even if your band will only be a cover group. You can’t predict when inspiration will strike and you will create your original music.

If you plan to start a cover band of rock, it’s logical that the name should be plural. It’s a very old tradition dating back to the 1950s. You can add the name of the frontman to the band’s name if you want to represent the whole band. For example, Derek and The Dominoes.

We’ll start with the most logical route. Look at some of your favorite band names, and come up with a new combination. These names may also inspire you to create something entirely original.

Do not forget about trademarking your band name. You can protect your band name legally and prevent others from taking it. You can also rest assured that if someone else has named their band the same, the law will protect you.

ConclusionForming your own band is an excellent idea for musicians who don’t want play alone any longer or who wish to explore a different musical path. Chemistry between members is a crucial element of any band. To achieve this, you need to bring together people who enjoy different types of music. As you form your team, be sure to define all of the artistic and financial goals. You’ll need to choose a name that is appropriate and select the person who will be the face of the band. Then, you will need to practice and rehearse continuously in order to get your band ready for live performances.

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The Battle of Thermopylae, a famous battle, was fought by the Persians against the Greek city state alliance. Herodotus & Diodorus were among the many historians who recorded this battle. Even today, it is being written by modern writers through “300”. As each historian wrote their perspective at a different point in time, the contents of what they wrote varied. Herodotus’s account of The Histories is more detailed, with a focus on key players in the battle. Diodorus’s version has the same details, but it’s more summarized. Beigel’s essay about “300” concentrates more on Spartan women.

There’s a little contrast between Xerxes (the powerful ruler) and Leonidas (the Spartan leader), and their respective armies. Xerxes has been described as a strong ruler who had a powerful army that numbered “2,641,610 fighting men” in Histories.VII.185, which caused “the never-ending rivers to dry” DoS.11.5. Leonidas commanded an army of thousands and hundreds that did not retreat from the Persians. Leonidas also had more intelligence than Xerxes. He told his ephors he had a thousand men, “a lot” for the job they were about to undertake. DoS.11.4. Knowing that defending the city gates would give them an advantage over retreating. Xerxes’ army “hurled themselves on the Greeks… with great force” during the battle DoS.11.8, whereas, the Greeks fought much more effectively, “making like they were flying away… would then wheel around to face their pursuers.” Histories.VII.211. The Greeks were able to defeat the Persian army with little loss of life because they coordinated and strategized well. Ephialtes is responsible for the Persian army’s continued losses if he hadn’t betrayed them and shown Xerxes a flanking route.

The idea of glory is discussed in all the texts. Leonidas ordered the Greeks to retreat after the Persians found the flanking path, but he chose to stay with the Spartans. “If he stayed he would receive glory, and Sparta, in this case, wouldn’t lose her prosperity.” Histories.VII.220. It would’ve been dishonorable if they had returned home only to have them defeated by the Persians. The Persians will be able to defeat them later, and they’ll have earned “immorality”. Aristodemus & Eurytus lost their respect and pride even if they were able to return home. Eurytus fought in the war and died. Aristodemus returned home to Laceaemon where he was ridiculed and rebuked by Spartans.

Spartan woman are viewed as more superior than other women in the city-states of that time. A man and woman, in most cases, are equals. In “300”, Gorgo is insulted and shocked when he speaks with the messenger personally. It is clear that women in Spartan societies can be equals to men. This is not the case in Persia. Spartan men and women work together to make decisions. Leonidas asks his wife’s approval before kicking the messenger in the hole.

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Rap has evolved over the years since it was born in late 1970s. Rap is a popular music genre where rappers recite words over prerecorded instrumentals. Since its inception, the genre has spread to many countries and produced rappers of different cultures. Logic, the rapper that we are talking about, is a product of the United States, but has since spread around the world, creating rappers from all different backgrounds.

Sir Robert Bryson Hall II – also known as Logic – started out very promising. But then, everything changed. Let’s start by addressing the obvious. He tries to be all things to everyone with his lyrics, which are incredibly corny. Rap music has evolved into a more materialistic genre, and many kids have dreams to be successful and live a luxurious lifestyle. In his latest album, he boasts about his wealth and lavish lifestyle. On a second song he says that money isn’t all it’s cracked up to be and you don’t need to be rich to live a fulfilled life. This makes the singer seem very fake.

One of the reasons he receives so much hate is because he raps often about his biracial identity. In a song entitled “Black Spiderman”, he sings “I ain’t ashamed to… be White/I ain’t ashamed to… be Black/I ain’t ashamed of my gorgeous Mexican wife in fact”. Logic always tries to prove that he’s biracial. Bobby Biracial was his new Twitter handle.

Logic too has a naive view of the universe and he also thinks he’s smarter than he truly is. He believes releasing a song can change the whole world, when in fact it’s probably just a scratch on a big problem. This is a naivety that is getting more and more annoying, since he probably is only doing this for his ego. It’s a nice song, but 1-800 is like a frog in a well who looks up to think that the world is all around him. I’ve seen people suffering from depression and it is not something that can be cured with a bad song. Also, it’s hard to believe he is serious with a voice like that.

Don’t be misled, I have some respect for Logic. He is an excellent freestyler. In these modern times, not many rappers are able to freestyle with Logic. It’s a lost skill. He can rap fast, but that doesn’t make him a rapper.

Logic has the right to release his singles or albums. He’s a wonderful person, but a terrible rapper. I could understand his appeal as a musician, but he just doesn’t do it for my taste.

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Pixar’s creative animation and sound effects, in particular, create the immersive fictional world that Wall-E inhabits. Since the two main robot characters can’t emote nor express themselves or use language, much of their character is defined by their distinct sound. The diegetic audio effects that are assigned to Eve & Wall-E help to set the scene and allow the viewer to feel empathy for these characters despite being machines.

Wall-E is introduced in the opening scene, where he goes about his day on Earth. Wall-E makes a lot of mechanical sounds. He is a machine, so he has motors, metallic sounds, beeps and whistles. Wall-E seems to exist in an era not that far from now. The noises that Wall-E makes sound familiar, giving the impression that his technology is not far from what it is today. The visuals and the sounds tell the story of the robot’s origins: a robotic creation that was left on Earth many years after humans disappeared. The sounds that this character makes give him life and personality. Wall-E becomes more human by allowing him to think and feel. This is made possible by the fact that Wall-E uses so many different noises and that these are paired perfectly with each of his tiny movements. He appears more real. Wall-E appears to have a life of his own because the sounds are so detailed and numerous. They immerse the viewer into the story and character. Wall-E’s thoughts and emotions are shown through his vocal sounds. Even though Wall-E rarely speaks, his emotions can be clearly seen through the computerized voice he uses. These sounds help draw attention to Wall E’s movements. They also highlight small gestures that express his emotions, such as trembling and the way his eyes move. It allows viewers to understand Wall-E better and empathize, even if there are no words or humans.

Eve is a complete contrast to Wall-E. Eve is quieter than Wall-E, and does not make the same clunky motorized sounds. Eve’s voice is futuristic and includes hums, sounds, and beeps. These characteristics highlight the fact that the robots have been created in a far-off future. Her design and sounds indicate that Wall-E was not created in the same time period as her. Her movements are quiet and humming, which is unusual for machines today. This, combined with the time change, indicates that she was created with better technology to accomplish her mission. Eve’s mechanical design limits her ability to make small movements and show emotion. As a result, she relies on sound to convey her feelings. Eve’s design doesn’t allow for as much movement and physical expression as Wall-E. She expresses her emotions through sounds that are more human. Eve has a unique way of showing emotion and character. She can laugh. Her voice inflection and more words are used to convey her feelings than Wall E. It is evident in the scene when she is trying to find plants and has no luck. She clearly gets frustrated and makes sounds like groans and shouts of frustration.

Wall-E heavily relies on sounds unique to Wall, Eve and the rest of the cast to make the robot characters seem alive and human, but they are not.

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In 1947. Andy Dufresne was found guilty by a jury of murdering Linda Dufresne along with Glenn Quinti. Andy Dufresne is stubborn and insistent in his claim of innocence. However, the evidence is overwhelming. He is sentenced to two lifetime sentences at Shawshank Penitentiary. Red is a long-serving prisoner at Shawshank. Andy becomes Red’s best friend in prison. Red is a man known for his ability to obtain any item a prisoner might want. Andy, who has been imprisoned for a month, approaches Red and demands a rock-hammer to resume his rock-collecting and rock-shaping hobby. Shawshank’s harsh environment is filled with vicious guards, heartless outbursts and frequent sexual assaults. Andy is victimized by Bogs, the leader of the “Sisters” gang.

Andy, in order to escape the abuse, takes a one-week job at a nearby factory tarring roofs. Andy, who is at the factory, hears Byron Hadley complain about a tax on the inheritance he received. He sees an opportunity. Andy offers Hadley protection by helping him avoid taxes. Hadley, who has recently become a friend of Andy’s, beats Bogs so badly that he gets him transferred to an outside hospital. Red gives Andy the Rita Hayworth poster he wants when Andy comes back from the infirmary.

Norton, who is the warden in this prison, gives Andy a place to work at the library. This will allow him to assist the guards and himself financially. Andy works to improve the library in order to help educate his inmates. He also writes daily to the Senate, requesting more books. After Sometime a gentle Brooks, an elderly inmate who has served 50 years of prison, is released and sent into the world. The real world doesn’t agree with him. He ends up in a halfway home after serving 50 years and hangs himself. Norton started a prisoner program to allow them to begin working on the infrastructure outside of the prison. He began receiving bribes for this from local business owners who feared that prison workers would take their jobs.

Andy hides away the money in an account with a fake name and helps the warden for several years to launder the money. Red and Andy become friends with Tommy Wiliams in 1964 when Shawshank receives a new inmate. Andy helps Tommy to learn to read, get a degree and discovers that Tommy is the one who really killed Andy’s lover and wife. Andy is hopeful that a second trial will be held and he informs his warden. However, he wants to protect himself and so has Tommy shot and Andy sent to solitary. Andy, when he is finally released from solitary, tells Red of his freedom dreams, which include living in Zihuatanejo. Red says that this would never happen. Andy is still hopeful and tells Red about his plans to live in Zihuatanejo, a Mexican coastal town.

Andy leaves the room for roll-call on the day after, having escaped through a large hole he’d been digging for many years. He poses in the name of the fake person who has all the money Norton has deposited. He then takes the money to Mexico and leaves. During the course of his actions, he alerts the authorities to Norton’s unethical business practices. The warden shoots himself when the police arrive to arrest him. Red is finally released from prison after 40 years and goes to the Buxton location that Andy told him about. Red finds a money box, a letter written by Andy and some money. The two friends are reunited when he does.

Shawshank Redemption is one of my favorite movies. Professor Ryan Duffy allowed me to watch it in class. This movie has several morals that I found very interesting.

The power of the characters was the first moral principle in this movie. All characters were in a position of power that led to sinful outcomes. Guards who were ruthless and without compassion used force against prisoners was the most extreme. It is wrong because the prisoners were falsely accused and punished even if they weren’t guilty. Although we may not be able to tell for certain what happened, the cruelty of the guards in the movie made us feel sorry for the prisoners. The guards abuse their power to gain the respect of the prisoner, but they get it back.

Norton, director, is also linked to the story, as he assumed that his words would rule Shawshank Prison. He tortured prisoners without any consideration for their personal lives. I was shocked by the murder of a prisoner after he expressed his innocence. I felt like a critic was defeated because no one could express any kind of anger or sadness without being tortured.

Inside Out, a program that clearly promotes slavery, is another way power has been misused. The prisoners’ eagerness to work was quite interesting, but from an outsider’s perspective I saw the whole thing as corrupt and slave labour. Norton forced them to work primarily for money. He had no sympathy for the inmates. It is a form of exploitation, as Norton used the discipline and hard work of others to help himself. The Bible was also at odds with him, because he firmly held it in his hands while doing things that were totally against its teachings. Thomas’ murder is a good example of him going against the Bible. Thomas had no choice but to kill him, as he was well aware of the reality. No matter what, the above portrayals led me to identify with Dufresne/Red more than Norton/guards. However, these two also did things in contradiction with good moral standards.

Dufresne started working at the jail’s monetary office, and he used it to his advantage. He altered prison rules and created false documents. Then, he used false evidence to the end of the process in order to complete the job and destroy Norton’s life. Norton was then deemed the one who should be held responsible. Because he had acted based on a false conviction, his actions appeared ethically legal, since it was only a matter of seeking retribution. Our moral perspective is distorted by our feelings.

By escaping at the end, he makes us feel good for his abilities to catch others and get the best of everything, all without revealing to his companions how they helped him. We see Red’s activities differently as time goes on, and I cried with satisfaction when they two reunited in the final scene of the film.

Looking back through our movies, I saw that all the characters tried to achieve happiness and find ways to get themselves out of prison. Dufresne became less moral due to his surroundings in the movie. The idea behind all actions is that they will have a consequence and we must take into consideration the consequences of our actions before we decide to act. Boggs was sentenced for his torturing of Dufresne, despite not considering the consequences.

Dufresne had a good idea of what would happen to him, and he took advantage of that. Norton’s killing of Thomas was immoral as well, because he believed Thomas to be innocent and knew it. Norton was trying to avoid any punishments that could be imposed on him because Dufresne’s conviction had been certified as unfair. The movie has many ideas that we have discussed in class. It also shows the various ethical ideas in our society. In my opinion, it was one the best films ever made.

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