PlatoonStudyGuide
4 Pages

PlatoonStudyGuide

Course: FILM 180, Spring 2011

School: South Carolina

Word Count: 639

Rating:

Document Preview

S tudy Guide for Class F ilms Platoon 1. Who was the di rector? Director- Oliver Stone 2. Who was the screenwriter? Screenwriter- Oliver Stone 3. Who was the cinematographer? Cinematographer- Robert Richardson 4. What year was the fi lm released? Release- 1986 5.Where and when was the fi lm set? Cambodia the Vietnam War with Bravo Company, 25th I nfant ry D ivision 6. What were some examples of effective or...

Unformatted Document Excerpt
Coursehero >> South Carolina >> South Carolina >> FILM 180

Course Hero has millions of student submitted documents similar to the one
below including study guides, practice problems, reference materials, practice exams, textbook help and tutor support.

Course Hero has millions of student submitted documents similar to the one below including study guides, practice problems, reference materials, practice exams, textbook help and tutor support.

tudy S Guide for Class F ilms Platoon 1. Who was the di rector? Director- Oliver Stone 2. Who was the screenwriter? Screenwriter- Oliver Stone 3. Who was the cinematographer? Cinematographer- Robert Richardson 4. What year was the fi lm released? Release- 1986 5.Where and when was the fi lm set? Cambodia the Vietnam War with Bravo Company, 25th I nfant ry D ivision 6. What were some examples of effective or innovative c inematography in the fi lm? T he extreme close ups on Charlie Sheens face during his night post when the Vietcong were ambushing them. I t really showed t he intensity of the situation defini tely since this was new to him. 7. What were some of the major actions or events in the fi lm? Chris first night watch when they are ambushed by the Vietcong. W hen the helicopters are leaving the area Sgt. Elias is running away and Chris knows that Sgt. Barnes in tentionally killed Sgt. E lias. Chris snaps and goes on a killing rampage r ight before a l arge explosion. In the morning he finds Sgt. Barnes injured and he kills him. 8. What was the centra l theme of the fi lm? What is r ight and wrong during war??? Is war necessary do all of t hese evils have to be done??? 9. Who was the protagonist of the fi lm? Chris Taylor- he is the narrator and the movie is centered around h im. 10. Who was the antagonist in the fi lm? War and violence as well as Sgt. Barnes as a direct enemy to Chris Taylor and the 25th I nfant ry Division. 11. What was an example of a cinematic metaphor or use of symbolism in the fi lm? The drinking and marijuana represents the civilian side of the soldiers. Shows that they are humans and they can let their guard down. 12. Who were some of the major actors the in fi lm? Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Willem Dafoe 13. What was the major confl ict in the fi lm? Surviving the war and finding yourself and whats r ight during the t u rmoil and strife. 14. What were some innovative or effective uses of sound in t he fi lm? The same scene during Chris night watch is also playing intense m usic almost like Jaws. I t speeds up and shows the r ise in i ntensity in the scene. 15. How a re women and minorit ies portrayed in the fi lm? T here are not any women worth mentioning in the film. The A frican Americans were portrayed as equals as they had a voice a nd could express their opinions. Whites and blacks fought beside one another. 16. How is the confl ict resolved in the fi lm? Chris Taylor finds Sgt. Barnes wounded after a large bomb has d ropped over the area. Chris does not hesitate to kill as he avenges the many deaths Sgt. Barnes has caused. 17. How does the historical, cultur a l, and physical environment affect the characters in the fi lm? This accurately represented a unique war t ime in Americas h istory. There was brutal violence and marijuana was smoked heavily during the movie. That reflected the free spirit of the t ime period. 18. What present day cultur a l event does the fi lm mi r ror? I t reflects the war currently going on against terrorism. Many men and women sacrifice for the freedoms that we take for g ranted everyday. 19. When does the protagonist have his or her epiphany or r eal ization in the fi lm? D uring the last battle Chris Taylor snaps as bombs are exploding a ll around him. He begins a shooting rampage and defies death as he kills many Vietnamese soldiers. 20. Who was the producer in the fi lm? John Daly

Find millions of documents on Course Hero - Study Guides, Lecture Notes, Reference Materials, Practice Exams and more. Course Hero has millions of course specific materials providing students with the best way to expand their education.

Below is a small sample set of documents:

South Carolina - FILM - 180
Study Guide for Class FilmsRaging Bull1. Who was the director?Director- Martin Scorsese2. Who was the screenwriter?Jake LaMotta3. Who was the cinematographer?Cinematographer- Michael Chapman4. What year was the film released?Release- 19805.Where
South Carolina - FILM - 180
Study Guide for Class FilmsSome Like it Hot1. Who was the director?Director- Billy Wilder2. Who was the screenwriter?Screenwriter- Billy Wilder3. Who was the cinematographer?Cinematographer- Charles Lang4. What year was the film released?Release
South Carolina - FILM - 180
Study Guide for Class FilmsThe Kings Speech1. Who was the director?Director- Tom Hooper2. Who was the screenwriter?Screenwriter- David Seidler3. Who was the cinematographer?Cinematographer- Danny Cohen4. What year was the film released?Release- 2
South Carolina - FILM - 180
Study Guide for Class FilmsUnforgiven1. Who was the director?Director- Clint Eastwood2. Who was the screenwriter?Screenwriter- David Webb Peoples3. Who was the cinematographer?Cinematographer- Jack Green4. What year was the film released?Release-
South Carolina - FILM - 180
Study Guide for Class FilmsWallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers1. Who was the director?Director-Nick Park2. Who was the screenwriter?Screenwriter- Nick Park3. Who was the cinematographer?Cinematographer- Helen Garrard4. What year was the film rele
South Carolina - MGMT - 473
MGMT 473Ch. 1 Customer, communication are 2 most important words for entrepreneurs Entrepreneur: have an idea, do something with the idea, to create abusiness with scarce resources Must have passion/desire/drive 3 ways entrepreneurs are neededo inv
South Carolina - ENGL - 384
AllensLiteraryAntecedentsinCrimesandMisdemeanors9/13/11AllensLiteraryReferencesJamesJoyceCliffslovelettertoHalleyReedwasplagiarizedfromJamesJoyce,whichaccountsforthemanyreferencestoDublin,andisacomicaladditiontothescene.SophoclesLester,anegocentric
South Carolina - LING - 300
Taylor2Professor BealerEnglish 285September 3, 2008A& PJohn Updikes A & P is a wonderfully wri t ten short story set in a beachtown inside a small grocery store. The protagonist in the story, Sammy, is ateenager who works at a local grocery store a
South Carolina - LING - 300
Acquiring the Human LanguageThe human language is a fascinating topic, which is ever changing and alwaystransforming. Whenever you feel that you fully understand it, there is always anexception or something else to learn. Understanding the acquisition
South Carolina - ENGL - 389
American TonguesAmerican Tongues is a documentary regarding the differences in language,dialogue, and accents of English speaking American citizens. Like many languages,English is spoken in several different variations throughout the United States. The
South Carolina - ENGL - 389
English 389January 21, 2009Assignment #2The Human LanguageWatching part 1 of the movie series, The Human Language, allowed viewers tobetter understand and appreciate the components of linguistics. Many people gothroughout their everyday lives withou
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:September 10, 2010RE: Analysis of Historical Gas Price DataThe first graph you see is a graph of the Rise of Gasoline Production for the months ofJanuary
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:September 17, 2010RE: Random Number Generation and Particle DiffusionFor this programming assignment, I used rand and randn to generate groups of random n
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:October 1, 2010RE: Bouncing Balls in a Closed BoxIn this program, I used a set of initial conditions and given equations to make a movie frameof a fallin
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:October 15, 2010RE: Analysis of Wave Data Using Root-Finding MethodsIn this lab we analyzed wave data from a lab test to determine the properties of the w
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:October 22, 2010RE: Analysis of a Statically Determinant TrussIn this program, I wrote user defined functions to define a Matrix [A], define a solution co
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:October 29, 2010RE: Curve Fitting for Stage-Discharge RelationshipsIn this lab we were to explore the relationship between depth of water and flow rate in
Texas A&M - CVEN - 302
MEMORANDUMTO:Dr. Kuang-An ChangInstructor, CVEN 302, Fall 2010FROM: Ryan Henry219003331DATE:November 12, 2010RE: Data Analysis Applied to Toll Road DataThe purpose of this assignment is to analyze a set of time series data for the toll usage in S
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Experiment #1 Conservation LawsRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoyThe purpose of this experiment was to explore the question of whether or notmass and volume are conserved when two substances are mixed. Also, this experimentwas to serv
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Experiment #2 Aqueous Solutions and Solution StoichiometryRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:The purpose of this experiment was to examine the behavior of strong, weak and nonelectrolytes by measuring the electrical conductivity
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Experiment #3 Pressure, Volume, & Temperature: Discovery of the Gas LawsRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:The purpose of this experiment was to observe the relationships that exist among thepressure, volume, and temperature of
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Lab Experiment #4Interaction of Light with Matter: Beers LawRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effects of path length, concentration,and color on the amount of light transmit
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Lab Experiment #7Intermolecular Forces and the Evaporation of LiquidsRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Make-Up LabSummary:This lab showed how the strength of the intermolecular forces varies with molecular size andstructure. The existence of solids
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Lab Experiment #9Chemical Kinetics: Experimental Determination of Rate LawRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:The purpose of this experiment is to determine the rate law for a chemical reaction usinga series of measurements. In
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Lab Experiment #9Chemical Kinetics: Experimental Determination of Rate LawRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:The purpose of this experiment is to determine the rate law for a chemical reaction using a seriesof measurements. In
Texas A&M - CHEM - 117
Lab Experiment #11Electroplating and the Measurement of Avogadros NumberRyan HenrySection 523Lab Partner: Charlotte McCoySummary:This experiment is meant to illustrate the effects of solution concentration and current onthe physical characteristics
Texas A&M - CVEN - 303
Texas A&M - CVEN - 303
Texas A&M - CVEN - 303
Texas A&M - CVEN - 303
Texas A&M - ENDS - 101
Ryan HenrySoft Innovation #17/11/11Wireless Earbud HeadphonesProblem: While listening to music on your mp3, iPod, CD player, etc, often times yourheadphones get tangled up and/or annoying to deal with. Previous wireless earbuds areconnected to each
Texas A&M - ENDS - 101
MicrocoolProblem: We need a way to make warm things that we eat and/or consume cold quickly(kind of like how a microwave makes things warm quickly).Solution: I have developed the idea of a device that I would like to call the Microcool.This device wor
Texas A&M - ENDS - 101
Surround Sound Chair with Personal TelevisionProblem: There is no clear cut problem regarding the invention of this device; I wouldsay that this device is made specifically to be a luxury. However, it is possible that thisitem would be valuable to some
Texas A&M - ENDS - 101
Ryan HenryENDS 101Rodney Hill8/1/111-Piece Full Body Under ArmourProblem: Most athletes use some kind of Under Armour gear when they play theirrespected sport. This usually consists of both (1) a long sleeve or short sleeve shirt and(2) compression
Texas A&M - ENDS - 101
Ryan HenryENDS 101Rodney HillAugust 8, 2011The Check-MateProblem : A lot of restaurant waiters are slow and/or do not come by thet able often enough. Fur thermore, they do not know when to come by;t hey always seem to come by when you dont need any
HCCS - ECON - 2301
Economics 2301 Homework 1Dual Credit 2nd Period Spring 2009Directions: Read through this sheet carefully. Work the five problems below. Each problem is worth 20points. Be sure to show your work on any math-type problems (Problem #4). Failure to do so w
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
3011 Crossbrook CtKaty, Texas 77450October 20, 2008Bonnie Brasic, PrincipalCinco Ranch High School23440 Cinco Ranch BoulevardKaty, Texas 77494Dear Mrs. Brasic:My name is Ryan Henry and I am a senior at Cinco Ranch High School. I believe that under
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEngl 13019/11/08Underage DrinkingIt was a normal night in the city of Houston; you had your average public disturbancesand a fight break out here and there. Around 12:15AM, I was called in for back-up. I did notknow w
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEnglish 130111/24/08I BelieveI believe in the power of a family. No matter what happens in life, I can alwayslook to my family for support and they are always there to help me.When I was in seventh grade, my family moved from
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEngl 130110/1/08Kids Drink to Be Socially AcceptedMany teens consume alcoholic beverages in order to gain popularity among their peers.They may want to become part of a popular group, and therefore go to a party and dr
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEngl 130110/16/08Partying Has ConsequencesUnderage drinking affects high school students in Katy more than they might think. Mostkids drink in order to have fun or to try to fit in, but fail to take the time to think a
HCCS - ENGL - 1301
Underage Drinking 1Underage DrinkingRyan HenryAli KanaanRyan SilveiraGreg ThorneEnglish 1301Mrs. FletcherNovember 12, 2008Underage Drinking 2AbstractThe purpose of this investigation is to determine if students drink more in collegethan in hig
HCCS - ENGL - 1302
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEnglish 130218 February 2009Annotated Bibliography1.) Bad sports: congress takes a swing at steroid abuse. Galegroup.com. WeeklyReader, 9 Sept. 2005. Web. 17 Feb. 2009.2.) Campbell, Steve. Had Ethics Struck Out. Houst
HCCS - ENGL - 1302
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEnglish 130226 February 2009Steroids in Professional SportsIn the world of sports today, steroid use is a big problem. Since its introduction intoRussian weightlifting, it has been expanding with no signs of stopping.
HCCS - ENGL - 1302
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEnglish 130211 March 2009Steroids in Professional SportsSteroids have been looked down on in the sports world for decades now. Most people seethem as an unfair advantage and consider it cheating to take them. However,
HCCS - ENGL - 1302
Henry 1Ryan HenryMrs. FletcherEnglish 13022 April 2009Steroids in Professional SportsSteroids have been a major controversial topic in professional sports, especially over thepast few years. With big names such as Barry Bonds, Mark McGuire, Shawn M
HCCS - GOV - 2301
Im Ryan and Im going to talk about the cons of gun control.The Second Amendment states A well regulated Militia, being necessary to thesecurity of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not beinfringed. In other words, citiz
HCCS - GOV - 2301
Im Ryan and Im going to talk about the pros of gun control. The SecondAmendment states A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a FreeState, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. In otherwords, citiz
HCCS - PHYS - 2326
Ryan HenryCircuits7/20/10Lab partners:Tarek Abbassi & Alvaro SarmientoIntroductionThe purpose of this lab is to experiment with the variables that contribute to theoperation of an electrical circuit. We will look at resistances, voltages, and curre
HCCS - PHYS - 2326
Ryan HenryElectric Fields7/20/10Lab partners:Tarek Abbassi & Alvaro SarmientoIntroductionThe purpose of this lab was to study the electric field and some aspects of therelated problem of the potential field. We determined the voltage in each point
HCCS - PHYS - 2326
Ryan HenryTarek AbbassiAlvaro SarmientoFaradays Law of Induction8/5/10IntroductionPart I Induced EMFAccording to Faradays Law of Induction, a changing magnetic flux through acoil induces an emf given by: E = -N(d / dt), where = B * dA = BA for a m
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 1 HandoutDr. Gavin BellAims:To present an understanding of Earth in terms of simple physical principles.Syllabus:1. Introduction. (L 1/2) Basic characteristics of Earth: size, shape, mass, structure, age Earth geo
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 12 Handout Miscellaneous Topics in SeismologyDr. Gavin BellWhat information can we get from seismometers?Our basic data on seismic waves are: amplitude, first arrival times and period (orfrequency). From a seismogram
LSE - ECON - 102
NEUTRINO PHYSICSS. Boyd, Room P448s.b.boyd@warwick.ac.ukPX435PhysicsCourse PlanIntroduction (1)History and motivation (1)Neutrinos and the Weak interaction (2)Neutrino Sources and Detectors (2)Neutrino Mass (2)Neutrino Oscillations (5)Summary a
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 2 Handout Earths Internal StructureDr. Gavin BellMantleav = 4.5103 kg m-3Outer CoreCrustav = 2.9103 kg m-3average thickness:35 km (continental)7 km (oceanic)Inner CoreRiRoReq = 6378 km (equator)Rpol = 6357
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 3 Handout Geological Time and GeochronologyDr. Gavin BellThe symbol for 1 year is a (annum) so that 1 Ma = 1 million years, 1 Ga = 1 billion(109) years. Other symbols such as yr are often used.Some very old rocks and
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 8 Handout IsostasyDr. Gavin BellIsostatic compensation: Airy modelHudson Bay area rate of change of geoid height measured by GRACEImage taken from Tamisiea et al., Science 316, p. 881 (2007). The paper models theobs
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 4 Handout Radiometric DatingDr. Gavin BellA summary of some radiometrically useful decay systems. The variables N, D, R and T are1414used in the lecture notes. The C to N half-life (by beta decay) is only about 5700
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 5 Handout the Method of IsochronsDr. Gavin BellDnow D0 Nnow e t 1R now R 0 R nowIsochron method for radiometric dating1.2.3.4.Take several mineral samples from a rock, maintaining complete purity.Choose decay s
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 6 Handout Gravity Due to Extended Bodies and Gravity AnomaliesDr. Gavin BellGravity due to a spherical shellSpherical shell: thickness t, radius b, density Circular strip, width = b db sin bOPdlQ|OP| = rCal
LSE - ECON - 102
PX266 Geophysics (2010/11)Lecture 7 Handout Earths Gravity and Large Scale AnomaliesDr. Gavin BellVariations in surface gravity of the Earth tell us something about its internal structure,at least within a few hundred km of the surface. Accurate local