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  Empire: Film Reviews, Movie News and Interviews
Mark Dinning takes you through the amazing new issue of Empire.
We rundown the 10 reasons why you need to pick the new copy of Empire.
Take part in the best discussions on the net.
www.empireonline.com   (279 words)

  Amazon.com: Empire: Books: Michael Hardt,Antonio Negri   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Empire aspires to the same scale of grand political philosophy as Locke or Marx or Fukuyama, but whether Hardt and Negri accomplish this daunting task is debatable.
Empire is also interesting in that it deviates from the orthodox leftist evaluation of globalization.
They claim that Empire is better in the same way that Marx insists that capitalism is better than the forms of society and modes of production that came before it.
www.amazon.com /Empire-Michael-Hardt/dp/0674006712   (4162 words)

 Star Wars: Databank | Empire, the
From the bloated carcass of the Old Republic, an ambitious politician carved the Galactic Empire, a New Order of government meant to sweep away the injustices and inefficiencies of its predecessor.
Accompanying the growth of the Empire was an unprecedented military buildup.
Thus an irresistible target was in place over that peaceful green moon: the Empire's next great weapon, incomplete and vulnerable, and the head of the Empire himself, both in one place.
www.starwars.com /databank/organization/theempire   (495 words)

 ABC.com - Empire
The former slave and gladiator, Tyrannus, joins Octavius' forces in the midst of battle to fight against the power-driven Marc Antony, as the fate of Rome and the western world hang in the balance.
Empire, the epic six-hour summer drama series, filmed entirely in Rome and South Central Italy, focuses on Julius Caesar's nephew, Octavius, who is forced into exile after Caesar's murder, and a fictional disgraced gladiator, Tyrannus, who has sworn to protect him.
The time is 44 B.C. and the Conqueror Julius Caesar returns from triumphs in Spain to a neglected Republic and a corrupt Senate drunk with power.
abc.go.com /movies/empire.html   (440 words)

 Empire - Rotten Tomatoes
EMPIRE, the debut film from director-writer Frank Reyes is a Latin GOODFELLAS, chronicling the rise and fall of Victor Rosa (John Leguizamo), a Puerto Rican drug-dealer working the violent streets of the South Bronx.
Empire can't make up its mind whether it wants to be a gangster flick or an art film.
What you get with Empire is a movie you've seen many times before, repackaged as new material because there is a Latino in the lead.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/1118698-empire   (836 words)

 Amazon.com: Empire: Books: Orson Scott Card   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Empire, Card tries to paint both sides as evil, with the liberals in the most evil column and the conservatives in the "maybe-a-little-evil" position.
Empire must reflect the views of the author, else it would be a story and not an apologia.
Empire is more than just a great thriller about a possible civil war in the US, it is a jumping off point for a larger discussion of the polarization in American politics between the academic, urban and secular idealists on the left and the suburban or rural, more religious thinkers on the right.
www.amazon.com /Empire-Orson-Scott-Card/dp/0765316110   (2386 words)

 Harvard University Press: Empire by Michael Hardt
Their book shows how this emerging Empire is fundamentally different from the imperialism of European dominance and capitalist expansion in previous eras.
Empire identifies a radical shift in concepts that form the philosophical basis of modern politics, concepts such as sovereignty, nation, and people.
Hardt and Negri link this philosophical transformation to cultural and economic changes in postmodern society--to new forms of racism, new conceptions of identity and difference, new networks of communication and control, and new paths of migration.
www.hup.harvard.edu /catalog/HAREMI.html   (320 words)

  Filmtracks: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (John Williams)
When discussing themes in The Empire Strikes Back, it's hard not to become fixated on the "Imperial March," the theme devised by Williams to represent the Galactic Empire as a whole and Lord Vader on a personal level.
When you saw The Empire Strikes Back for the first time, you got the feeling that damn near everything was going wrong --as it should be-- and part of that feeling was the ambience of a relentless uphill struggle created by Williams' score.
Overall, owning The Empire Strikes Back is just as important as owning the other entries in the classic trilogy, and with its outstanding packaging and complete presentation of music, the 1997 special edition album (the original full version bound in fl booklets) continues to be the best The Empire Strikes Back product available.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/empire.html   (3010 words)

  Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A discontinuous empire is one in which the ruled territories are overseas or are exclaves far from the imperial core.
Empires cannot reliably be explained as a result of the cost/benefit analysis of the elites.
In 1204, when Constantinople was sacked during the Fourth Crusade, the Crusaders created a Latin Empire in Constantinople, while the descendents of the Byzantine Empire went to Asia Minor and established two smaller empires: the Empire of Nicaea and the Empire of Trebizond.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Empire   (2401 words)

 British Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Empire was at one time referred to as "the empire on which the sun never sets" because the size of Empire ensured that the sun was always shining on one of its colonies.
The overseas British Empire (in the sense of British oceanic exploration and settlement outside of Europe and the British Isles) was rooted in the pioneering maritime policies of King Henry VII, who reigned from 1485 to 1509.
The empire thus took shape during the early 17th century, with the English settlement of the eastern colonies of North America, which would later become the original United States as well as Canada's Atlantic provinces, and the colonisation of the smaller islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica and Barbados.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Empire   (7621 words)

 Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roman Empire is also used as translation of the expression, Imperium Romanum, probably the best-known Latin expression where the word imperium is used in the meaning of a territory; the "Roman Empire" denotes that part of the world under Roman rule.
This was due to the near-collapse of the empire during the period of invasion, civil war, and economic chaos known as the Crisis of the Third Century.
The Western Roman Empire was divided among the eldest son Constantine II and the youngest son Constans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roman_Empire   (9871 words)

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Empire is not born of its own will but rather it is called into being and constituted on the basis of its capacity to resolve conflicts.
Empire is emerging today as the center that supports the globalization of productive networks and casts its widely inclusive net to try to envelop all power relations within its world order-and yet at the same time it deploys a powerful police function against the new barbarians and the rebellious slaves who threaten its order.
Empire thus appears in the form of a very high tech machine: it is virtual, built to control the marginal event, and organized to dominate and when necessary intervene in the breakdowns of the system (in line with the most advanced technologies of robotic production).
www.angelfire.com /cantina/negri/hardt_negri_empire.txt   (18046 words)

The decline of the Byzantine Empire is strikingly exhibited in the depreciation of currency during the reigns of the Comneni.
Its administration was seriously influenced by the polities of the empire the boundaries of the empire bounded the Church's aspirations and activities.
The eastern frontier of the empire in Asia Minor was the home of these multifarious sects, which guaranteed the separate existence of the tribes which belonged to them and regarded themselves as the "faithful" in opposition to the state Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03096a.htm   (16935 words)

Empire tries to give it a Latino twist, but still falls into the category of been there, done that.
If anything, Empire is a good showcase for the dramatic talents of John Leguizamo.
He is constantly battling his fellow pushers for territory, and is beginning to tire of the whole thing.
www.haro-online.com /movies/empire.html   (488 words)

 Global Policy Forum - Empire?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term empire has entered common usage, not only among critics but also among advocates of muscular US policy and global superiority.
Influential Washington neo-conservatives are using the E-word freely, insisting that the United States is the world’s most benevolent nation and that it should use its imperial power robustly to expand “freedom” across the globe.
Links to critical information on media coverage of the US empire building, including ways in which the media shape opinion, reinforce prejudice and create images in support of official war policies.
www.globalpolicy.org /empire/empireindex.htm   (819 words)

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 Bush Empire
This war, should it come, is intended to mark the official emergence of the United States as a full-fledged global empire, seizing sole responsibility and authority as planetary policeman.
Among the architects of this would-be American Empire are a group of brilliant and powerful people who now hold key positions in the Bush administration: They envision the creation and enforcement of what they call a worldwide "Pax Americana," or American peace.
The lure of empire is ancient and powerful, and over the millennia it has driven men to commit terrible crimes on its behalf.
bushwatch.org /empire.htm   (4127 words)

 Empire on WCHS-TV8
"Empire," an epic six-hour summer drama series from the executive producers of the Academy Award-winning "Chicago," will have a special two-hour premiere, Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 p.m.on WCHS-TV8.
"Empire" stars Jonathan Cake as Tyrannus, Santiago Cabrera as Octavius, Emily Blunt as Camane, Chris Egan as Agrippa and Vincent Regan as Marc Antony.
Empire is directed by John Gray ("Brian's Song," "Helter Skelter," "Martin and Lewis"), Kim Manners ("X-Files") and Greg Yaitanes ("Line of Fire," "Cold Case," "CSI Miami").
www.wchstv.com /abc/empire   (835 words)

 "Empire" (2005) (mini)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ABC's Empire is gloriously bereft of CGI and instead we are treated to beautiful sights of the Italian countryside and forests and the lively cities caught in the crossfire of a power struggle, even the stones seem to breathe.
The Roman pageantry allows the viewers to feel that they are part of an ancient civilization on the cusp of greatness.
I found myself easily forgiving the many historical liberties taken with Empire, probably because it is not difficult to explain away the discrepancies: Octavius present in Rome during Creaser's assassination and funeral?
www.imdb.com /title/tt0403759   (519 words)

 Empire TV Show - Empire Television Show - TV.com
Empire is a historical mini-series set in 44 BC around the time Julius Caesar is assassinated.
The show focuses on Octavius (Santiago Cabrera, Haven), adopted son and nephew of Julius Caesar, and Tyrannus (Jonathan Cake, Inconceivable), a disgraced former gladiator who is sworn to protect Octavius.
This six-hour mini-series attempts to portray the end of the Roman Republic and the birth of the Roman Empire.
www.tv.com /empire/show/20050/summary.html   (485 words)

 The Wizard of Odd creates 'Inland Empire' | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whatever he is working out in his new film, "Inland Empire," it's beyond the reach of all but his idolators.
Lynch's movies are notoriously plot deficient, and never more so than "Inland Empire," which has something to do with an actress, played by Laura Dern, who is cast in a remake of a Polish movie that was shut down after its lead actors mysteriously expired.
But "Inland Empire," in the end, is a great big puzzle movie that even Lynch appears not to have figured out.
www.csmonitor.com /2006/1201/p14s01-almo.html   (731 words)

 empire paintball 2005 - focused on winning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Eject! Eject! Eject!: EMPIRE
I state this in the belief that, as you pointed out, empires of often the result of conquest and occupation, with the empire imposing its laws on the subject peoples.
The Ottoman Empire was built on a fundamental premise of religious freedom, and its expansion in Europe was largely due to the fact that the Orthodox peasantry routinely favored Ottoman rule, which respected their religion, over the various Catholic princes, who did not.
For example, we took on the British empire, destroyed the last vestiges of the Spanish empire, defeated the fledgling Nazi empire, and toppled the Soviet empire.
www.ejectejecteject.com /archives/000017.html   (20515 words)

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