Essays on Movie Review

Film Review of the Movie “The Dead”
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Every life eventually dies, but not every individual really lived. By saying this, not every individual discover the meaning of living in this world. For example, what’s the meaning of marriage? Was its sole purpose is to reproduce? Everyone finds the meaning differently and it could be ambiguous to many of us. A great epiphany in the movie, “The Dead” directed by John Huston, had reflected on many of these issues including love, marriage, and death. The Dead is an…...
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The Patriot “Film Review”
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The movie “The Patriot" is a movie about the Revolutionary war whilst also trying to accurately represent the events that played out during the Revolutionary War. This movie not only addresses the main aspects that came into play when talking about the war but also adds a heartfelt story about a family to keep you engaged. This film pulls in historical accuracy and major historical events that led us to the country that we live in today. To begin with,…...
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Film “Morning Sun” by Carma Hinton with the Theme of Social Justice
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Introduction “It is shameful to be felicity due to personal desire, instead the person should be sacrifice himself to the great revolutionary cause”[footnoteRef:1] said by the narrative voice from the film of “Morning Sun”. In the study of contemporary East Asian society, China is showing the one of the most significant modernization process since from the end of World War II, and has experienced the great sociological turmoil under the formation of Chinese communism party with Mao Zedong’s political direction.…...
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“Rear Window” Film Review
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A suspenseful plot is offered in “Rear Window,” one of Alfred Hitchcock’s better films. Hitchcock uses both artistic and technical skills in behavior that makes this a stigmatically good piece of murder mystery entertainment. A sound story by Cornell Woolrich and a cleverly dialogued screenplay by John Michael Hayes both provide a cornerstone for a magnificent movie. Also delivering the tense drama are the Technicolor camera work by Robert Burks and the apartment-courtyard setting executed by Hal Pereira and Joseph…...
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“Gladiator” Film Review Essay
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Introduction Director Ridley Scott’s Gladiator has set an amazing record for his reputation in the cinema history of historical movies. Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, and Connie Nielsen. This movie has done something in its way winning Best Picture in the Oscar. This film is about Russell Crowe's Maximus Decimus Meridius, a great general from Spain that commands several Roman legions of Marcus Aurelius, the emperor of Rome. He has done many things and even bled with great ardor and…...
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Hidden Figures Movie Analysis
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In the beginning of the movie “Hidden Figures,” three women who are the leading roles appeared together. So at the beginning, we know each character’s name and job. It is not a stiff description, for example, some movies reveal the background information by putting up a subtitle or narrating by a third person. In this movie, we can know everything such as the historical background through this opening scene with four-person conversation. When the police is approaching these three black…...
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Hidden Figures: Movie about Great Black Women
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Hidden Figures demonstrates real life experiences of three mathematicians at NASA who worked one project mercury, the first human sub orbital space flights from 1961 to 1963 and Apollo 11 flight to the moon. These were the missions that helped America win the space race against Russia. It wasn’t extraordinary to have a bevy of mathematicians at NASA in the 1960s, but what makes these three particular mathematicians unique is they were female and African-American. Hidden figures began in earnest…...
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Color Symbolism in Movie and Book the Great Gatsby
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There are so many themes in The Great Gatsby, a fictional story, written by Francis Scott Fitzgerald. The storyline is set in the 1920s, where “Gin was the national drink and sex was the national obsession”, according to The New York Times. It is a story of passion, hardships, the American dream, prosperity, and hope. One theme in the book is the application of colors and what they symbolize. Yellow is a color frequently associated with wealth and riches. This…...
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A Beautiful Mind Movie Review
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The movie “A beautiful mind” is the true story of John Nash. He was a famous mathematician who won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on “the mathematics of game theory” (Nowak, 2015) and also well-known for his struggle with schizophrenia. The movie spans from the time he arrived at the Princeton University as a graduate student, his time at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he met Alicia his student who later became his wife,…...
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The Office Show Review
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Finding something to watch has become quite the task in these modern times. For those who choose The Office US as their go to show they have the opportunity to experience a number of different things. The Office is a show full of some of the best humor a person could ever watch, lots of romance, and even some action and adventure. While this show seems to be the best show to ever exist it does have its downfalls. Some…...
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Stand By Me Movie Review
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The movie Stand By Me is a story about four boys that has a very strong friendship and would do anything to help out each other. These boys go on a quest to find a missing boy along the way they learn the value of friendship, trust, and what is right and wrong. The boys names are Chris Chambers, Gordie Lachance, Teddy Duchamp, and Vern Tessio they are all twelve years old with difficult situations that made them make bad…...
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Nostalgia in Movie “Cinema Paradiso”
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According to the dictionary meaning, nostalgia is “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.” Cinema Paradiso, a movie by Giuseppe Tornatore, touches greatly on the concept of nostalgia based on changes in time, memories, myths, and cinematic techniques. Shirley Law states on her article, Film, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) (2003), that the film, “is a postmodern nostalgia film in so far…...
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“Children of Men” Movie Review
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The movie, Children of Men is set up in a chaotic world in 2027 where the human race has become barren, in the sense that women can no longer give birth. It shows the depths that humanity has fallen after losing all hope of the future since in a matter of years the whole race will become extinct. Theo Faron, the protagonist, signifies the current state of the world; hopeless. He is used to show that regaining hope and faith…...
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Marie Antoinette Movie Review
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Marie Antoinette (Dunst) is an outsider bidden from Austria as a 14-year-old to be the bride of the future Louis XVI (Schwartzman). When crossing the border, she is stripped from her clothes. Her chaperone is to instruct her into the French protocol and is only one of the several figures who shuffle into the princess’s sight every now and then to scolding, guidance, and instruction. Marie’s older brother, who also guides her husband on some of the smallest matter of…...
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Movie Review: Woman in Gold
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The movie I chose to review is “Women in Gold”. It was directed by Simon Curtis. In this movie, Helen Mirren plays a role in an older Jewish woman named “Maria Altmann”. Sixty years later after she fled Vienna and left her parents behind but to escape the Nazis. Later Maria starts her legal battles to get back a very valuable painting to her that was stolen by the Nazis. She really loved that painting because it was a painting…...
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‘Forrest Gump’ – Film Review and Analysis
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The story begins with a feather that goes down from the air into the suitcase of the Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump sits on a bench and gives chocolate to the woman sitting next to him. Forrest says he likes the shoes of the woman sitting next to him, and Forrest says to her, 'shoes tell a lot.' Forrest Gump then begins to tell his life story to the woman sitting next to him. Forrest lives with his mother in Green…...
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‘Good Will Hunting’ – Film Review and Analysis
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For this paper, I will be discussing the very popular movie Good Will Hunting directed by Gus Van Sant. This movie I believe held an amazing storyline the entire time. This was greatly in part because of some of the production and technical effects that were displayed. The visual effects, setting, and lighting, helped demonstrate his background as a person and where Will came from. The first section I will be covered to illustrate how the story was told well…...
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“Sleepy Hollow” Film Review
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A constable named Ichabod Crane is sent to a Dutch community in the state of New York called Sleepy Hollow to investigate the deaths of a plethora of people found with their heads cut off. The locals all say that the murders have been committed by the legendary Headless Horseman. Ichabod starts hunting around for clues, along the way he meets Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter of the town’s richest man, and the young son of one of the victims,…...
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“A Raisin In The Sun” Movie Review
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Being the man the house is a very important role to men. In the story “A Raisin in the Sun” Walter was left to be the man of the house after his father passed away. Walter had crazy moods only because he wanted things to go his way. Walter also wanted the best life for his mother and a new home for his family. Walter took a crazy risk trying to get what he wanted. Lorraine Hansberry. On the southside…...
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Forrest Gump Movie Review
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The feel-good movie that has lasted us through the decades still making viewers appreciate the moral values and life lessons the film has to offer for the last 25 years. The movie was released July 6th, 1994 grossing about $24,450,602 just in the first weekend and overall $55,000,000! The film directed by Robert Zemeckis was starred by Tom Hanks none other than Forrest Gump himself an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, who has experienced his fair share of…...
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Movie review of “Yentl”
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Everyone at one time or another has felt out of place. Feeling unsure of one's place in society is an experience that every young adult faces but deals with differently. Some rebel while others comply with whatever has been set out for them by society or their parents, or both. The role of the woman in society is forever changing. Where women were once obligated to stay in the home and dote on their husbands, they are now working in…...
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A Very Long Engagement Movie Review
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A Very Long Engagement, 2004. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, color, 133 minutes. The French film, A Very Long Engagement, is a very dark, romantic war film. The entire film was filmed in France over a span of 18 months. The director also directed the movies Alien: Resurrection (1997) and The City of Lost Children (1995). In most of the movies he directs the main character is an orphan or lost one parent. His movies often are centered around the romance…...
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The Terminal Movie Review
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Have you ever been stuck in an airport for a span of more than a day or weeks because of delayed flight due to a bad weather condition or system malfunction? If you think that you're already unlucky enough because of that experience, well, you better watch the movie entitled "The Terminal" and conclude how fortunate you are compared to that man named "Victor Navorski." In June 18, 2004, an American comedy-drama film entitled "The Terminal" was produced by "Steven…...
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The Intern Movie Review
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Overview of "The Intern" Brief summary of the storyline and context A 70-year-old man (Ben) learns how to adjust to the modern working world when he comes out of retirement and becomes a senior intern at an online fashion company "about the Fit" founded by and run by the Jules. She becomes very fond of Ben as the movie progresses. Due to Ben previously being retired his charm and wisdom allows him to build this growing friendship with Jules. Jules…...
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Racing Extinction: A Movie Review
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"Slowly wiping out our wildlife " Racing extinc tion a documentary movie is an opener for us. Opening our eyes to the reality that we, humans are slowly killing our wildlife. The movie introduce to us Anthropocene , the topographical age that started when human exercises turned into a main thrust for major land changes . Due to these changes different creatures are slowly lessening their numbers. Researchers anticipate that inside the following 100 years, 50 percent of Earth's species…...
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American History X Movie Review
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Almost every action committed by an offender is supported by a criminological theory. Many of those theories have the idea that criminal behavior is induced by relationships in our lives. Significant others are a major factor that is used to attempt to explain how individuals become criminals. Differential Association Theory (DAT) comes from the sociological positivist theories that assume criminal behavior is learned. Differential Association Theory focuses on how relationships from peers, family members, etc., is accompanying a link to…...
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Soul Surfer Movie Review 2 SummaryThe main character in Soul Surfer movies is
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Soul Surfer: Movie Review 2 SummaryThe main character in Soul Surfer movies is exposed to difficult time and suffering. Bethany Hamilton, who is the main character of the film is truly passionate about surfing, and she was convinced God created her for this. After being attacked by a 14-foot shark at the age of thirteen, her hand was floating and dangling over the water. Bethany was lucky because Alana's father was around and took her to the hospital where she…...
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Frankenstein Movie Review
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Frankenstein Mary Shelly wrote a novel which was published in 1818, but her name as the author didn't appear until 1823. The first 'Frankenstein' movie was created in 1931. The movie was based on Mary Shelly's novel, but some things were changed to make the movie more eye-catching to the viewers. Characters were added and taken out, the tone of the movie is different from the novel, and the way the women were treated is different. Many things could be…...
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Movie Review-Sydney White
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“Sydney White” is a story about a tomboy named Sydney White, who was raised up by her foreman father and a group of construction workers since her mother died nine years ago. In this movie, Sydney White is set to be a freshman in a college. She is a happy go lucky girl. When it was the age for Sydney heading to the college, she decided to enroll and joined her late mom’s alma mater sorority which her mom proud…...
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L.A Confidential – Hollywood’s movie review
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After gradually amassing his imaginative and business stripes throughout the years, executive co-author Curtis Hanson makes his mark as a movie producer here with a thickly plotted, brilliantly acted policier that packs a lot of shocks and fulfills on for all intents and purposes each level. Hollywood buffs will be particularly spellbound with the numerous knowing inside references, yet Ellroy's knotty yarn likewise includes seamy parts of Southern California's political, business, racial, lawful, and journalistic and black market history, to…...
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Movie Review: The White Balloon
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Jafar Panahi’s movie entitled “The White Balloon” is a depiction of social reality in these present times within the eyes of a young girl protagonist. The conflict of the story is simple as well as the resolution and its setting. The main problem of the protagonist is her likeness to buy a fish but she does not have any amount of money in her pocket. What she did was she took her mother’s last money and went to the store…...
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Tortilla Soup Movie Review
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Multicultural Psychology Significance Tortilla Soup provides an interesting perspective on the changes in the role of women from a background that has very specific characterization of it. Martin Naranjo’s family is imbibed with its Mexican-American but at the same time reflects the modern traditions as reflected in Martin’s profession as a chef and in the upbringing of his daughters. However, it is clear that there are unspoken rules regarding the social and gender roles of the daughters both real and…...
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Hotel Rwanda: Movie Review
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The film Hotel Rwanda is a very touching and at the same time disturbing film. The whole plot of the film revolves around two tribes in Rwanda, the Hutus and the Tutsis, and from there we can see different social and psychological issues that came about as a result of the tension between the two tribes. Through the course of the film, negative emotions such as fear, anxiety, hatred, anger, hostility, and rage have been shown but if you look…...
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According to Greta Movie Review
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Many movies explore the difficulties of growing up, but few are as powerful and as moving as According to Greta. In the movie directed by Nancy Bardawil, “According to Greta”, shows the characters are all evolving with the many challenges that arise within the movie, most notable is Hillary Duff who plays Greta. Who transcends her childhood stardom and portrays a vulnerable, slightly-caustic teen who is multi-layered and believable, who throughout the movie realizes that the troubles in life all…...
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Confessions of a Shopaholic Movie Review
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Krysten Ritter as Rebecca Bloom wood is a charming girl sweet and nice New York City girl who have a tiny little problem that turned into a big problem because of her addiction to shop and drowning in a sea of debt the temptation of her being shopaholic. While Rebecca has a dream to work to company in fashion magazines. Until she found a job as an advice columnist for a new financial magazine published by the same company. When…...
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Movie Review of the Walkout
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The movie entitled Walkout is based on a real-life story of a relatively unknown yet profoundly momentous event in the Mexican-American history. It tells the story of the 1968 protest movement staged by thousands of Chicano students from five high school institutions in East Los Angeles (Walkout). Paula Crisostomo, played by Alexa Vega is an honor student from Lincoln High School. For the first time in her life, Crisostomo challenged the authority of her elders by arranging a mass student…...
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Ethical Movie Review: Blood Diamond
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0.1 Introduction The following essay will examine ethical issues addressed through the movie “Blood Diamond”. The two main issues identified and discussed are; child soldiers and conflict diamonds. My main lens of ethical theories will consist of the four western theories, this includes, egoism, utilitarianism, ethics of duties and ethics of rights. Even though these theories are based on ethical absolutism, I will still try to apply a pluralistic view. Additionally, some of these theories will be expanded and other…...
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The Hangover I – Movie Review
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Four smart and handsome young men have one mission. In Las Vegas they want to have the time of their life and celebrate the greatest bachelor party ever. It should be sophisticated but still excellent. But what should have been a reasonable weekend turns into a colossal mess after the first night already. One of the four musketeers, the groom is missing. Stu, Phil and Allan have to face many outreagous challenges in association with their previous night. The movie…...
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Mi Familia Movie Review
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The movie "Mi Familia" portrays a Mexican/American family dealing with daily struggles of living in a society where their ethnicity is not of the majority. It features themes that penetrate to the heart of the immigrant experience in America as well as class and culture differences. It shows us that family ties are eternally binding and can survive the roughest of winds. The characters in the movie can be somewhat stereotypical of most Mexican families, but the central theme of…...
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50/50 Movie Review
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When we first saw the trailer for the film 50/50 starring Joseph Gordon Levitt and Seth Rogan, we knew this was a must-see. The film’s rough story of a 20-something year old battling with “stage five back cancer” taught us that life is too short to sweat the small stuff. People go through tragic battles like disease and the possibility of dying when all we do is find ourselves complaining about small, narrow problems in life. Adam demonstrated true optimism…...
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