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Movie Review The Lord Of the War

Lord of War almost didn’t make it to the big screen. In fact, it barely even reached the production stage due to its bristly, accusatory subject matter of illegal international arms dealing. Yet despite its Hollywood feel, “Lord of War” is an excellent introduction to the opaque and oft-ignored activities of the merchants of death,… View Article

The Joy Luck Club Movie Reaction Paper

A movie review is always essential to determine how a film was received by the viewing public. This paper will contain reaction, study or analysis and the over-all assessment of the 1993 critically-acclaimed movie, The Joy Luck Club, based on Amy Tan’s bestseller novel with the same title. Particular questions will be answered by the… View Article

A Historic Movie: The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line (1998) is one of the most successful and impressive historic movies produced in Hollywood in the end of the twentieth century, which features the events of the World War II: in particular, an operation of American military forces during the Battle of Guadalcanal. Based on adaptation of the novel of James… View Article

Flags of Our Fathers

Context: “Flags of our Fathers” was a bit of change for Eastwood. The movie is about the famous photograph of the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima by soldiers. Eastwood wanted to show war at its most brutal and that is what he created. Audience: People who like war or action movies and who… View Article

Water Movie Review Reports

Deepa Metha’s “Water” is a movie about the social role of women in India during the 1930s. It is an exposition of the hardships that Indian women have to endure because of the culture that they need to follow and uphold. This movie specifically takes into account the lives of widows living in seclusion in… View Article

Movie Review: Water

Deepa Mehta’s movie entitled “Water” is a depiction of women and religion strugle within the culture of India. The characters in this story provided an attempt to justify the significance of women and religion to their society. The water in this movie played an important role into the characterization of the personas. It shows the… View Article

The movie V for Vendetta

The movie V for Vendetta is based on a graphic novel of the same name written by Alan Moore and drawn by David Lloyd. It centers around the rebellion against a fascist, totalitarian British regime that has developed in the near future. In a Big Brother-esque society, personal freedom has been destroyed in the name… View Article

Utopia of Art and Entertainment

The movie, Funny Face, is an enjoyable, entertaining and certainly a classic in cinema. Amidst the theatrical surface, it makes as fine material for criticism. Richard Dyer highlights this very well using the concept of ‘utopia’ in entertainment. It left a mark in the way I looked—and observed—the film from the general and critical merits…. View Article

Office Space

In the movie, Office Space, Peter Gibbons (played by Ron Livingston) is a Y2K computer software engineer working for Initech in Houston. Supposedly, he must go through thousands of lines of code and update each one to the four-digit-year standard. He goes to work every day and really hates what he does. He and his… View Article

Pleasantville

The movie “Pleasantville” (Produced and directed by Gary Ross in 1988) is more than just your ordinary film. Pleasantville sends a message within a message. Not only is it a great film, (made popular by New Line Cinema) it contains numerous biblical references. Some of the biblical references in this film may be easier to… View Article

12 Angry Men

In the movie, 12 Angry Men, an 18 year old boy from a slum is charged with murder. He is put on trial for being accused of stabbing his father in the chest with a knife. Some of the first ten amendments of the Bill of Rights are shown in this movie such as the… View Article

Phases of Tragedy in Blood Diamond – the Movie

Complete innocence describes the hero to be dignified, because of their innocence. Their pride and strength is overpowered by something they cannot control. In the movie Blood Diamond, Soloman walks his son to school. Showing a typical, I deal way to show complete innocence. Also showing a perfect father/son relationship before all the rebels came…. View Article

A Descriptive Analysis of Hervé Bazin’s ‘Vipére au Poing’

This will describe and explore ‘Vipere au Poing’ from two views: the movie and the novel. Herve Bazin wrote ‘Vipere au Poing’ which was published in 1948 (Universite d’Angers). It is the first of a trilogy which consists of: a) ‘Vipere au Poing,’ b) ‘La Mort du Petit Cheval’ and c) Le Cri de la… View Article

Norma Rae

Webster’s dictionary defines “Union” as an organization of workers who act together to secure benefits and rights in the workplace. As a worker, you have a right under federal law to form a union, select representatives of your choice and bargain cooperatively with your employer. This helps balance the power that employers have over individual… View Article

A Walk to Remember

If I were diagnosed with a terminal illness, I would probably change a lot of things in my life. The majority of people don’t take risks or make rash decisions on a daily basis because they know it will impact them the next day. There are so many sayings like ‘live in the present’ ‘live… View Article

Mr Smith goes to Washington

Mr. Smith goes to Washington is a classic movie from the 1930’s which sends many messages. The film was about a senator, Mr. Smith, who was newly appointed because he was inexperienced and wanted to be used as a political machine so that he would uncover the corruption in the American government. Mr. Smith represents… View Article

Movie Analysis of Count of Monte Cristo

The Limits of Human Justice- Edmond Dantes takes justice into his own hands because he is dismayed by the limitations of society’s criminal justice system. Societal justice has allowed his enemies to slip through the cracks, going unpunished for the heinous crimes they have committed against him. Moreover, even if his enemies’ crimes were uncovered,… View Article

Flyboys

World War I is long overdue for a proper trip across modern movie screens, but Flyboys isn’t it. Director Tony Bill’s film captures all the cliché’s of every war movie ever made and rolls them into an experience punctuated by inconsistent performances and even more inconsistent storytelling. Snoopy’s battles with the Red Baron felt more… View Article

The Leadership of Michael Corleone

Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino, is the main character in the Godfather movie trilogy. He is the youngest son of Vito Corleone, and brother of Sonny, Fredo, and Connie Corleone. In the first Godfather, Michael is introduced in his 20’s. He was enrolled in Dartmouth college, but to the chagrin of his family, he… View Article

Movie Analysis: New Moon from the Twilight Saga

In the movie New Moon the mise-en-scene is about a women named Bella who has survived an attack on her life and she is torn by love between two man but they aren’t average men. When Bella goes to celebrate her birthday with her love Edward’s family but Edward’s family who are vampires and cut… View Article

The World of Temple Grandin: Autism at its Best

“Temple Grandin” the movie is based on a true story about a child born with autism in the 1940’s. Autism is the impairment of social interactions with others, impairment of nonverbal and verbal communication, and the lack of make believe/social play and is found in all races, gender and society’s all over the world (2008,… View Article

300 Weapons and Strategies

The movie 300 is an action movie that takes place in 480 B. C near Greece. It is about the famous Battle of Thermopylae that mainly involved both the Persians and the Spartans. The Persian army, led by a king named Xerxes, is in the process of taking over several Hellenic states in Greece. When… View Article

Men of Honor

Cosby, B. and Robertson, S. (Producers) & Tillman, G. (Director). (2001). Men of Honor [Motion Picture]. United States of American: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation The movie begins by introducing Master Chief Leslie W. (“Billy”) Sunday (Robert DeNiro), a US Navy Diver, who has recently gone AWOL. The movie then flashes back 25 years, where… View Article

Nights at the Museum

If you only thought the movie “Nights at the Museum” was hectic in its twisted realism, nothing is more real than deciding what the future beholds. Just like the characters in the museum was ship to the Smithsonian in the movie, so the identity of this well academically renowned university art museum management strategy has… View Article

Beowulf and Grendel

The animation used for the movie, Beowulf was simply superb. I thought the characters were human but after a while, I noticed that they move quite differently so I learned that it was actually a motion captured film, like the ones used in Polar Express and Monster House. The effects were good, and the characters… View Article

Ethical Movie Review: Blood Diamond

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… View Article

Critique on the Movie the Prince and Me

This modern Cinderella inspired love story is about a Danish prince Edvard who falls in love with a commoner (simple and shy) Paige Morgan. Edvard and Paige first meet at a bar where Paige works, their first meeting doesn’t go well though(oh I thought first impressions matter). The first day of classes they discover that… View Article

Artificial Intelligence Related to Wall-E Robot

1. Technological Advancement presented in WALL-E that are existing A. Voice Command This technological advancement presented in the movie is using the voice to execute primarily commands in which we are telling on what should be done. B. Search Command This technological advancement presented in the movie is using also our voice in which the… View Article

The Tracker: a First Time Viewing Review

Across acres of harsh, barren land in “somewhere in Australia”, 4 contrasting characters are on the verge of despair (except the tracker himself) attempt to apprehend an Aboriginal man who allegedly murdered a white woman. Rolf De Heer’s haunting film tackles the controversial issue of the complicated relationship between Aboriginals and white men during earlier… View Article

Batas Militar

The movie “Batas Militar” is a good movie because it showed us what really happened during the Marcos regime. It showed us how President Marcos greed for power. He wants to remain as president of the republic even though he was not elected as one. Marcos was a good president because in his time, the… View Article