Movie Review

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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
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…...
“If These Walls Could Talk” Movie Review
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The movie, If These Walls Could Talk, is about a couple, Abby and Edith, who’s lesbian relationship was minimized by the way society, in the 1960’s, viewed them. Their relationship was like a marriage in that they lived together, slept together, and cared about each other in all the ways that a man and woman would in a traditional marriage. If Abby and Edith could have been married, it would have opened the doors to many legal ramifications. Edith would…...
Trading Place Movie Review
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Trading place is a good movie that talks about the differences between classes in society, as well as the negative aspects in the actual life of rich and poor people in American society. The film takes place in the socio-cultural conflict when the two main characters come from two different classes on culture, communication and be inverted their lives to each other. The story brought to many humor situations but has a high value for everyone ponders. The film is…...
Movie Review of a Study in Pink
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Sherlock Holmes is always my favorite, not ‘one of’ . Since my father had bought me the first book of “complete stories of Sherlock Holmes”, I have read series of books about him. For many of years, Sherlock Holmes has made many books, Movies, even comics and has been played by different actors, including Christopher Lee, Clive Brook, and Holmes in “A study in pink” Benedict Cumberbatch. , who corporate with Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson. Since I think…...
“I Am Sam” Movie Review
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Sam is an intellectually disabled man whose place in society is questioned regularly as many members of society look down on him as a person and a parent, judging him and alienating him and showing him that he doesn’t belong. These opinions are strengthened in a scene where Sam’s daily routine is partially altered when he takes Lucy to Big Boy instead of IHOP and is unable to get his usual order; he has a mental break down and this…...
A Movie Review on “El Presidente”
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E. Own Synopsis The story is told in flashbacks as Emilio Aguinaldo thanks the US government for giving him the opportunity to attend the full restoration of Philippine independence on July 4, 1946. The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston's command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and childhood friend Candido Tirona cryptic prophecies. Ten years later, Aguinaldo is inducted into the Katipunan and later assumes…...
Movie Review: Despicable Me 2
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In the previous of movie of Despicable Me, it talks about the brief concept that everbody has good inside them and no matter how twisted and evil one can get, there will always be that something that can make a person’s heart soft. This was easily portrayed in when the protagonist ( Gru ) met the three orphan kids ( Margo, Edith and Agnes ) and how they literally changed his life. In the sequel Despicable Me 2, the Gru’s…...
Historical Movie Review: The Patriot
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The movie, The Patriot, is the story of a South Carolina plantation owner, Benjamin Martin, who leads a local militia against British troops in the South during the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. Martin, who is a widower with six children and a veteran of the French and Indian War, wants nothing to do with the war until a brutal British Colonel, William Tavington, kills one of his sons and takes his eldest son, a member of the Continental…...
Funny Face Movie Review
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There are pictures about the existence of which you know from the very childhood. Those are masterpieces of the last century which have been still living nowadays. One of such chefs-d'oeuvre is the musical Funny Face. The play Funny Attractive Face had been already staged in 1927 on Broadway. The title, the main song and four items of the program were taken from that play for movie known as Funny Face nowadays. The plot of the musical was mostly changed…...
Pollock: movie review
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The movie POLLOCK directed by Ed Harris is based on a book on Jackson Pollock, an Abstract Expressionist artist. It depicts the troubled life of Jackson Pollock spotlighting his artistic ace, his ragged inner self, his inebriation and his self annihilative disposition. POLLOCK is moving portrayal of Jackson Pollock who was suicidal and mentally agitated throughout 44 years of his life. The artist finally found success, but that failed to offer him any mental peace. His work outstandingly regulated and…...
Movie Review of Secret (2007 Taiwanese Film)
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Casts: * Jay Chou as Ye Xianglun - A music student majoring in piano and lives with his father * Kwai Lun-mei as Lu Xiaoyu - A music student who lives with her mother * Anthony Wong Chau-sang as Xianglun’s father - Xianglun's father and the discipline teacher at his school * Alice Tzeng as Qing Yi - Xianglun's classmate who is in love with him * Yuhao Zhan as Yu Hao - A music student and talented piano player,…...
Movie Review – The Help
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“The Help” based on a best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett, a story of three women who take extraordinary risk in writing a novel based on the stories from the view of black maids and nannies. Set in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960s, a young girl sets out to change the town. Skeeter, who is 21 years old, white, educated from Ole Miss, dreams of becoming a journalist. She returns home to find the family maid, Constantine, gone and no one will explain to her what happened. Skeeter acquires a job as a columnist for the local paper at the being of the movie. Skeeter…...
Movie Review on Juno by Jason Reitman
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Adolescence period is indeed the most exciting yet the most problematic stage in the life of every individual. This idea is perfectly portrayed by Jason Reitman’s Juno as the movie talks about the life of a whip-smart, witty and mature beyond her age girl named Juno MacGaff who finds herself pregnant at a very young age after a sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie Bleeker. At first, Juno leans toward an abortion to solve her problem on teenage pregnancy.…...
The Firm Movie Review
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A legally themed thriller starring Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman, The Firm was one of the movies revolving around Partnership and the related laws. Mitch McDeere, played by Tom Cruise, is a newly employed associate at Bendini, Lambert & Locke and a graduating law student from Harvard. Although gladly absorbed by the company through tempting salary packages, McDeere finds out the firm’s illegal activities causing him to be in action. Generally, The Firm is not only a partnership concern. It…...
Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Movie Review
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, written by John Boyle is a fictional novel of the unlikeiest of friendships, the son of a Nazi commandant and a Jew suffering in the largest concentration camp. I believe innocence that is created by a sheltered and caring family is an important theme of the novel. Bruno was unaware that his father was a Nazi commander or that he is living right next door to Auschwitz concentration camp. His parents were trying to…...
Remember the Titans Movie Review
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‘I was afraid of you, Julius. I don’t see what I was afraid of. Now I see I was only hating my brother’. This quote Gerry made towards Julius, illustrates how the characters in the movie were afraid of change, and that it is possible to overcome that fear. This quote is important, especially in the movie, because it sets an example that change is necessary and possible. The characters in ‘Remember the Titans’ are forced to face many issues…...
Titanic Movie Review
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Titanic (1997) is a wonderful love story based on real life events, as told by Rose, the main character of the story. Kate Winslet captured her character beautifully, acting as if she were really in a higher class in 1912. Most of this movie takes place on the Titanic, although some of it takes place in present time when Old Rose tells stories about her time on the ship. The whole movie seems like a flashback to April 1912. The…...
In Whose Honor Movie Review
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The movie "In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports" produced by Jay Rosentein presents a subject that is new to many audiences. In the film, he explores through interviews and school controversies the abuse of Native American culture through school sports mascots. The majority of individuals who accept school mascots, such as those used by groups named the Chiefs, Indians, Braves, and Warriors unwittingly promote a stereotype of Native American culture that serves to embarrass and more alienate individuals…...
Movie review on Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
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Though the movie can be considered to be masterful and superior as far as the visual and technical factors are concerned, the Kingdom of Heaven (2005) becomes a less outstanding epic film since there is a great alteration on the focus of the central theme of the story. Screenwriter William Monahan writes well about the story but Ridley Scott seems to become more interested in searching and probing the evils of religion rather than making a medieval epic. The fighting…...
Pleasantville Movie Review
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The film Pleasantville shows us the importance of change. Do you agree? In the film all the characters, inside and outside Pleasantville seem satisfied with who they are and have no desire to change, but during David and Jennifer’s stay they realize they are unsatisfied. Not knowing change was possible, the community of Pleasantville feel as if they need to adjust to this ‘change’ happening around them. Relationships end, the weather turns bad, choice and risk are introduced and confusion…...
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