Movie Review Essay

  • Lone Survivor : Movie Review

    Lone Survivor Analysis In 2014 “Lone Survivor” the movie released. This movie is based on of the true story of what happened to four United States Navy Seals during operation Redwing. This movie is one of the best of all time, because of how well sound, colors, and camera angles are used to add effect to the movie. These three elements help you understand the situation more, along with getting a better perspective on what the characters are actually feeling (Lone Survivor). In the very first

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  • Review Of ' The Movie ' What It Is '

    In this film all of the characters have different behaviors that make the movie what it is. Garber is not completely innocent of crimes, but he acknowledges that what he did was wrong even if he did for someone he loved. In the movie, he provides good judgement and good character. He is willing to confess about his crime just as long as he is able to save a train full of people. Walter does what he does for his family, his love for them makes him selfless and is a value that he carries on in everything

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  • Movie Review : ' The Film '

    usually consistent between a director’s style as well. An auteur may be the author of movies. Who deserves the credence as the author in a movie? The scriptwriter wrote the screenplay, should not she or he deserve the position as author of the story? The scriptwriter is the author of the script, and she or he should be proud of that, but the author of the movie is the director. The director’s vision is what ties in each aspect of the film, such as the writing, the funding, the cinematography, the

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  • Movie Review : American Sniper

    Sniper is definitely one of the most anticipated and controversial films of 2014. The movie is a biopic of the Navy Seal, Chris Kyle. His story is truly amazing and his account of what happened in the Iraq war gets the audience closer to real life battle than anything else. Clint Eastwood did an amazing job depicting the life of Chris Kyle and the stories that were inspired from the book the Kyle wrote. This movie has obviously stuck some sort of chord in the heart of America. In 2014, A lot of people

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  • Movie Review Essay

    by: Laxman Aryal Roll no. 8 Manikkya Apex College 2012 Ek Ruka Hua Faisala is a Bollywood movie directed by Basu Chatterjee inspired from Hollywood film 12 Angry Men. We the student of MBA are shown this movie to learn some lesson of Managerial Communication. Altthough this is a movie about different organizational behavior, it also gives a strong example of effective communication. This is a movie about 19 year old boy who was a suspect for murder of his father. There was a committee of 12 people

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  • Movie Review : Film Review

    From Here to Eternity Film Review A romantic classic, From Here to Eternity was a drama released in 1953 that focused on the life of an army men prior to the Attack on Pearl Harbor. The film was directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Columbia Pictures. From Here to Eternity is based on the days prior to Pearl Harbor and the day of, in Hawaii. One of the main characters, Prewitt played by Montgomery Clift, was a private who was abused by the army for not joining the units boxing team, but choosing

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  • The Breakfast Club : Movie Review

    The breakfast club is a movie about five teenage students who are all placed in Saturday detention based on their individual faults. At the beginning of the movie it displays each student together in the library to show each ones different look, style and personality, each student believes that they are different from one another but throughout the movie they find out they all have something that relates to each other lives. The main characters in this movie all face many different hardships

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  • Movie Review : Longtime Companion

    The film I chose to do for this film review assignment was Longtime Companion. The movie premiered in 1989 and during that time our society was just beginning to understand that AIDS was a disease and research was being done on how to treat this disease. In the early 1980’s and up until the release of the film, those that had been diagnosed with AIDS had a very poor prognosis for survival. Also when the movie was released, society was beginning to realize that AIDS not only affected the gay community

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  • Precious Movie Review

    Precious Summary The film Precious directed by Lee Daniels is a solemn movie dealing with the unfortunate truths of everyday life for some individuals. The film staring Gabourey Sidibe who plays the main character Clarice “Precious” Jones along with co-stars Mariah Carey and Leni Kravitz is based in the Ghetto of Harlem in the year of 1987. Precious is a sixteen year-old illiterate morbidly obese teenager whom has grown up in the Ghetto of Harlem in a dysfunctional family. Her mother Mary verbally

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  • Movie Review : ' The Coachman '

    South Korea that were released throughout the 1960s. One of these noteworthy films was released in 1961 called The Coachman (마부) that was directed by Kang Dae-jin. Due to the time period that this movie was released in embodies many of the aspects of the Korean people during that time period. The movie itself can be looked at as not only a representation of the time period, but as a reflection of the struggles and triumphs that the Korean people as well. While the majority of the film is quite negative

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  • Movie Review : ' Sling Blade '

    In the movie Sling Blade, the main character is Karl, a developmentally disabled gentleman that has been in a state run psychiatric hospital for killing his mother and her lover when he was a young boy. The day of his release, he is interviewed by a college newspaper reporter, to which he recounts the brutal murder of his mother and her lover with a sling blade. He goes on to explain that he killed the man because he thought he was raping his mother, but when he figured out that was not the case

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  • Movie Review

    A few good men 1 Teresa Gamble ADJ-235 .Movie Review A few good men January 13, 2013 A few good men 2 I choose to watch the movie “A few good men”. The story line goes as where Tom Cruise is asked to defend two marines who are charged with murder of a fellow officer. During the investigation it was found that the marines were ordered what they call a Code Red. A code red is where disciplinary measure is told to the marine when a member offends

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  • Movie Review: Out of Darkness

    Movie Review: Out of Darkness Letitia Y. Wright CO 810 – Abnormal Psychology Katherine James, PhD, LPC, NCC Ashland Theological Seminary February 10, 2014 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to review the depiction of a person suffering with and living with the mental condition of Schizophrenia in the movie, Out of Darkness. The film has a dynamic cast including: Diana Ross as Paulie Cooper (the individual suffering with schizophrenia), Rhonda Stubbins-White as Zoe Price (Paulie’s sister)

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  • Goodfellas: a Movie Review Essay

    character is giving insight into his thoughts as a kid. Scorsese highlights the importance of the main character through this technique of the camera focusing on him. After the setting of the movie is introduced as the camera moves from left to right showing the neighborhood in East Brooklyn, New York that movie will take place in. In the scene the character is shown from his window with dim lit lighting, gazing with admiration and yearning at the mobster at the cab stand. Two themes are introduced

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  • Movie Review : The Movie ' I Thought '

    When I first heard about this movie I thought it was some weird story about a boy who wore pajamas. I was completely wrong and I am very glad I decided to watch it. It has one of the most suspenseful endings that I have ever seen in a movie. This movie is set during World War II and is seen through the eyes of an eight year old boy named Bruno. We learn about his innocence during a time where innocent people are treated like trash. In the beginning of the film we see Bruno running around playing

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  • Movie Review Fracture Essay

    themes and storyline of the movie. The themes Fracture revolves around are that to do with ego, pride, arrogance, and redemption, however the movie’s primary underlying theme is about discovering a person’s flaw and exploiting it until they crack. The use of the rolling ball machine allowed Hoblit to establish the vulnerability of the themes and characters within the movie. Hoblit saw ‘these “executive toys” reflections of Ted Crawford's persona and his psyche in the movie’, highlighting the antagonist’s

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  • Sandlot-Movie Review Essay

    Legends Never Die The Sandlot is a movie I could appreciate as a kid and continue to appreciate as an adult. Every time I watch this film, I find myself nodding with approval. It's a simple yet entertaining portrait about life as a young boy and the various adventures that create nothing but fond memories. The Sandlot is an unforgettable film, filled with friendship and adventure. Set in the 1960’s, The Sandlot tells the story of Scotty Smalls, the new kid on the block. At the beginning, Scotty

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  • Review Of The Movie ' The '

    Sociology Is Dope The media I have chosen to analyze is Dope. The movie is about three high school seniors living in the poverty of Inglewood, CA. They call their neighborhood the Bottoms. In the Bottoms, everyday they are surrounded by gang violence and the social pressures from the unique norms of that culture. They fight against the current popular culture of being a thug by being 90s geeks. They find themselves in a pickle when they are then forced to sell drugs. Being smart and intelligent

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  • Movie Review : The Movie ' The Silencer '

    movies in my life and for the first time watching the films in class it thrilled me. For example, when we watch the movie the silencer I thought that movie was going to be too scary for me to watch. I wanted to step outside but I didn’t I because for the movie brought my attention even thought it was horror film I thought that it would be a great experience. And it was, through the movie The Silencer ever time Billy the doll did any movement such as moving spots or moving his eyes it gave me chills

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  • Movie Review : ' Andy '

    For example; at the beginning of the movie Andy was feeling stressed, because the work and the environment of work didn’t match her personality or her own job culture. Consequently; the attitude towards the job was negative. She started to behave differently like counter-productive where she was doing what she supposed to do or she was happy that it was Friday. However; throw out the movie Andy’s attitude have changed and she started to change here behavior. One day he started to think the way the

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  • Movie Review : As Good As It Gets

    Movie Review: As Good As It Gets Destinee Starcher Psychology 281, Section 5 The movie as good as it gets tells the story of Melvin Udall, an elderly man suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Brooks, 1997). Mr. Udall meets the criteria for both an abnormal behavior and OCD. In lecture we discussed what constitutes abnormal behavior according to abnormal psychology. A behavior must both deviate from societal norms, and cause functional impairment to the individual (Beidel

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  • Movie Review : Good Will Hunting

    neighborhood and an abusive background. He has the ability to perform nearly impossible math calculations, but has a hard time with relationships and trusting others. Throughout the film, Will undergoes therapy that helps him deal with his aggression. The movie contains multiple psychological principles that effect Will, such as cognitive dissonance, a self-fulling prophecy, and social traps. Not only are these principles apparent in Will, but in the people around him as well, which affects the decisions

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  • Movie Review : ' Oedipus The King '

    or more of the elements of Oedipus the King. These elements include blindness, prophecy, hubris, and attempting to outwit fate. One example of popular culture that has been influence by Oedipus the King is the motion picture, Minority Report. The movie Minority Report is based on a short story, also called, The Minority Report, by Philip K. Dick. John Cohen and Scott Frank adapted the short story into a screenplay. The story takes place in Washington D.C. in the year 2054. Though taking place over

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  • Movie Review : ' Spartacus '

    Movie Review: Spartacus 1960 Spartacus is one of the craziest movies. This movie leaves you with a memory after you watch it. Even though there are movies from that time of Romans that talked about the same story, none of them have told any stories like Spartacus. This movie tells the story of a hero. Who doesn’t get a victory even though his troop is trained very well for the war. The beginning of the movie leaves the audience with the hope that his beliefs will continue. The book Aspects of Western

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  • Movie Review : Disney And Pixar

    Disney and Pixar created this movie in 2012, which portrayed a young princess Merida who was coming to the age of marriage. This teenage girl did not want to get married though! She was more interested in riding through the forest shooting her bow and arrows at targets. The princess is not your typical “pretty girl.” Merida is a red head girl who likes to do things with her hands and be in the outdoors. Then one day, in order to change her mother’s mind about having her be wedded, she gives her mother

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  • Movie Review : ' Gladiator '

    Freedom in the movie Gladiator can be observed from two angles including Maximus’ exercise of his personal freedoms under Roman law and the concept of Rome as the birthplace of modern freedom. By first observing Maximus’ exercise of his freedom following a victory against the rebel Germanic tribes, Marcus Aurelius believed Maximus was more qualified to take his place as Emperor upon his death compared to his natural son. After hearing about this potential transfer of power, Aurelius’ son Commodus

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  • Movie Review Essay

    Movie Review Fireproof Zelder Dickerson April 14, 2013 The movie, Fireproof, is a Christian based movie drama which was released in 2008. It is based on a married couple who is experiencing issues which could lead to divorce. Caleb was a heroic fireman who saved lives every day but was allowing his marriage to go up in smoke. He desperately needed to change in order to save it. As a result, he decides to shares his dilemma with his father. In turn, his dad suggests that he postpone the decision

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  • Movie Review : The Great Dictator

    A good film should make us think, touch our heart, communicate with us, and teach us something new. A good film review should persuade us, entertain us, and inform us. During the time of Nazi Germany, film, propaganda film specifically, was a very popular means of spreading ideas and manipulating millions. The Nazi Party was able to persuade people into truly believing that the Jewish population was as corrupt and ruthless as the Nazi’s claim. Many famous films arose during this time in history.

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  • Gravity Movie Review Essay

    portrayal of space that is so real and terrifying, it’s hard to reconcile that it had been manufactured in a studio. However, the masterful characterization and performance of Sandra Bullock as Dr. Stone elevate this film to something more than a movie about space. In its truest sense, it’s a film that deals with love, loss, faith and hope… and finally, accepting death and choosing to live anyway.

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  • Movie Review : ' The New Black '

    try to put a dramatic spin on many of the events surrounding the criminal justice system. Other shows like Orange is the New Black, which is the show I have chosen to review, try to portray the events as realistically as possible, with some slight alterations to make it more appealing to the audience. The episode that I choose to review is the first episode of the first season. Even though I have watched most of the series and could have chosen any of the other episodes, the very first episode gives

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  • Essay on Movie Review of The Patriot

    Movie Review of The Patriot I. Title- The Patriot Production Date- June 28th 2000 Major Characters- Benjamin Martin: Mel Gibson Gabriel Martin: Heath Ledger Charlotte Selton: Joely Richardson Johnny Issacs: William Tavington Lisa Brenner: Anne Howard Charles Cornwallis: Tom Wilkinson II. Movie Summary: “The Patriot” takes place during the Revolutionary War. It’s 1776 and intense fighting is going on in the north, while in the south the people are scrambling to recruit anyone

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  • Movie Review: Yentl Essay

    Movie Review: Yentl 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 the same types of jobs as their husbands

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  • With Honors Movie Review Essay

    lightweight humor as Gorky's master, and Josh Hamilton eschews the usual pain in the butt role with a believable and touching change of heart.  The movie is definitely manipulative, but its heart is in the right place and its cast takes it seriously, so it ends up being a charming little film I´m one of those people who knows what to expect from a movie and the best part of it is that you can be surprised. "With Honors" is certainly one of my favorite little movies so far. There are times when one

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  • Movie Review : The Good Guy

    the antagonists that would provide them with any feelings or humility. Basically the films just want the antagonists to be hated so they can make a very popular hero. The more liked and popular a hero is the higher gross sales and popularity of the movie. All film industries want to do is to make money and a happy ending with a deserving hero seems to be a crowd pleaser. Unless times change and people want the bad guy to win it appears that antagonists will be disliked in future films to come.

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  • Movie Review : Thrills Review

    Review 23 – Thrills Review It seems that every five minutes or so a new online casino pops up that promises to change the world. Let’s be honest, most of these online casinos are full of something and that certainly isn’t the truth. So many fall short, sometimes dramatically so, when it comes to casino online operation. That’s why when an online casino lives up to the hype and does so consistently, it is well worth celebrating. Thrills casino have appeared when the online casino industry needed

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  • Movie Review : Forrest Gump

    The movie I decided to watch was Forrest Gump (1994). I had not watched it in years, so thought it would be a good one to watch. I completely forgot all the traumatic events that occurred during this movie. Most people when they think about this movie and you say trauma, they just think about Lt. Dann and forget about all the things that happened to Forrest and Jenny when they were children. From the start of the movie, I had forgotten about how Jenny had been affected as a child. It was not

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  • The Last Samurai : Movie Review

    they are ordered to. The samurai under direct control of Katsumoto who is the chief samurai still fights onto the samurai code as well as fighting change that the westerners bring such as clothing, weaponry, and political changes as well. Through the movie Nathan Algren experiences both sides of conflicting ways of thought. He has to help out the soldiers in the first place because he was ordered to by a higher ranking person than he. In these scenarios he is sad, gloomy, and drunk, one could go as

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  • The Help Movie Review Essay

    Movie Review – The Help ENGL – 201 October 4, 2012 “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

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  • Movie Review : Cherry Falls

    nothing on Cherry Falls. This is a movie that was heavily cut, with all the juicy bits dropped. It was also a film that had a hell of a time getting released. It eventually ended up on TV, being premiered on XXX, which awarded it the title of most expensive made for TV movie ever, at $14 million. Of course, the movie was never meant to be a TV movie, but unfortunately, that 's all the dices rolled with Cherry Falls, which in the end resulted in a sliced and diced movie, lacking the gory plasma a slasher

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  • Movie Review : ' The Dark Knight '

    get ready for a role for a show and movie in order to get into a character to have a deeper connection to the character they are portraying. Although, getting into character can actually do more harm to the person own psychological behavior that the persona they wish to become has consumed their own mental identity. For instance, Heath Ledger portraying as The Joker in the movie The Dark Knight he came to the persona of the Joker and a week later after the movie was finalized, he was found dead from

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  • Movie Review : The Movie ' The Help '

    movies that have become timeless to people, and me, is the movie called The Help. The Help is a movie set in the time of after slavery, but the African Americans are still being mistreated. Many people reviewed this movie, including Dana Stevens. She says the movie is a comedy; that illustrates a horrible representation of the African American’s side of the situation.(Stevens 775-777). I agree with her and disagree. I believe this movie was an appropriate representation because the creator was Disney/Dreamworks

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  • Movie Review : ' Gothika '

    Abstract In the movie Gothika it shows a professional psychologist having a session with one of her patients named Chloe. During the session Chloe responds to all of Miranda’s questions with straightforward answers and she doesn’t deny anything about killing her stepfather. Chloe try’s to distract Miranda by talking about other things and it makes Miranda angry that Chloe is distracting her from trying to diagnose Chloe’s illness. Chloe talks so casually with Miranda that you wouldn’t think

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  • Rent Movie Review : Rent

    “Rent” Movie Review “There is nothing on this Earth more to be prized than genuine friendship.” –Thomas Aquinas. The musical “Rent” developed by Jonathon Larson, is concerning a group of Bohemians that are struggling to get by in modern day life in New York and gain a friendship stronger than they would have anticipated. The musical was produced in 2005; a period where a numerous amount of the matters that Jonathon Larson contributed into the musical were not acceptable for a movie. Rent is when

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  • Movie Review : The Wizard Of Oz

    were filmed in black and white, so The Wizard of Oz was a sure crowd pleaser because of its color experience. It was said that the commercial for The Wizard of Oz was shown in black in white, so that moviegoers could experience the first ever color movie with a surprise. During this time, movies were very momentary. There were no DVDs or TVs that could carry on the life of movies. CBS re-launched The Wizard of Oz in 1949 and 1955, which made Judy Garland an internationally recognized entertainer attracting

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  • Movie Review : The Movie ' Down On The Heartstrings '

    This movie pulled on the heartstrings. Similar to all the movies I have seen based on a book, the book is superior. The question remains how much did Hollywood invent, and what of the story happened. In this report I will take a summary of what the movie portrayed, and compare and contrast it to the historical accuracy of the information. The movie follows the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man, who had a wife and two young children. In 1841, while Northup’s family had gone away, he met two

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  • Movie Review Cleopatra Essay

    Movie Review of “Cleopatra” The legendary story of Cleopatra has endured for over two thousand years. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1963 epic movie, “Cleopatra”, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison and Richtard Burton depicts the end of Ancient Egypt’s Ptolemaic dynasty with the fall of Cleopatra. Cleopatra was in fact the last of the great the pharaohs of Egypt and it can be said that she was as famous as Elizabeth Taylor who had been chosen to portray the fascinating ruler. Cleopatra was an intelligent

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  • Movie Review : Halloween Http

    com/title/tt0077651/?ref_=nv_sr_2 Sure this movie did keep me on my toes but I really didn 't like most of the things that made it up. The movie did have a small budget but that doesn 't have to do with the grading of this movie. I didn 't like the direction, I felt like the direction of the movie was a bit slow it really doesn 't build up in till they first murder of the babysitter. I think that it takes to much time on stocking the main character. I felt like the movie had some weird shots of the most important

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  • Movie Review : The Movie ' The Help '

    The movie the help is about a group of maids and their relationship with a white female journalist. Rather than a movie about the dark racial past, the movie shatters some common stereotypes. The movie shows that in a time when Jim Crow laws were still standing that Caucasian Americans and African Americans can come together for a common cause. The movie starts off with Aibileen talking to Skeeter telling her about where she was born and what she does with the family she works for. In the movie the

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  • Essay on Movie Review: "JOBS"

    REVIEW: “Jobs” The movie is based on the real- life story of Steve Jobs, an innovative and creative CEO of Apple company. This movie takes place in 2001 with Steve Jobs, played by Ashton Kutcher, introducing the iPod at an Apple Town Hall meeting. Then it jumps back to 1974, when Jobs attended classes in Reed College, even though he is not really a student there. Jobs were friends with Steve Wozniak, who is the actual person who built the first personal computer, Apple 1. Then the story of Apple

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  • Movie Review : ' A Walk At Remember '

    their standards. A movie does not need to meet the critics’ standard, but instead meet the audience standards or what the audience want from the movie directors. The movie A Walk to Remember is about a young woman who finds love with an immature boy from the wrong side of town, but soon discovers that she only has couple of days to live. Critics have given the movie “A Walk to Remember” by Adam Shankman a 4.1 out of 10 stars (Rotten Tomates) which does not any justice to the movie. American critics

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