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American Ideals American Cinema A bit part of American way of life is American Cinema The United States is known worldwide for their brilliant techniques and ideas for films Through American Cinema you can see characters that can reflect the Typical American For example in the fifties many of the films that were created were westerns People came to terms with referring to Americans as cowboys like John Wayne Soon after came the James Dean movies and other like 12 Angry Men Through the year American movies had helped change the Typical American from Cowboy to Rebel American values are mirrored in the films we create In the early 1900s films portrayed Good vs Evil with the good guy as the hero In the new millennium film values are no longer reflection but a mire example of how times have changed In the movies anything can happen and good doesnt always triumph over evil The character of the Typical American has changed as the years have gone by Once a cowboy to rebel to mobster to war hero to hero to villain to ruler The values of this character Typical Americanhave change as well When the Typical American was a cowboy his values were one of honor and good character As the rebel the values were ones of mayhem like portrayed in The Rat Pack featuring actors like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra The mobster movies are my favorite They are main thing that attract me to watch movies The mobster movie character do have values they believe in family love and respect evidence of this are easily seen in The Godfather staring Al Pacino and Marlon Brando One cant forget the War films They brought issues of history and pride to the silver screen like Good Morning Vietnam featuring Robin Williams American heroes are easy to find in Hollywood For example Die Hard where Bruce Willis is a cop who saves everyone
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