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The Hurricane Stephanie Andrejko 4 Evaluate this movie What qualities does it have that make if effective or ineffective for you as a viewer Give specific examples from the movie to support your reasons for your evaluation The Hurricane has proved itself as an effective movie for all people including me as a viewer through its simple portrayal of lifes balance of good and evil The choice of actors as characters an internal battle and ability to relate show the on going war between the two extremes embodied in a movie The Hurricanes story begins as three white patrons in a predominately white section of New Jersey are murdered in a bar during the tumultuous growing pains of the 60s Rueben Hurricane Carter was in the prime of his boxing career He was in simple words a bad bad man in the ring He had fought his way back from an uncertain childhood and an abusive period in the State of New Jerseys penal institutions for young men Beset upon by a racist police officer intent on hanging him out to dry Rueben had overcome these obstacles and many more to become an internationally known boxer And in a moment all his success and all of his achievements would be stolen by a system bent on prejudice and fueled by hatred The witnesses to the murders said two black men in a white car committed the crime It just so happened that Rueben and his driver for the evening John Artis were returning home after an evening of relaxation and celebration at a local nightclub in a white sedan Detained by the police Rueben and John were taken to the hospital where one of the victims was being treated When asked if Rueben and John were the men who did the shooting the victim clearly said no however racist officers intent on blaming anyone black for the murder pressed the
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