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An Analysis of the Conflict, Message, and Arguments in the Movies The Day After and The Sum of All Fears and a Comparison of Their Similarities and Differences
The possibility of nuclear war has become our most horrifying nightmare. Nowadays nuclear power is the sign of a country’s strength and dominance in the world. The movies “The Day After” and “The Sum of all Fears” raise our awareness and enrich our knowledge on the subject of nuclear war. Both movies focus on the importance...
An Analysis of the Controversial Film Pulp Fiction Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Pulp Fiction is a controversial film, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, in 1994. It has almost everything you could wish for in a movie; drama, hilarity, intensity, action, thrills, fun, intelligence, romance, intimacy, vulgarity, sweetness, humor, and soul-searching. The film is very raw and brutal, but has an art...
A Report on the Violation of the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics in Training Day, a Neo-Noir Crime Thriller Film by Antoine Fuqua
Abstract Training day is a crime movie about the corrupt behaviors of a Los Angeles police officer rookie and the detective who is training him. Alonzo Harris (played byWashington) is the detective who misguides his rookie trainee and contributes to the unethical and reckless antics. There are many examples of how Detectiv...
The Hostile Aggression of Anti-Heroes: Frank Castle and Batman
The Aggression of Anti-heroes Superheroes are naturally equipped with aggression. All heroes, whether super or anti, must use some form of aggression toward whoever their enemies may be in order to achieve their ultimate goal of catching criminals. Though they both use aggression, there are different types of aggression th...
A Review of Chef, a Movie by Jon Favreau
Movies are a great way for people to enjoy as a stress reliever. Certain movies can target a specific audience to draw their attention such as the movie Chef. Chef has an appealing movieespecially for those who love a good comedy. This movie provides an accurate, yet fictional representation of the life of a professional ch...
The Experimental Nature of Avant-Garde Film and Its Significance in Film History
Avant-Garde film has a special position in film history, by being influenced by social, political, geographical and existing ideologies of the time and constantly inspiring themselves within a liberal, capitalist society. The experimental artists are aliens of the mainstream society; marginalized by their approach in politi...
A Review of The Hunger Games Movie
The Hunger Games Movie Review The Hunger Games movie, first of the well known trilogy was directed by Gary Ross and produced by Suzanne Collins, the author of the original book. Every year one girl and one boy are selected at random from each of the 12 districts to compete in a battle to the death, as a way for "The Capito...
A Review of Selma, a Biographical Drama about Martin Luther King Jr.'s Campaign to Secure Voting Rights in Selma, Alabama
Selma is a biographical drama about Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure voting rights for blacks in Selma, Alabama. Directed by Ava DuVernay, and released in 2015 it got great 5 star reviews. Dr. King leads a march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1865 in order to protest for equal voting rights. In the movie,...
Account of the Struggles to Meru
Jimmy Chin stares down at a blue void, his eyes full of awe and wonder. His eyes dart across the picturesque skyline, multiple clouds dotting the boundless firmament. Being literally at the top of the world, having climbed the worlds hardest-to-conquer peak, and set foot on terrain with less human footprint than the moon, J...
Post Cinematic Film in Southland Tales, a Film by Steven Shaviro
In “Post Cinematic Affect” by Steven Shaviro, he uses the film “Southland Tales” as a prime example of what a post cinematic film is. “Southland Tales” primarily “…reflect in particularly radical and cogent ways, upon the world we live in today… and is grounded in the formal techniques of television, video, and digital medi...