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The Cause of the Rise of Female Participation in Criminal Activities against Men Portrayed in Thelma and Louise, a Film by Ridley Scott
In the 1991 film Thelma and Louise directed by Ridley Scott, two women take a road trip to a lake house in hopes of having a nice relaxing girls weekend. Unfortunately, soon after it begins, their weekend takes a turn for the worst when Louise accidently murders a man who tries to rape Thelma. Crime concerns many people acr...
An Analysis of the Life of Pi, a Movie Directed by Ang Lee
Analysis of Life of Pi The movie Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee and released in 2012, tells the story of a tragic and magical adventure of a boy named Pi Patel and a tiger. When Pi’s family decided to sell their zoo and move to Canada from India, they embark on a trip at see. During a storm, the ship wrecks, leaving Pi...
An Analysis of the Schizophrenia Disorder in the Movie A Beautiful Mind Directed by Ron Howard
Schizophrenia and A Beautiful Mind The movie, A Beautiful Mind, is a biographical piece that portrays the life of John Nash, a man with schizophrenia. As portrayed in the movie, John Nash meets the criteria for schizophrenia perfectly. The movie opens with John Nash heading to college for a mathematics program. The first...
A Personal Opinion on the Jurors Standing Out in Twelve Angry Men, a Noir Thriller Film by Reginald Rose
Jury Duty is when you, a a citizen, along with 11 others, is called to decide whether or not someone is guilty. In 12 Angry Men, 12 very different personalities were called to decide on whether or not an 18 year old was considered guilty of killing his father. In order to dictate which jurors were more attractive to be arou...
The Portrayal of Burnout and Work Family Conflict in Up in the Air, a Comedy-Drama Film by Jason Reitman
I watched the movie Up in the Air which came out in 2009, and I chose to watch it because it was the only free movie I could find. It deals with employees of a consulting firm whose job is to travel to businesses to fire workers. A new employee comes in, Natalie, (played by Anna Kendrick) proposes a way to revolutionize the...
The Life of Susanna During Her 18 Month Stay in a Psychiatric Hospital in Girl, Interrupted, a Film by James Mangold and Jonathan Kahn
Girl, Interrupted (1999) Loosely based on the memoir by Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted follows Susanna’s 18-month stay in a psychiatric hospital. Susanna is an extremely unmotivated girl, and following her high school graduate, she overdoses on aspirin, and is found with self-inflicted bruises on both of her wrists. Aft...
An Analysis of the Disturbed Life of Patrick Bateman in American Psycho, a Psychological Thriller by Mary Harron
American Psycho (2000) Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, antagonist Patrick Bateman is a Wall Street yuppie. He’s an extremely good-looking man, addicted to cocaine, and his elaborate morning self-care routine. He habitually meets with prostitutes for the sole purpose of feeding his narcissist ego. He completely lac...
The Important Argument of Nature Versus Nurture in the Film Somewhere Between
Nature vs. nurture has always been a very important argument in our world. It is mainly about how you behave. Is your behavior and personality based on biological traits you inherited or from every day experiences? The girls in the film, “Somewhere Between,” can relate to such an argument. Each of the girls were abandoned e...
A Review of the Birds, a Film by Alfred Hitchcock
The Bird Reflection According to Sontag, he states that there are 2 types of scenario to science fiction films. And one of his suggestion is portrayed in this film, “the Bird.” He suggests that the film starts in small town in a vacation. As shown in the film, the event takes place during weekend of the child’s birthday.So...
A Critical Review of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a Film by Michel Gondry
The film “Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind”, is without a doubt one of my most favorite movies out there. It starts off with a regular guy falling in love with the not so typical girl. While the premises is a love story the science behind the film is what actually captivated me. After all who has someone they wouldn’t...