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A Movie Review of Casablanca, a Timeless Classic Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman (604 words, 1 pages)
"Casablanca" is a picture starring Humphrey Bogart, and Ingrid Bergman. Bogart is playing the cynical Rick, and Bergman is the amazingly beautiful Isla. The setting for the picture is the unoccupied French Morocco city of Casablanca, during World War II. Thousands of refugees have fled Europe and many pass through ... Read More
A Short Movie Review for the Thomas Crown Affair (560 words, 1 pages)
"I want you to talk about women." The first line articulated in "The Thomas Crown Affair" does a great job of illustrating the main conflict dwelt with in the movie. The main characters include Catherine Banning (Rene Russo) and Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan). The movie is set in modern day ... Read More
Movie Reviews (1857 words, 6 pages)
As the war continues to go on, the Trojans find themselves unable to successful in their ability to overtake the other side. The are filled with fear, hopelessness and afraid of what is to come. They feel that in many ways they are close to being defeated and something quickly ... Read More
True Grit Movie Review (1043 words, 5 pages)
True Gritis a great, unapologetic tale of the wiles of the wildwest.The openness of the prairie and the eloquent speech gavethe movie a true to era, unique realness. DP Roger Deakins'stunning cinematography is especially notable for the use ofsnow, which adds an extra chill to those unlucky enough to becaught ... Read More
A Movie Review from a Sociological Perspective: Brave, a Symbol for Gender Equality (1437 words, 6 pages)
That is not very ladylike. That simple phrase is packed full of sociological significance. For quite literally ages, femininity has been carefully constructed by societies, oftentimes with little or no acceptance of any form of deviance from what was considered proper conduct of a lady. For many women, the social ... Read More
A Movie Review of “The Tempest” (1145 words, 3 pages)
Julie Taymors adaptation of Shakespeares last play, The Tempest, is not the first to be made. Nor is it the first time Prospero becomes a Prospera. It is, however, the first time that the play-turned-movie is filled to the brim with excessive CGI effects and driving electric guitar background music. ... Read More
A Movie Review of Frontiere (552 words, 2 pages)
Frontire(s)Being a mother makes you considered situations and the environment for your child. Mothers worry every day about the safety of their children whether it be mental, physical or emotional. Yasmine, as we see in this movie, is pregnant when she notifies us in the opening credits by saying, Who ... Read More
A Movie Review About Tootsie Played by Dustin Hoffman (1019 words, 4 pages)
Dustin Hoffman in TootsieFor a typical Hollywood movie, before the actors are even hired, the characters personalities and traits are already decided. The director knows exactly how they should look, feel, and say at any given moment in the film. In fact, in many films, the actors are little more ... Read More
A Movie Review of World War Z Directed by Marc Foster (1106 words, 3 pages)
Film Review World War Z (2013)World War Z is a 2013 action movie which was directed by Marc Foster. The film is about a sudden outbreak of a zombie plague that turn people into zombies in the whole world. So as a result of this situation, a former United Nations ... Read More
A Movie Review On “In the Name of the Father” (1195 words, 2 pages)
A hot topic thatA hot topic that always draws an interested ear to the conversation is ones' views on social justice. The mere mention of the words draws people from far and wide and from all mixes of society. The main problem seems to come up when people really don't ... Read More
A Movie Review of “Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday” (556 words, 1 pages)
Lady Day The Many Faces Of Billie HolidayThe movie Lady Day The Many Faces Of Billie Holiday paints an interesting, and thought provoking portrait of one of jazz and blues most charismatic, and influential artists. The incomparable talent of Billie Holiday, both truth and legend are immortalized in this one-hour ... Read More
A Critical Movie Review of a Bug’s Life (453 words, 1 pages)
A Bugs Life Movie ReviewA Bugs Life was a full-length computer animated movie released in 1998 by Pixar. The film dealt with an inside look at the lives of arthropods, specifically ants. The film was fictional with the insects each having their own personality along with voices and human hands. ... Read More
A Movie Review on “The Expendables” Directed by Brian DePalma (3308 words, 5 pages)
There really are two ways of looking at a movie when it is based on the true story. When I see a movie of this type, I always struggle with the two choices, and usually end up somewhere in the middle. The Untouchables is that kind of movie.To start off ... Read More
A Movie Review About the Treasure of the Sierra Madre (833 words, 2 pages)
In the movie Treasure of the Sierra Madre, two down and out American ex-patriots in Tampico, Mexico, team up with an old prospector to look for gold. Throughout the movie, these three men are faced with various challenges. They must fight off bandits, try to survive in the wilderness and ... Read More
Movie Review About True Romance Written by Quentin Tarantino (666 words, 1 pages)
Once again, Quentin Tarantino outdoes himself. The movie True Romance was excellent. It presented real issues that some people are forced to deal with in their lives. The title of the movie is misleading. You would think this was going to be a love tory. Actually it is, but unlike ... Read More
Movie Review About the Shawshank Redemption (1293 words, 2 pages)
"The Shawshank Redemption" is a unique movie which involves many different personalities and underlying themes. The personalities of the inmates are very interesting and when combined they create a fascinating plot, which gives a different perspective of prison life. The main characters are Andy Dufrense (Tim Robbins) and Eliss "Red" ... Read More
May the Force be With You, a Movie Review of Star Wars Episode One (417 words, 1 pages)
Being a Star Wars fan for many years, I was greatly interested in the upcoming prequels (Episodes I, II and III). So, when Episode I was released, I was at the theater the opening day and I was just absolutely mesmerized. The movie was like a fine quilt, beautiful in ... Read More
A Movie Review, Schindler’s List by Steven Spielberg (1194 words, 5 pages)
Schindlers List Schindlers List is amovie that though I had heard much about, I had never seen. I dont know if itwas out of lack of interest for the subject, fear of the reportedly graphicscenes, or just the knowledge of its length that I avoided the film, but I did.I ... Read More
A Movie Review of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (477 words, 2 pages)
Whats Eating Gilbert Grape, as directed by Lasse Hallstrom, is acomedy, drama, romance, all wrapped up into one grand movie. LeonardoDiCaprio plays a mentally impaired boy with a caring brother, who alwaystook care of his brother until the love of his life came to town, proposing theessential question What is ... Read More
A Movie Review, The Mirror Has Two Faces by Barbara Streisand (539 words, 2 pages)
THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES A MOVIE REVIEWThe movie stares Barbara Streisand as Rose Morgan a lonely, single, low self esteemedwoman who lives with her domineering mother Hannah Morgan played by Lauren Becallin New York. Jeff Bridges who plays Gregory Larkin a math instructor at ColumbiaUniversity is a man in ... Read More
An Introduction to the Movie Review of Jerry Maguire (688 words, 2 pages)
Movie Review of Jerry MaguireIf you want to take a break from the frigid air of a Montreal winter, go to see Jerry Maguire it will be sure to warm your heart. If you're like me, you're a little tired of going to see big name stars in overly hyped, ... Read More
A Movie Review of “The Mirror Has Two Faces” (534 words, 2 pages)
Movie Review The Mirror Has Two FacesThe movie stares Barbara Streisand as Rose Morgan a lonely, single, low selfesteemed woman who lives with her domineering mother Hannah Morgan played byLauren Becall in New York. Jeff Bridges who plays Gregory Larkin a mathinstructor at Columbia University is a man in search ... Read More
A Movie Review of Donnie Brasco (645 words, 3 pages)
Donnie Brasco When I was first assigned to see "Donnie Brasco" I instantly had an imageof another ruff and intense mobster movie. It has been a while sinceHollywood has attempted to do a mob related movie until now. "Donnie Brasco"was released last Friday. This movie stars Al Pacino and Johnny ... Read More
A Movie Review of Glory (1999 words, 9 pages)
Glory A ReviewStephanie BeckApril 9, 1997Prof. Deutch Glory captures the heroism of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the first blackregiment in the Civil War, the Massachusetts "Fighting" Fifty-fourth. Anextremely talented cast and crew earned three Academy Awards (cinematography,sound and supporting actor) and five nominations for their work in Glory. Theoutstanding ... Read More
A Movie Review of All Quiet on the Western Front (635 words, 3 pages)
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front In the movie "All Quiet on the Western Front" we see the boys almostinnocent as they sit in class. The teacher in this scene is pressuring the boysto go to war. He preaches that it is their "duty" to fight. The teacher seemsvery ... Read More
A Movie Review of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (880 words, 2 pages)
Movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Thomas Evans 12-6-96 General Psychology Dr. SabinIn the movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest, there was a characternamed McMurphy, played by Jack Nickolson, who was admitted into a mentalinstitution for medical testing after having been convicted of statutory rape.It was obvious that ... Read More
A Movie Review of “A Time To Kill” (548 words, 3 pages)
Movie Review A Time To KillI never read A Time To Kill by John Grisham because the book bored me. But Iwonder why it did bore me because the movie was engrossing and entertaining.Maybe it is because Akiva Goldsman took out most of the boring parts. I usuallylove Grisham, but ... Read More
A Movie Review of “Yentl” (1018 words, 4 pages)
Movie Review YentlEveryone at one time or another has felt out of place. Feeling unsureof one's place in society is an experience that every young adult faces butdeals with differently. Some rebel while others comply with whatever has beenset out for them by society or their parents, or both. The ... Read More
A Comprehensive Movie Review of Our Daily Bread (1715 words, 3 pages)
King Vidors 1934 film Our Daily Bread is aptly named, for the film is of a prayer than an actual solution to the Great Depression. Like other Socio-political films of the era, it tries to offer a solution to the problems faced by so many Americans. However, Vidors message gets ... Read More
A Movie Review Where People Were Allowed to Carry Guns and Murders in Town Were a Usual Thing in Tombstone (834 words, 1 pages)
Tombstone is a movie set back in the 1800's whenever people were allowed to carry guns and murders in the towns were a usual thing. This particular movie includes several legends of the "Old West", such as Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, Texas Jack, Johnny Ringo, and several others. Doc Holliday ... Read More
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