Analysis Of Die Hard With A Vengeance

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The Die Hard series brings a new meaning in the very definition of action films. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) includes constant violent scenes as well as a series of threats of violence. In addition, as with all of the Die Hard films, the protagonist John McClane, a New York City cop played by actor Bruce Willis who seeks justice through his own means and his own rules of law. This movie takes a step further into the meaning of brutality and instead of individual combats like the previous movies in the series; this includes larger explosions and several public areas targeted by the villain in order to take revenge. Moreover, every movie is a properly timed sequel to another and this movie is heavily linked with what happened in the first …show more content…
In addition to this, Die Hard with a Vengeance amazed us with its surprising unpredictable scenarios. Simon plays games with McClane throughout the movie. From asking him to solve ridiculous riddles to disarming a bomb. It all starts when Simon begins his plan by blowing up a department store in New York City and later asks McClane to accomplish a task or a school will be demolished by a bomb he placed. Taking an example from a scene when Simon asks McClane and Zeus a riddle to which they have to solve or else he would trigger the bomb near them. The riddle was, “As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats. Every cat had seven kittens. Kittens, cats, sacks, wives, how many were going to St. …show more content…
This movie is packed with action with a bit of comedy scenes here and there. Taking an example from it, when McClane mistook his partner’s name Zeus as Jesús (Spanish) pronounced as ‘Hey Zeus’. Another part when McClane opens the truck door and asks the truck driver if he’s a truck driver and his response is, “No I’m a beautician. Of course I’m a truck driver!” Furthermore, this movie is about how a hero’s life is no more different than ours. The hero has the same bad habits we have, makes the wrong decisions that we make Each of us can be a hero, we just need to dig deep within our limits and if need be cross that barrier in our comfort zone which stops us from achieving our set

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