Not everyone questions the value of their life. For the most part, more than half of the human population goes through their day in blissful ignorance of their surroundings. The news gives updates on the death tolls, those who have lost their lives are mourned for a period of time, and then life continues. Loss of life happens everywhere, whether it’s countries at war, a thief in an alley, or a murderer stalking their next victim. All these scenarios have one thing in common, at some point in time someone, somewhere decided their life was worth more than that of the person next to them. In my opinion, Saving Private Ryan does a great job at zeroing in on these moments.
James Ryan has just lost all three of his brothers, who are fighting the