The Gift Film Analysis

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No offense to film critics, but it doesn 't take a genius to tell a good movie apart from a waste of time you 'll never get back. Motion picture films date back to the late 1800s, each film different from the last. However, that doesn 't mean everything that makes it onto a theatre is worth viewing. There are certain components that make a great film and can be proven true throughout all genres no matter when they premiered. Now, I 've seen my fair share of films and have come to the conclusion that a film worthwhile is one that is able to attract the audiences with familiar sense of prevalence that is able to leave an impression and invites you to watch it over and over again. To prevail is to beat the odds stacked against you, or in this case, the protagonist 's odds. This motif is seen very often in movies and as viewers we 've grown accustomed to expecting the heroes to win and save the city. Have you ever wondered why that is? When a film is made with a plot filled with detriment it allows the audience to place themselves in the perspective of a character in the film. They feel their …show more content…
The last film I saw the movie, The Gift, about a couple who just moved into a new house and the husband finds himself reacquainted with a high school friend, who seems a little too awkward and intense and obviously opens up the husbands closet full of skeletons, and from then on the friend begins to leave gifts at their doorstep which become more and more terrorizing as the film goes on. The best part about a thriller like this, besides the edge-of-your-seat effect it gives, you as an audience member begin to question some choices you 've made in the past. Could there possibly be something you did as a teen that might come back to bite you in adulthood? Have you ever witnessed bullying to such an intent? You begin to analyze the negative and positive cause and effects in your life and what decisions might have not been the best. A couple

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