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    Satire In Casablanca

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    In the classic film, Casablanca, the lives of refugees in WWII are on display for the audience, albeit a very romanticized version of it. Rick Blain is a cynical saloon owner who, in a twist of fate, obtains coveted exit visas. Visas that Ilsa Lund, desperately needs to help her resistance leader husband, Victor Laszlo, to escape to America. The only problem being that she is Ricks lost love, who seemingly abandoned him in Paris. Straight from the films beginning we are meant to choose the side of the refuges and liberals. Those groups being the obvious and all too sympathetic choice. This “us versus them” set up is to further contribute to the films influence on the audience. It acts as another artful form of war propaganda. Rather than romanticizing…

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    Film Analysis: Casablanca

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    The film starts with two police stating that two german officers were murdered on a train heading to Casablanca. The murderer asks Rick Blaine to hold the papers he had stolen from the officers. Rick Blaine runs a nightclub and in the beginning of World War I. The nightclub has become a safe place for refugees looking to escape to America. One day Rick’s rival Victor Laszlo and his wife Ilsa, Rick’s true love who deserted him when the Nazis invaded Paris, show up in the nightclub. Rick is very…

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    Casablanca is a film that captures various themes that can be translated by the audience. The film, which was released in nineteen forty-two, was directed while most of the world was fighting in World War Two. The film captures the aspect of romance while also capturing the political view of war. Casablanca captures the theme of sacrifice throughout the numerous scenes of the film. In the opening scenes of the movie, Germany is shown occupying France which causes confusion in who oversees the…

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    Casablanca, a romantic drama directed by Michael Curtiz, is an extraordinary example of classic Hollywood cinema. The perfection of its continuity editing allows shots to flow seamlessly into one another with no call for attention. They are filled with small details that at first seem irrelevant in the situation, but later on reveal their narrative significance. One of those elements is the song "As time goes by", that becomes a main theme of Rick, a man who sticks his neck out for…

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    Casablanca, a romantic drama directed by Michael Curtiz, is an extraordinary example of classic Hollywood cinema. The perfection of its continuity editing allows shots to flow seamlessly into one another with no call for attention. They are filled with small details that at first seem irrelevant in the situation, but later on reveal their narrative significance. One of those elements is the song "As time goes by", that becomes a main theme of Rick, a man who sticks his neck out for…

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    Casablanca is an American Romantic film that was produced in 1942 whose setting is during the Second World War. The film centers on an American soldier who is at crossroads of choosing between the love he has for a lady and assisting the husband to the lady who is a leader of the Czech Resistance to escape from Casablanca, a city in Morocco controlled by the Vichy in order for him to persist in fighting the Nazis. The film begins with the image of a globe that is spinning and the French…

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    Movie Analysis: Casablanca

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    Casablanca is a movie that sets place in 1941. This is a significance date during World War 2. During this period Casablanca in Morocco that was French ruled. In 1940, France had surrendered and signed a peace treaty with Germany. In this treaty, Germany would occupy northern regions of France, including Paris and the French territories of North Africa. During this time in World War 2; many people wanted to Europe and seek refuge elsewhere. Casablanca, which is located in Morocco, was under the…

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    Casablanca

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    Synopsis: Casablanca During the world war II a lot of people around the world were heading to Moroccan city Casablanca especially the people who are from countries that occupied by nazi. The people of Europe are trying to get out of their no matter of the cost. Rick Blaine is an american man that owns american cafe in Casablanca called Rick's. Ricks is a famous man in Casablanca. People know that Rick doesn't stick his Nick out of nobody. One day a man called ugrete comes with a letter of…

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    Facebook Satire

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    It was on one Friday night in October, my parents’ anniversary, I was home alone reading all of the horrific comments over and over again that was on my Facebook timeline about me. It has been a month since my life went up in flames and took a turn for the worse, and I can honestly say I’m sick of everything and I can’t take it anymore. I decided to check my other social media accounts Twitter and Instagram to see if anything was being posted on those about me there because my notifications were…

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    Corrupt. The act of dishonesty in personal gain for self reward. When the word “corrupt” comes into mind, one thinks of evil or chaos, selfishness or unloyalty. These acts are taking over logic and reasoning faster than ever before. In the novel, a group of schoolboys are flown out of a war zone and eventually crash into an isolated island. In the first few nights, the boys work together and focus on their teamwork and try their best to keep a signal fire going to get rescued. But as time goes…

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