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    Million Dollar Baby is an inspirational film. Directed and filmed by Clint Eastwood in 2004, Million Dollar Baby is a motivational film featuring a young women living in the lower class who follows her passion for boxing. Part of the reason I believe it was a good film was since it was a comeback movie. It started with a thirty-one year old waitress named Maggie Fitzgerald who comes from a lower class family in which they do not all get along well. Maggie Fitzgerald has a passion to one day become a boxer. She frequently visits a gym owned by a man named Frankie Dunn. Frankie Dunn has trained and worked with several boxers that have been successful in their fighting career. Frankie is an older man that has owned the gym for a long time with his only friend Eddie Dupris who also goes by the nickname scrap-iron. Eddie Dupris use to be an boxer but now is the janitor of the gym.…

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    Million Dollar Baby review One might think of the movie “Million Dollar Baby” as a typical cliche boxing movie at first if you’ve never seen it before. However this is much more than your typical “Rocky” movie. “Million Dollar Baby” is more than just being about a fighter, but is about being a warrior. It strikes deeply at the value of life and self-worth of oneself, and loved ones. It’s no surprise that “Million Dollar Baby” received such outstanding positive reviews as along with the Academy…

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    A good movie not only entertains someone, but it makes them think about the film and how it relates to life. An amazing movie makes viewers think about the film long after watching it and has an impact on the their life. Million Dollar Baby is a spectacular example of all these factors. Million Dollar Baby is a drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and it stars Hilary Swank as Maggie Fitzgerald, a poor boxer who is determined to become the very best that she can be. Million Dollar Baby is a…

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    The movie The Shawshank redemption was produced by Frank Darabont and based off of the Stephen King book The Shawshank Redemption. The film is based around figures of hope for the inmates as a sense of relief to help them by the difficult times. The theme hope is portrayed throughout the film as objects, and in the protagonists Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd ‘Red Redding’. The major moments where hope was developed was scenes with music, specifically the scene of the warden’s office and the record…

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    Interpretation The concept of desire in Shawshank Redemption is demonstrated by the inmates hope. The inmates in Shawshank redemption exhibit the desire for freedom. They are driven by the hope that strengthens their will to survive in their surroundings. The character Andy struggles to contain and maintain his sense of value towards himself and escape that prevent him from being consumed by depression, stress and anger when he is under solitary confinement. His desire for seeing ‘the light’…

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    The Shawshank Redemption uses cinematography, editing, and sound design to convey the dramatic plot of the movie. The lighting, editing choices, narration, and music increase the emotions the viewer feels throughout the film. This paper will discuss, cinematography, editing, and sound design used in The Shawshank Redemption. Cinematography used in The Shawshank Redemption helps the viewer to understand what the characters are feeling and the emotions that should be felt. The lighting inside…

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    Shawshank Redemption portrayed such a strong and inspiring theme of hope throughout the course of the movie. As we learned more about the prisoners at Shawshank we saw the hope or lack thereof that many prisoners had. The prisoners of Shawshank had different reasons for being there, they had different ideas of what they wanted to accomplish, if anything at all while incarcerated or after they were released. With compelling evidence Andy had hoped of getting out of prison, Tommy had varying…

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    he Shawshank Redemption” is one of those movies that I wished I’d seen on the big screen. Thanks to videos, however, all was not lost. Whether intentional or not, this film is about grace and hope, as well as the redemption that can occur even in the most dark and degrading corners of our world. Conceived and produced by the secular film community, this engrossing film stands as one of the most entertaining, thought-provoking dramas of this century. But, it’s a film for mature audiences. It…

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    The Shawshank Redemption is the tale of a banker who is wrongly convicted of double murder and his struggle to survive in Shawshank prison. The director, Frank Darabont, utilises the effect of colour, symbolism and foreshadowing to position the viewer to feel compassion towards the oppressed inmates and hostility towards the Warden and guards. Darabont, raises issues such as: institutionalisation, hope, freedom, corruption and oppression and has created a plot consisting of rising action and…

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    The Film The Shawshank Redemption a about Andy DuFresne, an innocent man who is sentenced a life sentence after being framed for killing his wife and her lover. Once Andy gets to Shawshank prison he sees the how hope and fear can dramatically affect the outcome of any situation. People who fear often lack self-confidence and motivation making every obstacle harder. Allowing people just like Warden Norton and Heywood to use fear to control people with intimidation and violence. While…

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