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    Gran Torino 'And Betrayal'

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    Our memory shape our opinions and how we are going to remember certain moments of our lives. It creates our history. Walt Kowalski, the main character of Gran Torino, is an old veteran who carry his horrible experiences from the Korean War in his memory and it shape his life in Detroit, in his neighborhood with Asian minorities. During the movie, we can watch scenes where Walt talks about the war, but he never actually says what exactly he did. The only information we get, are at the end of the movie, when he locked Thao in the basement and told him how many men he killed. However, Walt never talk more about it and we can observe how he is stuck in his memories and do not want to deal with it. What we know is that he did something he is not satisfy with, but this fact we do not know. The hidden pieces of Walt’s war memories show how this movie represents incomplete comprehension of the history. Even though the movie Gran Torino is trying to say something about the Hmong’s history, the fact what the viewer will remember is Walt’s heroic act of sacrificing. This challenge the equality of our memory. Walt’s hostile perception towards his new neighbors is based on his war experience. After his wife died, he is living alone his stereotypical life that cannot be changed. When he found out about his new neighbors that it is an Asian family, it is not making him happy. At the beginning, we do not know that it is a Hmong family. For Walt, they are just another gook, he does not like…

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    Cheryl Evans Carol Hayes Interpersonal Communications June 12,2017 Cultural Diversity in Gran Torino The 2008 movie “Gran Torino” is filled with a tremendous amount of cultural diversity, which is met the expected amount of resistance, stereotypes, and an abundance of prejudice. The movies main character is Walt Kowalski. His world is changing around him after the death of his wife, the overtaking of his community, and the distant and almost non existing relationship he has with his grown…

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    The movie Gran Torino, directed by Clint Eastwood is an action-packed drama that examines racism at its very core. Korean veteran, Walt Kowalski despises his neighbours, but after a strange turn of events, he begins to protect them. Thao Vang Lor, a shy Korean boy, gets bullied by a gang, and one night, Walt breaks up the ruckus which takes place in front of his house. Walt makes it his mission to protect the Korean family from the gang, but leads to a tragic ending. In the film, Gran Torino,…

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    The main theme of “Gran Torino,” directed by and featuring Clint Eastwood, is that of racism and racial biases. Walt, played by Eastwood, is white man retired from the military; he holds to be the only remaining white man in a now primarily Asian neighborhood. From serving in the Vietnam War, Walt was social influences by his fellow soldiers to be racial bias towards the people they were fighting in the war; to Walt, this meant he was racial bias towards everyone of Asian descent. However, it’s…

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    Who would know that one of the best military stories would be one of the most controversial to all the men and women who served in the military? Starring Bradley Copper as Chris Kyle in “American Sniper” with the prominent director of Clint Eastwood, the story of the United States’ American hero was born. Chris Kyle carries his legend reputation by becoming one of the greatest lethal sniper in the U.S. Navy SEAL with over 160 kills documented. He reveals personal details about his experiences in…

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    anticipated and controversial films of 2014. The movie is a biopic of the Navy Seal, Chris Kyle. His story is truly amazing and his account of what happened in the Iraq war gets the audience closer to real life battle than anything else. Clint Eastwood did an amazing job depicting the life of Chris Kyle and the stories that were inspired from the book the Kyle wrote. This movie has obviously stuck some sort of chord in the heart of America. In 2014, A lot of people were dying to watch this…

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    In San Francisco, California, on May 31st, 1930, Clinton Eastwood Jr. was born, and with no middle name. Later to be a nationally known, if not internationally known, actor, producer, and director, Clint was the oldest of two, his sister, Jeanne, being born later. Clinton Sr. and Ruth Eastwood, along with their children, were living through the Great Depression, and because of such awful conditions, moved all throughout California in search of work. Eventually, work led them to a coastal area…

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    of the site. In today’s fast-paced times, the use of these effects is essential in order to quickly attract the audience to the aim of the web page. Upon entering the website, viewers are brought to a short trailer that briefly sets the scene for the film. The audience sees the face of a rugged Bradley Cooper, who is to play Chris Kyle, the protagonist in American Sniper. A slow, yet passionate melody plays during the course of the clip. At first, Cooper is depicted as a focused sharpshooter…

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    Let Go Let Gov Satire

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    Governments do share a common trait with God. The idea of a government is something that has been around since the dawn of man and has been discussed and debated about for about just the same number of years. One form of discussion is through satire like South Park. "Let Go Let Gov" is an example of an episode of the show that makes a point about people's thoughts about the government and certain actions of the government. The creators take a stance against those who are too doubtful of the…

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    numerous advances in medicine and technology over the centuries but a society as advanced as the U.S.A cannot get passed the skin color of a person. The discrimination that blacks face on a daily basis is far from over though it is not as obvious as it used to be. Gone are the days when signs were put up prohibiting blacks from riding on the same bus as whites. Gone also are the days when blacks and whites were not allowed to attend the same schools or swim in the same pools. However, the…

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