Rambo: First Blood Part II

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  • Analysis Of A Long Way Gone Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier By Ishmael

    Rwanda, here are only a few countries in which children are used to fight and endure war up close. Throughout history and many cultures children have been used for direct part ( actual soldiers), support roles (spies and messengers), and even political advantages ( human shields and propaganda). This is the cruel reality that these children face everyday. During their time in an environment like this the children are indoctrinated by many different tactics. In A Long Way Gone Memoirs Of a Boy Soldiers by Ishmael Beah, Ishmael describe the use of drugs, violent movies, the use of vengance and the label of “winner” in competitions of killing quickest to fuel their minds to become killers. These categories of tactics…

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  • Symbolism In Goodfellas By Scorsese And Anothe

    made ”a story of a modern saint, (Scorsese 2–24). This is also visible from words from the beginning of the film: „You don't make up for your sins in church. You do it in the streets. You do it at home. The rest is bullsh*t and you know it.”. The institution of church is moved to the streets, and he shows exactly what the post-Vietnam film era chose to forget, and that is the choice burdened with morality. We could also explain the absence of religion in cinema with Leonard’s words: „the reasons…

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  • The Godfather Research Paper

    I give The Godfather four stars out of four stars. It is an excellent movie. The first thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie is the music score. The music fit with the movie perfectly. The composers of the songs did an excellent job composing pieces that fit with the scene. The final song, composed by Nino Rota, is very memorable. From now on, whenever I hear Rota’s song, I will think of The Godfather. The action is the second thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie. The…

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  • Slumdog Millionaire Analysis

    things at the call-center and found Salim’s contact number. From young kids to well-known actors, the entire cast of Slumdog Millionaire is outstanding. Many actors who worked in the movie were entirely new to the film industry, but their talent and hard work paid off and the film won an Oscar. The young kids who played Jamal, Salim, and Latika were picked from the slums of Mumbai. It was for the first time they saw a real camera and heard about Hollywood. The role of 18-year-old Jamal Malik was…

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  • The Bicycle Thieves Film Analysis

    Italian neorealism also known as the Golden Age of Italian Cinema, is a national film movement that helped shaped the 1948 Vittorio De Sica’s film The Bicycle Thieves. Familiar to Italian neorealism, they story follows Antonio a character amongst the poor and the working class. Neorealism is a strong aspect to the film because of the use of being filmed on location and often using nonprofessional actors that are going through post World War II tough economic and moral conditions. The conditions…

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  • Scarface And The Godfather Analysis

    Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) INTRODUCTION The films Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) are both crime-drama films which focus on the rise of their respective characters up the criminal ladder, becoming leaders on their own right and experiencing parallels on their stories while interacting with characters with duality in rules for both films. Scarface’s Tony Montana opted for drug trade and started his own empire on the back and blood of the people he killed, while Michael…

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  • The American Dream In The Godfather And The Godfather

    The basis of the American Dream is that every United States citizen has the equal opportunity to become anything they want, through hard work, determination and initiative. Becoming “American” has been a constant topic brought up in mafia films such as Scarface, The codfather part I and II. The Corleone is a family run and operated business, founded on trust, support and protection. The Godfather displays the dark side of how the American Dream can affect who you become. Michael let the idea of…

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  • Loyalty In The Godfather By Mario Puzo

    Loyalty is not a word, it is a lifestyle. This is shown time and again by the characters in The Godfather by Mario Puzo. The Godfather is a crime novel written by Mario Puzo and was first published in 1969 and later inspired a film of the same name in 1972, sequels to which were made in 1974 and 1990. The story of The Godfather follows a mafia family in New York over the span of a decade. The family in the novel…

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  • Breathless Case Study: French New Wave

    Week 11 French New Wave Breathless 90 mins, 1960, French Directed By: Jean-Luc Godard Written By: Jean-Luc Godard Synopsis: Paying homage to the numerous crime thrillers of Hollywood’s Golden era, this film charts the relationship between Michel, a stylish but unpredictable criminal, and his estranged American girlfriend. Again, the notion of escapism through the cinema is key to this most famous of the new wave pictures. Essential Readings: Hart Cohen, Juan Francisco Salazar and Iqbal Barkat.…

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  • Film Analysis: The Wolf Of Wall Street

    that he thrives off have one fundamental aspect in common, argues Giorgos Kallis: above all else they must keep moving at all times no matter what the human cost. The Wolf of Wall Street is a warning to you. It is a warning to us. While the narrative is filtered through Belfort's manic, drug-addled perspective, this isn't some fictional world. The harshest truths haven't been twisted to fit a morality tale - this is still our world we're looking at, and in our world, there are people who think…

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