Rob Reiner

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  • A Few Good Men: Film Analysis

    Henry David Thoreau once said, “disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” In Rob Reiner’s film “A Few Good Men,” two obedient marines were inaccurately convicted of conduct unbecoming of a United States Marine. In the middle of the night, Harold Dawson and Louden Downey, entered the barracks of William Santiago. Dawson and Downey issued a code red to Santiago, exacerbating a condition and causing him to die of Lactic Acidosis (A Few Good Men). Dawson and Downey were issued the code red by their commanding officer Nathan Jessup. Like all other marines indubitably, Dawson and Downey carried out their orders without fail. Many can argue that a marine’s job to stand up for those who are not equipped to stand…

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  • Analysis Of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'

    Keeping up with the Kardashians, is a reality docu-soap that presents the lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family on the television screen. The Kardashian-Jenner family members that are currently on screen, include Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly the Olympian Bruce Jenner), Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Scott Disick and Kanye West. This docu-soap has shown tremendous success ever since its first airing in 2007, with several spin-off…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Respect For Skaters

    states “kids say cops have gone from giving tickets or arresting skateboarders to chasing them with tasers drawn, tackling them, body-slamming them, clotheslining them, and grabbing them by the neck. It went from people being polite with just a ticket or a warning, some cops are still respectable but for the most part no. It went from that to more violent repercussions. With this the skaters will hopefully not be judged so harshly. Because there is more to skating than just kids enjoying a…

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  • Listening To Heavy Metal Music Analysis

    that it instills in people...I can say categorically that the only sadomasochism, bondage, and rape in this song is in the mind of Ms.Gore” (Grow, 2015). After long hours of battling it out in court, Snider walked away victorious and the bands have resumed their music and their careers. In a similar situation Rob Halford, of Judas Priest, was taken to court for the nature of his lyrics. “On Dec. 23, 1985, in a series of tragic and disturbing events that ultimately ended in a pair of deaths and…

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  • The Body By Stephen King Analysis

    was later adapted into a movie “Stand by me”. Rob Reiner, the director, said he felt so passionate about the film because it was “like a trip down memory lane”, “It was a coming of age for me, as a director.” This shows the importance of the movie…

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  • Stand By Me Analysis

    I watched Stand By Me on Friday morning. Stand By Me was directed by Rob Reiner. This movie is about four boys who live in a small town in Oregon. The boys Gordy, Chris, Teddy and Vern are friends. Vern overhears his brother talk about a missing dead body by the train tracks. The boys set up a plan to go looking for the dead body in order to be a hero in town. During the trip, the boys learn about each other’s personal lives. They fight and laugh along the way. They camp in the woods and take…

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  • The Importance Of Obedience

    obedience. Dawson and Downey appear to be brainwashed during the first questioning scene in the brig with Kaffee and Galloway. The Marines never maintained eye contact unless they were spoken to, never spoke unless they were asked direct questions, and continued to say “sir, yes sir” even after Kaffee said they do not have to address him as sir. Furthermore, because they only spoke when asked direct questions, they withheld important details that could help in their defense. One crucial detail…

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  • Boy In The Striped Pyjamas Film Analysis

    The connection, “Friendship can overcome anything” is a pattern that happens throughout all the films that I have studied. This happens in the films: The Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas directed by Mark Herman and is a Drama film/Film adaptation, Remember the Titans directed by Boaz Yankin and is a Sport/Drama film, and Tomorrow When the War Began directed by Stuart Beattie is a Drama film/Action film and Stand by me by Rob Reiner is a comedy/action/adventure. In the film The Boy in the Stripped…

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  • Zimbardo's Perils Of Obedience

    who are made into soldiers with blinding loyalty. But is it really loyalty, or is it obedience to authority in another form. As to why they do this many psychologists and other people have experimented to determine the cause. One of which is Stanley Milgram a Social Psychologist who is the Author of “Perils of Obedience ” an article about an experiment he conducted to prove that anyone can be made to commit terrible acts under the right circumstances. Philip K. Zimbardo a psychologist and author…

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  • A Few Good Men Analysis

    A Few Good Men The film A Few Good Men by Rob Reiner is the best example of the judicial drama, a very popular genre in American cinema. It is a dynamic, uninterrupted even for a second, detective intrigue with a great actor's play: one of the best performances of Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon and Jack Nicholson. The movie, edited in 1992, contains some ethical and moral issues related to the judicial system and immoral army orders, which turn into a crime against humanity. On the one…

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