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    Then when you get the money, you get the power. When you get the power, you get the women.”- Scarface The 1983 film Scarface is a perfect example of how many people may confuse that power brings money, when really it’s the money that brings the power. In the film the protagonist named Tony is offered a deal for a green card. Although, a green card is not money it is a material good and leads up to him getting money. The deal is if Tony kills a man named Emilio Rebenga he will receive his green card, which he does kill him. People will do anything if it means bettering their lives and their wealth. After all the corrupt things Tony ends up doing to gain wealth such as selling drugs and being involved with mafias, he ends up dying by falling into a pool with a quote that reads below him that says “The world is yours”. A good life in the United States…

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    This was depicted by gangsters going on murderous rampages with horrific results. It was this moral standing which Scarface was influenced by, reflecting the terrible repercussions of a criminal lifestyle. The infamous scene of Tony’s friend Angel getting dismembered by a chainsaw underlined such horrifying realities. This scene made use of close­ups, emphasising the chainsaw and suspenseful music to convey terror within Tony seeing Angel brutally murdered and potentially suffering the same…

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    Anthony (Tony) Bernard Watts was born December 21, 1934 to James Arthur Watts and Elizabeth Ann White in Atlanta, Georgia. The family relocated to New York when Tony was three years old. He was educated in the New York Public School System where he graduated from James Monroe High School in 1973. During High School Tony worked Part-Time for Pathmark Supermarket, and after graduating High School Tony continued his employment with Pathmark and advanced to Produce Manager where he made many…

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    Scarface Movie Analysis

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    Cristal Cruz Mest 60 11/26/15 Film title and year of release: Scarface 1983 1. What are the main themes of the film? What are the central ideas or the message you think you are left with after watching? A theme is not the plot; it has more to do with figuring out what the main point of the film is. For example, do you think there is a moral lesson? The main theme of the film is that money doesn’t bring happiness. The protagonist did anything or killed anybody to obtain money, but…

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    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 main one that comes to mind is Tony Montana in “ Scarface.” This character is the leader of a large drug cartel. His ego and paranoia cause his ultimate downfall. Jorden Belfort the lead character in the movie “ The Wolf of Wall Street.” The movie is based on a true story. An excessively confident banker loves money and lavishing in the life of luxury. His illegal drug trafficking, ruthless manipulation, and fraud, eventually causes his imprisonment.Warden Norton in the “Shawshank…

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    Both Scarface films are gangster films which makes pinpointing the theme of both films fairly easy. They are both filled with guns and violence so the theme stands out in both films. The overall theme in both movies is the rise and fall of crime kingpins through lies and deceit corruption, and murder. In Scarface 1983 it is about the rise of Tony Montana drug-empire and how he let money take over his life and eventually be the cause of his death in the end. In Shame of a nation it is about Tony…

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    The movie ‘Scarface’, starring Al Pacino, is a classic film to many. The movie revolves around a Cuban immigrant who goes from poor to rich, creating a vast cocaine dealing empire. There are numerous violent power struggles between the main character, Tony Montana, and other kingpins in Miami. ‘Scarface’ constantly objectifies women, sexualizing them and giving them little importance. All women in the film are portrayed as weak, uneducated, and irrational, common stereotypes associated with…

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    The American gangster has always been viewed as an integral icon in American entertainment, from its beginning in classic Hollywood films such as Scarface: Shame of a Nation and on into present day films such as Good fellas. However, there is one important point one must take into account when discussing the great American mobster film, and that is the historical accuracy of the film when it is in reference to a real life gangster. Many mob movies feature characters who strike a quite startling…

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    “I am like any other man, all I do is supply a demand” was one of the many famous quotes said by one of the most powerful gangsters during the nineteenth century- Al “Scarface” Capone. While this quote might seem innocent, Al Capone was far from that. The demand he supplies often costs peoples lives, lots of money and emotional/physical distress. While the consequences of his actions meant disaster for some, he was still an important figure in the 1920s American History because he was known as…

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