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The Patriot Movie

- The “Patriot” takes place in South Carolina in 1776 during the Revolutionary War. It is a story about a widowed father of seven, named Benjamin Martin. Benjamin was involved in the French and Indian War before marrying and starting a family. He is reluctant to join the conflict as he remembers too well his own experience in the earlier French and Indian War. After his wife passed away he does everything to keep his family together and away from war. He is a patriot who wants no part in a war with Britain....   [tags: Movie Film Review]

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Movie Analysis : The Movie I Chose

- The movie I chose was very interesting and very entertaining. This movie was about chess—a game about smarts and staying a step ahead of your opponent—Life of a King. This movie is slightly predictable, but intriguing. It is based on the true story about an ex con artist Eugene Brown who turned into a youth mentor for a bad school. The drama throughout this story was very intriguing however it was predictable. Intense to a certain extent, the movie hits all of the notes that will be told for the background information of Eugene while also inspiring young adults....   [tags: Chess, Chess piece, White and Black in chess]

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The Movie ' O '

- In 2001, the movie “O” was released and the director of the movie was Tim Blake Nelson. Nelson is an actor, a writer, and a director who has won numerous awards for his acting and directing movies. The movie “O” was nominated for the Golden Space Needle Award at the Seattle International Film Festival for Best Director. The movie “O” was a modernization based off of William Shakespeare’s well known play, “Othello”. The movie “O” took place at an elite wealthy private high school. The main characters are Odin James (Mekhi Phifer) as Othello, Desi (Julia Stiles) as Desdemona, Hugo Goulding (Josh Harnett) as Iago, Michael (Andrew Keegan) as Michael Cassio, Emily (Rain Phoenix) as Emilia, and th...   [tags: Basketball, High school, Actor]

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Movie Review : The Movie ' The Adjustment Bureau '

- In life we must ask ourselves one question: Do we have free will, or are our lives already predetermined and there’s nothing we can do about it. That’s the question people often ponder about, and they usually wonder that whenever they read a book, watch a movie, etc. One movie that dives into this matter is George Nolfi’s movie The Adjustment Bureau. In the movie a congressman named David falls in love with a dancer named Elise, but it turns out a group of everymen referred to as the Adjustment Bureau try to make sure that David never meets Elise again so they can get back on the plan made by their chairman....   [tags: Free will, Determinism, Libertarianism, Causality]

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Movie Analysis : Man With A Movie Camera

- However, in stark contrast to The General, other films were being made around the world that did not follow a simple Hollywood structure, but rather were more experimental with what a movie could be. Man With a Movie Camera (1929), a very ahead of its time, utilized a completely different style of filmmaking that resonated strongly with the ideals of the Soviet Union. Thus, Man With a Movie Camera sought out to make the everyday people of the Soviet Union the stars of the film. This idea was completely revolutionary as well, and almost by necessity, introduced a new style of editing to fit the story—or rather the documentation—that director Dziga Vertov was trying to tell....   [tags: Film, Silent film, Camera, Joan of Arc]

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The Movie ' The Film '

- The film was based on a young teenager named Telly and a girl named Jenny. Throughout the movie it shows how Telly just thinks about taking young girls virginity when it seems like he has no clue he is HIV positive. In the other hand Jennie, a girl who had a sex with Telly last summer agrees to go get tested in order to be more of a support system towards her friend who has been more sexually active. To their surprise It turns out she is HIV positive who has only had sex with one guy which was Telly....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Movie Review : The Movie I Chose

- The movie I chose is The Help, I have the DVD and watched it over the weekend. The reason I chose to review this movie is because It was an eye opener to the amount of abuse black people faced while working for white families. This movie discusses the relationship between whites and blacks during the Civil Rights era in 1962. I watched the movie in my room with the television my mother purchased in honor of my birthday. I feel very comfortable in my room, it’s a safe haven for me to escape from the outside world....   [tags: White people, African American, Black people]

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The Movie ' The Matrix '

- The Wachowski brothers wrote and directed the movie The Matrix. These brothers write about a very complex world that is unparalleled to anything our minds can grasp through mere thought. That is the purpose of the characters portrayed throughout the movie. Thomas Anderson, Neo, is a very distraught man. He knows there is something more to the world he senses, but he cannot quite get there without the help of others that once struggled this same battle his is internally struggling. That is where two of our other characters come into play, Morpheus and Trinity....   [tags: The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded]

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Movie Review : Movie Industries On A Hole

- Review a Movie These days my schedule has placed me on a very restrictive list that I have to chose what is most important in my life, rather it be school, work, talking care of the family,or seeing a movie. In which I find vertically impossible these last therefore ,I have not seen a movie recently, however, I will give my opinion on what I think about the movie industries on a hole. Thus, here goes do you have a favorite movie, one that makes you laugh uncontrollably you just had to watch it again....   [tags: Race, Black people, Film, African American]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The '

- Caspian was throwing knives as darts again. Sebastian taunted him from a few feet away, challenging both him and his sister. Boxes of Alice’s unpacked items were pushed into a corner and my heart sank again. The music drifted within the room on a low volume, the movie overpowering the background sound. Alice was on the couch, opening a gift from Zeldyn, revealing a new pocketknife in the packaging. Her initials were carved onto the blade. As hard as I tried, I couldn’t stop accidently looking at Vesper who, every so often, noticed....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2007 singles, Debut albums]

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Movie : ' The Purge '

- Going to the Movies: "The Purge" In today 's society, movies are viewed as a way of relaxation. Movie lovers enjoy seeing scenes in movies based on real life events. Some of these scenes may include high rates of violence that can cause destruction and serious chaos if implemented in real life. What comes to people 's mind when they hear the word "purge". The purge is fiction movie directed by James deMonaco which retracts events that would totally cause some controversy within a society. As the theme of the movie suggests, that is the time of the year that all the insane and illegal actions come to be legal for twelve-four hour period....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Terrorism]

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The Movie ' Chocolat '

- Today I watched the movie Chocolat. As a baker myself I was drawn to this movie due to the fact that the main character Vianne was a chocolatier. I really enjoyed this movie and would suggest anyone who has not seen it to watch it. The movie was mainly about Vianne moving from city to city with her daughter Anouk. They moved to a small village where she opened a chocolate shop. The townspeople we weary of her at first but most of them quickly warmed up to her. The town 's count did not warm up to her until the very end of the movie but he was trying to get her out of the village for most of the movie....   [tags: Chocolate, Types of chocolate]

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The Movie ' Pocahontas '

- Disney produced a movie called Pocahontas in the year 1995. The movie is about a Native American girl, named Pocahontas. Through Pocahontas spirit, she senses that great change is bound to happen in her village. As predicted a ship lands, and within the ship are Englishmen in search of gold. While roaming the land, Pocahontas encounters the captain of the ship, John Smith. Curiosity got the best of them and soon enough they fall in love with each other. While they spend time together, they learn and discover many new things about each other that both did not know....   [tags: Pocahontas, John Rolfe]

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The Movie ' The Wreck '

- The Wreck The mid-summer of September 11, 2011 was one of the scariest things that had ever happened to me. You know how you watch a movie that has one of them scenes that has a really bad car wreck and either, someone dies or everyone somehow survive. Well, that’s how I felt when I got into this wreck. This one had really shaken me up extremely bad it was like my life flash before my eyes and especially knowing that I probably wouldn’t get to see what I was having yet. Yes, at that time I was pregnant and that what made the whole situation so terrifying and so nerve wrecking....   [tags: Coming out, English-language films, Pregnancy]

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The Movie ' Boyhood '

- To me, the movie Boyhood, stuck out to me for so many reasons. The most important reason for why it stuck out to me is because it changed the way I thought about life and people. It made me realize that I should be grateful for what I have, because not everyone has the same advantages or luck that I have in life. Another reason as to why this movie opened my eyes, is that it made me stop comparing myself to others, and only worry about myself, or those that matter to me. Nobody is identical and we are all different in our own ways....   [tags: Thought, Human, Man, Mind]

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The Movie ' Crash '

- The film Crash, describes the lives of people of different ethnicities who encounter one another along with struggling to handle racism. It is rare that we see a movie combining several different stories presented in a way that addresses some of the most piercing problems in society today. The movie is set in the Los Angeles area, Crash tells the intertwining stories of different races, ethnic groups, social economic statuses, the people behind the law, and people running from it. Just as in the movie we “crash” into each other in life, which is an expected thing....   [tags: Race, Discrimination, Stereotype, Prejudice]

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Movie Analysis : The Movie ' Notorious ' And ' The Birds '

- In nearly all of Hitchcock’s films, behind many male characters lies a strong mother figure. In keeping with Freudian psychology, the mother plays an important role in our understanding of the characters. During his career, Hitchcock’s own mother had passed away and many critics speculate that he crafted these mothers to express those repressed emotions. Three films with particularly interesting mother characters include Notorious, Pyscho, and The Birds. Each have a very unique backstory but remain a central part of the movie’s storyline and our understanding of the son....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Family, Mother, Alfred Hitchcock]

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Movie Analysis : Spy Movie ' Spy '

- The movie “Spy” starring Melissa McCarthy is full of action and comedy; I was filled with laughter. It felt good to watch a funny movie after such a hectic work day. My energy level is positive high. In the movie Melissa displayed grittiness to complete her mission as a Spy. I scored a four on the grit scale survey; which showed a high gritty personality. I used to feel I had the skills; needed to overcome obstacles and continue forward towards my goals. I failed two exams, grammar is horrible in essays, and my job is beyond stressful; with that in mind, I no longer feel gritty....   [tags: Happiness, Personal life, Management, Employment]

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The Movie ' The Matrix '

- Depersonalization, the feeling that you are always trapped in a dream, one may think that they have a full grip on “reality”: but how do you decipher between reality and a forged reality. The matrix is a captivating Sifi that seems to break the boundaries of what we as humans see today. In the movie Thomas Anderson or as he is known in the computer world Neo finds himself to be perplexed unable to depict the difference between his dream world and so called reality. This all changes when he is contacted by an unknown user via his computer....   [tags: Morpheus, The Matrix, Redpill, The Matrix Reloaded]

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The Movie ' The Hobbit '

- The world we live in is consumed by money. It seem like people could never have enough, worry about the amount of money that they have, and sometimes spend it when really do not have it. Money is, without a doubt, a power thing that can control and ruin a person’s life if they let it. In First Timothy 6:10, Paul writes, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.” Now obviously Paul is not saying that money in its self is evil but when someone loves it that is when evil things happen....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Family]

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The Movie On the Waterfront

- The movie On the Waterfront begins with a long shot and the surroundings on the edge of a waterfront. There is a dark lighting like sunset is about to hit, and we are able to see a giant cruise liner in the harbor. The giant boat stands out in the light, and the much of the water is dark. There are many horizontal lines that define the giant boat, and a few vertical lines are able to get distinguished by the small boat with the mast on it as well as the shed on the side. The music has rapidity and suspense that leads you to think that something bad is about to happen....   [tags: film review and analysis]

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The Movie ' Boyhood '

- Mason was throughout the movie a continually evolving character, both biologically, cognitively and socio-emotionally. The film takes place over the course of 12 years, and it was shot over the course of 12 years. So basically, we watched Mason and the actors getting older for real for 12 years. It makes the movie and characters more original. Ellar Coltrane was a 6 year old boy when he was casted to be the character as Mason for the movie “Boyhood.” Mason was just entering in middle childhood, and basically the next 12 years of his life was already planned out for him....   [tags: Erik Erikson, Developmental psychology, Family]

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Movie Analysis : Man With A Movie Camera

- The Bolshevik Revolution was a defining turning point in Russian history. This overall revolution consisted of two individual revolutions in 1917 which resulted in the overthrow of the Tsarist government and the formation of a socialist society led by Vladimir Lenin’s radical Bolsheviks. For a moment with such enormous weight like the Bolshevik Revolution, there will be various interpretations on the true results of that moment and the meaning and value of these results. The film Man with a Movie Camera deals with the results of the Bolshevik Revolution and the early Soviet Society it birthed as it utilizes footage of one day in this early Soviet Union, thus making it worthy of examination....   [tags: Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin, Close-up, Bolshevik]

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The Movie ' Luther '

- Luther (2003) The movie film “Luther” came out in 2003 and was directed by Eric Till and also produced by Christian Stehr, Alexander Theis and Brigitte. There were several actors that took part in the film. Three actors stood out that their roles will be important to the characters they will be playing is, Joseph Fiennes who plays Luther, Alfred Molina who plays the character Johann Tetzel, and Jonathan Firth playing the character Girolamo Aleander. Also a noble and noteworthy actor Sir peter Ustinov who plays the character Fredrick the Wise, who is Luther’s most avid and powerful defenders....   [tags: Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation]

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The Movie ' Enough '

- The film “Enough” was released on May 24, 2002 making a profit of 51.8 million dollars. The movie has a big impact on women that were or are being physically and mentally abused. The main character Slim, focuses not only on protecting her child, but herself from her abusing cheating husband. Throughout the movie, Slim shows that abuse in a relationship can happen to anyone even to people who think would never happen to them. However, there is a point in her life where Slim reflects she’d had enough and decides to take care of the problem herself....   [tags: Physical abuse, Abuse, Woman]

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The Movie ' Crash '

- America has proven to be a very diverse and mixed culture. Our society is compiled with various ethnicities, religions, moral standards, and so much more. With all that combined there is bound to be racial clashing, religion bashing, and abstention. The movie “Crash” depicts how cultural identity affects Americans everyday by stereotyping, nonverbal communication, and avoidance. An inevitable reality that Americans face all too often, or even just human culture in general, is stereotyping. As human beings we observe one another and frequently come to a conclusion about an individual solely based on these observations....   [tags: Race, Black people, Race, White people]

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The Movie ' Crash '

- “Crash” The 2004 movie, Crash, involves stories about Caucasians, African Americans, Koreans, Iranians, Hispanics, rich, poor, criminals, cops, powerless, and powerful, and the actions and effects of racism. Funny thing is, all the characters are both victims and guilty of racism. These feelings of resentment and prejudice causes the characters to “crash” against each other, and the consequences are observed all throughout the movie. In the beginning, a black male, who is a detective, talks about how people need to “crash” into each other in Los Angeles to feel the sense of touch from people....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people]

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The Movie ' Mama '

- The production of film has drastically changed over the two centuries, starting from black and white pictures shown one at a time rapidly, to computer generated animation with precision details and special effects. All films are made with the common goal of entertainment to the viewers, but each one portrays a different form of popular genre, such as comedy, education, drama, romance, or horror. Each specific genre of film has their own goals in mind when writing and producing movies as to how they will interest viewers....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Horror and terror, Halloween]

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Movie Analysis : Man With A Movie Camera

- “Man with a Movie Camera” is a documentary film with no story line and no actors, directed by Soviet director Dziga Vertov. Vertov 's feature film, produced by the film studio VUFKU, presents urban life in the Soviet cities of Kiev, Kharkov, Moscow and Odessa.[1] From dawn to dusk Soviet citizens are shown at work and at play, and interacting with the machinery of modern life. To the extent that it can be said to have "characters," they are the cameramen of the title, the film editor, and the modern Soviet Union they discover and present in the film....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Infant, Fetus]

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Movie Review : Memento Movie ' Memento '

- Is it really ok to lie to one’s self. What if one couldn’t actually remember certain life events, is it better to lie and make everything better or actually take the truth no matter what condition one end up left in. Memento is a film shot and written very differently from movies of the same genre. Not only was it very confusing, but it was a film that required a great amount of focus as well as deep analysis from the audience’s part. In the beginning, the audience is introduced to a character named Leonard Shelby who is on a mission to find his wife’s murderer and rapist to get his rightful revenge....   [tags: Truth, Lie, English-language films, Jerry Seinfeld]

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The Movie ' Halloween '

- Each of the teenagers in the group plays an archetypal role that can found in many of the horror films of the last thirty years. Jules plays the role of ‘The Whore’, Curt ‘The Athlete’, Holden ‘The Scholar’, Marty ‘The Fool’, and Dana ‘The Virgin’. The remaining two in the third act of the film, Marty and Dana, discover that the order in which they group dies can be flexible, as long as ‘The Whore’ dies first and ‘The Virgin’ lives or is the last to perish. This revelation for the characters partly acts as a critique of the moralistic view of sex as resulting in death in the traditional slasher movie....   [tags: Horror film, Slasher film, Film, Halloween]

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The Movie ' Crash '

- "Crash" tells interlocking stories of whites, blacks, Latinos, Koreans, Iranians, cops and criminals, the rich and the poor, the powerful and powerless, all defined in one way or another by racism. All are victims of it, and all are guilty it. Sometimes, yes, they rise above it, although it is never that simple. Their negative impulses may be instinctive, their positive impulses may be dangerous, and who knows what the other person is thinking. The result is a movie of intense fascination; we understand quickly enough who the characters are and what their lives are like, but we have no idea how they will behave, because so much depends on accident....   [tags: White people, Race, Black people, Miscegenation]

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The Movie ' Grease '

- With each new decade comes a new perception of girls made popular by the film industry. Girls themselves, as well, are changing as decades pass. In the cinematic classics Grease (1978), as depicted in the fifties, Clueless (1995), and Legally Blonde (2001), the films’ heroines have all been framed in the image of the best young female form of that decade by means of their looks, behavior, and place in society. As time goes by between each film, it is clear that girls and girlhoods have progressed by how the young ladies in the movies are portrayed....   [tags: Girl, Female, Film, Boy]

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The Movie ' Bridesmaids '

- The movie Bridesmaids has been my favorite movie since the first time I viewed it, with just the perfect amount of humor and real-life difficulties to satisfy. After I started learning about interpersonal communication I realized how many of my personal relationships use the concepts we have discussed as well as how I have used the concepts while becoming who I am now. From the beginning of the film until the end Annie is struggling to find her own self, often she is experiencing the negative cycle of the self-concept....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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The Movie ' Gladiator '

- The movie, “Gladiator” is based on the life of a war hero in the Roman era. Maximus was the main character in the movie who led the northern army against the Germanic tribes near Vindobona. Maximus had to make major decisions throughout the storyline to survive and become as great as he was. He went from a war hero, to an enslaved gladiator who had to constantly fight for freedom to regain his respect. He wanted to become free again, so he put his heart into his actions. These concepts that we have learned through our organizational behavior course has shown throughout the characters....   [tags: Motivation, Leadership, Marcus Aurelius]

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Analysis of the Movie, The Insider

- The Insider (1999) is a film rife with ethical dilemmas, suspense and controversy. It is based on a true story related to a 1994 episode of the CBS news show 60 Minutes that never aired. The plot puts Dr. Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) at odds with Brown & Williamson, the third largest tobacco companies in the country. Wigand was fired from his position as Vice President of Research and Development, at which he was instructed to hide information related to the addictive nature of nicotine. The plot takes off when Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino), producer for 60 Minutes, discovers that Wigand has a story to tell....   [tags: Insider Movie Film Analysis]

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The Movie ' Cinderella '

- Many pieces of literature give different perspectives and change over time. Some may incorporate the same characters along with the same concept, but some contain opposite perspectives of the stories. Cinderella has two different films that tell the same story but they contain different concepts throughout the films. While the 1950’s version of Cinderella does not reveal Cinderella’s mother, the 2015 film version reveals her mother and makes the step sisters more attractive In the 1950 film they never revealed her mother....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Ugly sisters, Film]

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The Movie ' Crash '

- The movie Crash is in the streets of Los Angeles. If you notice all of the characters seem to play the victim and accuser in different racial situations. There is a story behind each character over a two day period. There is the detective who is prejudice against his own race whose younger brother is a criminal. There is Jean who is prejudice against black people after getting robbed. John is the cop who is racist against all black people and sexually assaults Christine in front of her husband. This movies show’s so many of the social psychological principles through the story of each individual....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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The Movie ' Cinderella '

- noticed that in a number of films the father is dead thus it is impossible to protect his children, such as in Cinderella. Also stepfathers seem to not be portrayed in pop culture as evil thus stepmothers are the only ones that receive such hideous flack. Because stepfathers are not portrayed in a negative way, when it comes to real life they have less difficultly finding their place in their new family. (Church 1994) (Hall and Bishop 2009) Stepmothers in Popular Culture The evil stepmother was first seen in the original story of Cinderella which was written in 1697 by XXX....   [tags: Family, Mother, Stepfamily, Father]

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The Movie ' Avatar '

- After watching Avatar, I had the same feeling as I saw Star War. The movie "Avatar" is directed by James Cameron, who has directing talent. He was the father of the film series belongs whose name was in cinema productions, such as Terminator, Alien, True Lies, and especially the Titanic. Investment funding for Avatar was estimated 285 million dollars, the biggest cost in the history of world cinema has ever known. "Avatar" is not only worth seeing but also deserve better praises with the most enthusiasm....   [tags: Avatar, James Cameron, Zoe Saldana]

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The Movie ' Clueless '

- 1995 Clueless Film It is known that not all films adaptations closely follow the novel that it is adapting. A lot of times film adaptations create something new and unique while still using novels to help. The 1995 film Clueless is an example of this as it used elements from Austen’s novel Emma. Clueless was released in theaters on July 19th 1005 and was directed and written by American director Amy Heckerling. In the film, Heckerling used characters and plot elements from Austen’s novel Emma while building something original and unique....   [tags: Emma, Jane Austen, Clueless, Novel]

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The Movie ' Gladiator '

- The film, Gladiator, takes place in Rome during AD 180 and the current emperor, Marcus Aurelius and his best general, Maximus, have won the war against the barbaric Germanic tribes. Marcus is an old man and his wish is to have Rome turned into a republic again and to see Maximus inherit his powers until the Senate is strong enough to rule all of Rome. Unfortunately when Marcus’s son, Commodus, hears of who will take his place and his father’s wishes, he murders his father in cold blood and takes the throne for himself....   [tags: Antisocial personality disorder, Psychopathy]

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The Movie ' Jarhead '

- Conclusion: It is often difficult for individuals to disobey authority figures and groups based on these primary reasons; individuals will obey malevolent authority as from legitimate figure, decision making are often influenced by groups and unceasing quest for achievement causes humanity to have a hard time disobeying any legitimate authorities or groups given the fact that we are acting on self-deception in order to satisfy our inner ego, groups and with structural laws given to us as the correct way to obey....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, United States]

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The Movie ' Coraline '

- Females are often looked down on by society as males stereotypically dominate the roles of machismo and independence, leaving no space for females to demonstrate their own strength. Coraline, a children’s animation intended to be a fantasy but instead a production laced with horror elements, includes numerous female characters that embrace society’s predetermined standards. As the audience follows the journey of the protagonist Coraline, stereotypes of women being dependent and not having a voice are unrefreshingly accepted by the female characters in the film....   [tags: Gender, Female, Woman, Male]

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The Movie ' Juno '

- Juno is a movie picture which presents formative stages, clashes, and limitations that one needs to experience amid their developing adulthood. The hero in the film Juno needed to go up against an early pregnancy at sixteen. Instead years old of going through a premature birth, she chooses to bring forth the infant and set up an adoption. The story spins around the weight she needs to experience in her first adulthood, clashes of feeling and quandaries of taking right decisions. The account of Juno reflects encounters of both screenwriter Diablo Cody and chief Jason Reitman....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Anal stage, Phallic stage]

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The Movie ' Tangled '

- As the movie Tangled tells us, birthdays are “kind of an annual thing.” Luckily, I have someone to remind me every year what Mother Gothel seems to forget. Both me and my sister came into the world on an early August morning in the year 2000 with only 5 minutes separating us. While I was happy and healthy, all ten fingers and toes, she was immediately rushed to the NICU because she still contained some fluid in her lungs, confining her to the hospital while I could go home with my parents. She was not there for long, only about two weeks, which is still to this day the longest period of time that both Alex and Meredith Reece have ever been apart from one another....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Parent, Birthday]

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The Movie The Hammer

- Before watching the movie the “The Hammer” I didn’t know what to expect. I had never seen a deaf movie before and I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to understand the movie completely. Watching the movie wasn’t as hard as I expected it to be, and I enjoyed it. The best part about it was that it’s based on the true story about Matthew “The Hammer” Hamill. The movie starts off by introducing a little boy named Matt. We find out that Matt is completely deaf. His grandfather doesn’t take the new lightly and is slightly in denial on the fact that his grandson is deaf....   [tags: film analysis and review]

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The Movie 'In Time'

- “In Time” The movie “In Time” takes place in a world where time has become the currency. People use time ultimately to stay alive, to pay for rent, and pay for foods and goods. Once you hit the age of 25, you stop aging but you’re genetically engineered to live only one more year unless you can buy your way out of it. The people who live the longest are the wealthiest people, they can live forever and are essentially immortal. The rest of the people who live in the ghettos live day by day by working very low paying jobs, stealing or begging for time....   [tags: film analysis, topic of macroeconomics]

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Lincoln, the Movie

- Lincoln is a riveting movie on the true events leading up to the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment and the end of the Civil War. Lincoln is directed by Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis starred in the movie as Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is based on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Lincoln was nominated for twelve Academy Awards. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globe Awards. Despite all the good praise for Lincoln, there was still some criticisms about the Lincoln by movie critics....   [tags: film analysis]

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The Movie Titus

- The movie Titus directed by Julie Taymor a well awarded director who has created many visual arts, made countless thought-provoking choices when directing Titus, a movie based off the book Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare. Titus Andronicus is a tragedy highlighting Titus, a roman general that becomes obsessed with getting revenge with Tamora, a previous prisoner of his and the Queen of Goths. When Taymor directed the film Titus she incorporated many aspects from the present (when the movie was made) and the era the book was written in, during Shakespearean times, to relate to the audience at that time and still remain true to the story....   [tags: Julie Taymor, director, film analysis]

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Movie Review : Why We Crave Horror Movie

- In the essay “Why We Crave Horror Movie,” Stephen King describes that horror movies are beneficial for the people because we are all mentally ill. King explains that horror movie is a sort of release because everyone has a dark side in our body, so watching horror movie can keep the hungry alligators under control. People watch horror movie because they want to prove themselves that they are not afraid of a horror movie, and they are normal people too. King describes horror movie like a roller coaster, so people have enough courage to sit through the whole ride....   [tags: Horror film, Fear, Film, Slasher film]

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The Movie Moonstruck

- ... When things cool down, they both go up to his apartment to have a serious conversation. This is where things get so heated. Something weird happened; Ronny flipped the table and made out with Loretta because, instantly, on film I felt this sort of I’ve never felt with her husband to be. It seems as if Loretta and Johnny had never been in love because the way they interacted with each other was romantic. It was awkward, because that Loretta is engaged to his brother. There were several things that were going on at the same time amongst them which resulted in sub plots in the film which included, Loretta’s father Cosmo was basically with another woman while the mother introduced herself...   [tags: film analysis, humor, life]

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Splice: The Movie

- Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are the central subject of the movie Splice. A couple of brilliant but rebellious scientists combine genes from different plant and animal species to create a new life form. While this is a fictional film, GMOs are very real. The use of GMOs is currently under serious scrutiny and debate. Our foods and some animals are already being genetically modified, are humans the next step. Splice performs this ultimate experiment, and then suffers the ethical challenges and consequences the decision triggers....   [tags: Film Review GMOs]

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Romeo and Juliet: Interpretation of Play and Movie

- The environment surrounding the star-crossed lovers in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet can influence audiences who may interpret the scenes in different ways. The audience can be greatly affected in their interpretation of the story by the mise-en-scene, costuming, and the hidden symbolic meaning. This great piece of literature was edited in two unique and intriguing forms, one Zeferelli directed which was filmed in 1968, and the modern version produced in 1996. The different scenes throughout the length of the party were the most influential to me in that I saw how different these movies were directed, and the different meaning I experienced from watching these movies....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]

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Movie Essays - Filming the Epic of Gilgamesh

- Filming the Epic of Gilgamesh In order to undertake a project of this epic magnitude, one must first consider the many differing ways the film could take hold. The Epic of Gilgamesh is an age old story whose main attractions will be it's originality and antiquity. To cash in properly on Gilgamesh we must focus on bringing out the idea of Gilgamesh predating similar stories, casting actors who will capture the characters' mannerisms while still being easy to relate to, and using optimal special effects to combat the preconceived notions an audience may have about movies of this kind (thanks to the likes of Kevin Sorbo and Steve Reeves)....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]

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Movie Essays - Oedipal Hamlet in Film

- Oedipal Hamlet on Film        It has commonly been suggested by such disciples of Sigmund Freud as Ernest Jones that Shakespeare's character of Hamlet is the victim of an Oedipus complex. While any reading of the play Hamlet, Prince of Denmark that focuses on the text and not the psychoanalytical fads of the current age disproves any notion of Hamlet's oedipal nature, many film artists have followed popular psychology and have adopted this theory for the screen. Whether out of precedent, pressure, or some need to discover some complex in Hamlet, this has become a very popular trend for filmmakers....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Attendance At The Local Movie Theaters '

- Attendance at the local movie theaters is still a main source of revenue for the motion picture industry. Production companies are spitting out movies on a constant basis to push return customers to the theater. There are many non-data factors that can make a movie successful. Relevance, star power, cinematography (technical effects), adaptations and how the critics rate the movie are just a few of the factors that can help a movie become successful. Production companies then look at the financial data to see if the project is to be considered a successful....   [tags: Standard deviation, Arithmetic mean, Mean, Median]

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Movie Analysis : Mulan 's Movie ' Mulan '

- When you 're a kid all you would think about is candy, playing, being with your family, and movies. On particular movie has always been my favorite and it is the comedy-drama Mulan which was released in 1998. The movie Mulan is about a girl who disguises herself as a man to save her injured father from being killed in a war. A group called the Huns invaded the Great Wall of China to go after the emperor and take over the country. The emperor ordered all men to be called into battle. Mulan couldn 't really fulfill her traditional gender roles....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Transgender]

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The Movie Princess Mononoke ( 1998 ) Is The First Movie

- The movie Princess Mononoke (1998) is the first movie in my memory. As a child it stuck with me where many movies didn 't. When I watched other kids movies, they felt lame. It would not be until I watched the movie when much older, that I would see the gore, and carefully crafted messages portrayed. These messages not only resonated with me, but helped shape me into how I am today. I will not go into much actual detail on the plot. This would ruin the movie for others. But I will go over the ideas presented through out, and my thoughts on them....   [tags: Mind, Thought, 2001 albums, Happiness]

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The Book is Better than the Movie: What is a Bad Movie?

- ... In the book we can see that she uses her critical thinking to interpret all her situations and figure out why things are happening, based on the knowledge she already know. Using this skill helps her overcome her struggles, for example, during the beginning days of the Hunger Games Katniss almost died of dehydration. For the first two days she spent all her time trying to find water and collapses on the ground thats when she starts thinking of a reason why Haymitch won't send her any water and she sees it as a message that the only “one good reason Haymitch could be withholding water from [her] is because he knows [she’s] almost found it.”(169) Besides the book showing her skills it also...   [tags: the hunger games, control the people]

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Colonialism And Cultural Identity : The Movie, Avatar, And The Tarzan Movie

- Colonialism’s Attempt to Destroy Cultural Identity “I was a warrior who dreamed he could bring peace. Sooner or later, though, you always wake up” (Cameron, Avatar). This quote is pulled from the movie Avatar, and it explains how the fantasy of peace in the world is almost forever unattainable. In order to face reality, you have to face the fact that the world is almost never at peace. There cannot be peace because there will always be individuals with uncompromising views, a lack of respect for cultural variances, and greed....   [tags: Culture, Anthropology]

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The Movie Coach Carter Is A Most Inspirational And Motivational Movie

- Practice + Pain =Success The movie Coach Carter is a very inspirational and motivational movie. Coach Carter takes over coaching his high school basketball team. The team is a group of students who are rude, undisciplined, and out of control. Coach shows many different levels of negotiations throughout the movie. He uses many tools to accomplish his goals such as the want factor, collaboration, crafting agreements, and negotiation change. The move consists of six main characters. Coach Carter and principle Garrison are the two guiding adults in the movie....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Coach Carter, Education]

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Movie Analysis : ' The Happy Scene At The End Of The Movie '

- DENOUEMENT 27. What did Chuck come to understand based on the experiences he went through in the movie. The denoument of the film begins in the scene in the car outside of Kelly’s house when the decision is made that she will stay with her husband. He came to understand to appriciate life, because chuck will always time everything he did. Time control his life, he did not spend much time with his girlfriend, he will alyways be traveling, delivering packages. 28. What does the happy scene at the end of the movie foreshadow....   [tags: Thought, Idea, English-language films, IDeaS]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Alice Wonderland '

- A few genres of movies that I am drawn to are fantasy, adventure, musical, animated, and family films. Two movies that fall up under at least two of the genres are Alice in Wonderland, made in 1951, and Alice in Wonderland, made in 2010. I chose the two movies of Alice in Wonderland because not only do they both bring to life the story of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, but they each also have contributed to my childhood. Growing up, I remember watching the original movie with classmates and wanting it to be a real-life movie....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]

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The Movie ' The Kite Runner '

- The movie The Kite Runner is based on the book and it contains both subtle and explicit differences as all books and movies do. Both the book and the movie have very compelling and moralistic themes though at times the movie’s themes seem limited. The themes presented throughout the movie and the book are penance, loyalty, prejudice, religion and growing up. The characterization, overall plot of the movie and the setting of the book seem to be consistent with each other though at times they both may vary both slightly and drastically....   [tags: Hazara people, The Kite Runner, Fighter kite]

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The Horror Of The Movie The Purge

- The movie The Purge is built on many elements from Burke’s theory about the sublime. The main ones that are seen more than once in the movie is terror, obscurity, power, and the violence. The sublime theory is used in many of the horror movies, because it makes the people feel an emotion that they can’t express. When people watch The Purge it has them on the edge of their seats to see what is going to happen next in the movie. The use of the sublime theory in the horror movies is to give the public what they want....   [tags: Horror film, Film, Violence, Horror and terror]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Manchurian Candidate '

- For some people a sad story, yet for others a message to the people that see the movie. The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is a movie made after the time of the Cold War (1945-1952) . Indeed, there are reasons to believe that this movie is anti-communist by the fact that it presents traits of some Cold War features such as espionage and maybe proof of McCarthyism. As an important part of the movie, the beginning, started with a troop of Americans in Korea that were caught by Russians due to a schemed trap....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union, Communism]

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Movie Analysis : Movies And Movies

- Entertainment can be found in many sources, one of the main sources of entertainment by today is films and television drams. Movies can take viewers to many levels of emotions, such as happiness, sadness, anger and fear. Since the early days film industry was able to invent new ideas as well as convert books in to movies with the time. Which made the movies to genre in to deferent categories such as western, comedy, musical, war, gangster, horror and some popular topics of the time of the movie has made....   [tags: Film, Film director, National Film Registry]

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Movie Review : The Kill A Mockingbird

- A movie rarely does a book justice, the To Kill a Mockingbird movie truly brought the book to life. However, the book is still better than the movie. The book is far superior because, the movie deviates character development by leaving out certain events, the movie is missing key characters such as Aunt Alexandra, and some casting choices took away from certain characters. First of all, the movie left out specific events and characters, which deviated the story. The three summers in the book are condensed into a summer and a half....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Actor]

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Harry Potter: The Book and The Movie

- The movie adaptation of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a very pivotal movie in the series. Like the book, this movie is crucial in setting up an understanding for the rest of the series. Therefore it is important that the movie complements the novel as much as possible. Using one of the most essential features of a movie; visual imagery, the movie adaptation of the fourth novel is a good accompaniment for the novel. The visual imagery in this movie emphasizes emotions and reactions that we cannot possibly obtain from the book....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Memento '

- Have you ever had the feeling of deja vu or forgetting why you walked downstairs for no reason. In the movie Memento, Lenny, the main character, has a condition. He has short-term memory loss and it is his achilles tendon in finding his wife’s murderer. Throughout the movie, it is a wacked out timeline of events that goes from the present to the past, goes a little bit further before the present, but then jumps back further back in the story. It can be at parts difficult to understand, but every flashback gives the audience an important clue about the murder and soon changes what you thought was right into the complete opposite....   [tags: Murder, Thought, Mind, Face]

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The Movie ' Birth Of A Nation '

- Allow the Movie The mistakes done in the past cannot define a person’s life, but can be a life lesson to do remarkable things in the future. The movie “Birth of a Nation” is settling a lot of controversy before coming out in theaters, because of the film director, writer, and star of the movie his name is Nate Parker because of his past, when he was a student at Penn State University where he rape a fellow female student and was accused of rape in 1999 and two years later he was free of charge....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Shawshank Redemption '

- The way Shawshank Redemption is portrayed with similarities and differences between the novella and the movie is that the plot and climax are completely different. The novella is written by Stephen King and is titled: "Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption." The movie is directed by Frank Darabont and is called: The Shawshank Redemption. There are many things such as the way the warden 's punishment was incorporated differently in the movie that the novella did not give insight through towards the plot and the climax....   [tags: The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont]

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Film Analysis : The Film ' The Movie '

- in Pennsylvania, he encourages Nicki to audition for the show. Again, the film depicts Nicki, as a weak woman who is obsessed with sex. Lastly, another instance where women are depicted with a negative connotation is when the pornographer that Max gets in contact with to find out the truth about Videodrome, is a female. Even though this movie was aired in the 1980’s, and women did not have the voice that they have today, it is these types of movies that set a precedent for other movies to follow....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Robotics]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Django '

- Django: Unchained Film poster advertisements are meant to attract an audience, but no one actually pays attention to every single detail that is on a poster. Every detail that is put on a poster could give an idea on what type of movie it is and who is the main character, but some movie posters fail to do so and could also convey the wrong idea. Django: Unchained was released in 2013 and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The top billed Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L....   [tags: Antagonist, Protagonist, False protagonist]

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The Movie ' Fury ' By Brad Pitt

- “Fury”, a noun perfectly describing the Sherman tank marching on Nazi soil. World War II was the battle between war machines for global power. Advance technology produced tanks capable of several hundred horsepower and tremendous firepower. Many notorious tanks were present on the battlefield during this time. The movie, “Fury”, featuring Brad Pitt is a fictional story of tank crew fighting in Nazi Germany. ”Fury” is a fantastic movie, but is it historically accurate. The movie stayed true to its historical background in many categories....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Nazi Germany, Tank]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Dazed And Confused '

- ‘Dazed and Confused’ made it’s debut on September 24, 1993 and did not obtain instant success in the box office but has been considered a classic because of how well the movie captured the free will and problems of high school aged kids. The movie’s setting is a high school in Texas during 1976, and follows a diverse group of teens as they go through their last day of school before summer break. The movie embodies what it feels like to be that age by depicting the conflicts that kids their age face and allowing you to relate to them....   [tags: Adolescence, High school, Puberty, Preadolescence]

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How to Make a Movie

- We all, at one point, have grabbed a camera, gathered up our friends, and tried to make a movie. I remember doing that a lot back in second grade. I sometimes still do. Making a professional movie is very different than some small, home-made movie. Home movies are filmed in a house or in the public, while a professional movie is made in studios most of the time. Also, professional movies require lots of lighting and editing, while home movies are usually filmed without certain professional editing and lighting....   [tags: video, screenplay, production]

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V for Vendetta: The Movie and the Book

- for Vendetta Introduction Utopic and anti utopic movies and novels have always interested writers and directors from all over the world. In some sense, it is interesting to create new worlds, with new social and political systems. On the other hand, it is interesting, as well, to look for disadvantages of modern society and try to improve them. People were always striving to create a better world, even with words and images. In the past several years, there have been many movies devoted to the issue of future alternative reality....   [tags: Comparison, Contrast, Reality Analysis]

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Movie Review : ' The Great Gatsby '

- Did The Great Gatsby Movie Adaptation Stay True to the Original Version. Baz Luhrmann’s movies are known for their unorthodox visuals and creatively inserted music into the scene. Recently, he received some negative responses from his movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. His movie adaptation was considered unfaithful to the original text or story, despite using most of the same text and action. The Great Gatsby movie adaptation by Baz Luhrmann didn’t capture the essence of the original novel....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby]

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