The anti-hero: describing Rick in Casablanca

Rick, a kindhearted man with a strong moral compass, is far from the most detestable of the characters in Casablanca. While he demonstrates some qualities and actions that could lead to the assumption that he is loathsome, he is not to be confused with his cowardly counterparts. His tireless charade at the beginning of Casablanca … Read more

The Formality Of Casablanca Film

Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz and released in 1942, exhibits qualities of both the Classical Hollywood Narrative and Art Cinema. These two film structures are the equivalent to formalism in literature, but also point to other frameworks including feminism, postmodernism and new historicism. Art cinema and Classical Hollywood Narrative marry in Casablanca in a way … Read more

Casablanca Movie Analysis

Casablanca is a movie that took place in Casablanca, Morocco, which was the pace for people trying to get away from the bad conditions of the war in Europe as well as the Nazi concentration camps. This film demonstrates the conditions in Europe and the importance of the letters of transit, which allowed people to … Read more