Movie review: Remember the Titans

Situational leadership is the idea that one changes his or her leadership style in a given situation. According to Hershey and Blanchard, the type of leadership that is appropriate for any given situation is driven by follower readiness or development. Readiness is based on two factors: ability, meaning the follower has the necessary knowledge, skill, … Read more

"The Maze" Movie Review

Feeling drugged, Thomas wakes up in an elevator car with no memory except his name. He finds he is part of a community of about 50 teen boys called Gladers, and all share the same pattern of memory loss. Their leader’s name is Alby. In an artificial environment built as an experiment by unknown, unseen … Read more

Padmaavat or Padmavati Movie Review

Padmaavat or Padmavati Movie Review is incomplete without talking about the commotion, aggression, anger and upheaval it created. Padmavati / Padmaavat depicts the legendary, Rani Padmavati, a heroic Rajput Queen of the Hindus. The Karni Sena opposed the film and aggressively demanded a ban; from intense violent threats to the director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, being … Read more

The story of Maleficent

“Maleficent may be known as a wicked villainess but she didn’t start off that way.” The story starts with meeting Maleficent as a child living alone in a tree, orphaned. In these early stages, Maleficent is confident and gentle. Then the story follows Maleficent’s encounter with Stefan, a boy from the surrounding village belonging to … Read more

Are the Middle East Wars Justified?

In the film documentary the fog of war, Robert McNamara, a former Secretary of Defense, talks about 11 lessons he learned. He addresses the actions taken by himself and the government during the Vietnam war. These lessons can also be applied to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In my opinion, the middle east wars … Read more

“Bela Seshe” assignment

This is an assignment about the movie “Bela Seshe” that was shown to our class. We were asked to write a review about the movie. The objective of the paper is to, first- learn about the movie and then to relate the movie with our society and also with our sociology course. The outline of … Read more

The Movie Money ball review

The Movie Money ball is based on the true events happened in Billy Beane’s life, He is he General Manager of the Oakland A’s Baseball team. Beane and his Assistant GM, Peter Brand hired under-valued players, so that they could reduce the budget with less than 40% of their competitors. In the 2001-02 season, the … Read more

“The Legend” Movie Review

This movie was going to be originally directed by Steven Spielberg but was later on passed to Clint Eastwood. It was the comeback of Clint to the Hollywood after his last movie ‘Trouble with the Curve’ in 2012. American Sniper is based on the autobiography of Chris Kyle named “The Legend”. It tells the real-life … Read more

Life Of Pi: The Contrast Between Words And Visuals

Uniqueness is a struggle to find throughout literature, especially within recreations of previously published stories. Once a story is told, the originality begins to dissipate and the audience skews the story. Popular novels transforming into films can be altered as well. This is specifically noticeable in the critically acclaimed story, Life of Pi, originally written … Read more

Analysis Of The Movie Dostana

The movie Dostana was directed by Tarun Mansukhani. Dostana tells the tale of two men who fake their sexuality, and pretend to be homosexual in order to rent out rooms in the apartment of Neha (played by Priyanka Chopra). The two men, Sam (played by Abhishek Bachchan) and Kunal (played by John Abraham), did so … Read more

The story of Maleficent

“Maleficent may be known as a wicked villainess but she didn’t start off that way.” The story starts with meeting Maleficent as a child living alone in a tree, orphaned. In these early stages, Maleficent is confident and gentle. Then the story follows Maleficent’s encounter with Stefan, a boy from the surrounding village belonging to … Read more

Black Widow in Age of Ultron

Gray argues that the definition of a superheroine’s “hotness” is “the establishment of a delicate balance of both sex appeal and physical strength” (Gray 91). This definition is applicable to the superheroine Black Widow in the film Avengers 2: Age of Ultron (2015). Black Widow, or Natasha Romanoff (played by Scarlet Johanson), is a spy … Read more

House of Flying Daggers

Women’s roles in film are changing significantly as a way to reflect society’s changing attitude towards them. This is beautifully illustrated in the film House of Flying Daggers, where the director, Zhang Yimou, portrays the changing roles of women, in this Chinese Wuxi martial-arts action-adventure movie, with a strong female lead protagonist, Mei, who is … Read more

The Movie Money ball review

The Movie Money ball is based on the true events happened in Billy Beane’s life, He is he General Manager of the Oakland A’s Baseball team. Beane and his Assistant GM, Peter Brand hired under-valued players, so that they could reduce the budget with less than 40% of their competitors. In the 2001-02 season, the … Read more

The Image & Cultural Representation Of Special Education Needs In The Film "Finding Nemo" By Pixar Animation Studios

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the image and cultural representation of special education needs through the description of media. Ellis (2018), has mentioned that nowadays, it is common that children have some disability and they need to have some special needs. People always stereotype those who have disability or impairment, which cause … Read more

Bowling For Columbine: Rhetorical Analysis

The documentary Bowling for Columbine demonstrates how America is very comfortable handling guns, he also talks about the consequences of this behavior like the “Columbine high school massacre” and many others school shootings and events that have happened because of this type of behavior. Michael Moore proves his point by interviewing people that attended the … Read more

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich Endless riches, untouchable fame, authority that would never dare be challenged. Isn’t that the goal? To live in a world where one can walk out of their beach house into their new Lamborghini knowing they don’t have a worry in the world simply because they have those material goods. Most see it … Read more

Bad Boys II Movie Review

The film Bad Boys II, starring two cops named Marcus and Mike (Martin Lawrence and Will Smith), is set in Miami where both partners are assigned to look for clues and evidence for an international drug dealer’s arrest. As they start with the investigation and stake outs, they find themselves insulting each other, fighting like … Read more

Review and analysis: Amelie (2001)

The foreign film chosen for analysis was Amelie (2001) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The film differs from that of a traditional American film. However, the acting and portrayal of the screenplay envelop the viewer into the world of Amelie, the main character. The film lacks large special effects and leads to a more raw film … Read more

Critical Movie Analysis about “Capitalism: A Love Story”

“Capitalism: A Love Story” is a documentary widely released to the public in the United States and Canada on October 2, 2009, which was written, produced, and directed by Michael Moore. The documentary tries to address the question: What is the price that America pays for its love of capitalism? Michael Moore makes determined efforts … Read more

The Movie Review, The Blind Side

The film I chose to write about is “The Blind Side”. The reason I chose this movie is because it deals with various sociological concepts, such as, being a non-traditional family, being an upper-class family taking in someone who was considered lower-class, and being a family that wasn’t all the same race. This movie is … Read more