Nationalism in Korean Cinema

Introduction The term nationalism has a wide base of meaning. It could mean a person’s commitment to his or her country, the idea of existence and recognition of individual nations or even a move to acquire independence of a nation from external forces. Peppermint Candy was a film produced in Korea in the year 1999 […]

God Grew Tired of Us

Introduction The title of the film “God Grew Tired of Us” is rather succinctly used by the film maker in order to help audiences understand the plight of the 3 main characters in the movie and how it relates to the greater theme of the plight of people throughout Africa and the Third World. Poverty, […]

Modern Times

Introduction The movie “Modern Times”, widely considered to be Chaplin’s greatest work follows the adventures of Chaplain as he attempts to find a suitable job despite various unfortunately events and high jinks causing him to lose jobs one after the other. While the movie itself is a comedy it does have various hidden metaphorical meanings […]

When Harry Met Sally

Introduction The movie, When Harry met Sally, initially presents audiences with a premise that focuses on the inability of men and women to form platonic relationships since sex gets in the way (Bennett, 24). This is one of the driving aspects of the film and is somewhat confirmed in the end when Harry and Sally […]