Movie Erin Brockovich

The movie Erin Brockovich is a 2000 chef-d’oeuvre piece of art, which highlights effects of environmental pollution by industries across the world. The environmental issue raised in this film is water pollution by hexavalent chromium used by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) in Hinkley, California. In addition, the movie highlights an occupational health issue where […]

Solution Focused Therapy

Therapists, who rely on solution focused therapy, emphasise the role of exceptions or the situations when a person managed to cope with a problem that usually seemed insurmountable. Moreover, these practitioners lay stress on the idea that a patient has the strength to overcome such difficulties on a regular basis. This paper includes the discussion […]

The Movie “12 Years a Slave”

Introduction The American society has encountered many upheavals and changes within the past three centuries. Such developments have resulted in different social and political relationships in the country. Different conflict theories examine the origin of social struggles and disagreements. Such theories also explain why many people disagree with their leaders. Human beings require specific rights […]

The Corporation

“The Corporation” is an award winning Canadian documentary that explores the structures and autonomies of modern-day corporations. The film is the brainchild of Canadian law professor Joel Bakan. When the film was being produced, Bakan accompanied it with a book named “The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power”. “The Corporation” elicited mixed reactions […]

The Movie “Into the Storm”

This paper seeks to explain the historical background, character development, and the overall value of the movie, Into the Storm. The paper begins by a short movie summary followed by the film’s character development. It then gives a detailed historical background of the film by comparing and contrasting historical accuracy if the movie. The paper […]

Social Identity

Introduction Social identity within the discipline of social psychology provides a fundamental way of defining individuals when it is necessary to do. We use this criterion to distinguish between a personal identity and an individual’s different group identities. In this regard, social psychologists have come with several models of social identity theories in their attempts […]

Does poverty increase probability of having mental illness

Introduction Movies and films play an important role in reflecting on real life issues in societies besides entertaining. Such issues include; moral decay, corruption in government, infringement on human rights and poverty. This paper will examine two movies; “the fields by Roland Joffe and Hotel Rwanda by Terry George”. The review focuses on similarities and […]

Bridging People together: When Immigration Issue Comes to the Forth

Immigration issue has been the prevailing ones on the agenda of the modern world since recently. Because of the complexities connected with the process of adapting to another country and the different, completely foreign traditions and customs, immigrants need constant help from the local people and the local authorities. Though certain help to the immigrants […]

American History X

Introduction There has never been a comprehensive study that clearly captures the nature of human beings. Different studies and depictions have however come up in a bid to explain who human beings are, their behavior and why they do what they do. In a dynamic world laced with numerous social constructs, American History X is […]

Documentary “Caves”

Summary of the Film This documentary illustrates the formation of caves and shows the diversity of species that inhabit them. At first, the authors speak about limestone caves. They note that although these rocks can reach hundreds of feet above the sea level, many were formed under the water. For example, one can mention the […]

Planet Earth: Mountains

Summary The Planet Earth series are amazing in that they embrace practically all wonders that nature has to offer. One might think that Planet Earth is solely about soil, lava and the core of the planet, yet it, strangely enough, manages to capture a number of other peculiar information into the scope of a forty-minute […]

Movie review: The Gods Must Be Crazy

Introduction Interpersonal communication has several meaning according to its application ranging from personality traits, interactional tools, and the mind orientation. To date, there has never been a universally accepted definition what it is thus challenging for one to define his/her meaning. However, through the life process one acquires a unique collection of experiences and ideas […]

Interpersonal communication concepts in everyday relationships

Introduction Human beings have often been called social animals. This being the case, communication is an important aspect of the modern life. Communication takes different forms from vertical communication, horizontal, intercommunication among others. Interpersonal communication is a more popular form of communication than other modes of communication whereby the communication is between two or more […]

A One-Second Frame Worth a Million: A 2010 Perspective on the Algerian War

Representing history is the least gratifying task. No matter what media is used, there will always be numerous inconsistencies, exaggerations and subjective evaluations. While Outside the Law does not exactly fall under the category of documentaries, it still tackles a very complex issue; more to the point, the movie offers a rather unusual perspective to […]

A Critical Analysis of la Zola

Introduction Contemporary residential premises are characterized by enclosed structures. Housing architecture is replete with security features differentiating it from other forms of urban architecture. In addition, contemporary architecture pays attention to entrances, which are used to control outsiders’ access to the premises (Harvey 2005, 14). The gated community and other issues in contemporary society elicit […]

Vogue magazine cover image

Introduction The cover of Vogue magazine that was issued in April has stirred different perceptions among the moderators and the general public. Ethnic and racial issues have been debated by different personalities in relation to cover image of the magazine. James, a well known basket ball star is paired with Jezel who is a top […]

Respond for the movie “Killer of sheep” related with neo-realism style and blue anaestetic

Blue anesthetic meets with Neo-Realism in the movie Killer of Sheep (1977). The writer brings a blues aesthetic to a style of filmmaking in his work (Kapsis 49). The films deal with what is termed as the “ravages of fascism”. This fascism causes the decay of communities and leaves rifts in national identity. The films […]

“Coffy” by Jack Hill

Introduction The film, Coffy, intended on defying stereotypes about depictions of African American women as sapphires; however, it ended up creating a new stereotype. Pam Grier was a refined version of the whore stereotype. Coffy played a sexy woman who used her attractiveness to get what she wanted. This portrayal hypersexualized black women and reduced […]

Analysis of Group Identity and Norms in Ocean’s Eleven

Ocean’s Eleven movie discloses the brightest example of how group communication and interdependence can lead to the accomplishment of commonly shared goals (Soderbergh, 2001). In this respect, the members of Ocean’s group reveal their ability to think in accordance with group’s objectives and contribute independently to the success of activities they were engaged in. The […]

Ethics and Moral Reasoning

Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics Aristotle in his virtue ethics states that a virtuous individual is someone with ideal traits. These characteristic traits normally come from an individual’s innate tendency but should be cultivated. After they are cultivated, these character traits supposedly become stable in an individual. Moral consequentilaists and deontologists are normally concerned with universal doctrines […]

A State of Mind

A State of Mind is a 2003 documentary film intended for adult audiences. It was written and produced by Daniel Gordon. The film which has won various awards across the world focuses on the day to day life of North Koreans as dictated by the prevailing political regime. The film brings to focus issues of […]

Academic Analysis and Comparison of Films “The Story of Qiu Ju” and “Ermo”

Social life in each country is considered to be one of the most rapidly changing aspects in environment. Living in the world where globalization has occupied all the spheres of countries’ life, society has to subject to the changes which occur. Western world is more open for changes. Rapid economical growth and political stability have […]

Artistic Analysis of The Film “Farewell My Concubine” by Chen Kaige

The art of the Peking Opera is a specific phenomenon in the Chinese culture which combines several different arts as one whole. This traditional theatre which was founded in the 18th century is based on dancing, singing, fighting, and the creative music performance. Thus, the performers who develop various mythical and usual everyday plots are […]

Review of “Freedom Writers”

This paper analyses a movie review “Freedom Writers”. The movie discussed how a tutor and one-hundred and fifty students utilized education to transform themselves and the surrounding world. Actually, the debate was a true incident. “Freedom Writers” was an account how Gruwell, a high school tutor, trained students who were perceived illiterate. In fact, Gruwell […]

Seven years in Tibet

Introduction The film plays a big role in exploring one’s spirituality. This is mainly because it conveys spiritual transformation that is usually witnessed in religion. Henrich Harrer undergoes spiritual transformation as well as enlightenment in order to set a side his ego and narcissism. The protagonist abandons his pregnant wife for a mountain climbing expedition […]

Too Big to Fail

Introduction The recent global financial crisis that started in the United States of America caught many individuals, businesses and governments by surprise. The fall in the mortgage market in the US quickly spread like a wild fire to the whole financial sector in the Country and to all other sectors of the economies. Many financial […]