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The concept of place in the movie “Safe”

The function of mirrors contribute greatly to the understanding of the concepts of space and place in the movie because this reflecting objects that we can see in the bedroom of main characters reflect the [...]

“Coffy” by Jack Hill

In the 1970s, however, the society exaggerated black women's sexuality, and Coffy was the typical depiction of such exaggeration. Producers of the film, Coffy, were reducing African American women to this narrow characterization.

“Commando” by Mark L. Lester

Released in 1985, the film to a large extent exemplifies the stereotypical 1980's action movie, which packaged top-of-the-range violence, sharp and humorous one liners, and a simple and easy to follow plot concerning some sort [...]

Critical Aspects of Film Die Hard

For example, at the beginning of a scene where the character of officer McClane is being shown arriving to L.A.on the plane, viewers get to be exposed to the sight of McClane clutching to seat's [...]

The Wind and the Lion 1975

Running from power conflict between France, Britain, America, and German in Morocco in 1904, through President Theodore Roosevelt bid to win a re-election, to the eventual war between Americans and Germans, The Wind and the [...]

Film critique: Die Hard

The narrative of the film is generally omniscient in the sense that the viewer is able to see all the developments as they unfold.