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God Grew Tired of Us

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 [...]

History of World Cinema

The physical and the personal appearance of the Jews are compared to that of the Germans and the filmmaker perfectly convinces the viewers that the Jews are inferior to the Germans.

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

When the Levees Broke truly reveals that Lee was driven by the issues this tragedy addressed and incorporates all of the characteristics that distinguish his film style consciousness, talent, and passion.

For The Bible Tells Me So

The consequences of socially constructing homosexuals and homosexuality as an abomination according to the film "The Bible Tells Me So" are destroyed family relationships and discrimination of the homosexuals by the society.

Movie Review: Beyond the Nuclear Family

Such issues as the definition of family, family structures and roles, influential factors for changing families, and the family of the future are discussed in Beyond the Nuclear Family directed by Suzi Taylor.

The Kony 2012 Controversy

The film attempts to attract the world attention to view the inability of the leaders in the western world as being the major factor that has resulted in the inability to stop Kony and his [...]

The Summary of Harvest of Empire

Thus, the active immigration processes and the 'invasion' of the Latinos in the USA are the logical consequences of the prolonged territorial expansion of the USA and its economic influence in the region that is [...]

China’s lost girl

This documentary begins with Ling's discussion of the origin of the one child policy that the government of China established. This documentary brings to light the plight of women and girls in China.

High and Tide: A film Evaluation

From the film, I have come to understand that while the reality of globalization is ignored by people in the developed world, it is changing the lives of many in the developing nations.

The Movie Life and Debt

In fact, tourists enjoy the best of weather, imported food, and entertainment in a country where the mass is in absolute penury.

Fahrenheit 9/11

The main argument is that the paranoia, patriotism and false values present in the American Security System resulted to the incapability of Bush administration when it came to dealing with security issues affecting the Americans [...]

Waiting for Superman

From the analysis of this film, appeal based on the character of the speaker has been manifested in the author's belief about teaching and education.

The Grizzly Man

He believes that the turmoil in that landscape was synonymous with the turmoil in the lead character's soul. The author wanted to contrast the illusions that were perceived by Treadwell and the reality that existed [...]

Black Power Mixtape

The movie is like a story told by an outsider in this society who views the insurgence of these black movement as a product of segregation and racialism.

Movie Review: The Children’s March

The children marched on and on and caused a stir to the authorities and the nation at large in the realization of the racial- plague that had rocked Alabama State for years.

Triumph of the Will

Triumph of the Will, describing the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg, is a propaganda film of the highest caliber that was produced by the golden girl of the German film industry, Leni Riefenstahl. The [...]

“The “Running Fence” by Amelia Knight

This work of art is aimed at making people see the beauty of the landscape. The video reveals that the work was really monumental since it comprised the work of so many people and persistence [...]

The Corporation & Our Media, Not Theirs

Of course, a lot of negative things about corporations are revealed, but still the film shows that it is possible to influence corporations; this film makes the viewers not only see and admit the facts [...]

No Rest for the Wicked

The sixty-minute documentary produced by historian Tristan Hunt unravels the influence of Calvinism, Puritanism, and the Industrial Revolution on the current global order that is dominated by capitalism.

“Shadow of Hate” film analysis

Irish Catholics were also the subject of hate propaganda and were viewed as agents of the Vatican and the Pope; hysterical American Protestants used all means to stop the spread of Catholicism in America, and [...]

The Cove Documentary

In spite of awareness, there has been sufficient evidence that hunting of dolphins is increasing by the day. From the film, it is evident that a small proportion of dolphin is consumed locally while the [...]

“World in the Balance: China Revs Up”

It must be noted that cars are one of the primary contributors to the release of CO2 emissions in the atmosphere, with the growing car population in China it is to be expected that the [...]

Documentary “Super Size Me”

On the other hand, the sugars which are said to be in almost all McDonald's products, made Spurlock addicted to the food that he ate and made him always coming back for more.5.

Bus 174 Commentary

During the event, the police force fails to turn up in time, a situation that gives the street children a good opportunity to harass and steal from the passengers.