IB Language and Literature 1
17th May 2012
Saving Private Ryan- Critique
Valory and venturesomeness in the spirit of brotherhood
The visual and the realistic arts in Spielberg’s best ever The critics all over the world with their holistic approach endeavor to find the pros and cons of a 3 hour classic masterpiece directed and created by the gods of the theatrical arts. The modern world tends to be sufficed by the major events and their results in History but no one understands that texts are just one form of expression. As actions speak louder than words, Steven Spielberg in his 1998 realistic and heart-pounding “Saving Private Ryan” portrayed the most deadly and the biggest invasion campaign in American history- Normandy and D Day campaign. The realistic and graphic effects of this campaign made this the best movie scene from all of the Spielberg’s classics. Spielberg’s will to create a movie which soon became the voice and representation of the millions of gladiators who lost their lives in this tragic war for peace and democracy as coined by Roosevelt showed his wish to show the veracity of the war and the literal sensitivity of the soldiers. The setting of the war scenes is so popular as the famous PC game Medal of Honor took their exact battle setting to give their gamers a chance to feel the war setting. These visual effects of the movie are enough to quell the rising viewpoints of the discrete historians on the issue of World War two and Spielberg’s realistic approach corroborates the fact that US had to undergo through copious hindrances in order to be victorious. The one fact that makes this classical war movie as his best ever is that his previous thriller and fictional masterpieces like Jurassic park had the ability to amaze and enthrall the audiences but in this case the story and the plot is set in perfectly, to appeal to their inner emotions and is enough to give rise to a patriotic feeling similar to the...
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