"I Am Sam Movie Review" Essays and Research Papers

  • I Am Sam Movie Review

    relation with disabled parents in the movieI am Sam’? Jessie Nelson’s ‘I am Sam’ directed in 2001 tells a story of a mentally-challenged man, Sam Dawson, and his relentless fight with the legal system for custody of his daughter, Lucy Diamond Dawson. Nelson forces the audience to question Sam’s capabilities and limits of being a ‘good parent’ through symbolism, characterization, use of camera and editing techniques. Social security services bring their attention to Sam and Lucy as her 8th birthday approaches...

    All You Need Is Love, Attachment theory, Audience 918  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam Psychology Movie Review

    1. Movie Title I Am Sam 2. Year of Production 2001 (Theatrical) – 2002 (Home Video) 3. Feature Length 134 Minutes 4. Director Jessie Nelson 5. Producers and Studio Director/Producer Jessie Nelson, Executive Producer David Scott Rubin & Producers Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Richard Solomon. New Line Home Entertainment 6. Major Character Cast Sam Dawson played by Sean Penn Rita Harrison played by Michelle Pfeiffer Lucy Diamond Dawson played by Dakota Fanning ...

    Developmental disability, Disability, Down syndrome 480  Words | 3  Pages

  • Movie Paper: I Am Sam

    MOVIE PAPER: I AM SAM Movie Paper: I am Sam We live in a society where media portrays a great deal of information on a daily basis. Movies, TV shows, videos, internet etc. all accommodate with portraying the information all around the world. The advantage of media is that it can educate viewers with all the different kind of information but it can also portray false delusions especially when dealing with people with some kind of disability. For this movie paper, I chose the movie I am Sam. It’s...

    Developmental disability, Disability, Down syndrome 1207  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Review Sam I Am

    Critical Review: I Am Sam The movie, I am Sam, is the portrayal of a mentally retarded single parent struggling to maintain custody of his normal intelligence daughter. Within his circle of acquaintances are four special needs adults who are his close friends and two normal intelligence adults who exhibit disordered behavior. The writers, Kristin Johnson and Jessie Nelson, spent months researching and observing developmentally disabled adults in order to provide an accurate representation of the...

    Developmental disability, Disability, Down syndrome 1264  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam Film Review

    Jessie Nelson’s heart-warming drama – I Am Sam – is Nelson’s second work he has both directed and written. A gentle, yet impactful film, the story revolves around several dysfunctional, yet essentially loving relationships, the most important being that between the characters portrayed by Sean Penn, and Dakota Fanning. It is a family-friendly film with strong messages about love, friendship and the argument of whether what is true is always what is best. At just over two hours long, the film...

    Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, I Am Sam 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I AM SAM Director: Jessie Nelson Writers: Kristine Johnson, Jessie Nelson Stars: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning Sheenna Jey O. Corollo BSTM III-1D INTRODUCTION: As a human being, what is a definition of the word parent to you? Is it the amount of intellectual maturity displayed or the level of love given?1 Is it possible that a mentally challenged man can give the love and care that a child need as they grew up which should a parent give to their child? I Am Sam is a...

    Developmental disability, George Harrison, George Martin 1524  Words | 4  Pages

  • I am Sam Disability

     I chose the movie I am Sam to challenge my own opinion on how people with disabilities should be treated under certain circumstances. I am Sam is a movie about a mentally challenged man, named Sam, striving to raise his daughter, Lucy, alone. Diagnosed with Autism, Sam’s intellectual capacity cannot exceed the age of 7. As we watch Lucy grow up under Sam’s roof, we are able to see the love they have for each other. When Lucy reaches the age of 8, social workers see this as an issue, so they place...

    Autism, Developmental disability, Disability 1406  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    The 2001 movie I Am Sam moves beyond the role of an entertaining film and into the function of a social dissertation on the cultural depiction of disability in contemporary life. Directed by Jessie Nelson (Megan Dowdy, 2009), I Am Sam follows a mentally challenged father, on his integral pursuit to regain custody of his 7 year old daughter Lucy. As a result, I am Sam received acknowledgment for its aptitude and capability to approach the susceptible subject of cerebral disabilities and parenting...

    Developmental disability, Disability, Down syndrome 1439  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I Am Sam December 16th, 2010 In the movie I Am Sam, I will be discussing two elements of communication, facial expressions and the social exchange theory of relationships. I will be describing two different scenes of the movie to show how facial expressions are an important element of communication as well as two other scenes to show how the social exchange theory of relationships works in this movie. During the final custody hearing to determine if Sam, who has the mentality level of a seven...

    Communication, Emotion, Exchange 1481  Words | 4  Pages

  • I am Sam

     I Am Sam In this movie, Sam Dawson, is a developmentally disabled adult who has been raising his daughter Lucy for seven years. He receives help in raising Lucy from a group of friends that also have developmental disabilities. Although Sam provides a loving and structured environment for Lucy, her intellectual development begins to surpass her fathers. Because Lucy’s school reported their findings of Lucy’s developmental progress possibly being altered by Sam’s disability...

    Adolescence, Developmental disability, Disability 1034  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    the ratio of mental age to chronological age. The movie, I Am Sam, raises an important question; does an individual’s IQ have an affect on whether they can be a good parent? Many theories have been developed to better understand and measure intelligence. The Single Factor Theories, Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory, and Gardner’s Theory, along with Baumbrind’s theory on parenting styles can all be used to analyze the characters in I Am Sam. The movie questions the relevance of IQ score and its impact...

    Emotional intelligence, Intelligence, Intelligence quotient 2375  Words | 6  Pages

  • I Am Sam (Summary Paper)

    I Am Sam My brief overview of I am Sam is about a mentally challenged man named Sam Dawson who faces epic interruption in his simple way of living when he has to raise his daughter Lucy who he fathered with a homeless woman. Lucy mom abandoned her after she gave birth to her. Sam is raising Lucy alone and is faced with an abundantly load of adversity because of his handicap. As Lucy becomes older she begins to become smarter than her father and alarming incidents starts to occur and question...

    Adult, Attachment theory, Child protection 1333  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam Reaction Paper

    I AM SAM According to the summary by Rotten Tomatoes, a film review aggregator, Sam Dawson is a developmentally disabled adult who has been working at a coffee shop and raising his daughter Lucy for seven years. Sam receives help in his parenting duties from a circle of trusted confidantes, including his ADD-afflicted best friend Ifty, the paranoid Robert, an agoraphobic neighbor, and his other disabled pals, Brad and Joe. Although he provides a structured and loving environment for Lucy that...

    Developmental disability, Disability, Down syndrome 837  Words | 3  Pages

  • "I Am Sam" Film Response

    I Am Sam is a movie of many themes and ideas. To express these themes and ideas many film techniques are used to help the viewer interpret different scenes in a manner that the director wants. Some techniques include camera angles, music, colour, lighting and characterisation. Characterisation uses a variety of other film techniques, such as camera angles, music and lighting, to help the viewer empathise, sympathise and understand different characters. It is used widely throughout I Am Sam, mainly...

    Camera, Film, Film techniques 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • i am sam

    Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer...

    2008 albums, 2009 albums, All You Need Is Love 990  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam Case Study

    Mikaela McMorine October 21st, 2012 Analyzing an Interview Movie: I Am Sam (directed by Jessie Nelson) The individuals involved in the interview are a man diagnosed with Autism (subject S) and a female lawyer (subject R). They are connected through a professional-helping relationship. The incidents leading up to the interview are with regards to a custody battle concerning subject S and his seven year old daughter. His doctors have declared that the intellectual capacity of subject...

    Communication, Feeling, I Am Sam 2984  Words | 7  Pages

  • I Am Sam (Movie)

    I Am Sam’- Assessment Sam is the main character in ‘I Am Sam’. He faces a number of issues throughout the movie, but the main hardship is to gain custody of his daughter. Sam’s role is a mentally retarded male, with a mental capacity of a seven year old. Sam’s daughter, Lucy, is seven and her teachers fear that Sam’s aptitude is holding her back because she does not want to be smarter than her father. Lucy loves Sam very much, however she knows he was not the average father, as she told her best...

    Adoption, Child custody, Emotion 887  Words | 2  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    Serrano Corpuz San Vicente Elementary School Teacher I hereby certify that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. __________________ Applicant’s Signature April 23, 2013 School Principal Camiling Catholic School Arellano St. Camiling, Tarlac Madam, Greetings! I am Amelette R. Florentin applying for a teaching position in your prestigious institution. I completed my tertiary education at Tarlac College of...

    College, Education, Educational stages 338  Words | 3  Pages

  • movie review

     Movie Review: Fireproof April Fontaine Liberty University Introduction The movie I choose to review is called Fireproof. In this paper on the movie review of the movie Fireproof a brief plot summary of the movie will be given and the scene that has made the most impact will be discussed in further detail. Therapeutic implications in the movie will be discussed such as how this movie can assist in the marriage coaching process. Finally I will discuss how I connected with this movie...

    Husband, Marriage, Spouse 882  Words | 5  Pages

  • I Am Legend-Fil Review

    I Am Legend (film) I Am Legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith. It is the third feature film adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel of the same name, following 1964's The Last Man on Earth and 1971's The Omega Man.Smith plays virologist Robert Neville, who is immune to a man-made virus originally created to cure cancer. He works to create a remedy while defending himself against humans mutated by the virus...

    2007 in film, I Am Legend, Will Smith 1127  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Legend Essay

    write an essay on a film. I have been asked to pick a five minute scene from my chosen movie, I will be explaining and talking about how camera shots, miss-en-scene, sound and lightening effects the audience, also what the director want the audience to feel and understand. The movie that I have picked to do my essay on is the 2007 science fiction film I AM LEGEND. This film is based on RICHARD MATHESON'S 1954 novel under the same name and directed by Francis Lawrence. I AM LEGEND was distributed by...

    Audience, Book of Optics, Emotion 1808  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Legend: Book vs Movie

    hears the title I Am Legend being mentioned, they usually associate it with Will Smith and the terrific job he did in portraying the protagonist of the story Robert Neville. However, what they typically leave out is the equally terrific job done by author Richard Matheson coming up with the storyline and writing the original book version. While Richard Matheson’s post-apocalyptic science fiction book, I Am Legend, and Francis Lawrence’s post-apocalyptic science fiction movie, I Am Legend, both have...

    Francis Lawrence, Horror film, I Am Legend 2676  Words | 7  Pages

  • I Am Legend Film Critique

    2013 I am Legend Critical Review “All right, let me tell you about your “Gods plan”. Six billion people were on Earth when the infection hit. KV had a ninety-percent kill rate, that's five point four billion people dead. Less than one-percent immunity. That left twelve million healthy people, like you and me. The other five hundred and eighty eight million turned into dark seekers, and then they got hungry and killed and fed on everybody! Every single person that you or I has ever...

    Akiva Goldsman, Dystopia, Film 685  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I Am Sam was an enlighten story of a struggle of a man and his daughter to stay together. In this movie the director showed the viewers a realistic situation between family and state. The director also did an excellent job portraying the illustration of the main character (Sam) and his daughter (Lucy) personal struggle within. This story showed the importance of love and family. The movie I Am Sam introduces conflict between the family and state. The main character (Sam) and...

    Character, Family, I Am Sam 362  Words | 2  Pages

  • I Am Sam the Movie - a Reaction Paper

    I AM SAM – A REACTION PAPER I. Summary “I AM SAM” tells the story of Sam Dawson who is mentally-challenged raising his daughter, Lucy (named after the Beatles’ Song), with the help of his friends with mental retardation including Annie. As Lucy turns seven she begins to overpower the intellectual ability of his father. Other children tease Lucy for having a retarded father, and as a result, she become too embarrassed to accept that she is more intellectually advanced than her father...

    Disability, English-language films, Family 543  Words | 2  Pages

  • I Am Legend Analasys Essay

    The movie I Am legend is a science fiction about Robert Neville (Will Smith), who is a military scientist and the lone survivor of a biochemical disease which was supposed to cure cancer 3 years previous. His only companion is his dog Samantha, several mannequins scattered around the city that he talks to, several animals that escaped from the zoo, and the victims of the plague brought about by the cancer cure gone rouge. Robert spends his days scavenging homes for supplies and waiting on the docks...

    I Am Legend, New York City, Renting 1259  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Legend Reflection Paper

    main character in the movie, Richard Neville, only had. He had hoped that he can save the humanity and with determination, he did. The movie itself shows to us many values and lessons that each one has to learn in life. Like him, sometimes we also need to think of others first before ourselves, as what he did to save the mother and the child on the last part and also by doing his best to discover the antidote alone shows his integrity to humanity. Next, throughout the movie he treated his best friend...

    Cancer, I Am Legend, Infection 621  Words | 3  Pages

  • Casablanca Movie Review

    Catherine Cox October 10, 2011 Casablanca Movie Review Grade 9 drama A The movie watched from September 26th to the 28th in Mr. Sheridan’s class was Casablanca. It was produced by Hal .B. Wallis, directed by Michael Curtiz with music done by Max Steiner. It is based on a play written by Murray Burnett and Joan Allison called “Everybody comes to Rick’s”, a contract was signed by the original writers, giving Warner Bros. complete ownership of the play. Warner Bros. then hired Julius J. Epstein...

    Casablanca, English-language films, Film 2824  Words | 7  Pages

  • I Am Number Four

    I am Number Four Plot/Synopsis: John Smith played by Alex Pattyfer, is an alien from planet Lorien who was sent to Earth as a child with eight others to escape an the Mogadorians, which destroyed their home planet. He is protected by a guardian named Henri portrayed by Timothy Olyphant, and has developed "legacies" or inborn superpwers, such as enhanced strength, speed and agility, telekinesis, and the power to generate light from his hands. The Mogadorians, led by their commander played by Kevin...

    Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, John Cavil, John Doe 2005  Words | 5  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I am Sam A good citizen is someone who respects others and their property. They are helpful, patient, caring and respectful. They are not greedy or selfish and they are willing to help out others and their community. They always work hard, always willing to learn, they obeys laws and do the best they can. A good citizen is humble. Sam Dawson is a good example of a good citizen because he genuinely cares about everybody else. He never acts selfishly and is loving and always there for his daughter...

    Children Act 1989, Citizenship, Disability 501  Words | 2  Pages

  • Movie Review

    INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ( INC 410 ) MOVIE REVIEW HOORE ! HOORE ! FILM PREPARED BY : NORAZYANTI BINTI ISMAIL Synopsis of Hoore Hoore film The film of Hoore Hoore tells the story of a woman name Nurul Iman with a relatively stout body and not too pretty, but have a good heart. However, the regular feminine characteristics such as other girls still have on Nurul Iman. Nurul Iman have two good friends name Lana and Azadan. They are the kids from hometown and a school. They are close...

    Family, Friendship, Interpersonal communication 1456  Words | 7  Pages

  • Movie Review

    A few good men 1 Teresa Gamble ADJ-235 .Movie Review A few good men January 13, 2013 A few good men 2 I choose to watch the movie “A few good men”. The story line goes as where Tom Cruise is asked to defend two marines who are charged with murder of a fellow officer. During the investigation it was found that the marines were ordered what they call a Code Red. A code red is where disciplinary measure is told to the marine when a member offends...

    A Few Good Men, Demi Moore, Ethics 1425  Words | 4  Pages

  • Catcher in the Rye vs. I Am Sam. a Pop Culture Comparison.

    they endure in life. One prime example of this can be found in the literary composition The Catcher in the Rye to the film production I Am Sam by Jessie Nelson. Both The Catcher in the Rye and I Am Sam illustrate the notion of childhood versus adulthood, and how the protagonists of each fight for the protection against maturity. Both Sam and Lucy Dawson of I Am Sam experience the values, tendencies and life situations that Holden Caulfield fights to protect throughout The Catcher in the Rye. This...

    Adolescence, Adult, Child 1180  Words | 3  Pages

  • Movie Review

    Synopsis : This movie follows about a couple of husband and wife that has three children. One of their children is Kate, who suffers leukimia disease and Kate have younger sister, Anna. Anna forced her self to be passive at school because she need to support her sister in order to make sure Kate continue her life. Then, Anna get know she need to donate her kidneys to Kate because Kate suffers from renal failure. Kate asked Anna to sued their parents because Kate would not survive the surgery and...

    Birth order, Ethics, Family 1590  Words | 5  Pages

  • Movie Review

    Movie Reviews 42 (2013) gives its audience a feeling of sympathy towards Jackie Robinson while also having you feel a burning hatred towards the people that mistreated him. The movie 42 is a time portal back to the 1940’s when soldiers were returning home from war, baseball was America’s sport, and segregation was still occurring. It is the true story of Jackie Robinson’s (Chadwick Boseman) first two years in the big leagues of baseball. The trials and tribulations that he had to overcome as...

    African American, American Psycho, Baseball 860  Words | 3  Pages

  • MOVIE REVIEW CRG 520

     FACULTY OF ACCOUNTANCY CRG 520 MOVIE REVIEW “CATCH ME IF YOU CAN” AC220 4G Prepared for : Prof. Madya Dato’ Dr. Mustaffa bin Mohd Zain Prepared by : Nuralissa Firza binti Ahmad (2014496744) SYNOPSIS The movie is about Frank Abagnale Jr. who want to help his father, who is in trouble with the IRS and also want to get his parents back together after they divorce. When his parents divorced, he run away to Manhattan with only $25 in his...

    American Airlines, Catch Me If You Can, Cheque fraud 1445  Words | 6  Pages

  • Argo Movie Review

    IB History of Europe 12B Mrs. Akker Argo Movie review 31 March 2013 Argo is a movie about the US’s problems with Iran in the 1980’s. I was pleasantly surprised to find it very enjoyable. I don’t tend to enjoy history movies or documentaries, but the plot really captured my attention. I like that the filmmaker gave some background information regarding the conflict because this allowed the viewer to understand what was going on. At the end of the movie, pictures were shown comparing the real events...

    Actor, Central Intelligence Agency, Film 858  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I Am Sam This movie was the most wonderful and accurate portrayal you will ever find of a parent with a disability caught in the legal and social services system. I Am Sam is a story about a single guy who is suddenly faced with raising his newborn daughter after the mother leaves them both just outside the hospital when the baby was born. With help from his friends and his neighbor, Sam and his daughter Lucy manage to stay under the radar of social services for several years. After some...

    Child protection, Disability, Family 347  Words | 2  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    I AM SAM My first reaction? Wow! Another Hollywood attempt at portraying people with developmental disabilities. Interesting movie. Sean Penn pleasantly surprised me in his portrayal of Sam Dawson, a young man with special needs who fights to regain custody of his seven-year-old daughter. Sure, some of the disability stereotypes are present in this movie: goofy clothes, bizarre laugh..., but there is also depth to the character. We can see Sam's frustration at not understanding the world around...

    All You Need Is Love, Child, Developmental disability 701  Words | 2  Pages

  • Movie Review

    ALL ABOUT MOVIE REVIEW A movie review is the opinion of someone who has seen a particular movie written in an article about that movie. Writing a movie review is a great way of expressing your opinion of a movie.  The purpose of most movie reviews is to help the reader in determining whether they want to watch, rent or buy the movie.  The review should give enough details about the movie that the reader can make an informed decision, without giving anyway any essentials such as the plot or any...

    Critic, Criticism, Film 1785  Words | 5  Pages

  • Movie Review

    Repeatedly emphasized the need for the neophyte oath to be faithful to her peak of the ritual. Misunderstanding as to have a neophyte in a collaboration of rival fraternity, there was a bloody battle that killed two neophyte lives. In the last part of the movie, Sid Lucero (Mark Gil) the strongest applicant, now runs initiation ritual. In a scene, the master asked and if you do not answer the question correctly they press its switch button and the neophyte will suffer the current with Ronnie Roxas, Jr.....

    Film, Fraternal and service organizations, Fraternities and sororities 564  Words | 3  Pages

  • movie review

     Individual: You are the Movie Critic September 30, 2013 HUM/150 On a scale of one to five I would rate the film the omen (1976) four stars. I feel that the film is an excellent horror film and is very true to the horror genre. The film has all of the makings of a classic film and has had much success in the horror genre. The purpose of horror films is to elicit negative reactions from the films audience. The film the Omen does just this with its...

    Damien Thorn, Film, Horror and terror 1552  Words | 4  Pages

  • Movie Review: Seven Pounds

    Gerron Herring English 1020 Dr. Oneal Movie Review: Seven Pounds “God created the earth in seven days and I shattered mine in seven sec”. This quote from the very beginning of the movie seven pounds was the first and last referral to Christianity. The movie Seven Pounds hardly refers to any religion which really makes me think that it is the purpose to see the underline of the story. Even though Seven Pounds does not make it evident that the storyline is not referring directly to Christianity...

    Christ, Christianity, Film 1121  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam Analysis

    Movie Summary & Analysis I Am Sam Summary Sam loves his daughter Lucy very much and tries very hard to keep her with him. Although, he is mentally-challenged and the court argues whether or not he should keep Lucy. They say he only has the ability of “a 7-year old” and doesn’t have enough money. He looks for a lawyer to help him get Lucy back, which she offers for free under the pressure of being seen by these women who gossip about her at work. She is super annoyed with him at first but eventually...

    Father, Friendship, I Am Sam 688  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Joy Luck Club Movie Review

    just that extremely brief description, I would guess a great percentage of males already have lost interest. Why? Because, as I am told by some women, men lack the one emotion to make this movie enjoyable: sensitivity. Although "The Joy Luck Club" has been deemed a "must see movie" and given four stars by many reviewers, it lacks the ability to keep male interest so I would not recommend it. Before I proceed, I must clarify not all men will hate this movie. Some may actually like it. However...

    Amy Tan, Film, Man 902  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Legend Analyses

    I am Legend Genre and expectations of that genre Science Fiction-Alternative future-Technology/Future World/End of the World: Creation of an anti-utopia, ironic though because in order to have any utopia you must have civilization. Mundane simple tasks are turned into extremes such as when he goes's for a drive or 'shops' or locks up the house. Themes and issues explored  All of our actions have consequences (Newton's Law-For every action there is an equal or opposite reaction)  Christianity...

    Christianity, God in Christianity, Gospel of John 1715  Words | 5  Pages

  • I Am Legend Film Analysis

    April 2008 Robert Neville is the last normal living man in the world. The all of New York City is in ruins. How long can Robert Neville survive alone with his dog in a world of vampires and how long do you think you can live in this case? The film, I Am Legend is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith. It was released on December 14th, 2007. This film is actually the third adaptation of Richard Matheson’s novel of the same name from 1954. Smith...

    Feature film, Francis Lawrence, I Am Legend 1233  Words | 3  Pages

  • I am who I am

    than Black & White: I am Who I am One thing that truly sparked my attention for this assignment is the title, “Who am I and Why Does it Matter?” Over twenty-two years of my existence, I still ask myself this question every day. I cannot guarantee that I have an absolute answer, for I am still in the process of personal discovery and grasping the concept of personhood that differs at a particular time. What does it really mean to be me, especially at this point in time? Am I the same person now as...

    Accept, Difference, Gender 1485  Words | 4  Pages

  • Titanic(Movie Review)

    Titanic I went into Titanic with trepidation: it is being hailed as one of the best love stories depicted on film. Cynical as I am, I don't think much of movies with a romantic theme to them. However, I was curious to see the spectacle that director James Cameron had created. Fortunately for me, Titanic is not only great in terms of action, effects, and visuals, but also provides excellent commentary on the issue of the class struggle. Jack Dawson (Leonardo Di Caprio) is a young boy who wins passage...

    Bill Paxton, Billy Zane, Film 1630  Words | 4  Pages

  • Psychological Movie Review

    mind. To learn how learn more about how psychological problems can affect people’s lifestyle we can compare movie films with our knowledge that we have acquired in psychology class. The movie “The Perks of being a Wallflower” shows characters with different psychological problems and altered states of mind. The movie also does a good job of showing how drugs can make you act. The movie “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is about a freshman boy named Charlie that just lost his best friend to suicide...

    Mental disorder, Psychiatry, Psychological trauma 1292  Words | 5  Pages

  • Movie Review: The Omega Man

    A loose adaptation of “I am Legend” written by Richard Matheson, The Omega Man is a film that appeals to the social conscience of its viewer. Charlton Heston plays Army Colonel Robert Neville, a scientist, living in post-World War III Los Angeles. Neville finds himself the last man on earth after taking a experimental vaccine for the disease that wiped out humanity a few years before. Those who are left are infected and have bound together as “The Family”, inspired by the real life events of Charles...

    Anthony Zerbe, Charlton Heston, I Am Legend 949  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Number Four Movie Review

    Appreciation: Movie Review I Am Number Four – D.J. Caruso The movie entitledI Am Number Four” was really great! The flow of the story was unimaginable and very deep. In short, exciting and thrilling. The scenes were awesome and each phase was relative to each other. What I liked the most, were the segueing of each frames, very smooth and innocent yet very expressive. When it comes to action, I would say, it was full. The movie was able to reach my expectations regarding on the action scenes; I saw...

    D. J. Caruso, English-language films, Film 555  Words | 2  Pages

  • Movie Review

    2013-48220 Mamino, Alejandro J. V-4R Strange Aimer Sam Shakusky, a 12-year old orphan and Khaki scout trainee, and Suzy Bishop, also 12, live on an island North of England called New Penzance. They both met on a theatrical play held in the church and then became pen pals. The two started to exchange letters and talked about each other’s life. They both fell in love with each other and decided to run away and live on their own. After the news of their absence has been spread, the community...

    Bias, Journalist, Love 1186  Words | 2  Pages

  • I Am Legend Summary

    “Day one thousand and one. We came in close contact with a hive today. Blood tests confirm that I remain immune to both the airborne and contact strains. Canines remain immune to airborne strain only. The vaccine trials continue. I'm still unable to transfer my immunity to infected hosts. The Krippen Virus is... elegant.” -Robert Neville A virus breaks out in “I Am Legend”, virtually wiping out the human race, leaving only a select few to return order to the world. Instead of being contractible...

    Black-and-white films, Hand grenade, I Am Legend 928  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Sam

    Sam Dawson (Sean Penn) works at the local Starbucks, not as a coffee server, nor as a cash register clerk, but as a dining room janitor. You see, Sam is an adult with the mind of a 7-year-old who has just experienced the birth of his daughter as the product of a one-night stand with a homeless woman. The baby's mother exclaims, "I only wanted a place to sleep" as she disappears, leaving Sam to raise the child himself. Does a mentally disabled individual, without the mental capacity to even run a...

    Academy Award for Best Actor, Actors from California, American film actors 593  Words | 2  Pages

  • Movie Review : August Rush

    My review is on the movie August Rush. It is one of my favorite movie. It stars Kerri Russell and Robin Williams in it. It even has that little boy (Freddie Highmore) who plays from the Spiderwick Chronicles and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This movie is full of heart and soul. There is beautiful music in it. And I do not know where they found all these adorable children to play in this movie, they are cute. Especially the little black girl. I think she has the best lines in the whole movie...

    Academy Award for Best Original Song, August Rush, Freddie Highmore 1544  Words | 4  Pages

  • Movie Review: I Fine, Thank You, Love You

    Movie Review, “I Fine, Thank You, Love You” by Oat Chanukrit Thienkalaya 5604023092 Looking at the strange, grammatically incorrect title, you might think twice before buying a ticket. But let me tell you. You will regret it if you won’t don’t see this movie. The latest movie from GTH has set a new record for the highest sales on the first day. On the opening day, it cashed 125 million baht, beating P Mak Prakanong, the previous champion, by over 50 million baht. Thanks to the power of social...

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