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I thought both Sinkevich and Ebert’s reviews on the film Beowulf produced by Robert Zemeckis were very different but both also very insightful. Ebert’s views on the film were more of a childish view, he thought that the film was intended to be amusing. “But I'm not complaining. I'm serious when I say the movie is funny.” says Ebert. I do not agree with Ebert when he says this. I do not think the movie was intended to be funny. I think that the producer attempted to make this film very accurate and also trying to keep this film appropriate for all ages. Although I do not necessarily agree with Ebert's point of view on Beowulf, I do think that his review is important for viewers of this film to read this article. It shows a different point of …show more content…
“I found the film moving, dynamic, and even with the blood and guts, very poetic and sad.” says Sinkevich. I also agree with this statement because I thought the film was very moving. This film showed us many great lessons. One of these lessons would be good vs. evil. Temptation is also another great lesson because we find out that Beowulf trades his happiness for treasure and royalty. We also find out that he regrets this decision because he becomes very old and is not satisfied with his life anymore. This is why I agree with Sinkevich when she says she doesn't think that the producer made the movie to be funny but to be inspirational. I also agree with Sinkevich when she says that the movie reveals the dark secrets about the human heart as well. I agree with this because I think that greed and fortune persuaded Beowulf to accept Grendel’s mother’s offer. This shows how the human heart can be persuaded into poor decisions. I agree that the way the movie was filmed was done very well. It is very hard to make a movie with monsters look like reality but this movie captures this idea. The producer did a great job when he created Grendel and the other monsters, making them look as real as possible and Sinkevich thought the same. The final reason why I agree with Sinkevich would be that although the producer changed the story he made the film very interesting. In my opinion I liked the movie more than the story because

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