A MOVIE REVIEW
Dr. Mariju Galicha
Vasquez, Joanna Joy A.
English Literature (English 33)/ 402H
The movie Titanic is very tragic, knowing that it is based on the true story of the survivor Rose. This movie really catches everyone's attention, even thought you are not a movie goer or likes to watch true to life movies. This movie just taught us that even they have forbidden love their could have an undying love, like Rose loved Jack until he died. She still remember how their love started and ended.
Its name stirs the imagination... Titanic. The unsinkable ship. The unimaginable catastrophe. The untold stories that lay in mystery two and a half miles beneath the waves of the North Atlantic. What buried tale of love, bravery, treasure and treachery, hidden by time and tragedy, waits here to be discovered? A beautiful socialite. A penniless artist. A priceless diamond. A romance so passionate that nothing on earth could stop it. A destiny so incredible that no one could have imagined it. A collision of lives that could only have happened on Titanic, the ship of dreams. The secrets are about to unfold...
Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson is portrayed as a homeless, poor man from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin who has toured numerous places in the world. He wins two tickets onto the RMS Titanic in a poker game and travels as a third-class passenger with his friend Fabrizio. He is attracted to Rose at first sight and meets her when she attempts to throw herself off the stern of the ship. This enables him to mix with the first-class passengers for a night.
Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater is a 17-year-old girl, originally from Philadelphia, who is forced into an engagement to 30-year-old Cal Hockley so she and her mother, Ruth, can maintain their high-class status after her father's death had left the family debt-ridden. Rose boards the RMS Titanic with Cal and Ruth, as a first-class passenger, and meets Jack.
Billy Zane as Caledon Nathan "Cal" Hockley is Rose's 30-year-old fiancé. He is arrogant and snobbish, and the heir to a Pittsburgh steel fortune. He becomes increasingly embarrassed, jealous, and cruel about Rose's relationship with Jack.
Frances Fisher as Ruth DeWitt Bukater is Rose's widowed mother, who arranges her daughter's engagement to Cal to maintain her family's high-society status. She loves her daughter but believes that social position is more important. She scorns Jack, even though he saved her daughter's life.
Gloria Stuart as Rose Dawson Calvert is the Rose of the modern time. She tells the story of her time aboard the ship, mentioning Jack for the first time since the sinking.
Bill Paxton as Brock Lovett is a treasure hunter looking for the "Heart of the Ocean" in the wreck of the Titanic in the present. Time and funding for his expedition are running out. He later reflects at the film's conclusion that, despite thinking about Titanic for three years, he has never understood it until he hears Rose's story.
Suzy Amis as Lizzy Calvert is Rose's granddaughter, who accompanies her when she visits Lovett on the ship.
Danny Nucci as Fabrizio De Rossi is Jack's Italian best friend, who boards the RMS Titanic with him after Jack wins two tickets in a poker game. Fabrizio does not board a lifeboat when the Titanic sinks and is killed when one of the ship's funnels breaks and crashes into the water.
David Warner as Spicer Lovejoy: An ex-Pinkerton constable, Lovejoy is Cal's English valet and bodyguard, who keeps an eye on Rose and is suspicious about the circumstances. surrounding Jack's rescue of her. He dies when the Titanic splits in half, causing him to fall into a massive opening. Jason Barry as Thomas "Tommy" Ryan: An Irish third-class passenger who befriends Jack and Fabrizio. Tommy is killed when he is...
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