The Great Santini

The Great Santini
The third part of “The Great Santini” reveals the military nature of Bull. In this regard, it is important to place emphasis on the fact that he cannot change his lifestyle and habits even when he is not at war any more.

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The Film Essay

The Film Essay
"The Godfather" (1972) is one of the most successful films directed by F.F. Coppola, which reveals a number of controversial issues related to the life of the criminal underworld in the US. The film is based on the book written by M. Puzo and conveys the detailed story created by the writer but still F.F. Coppola had managed to introduce his own vision of the film and, at the same time, he had managed to convey the main themes raised in the books and interpreted by the directory.

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Boyz N the Hood

Boyz N the Hood
Boyz N the Hood is an American hood film of 1991, directed by George Singleton and nominated for “Oscar”.
The plot of the film is the story of three friends: two brothers - Ricky and Darin and their friend Tre. They live in one of the black neighborhoods of Los Angeles, which is highly criminalized and dangerous. Ricky enjoys sports and hopes to rich success in it. His brother Darin becomes interested in drugs and crime.

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How two different filmmakers use cinematic techniques to express their ideas

How two different filmmakers use cinematic techniques to express their ideas
Cinema is one of the most successful inventions of the 20th century. It “presents us with a view of the action which is absolutely under the control of the director at every moment. When the camera moves we move, when it remains still we are still.” (Sontag 243) Various cinematic techniques can have a great influence upon the meaning and structure of any film. The unique and diverse combination of these techniques can make a film a real masterpiece or a mere failure. Two films will be observed in this essay: “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) and “Alien” (1979). “The Silence of the Lambs” is a film directed by Jonathan Demme. His intention was to blur the boundaries of the genre, combining elements of serial killer horrors, women’s pictures and slasher films.

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Worldview of a Situation Comedy

Worldview of a Situation Comedy
Traditional vision of family and family values are under the precise attention of the mass media, especially television. On the private channels we could observe a number of TV shows that were started yet in the past century and since then are still very popular among the viewers. The Simpsons could be called one of the most well known example.

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Dear John (2010)

Dear John (2010)
"Dear John" is a film by Lasse Hallström in the genre of drama, a screen adaptation of the book by Nicholas Sparks, and it is about twenty-three year old officer John Tyree.
John Tyree, the young soldier Special Forces of the U.S. Army, is wounded and lying on the ground, remembers his childhood, when he was hit with an excursion to the Mint. He compares himself with a coin, which has two openings and ceased to be perfect. But just before the darkening of consciousness, the last thing that came to mind - that is “you”. In the film the Ordinary World is described, and also the Return to Ordinary World, as they reveal the story’s line.

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A class divided

A class divided
Introduction
“A class divided” is the famous TV-program about the school teacher Jane Elliot and her famous lesson “The eye of the storm”.
A class divided: my impressions
Looking the program “A class divided” I have learnt the may to make people feel what the discrimination is. I have read a lot about the discrimination before so the film didn’t surprise me, though I can’t reject it was very impressive. Probably someone who never thought seriously about the discrimination could be not only impressed but surprised also.
In a month I’ll remember two scenes of the film: unhappy little girl on the playground who was banned from playing because she was “brown-eye”.

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