Movie Review

Movie review on the financial aspect of trading places

Trading Places is about 2 rich brothers who made a wager as to the nature of a rich educated man against a poor man.  The question, which was the focus of the wager was whether a rich man will behave like a hood if placed in the wrong environment and whether a poor man will …

Movie Review of Nanny Diaries

Movie Review of Nanny Diaries The society’s appreciation of the nanny profession is overwhelmingly increasing as attested by parents and their children as well as the growing number of people who want to be a part of this community. The best-seller book-turned-movie Nanny Diaries pictured however the gloomy side of this field as the profession …

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Movie Review of “Medicine Man”

Movie Review of “Medicine Man”   In “Medicine Man,” we observe as scientist Dr. Robert Campbell, played by Sean Connery, works for a large pharmaceutical company and is looking for new medicines deep within the Amazon jungle. Tropical rainforests are sometimes referred to as the world’s largest pharmacy. Meanwhile, female researcher, Dr. Rae Crane, played …

Movie review for I am a legend

I Am Legend The search for answers to our numerous questions can have variable consequences. The movie, “I Am Legend” dealt with the escapades and struggle for survival of the supposedly “last man alive” in New York City, and pressumably of the whole world. The film adaptation of Richard Matheson’s novel gave us an insight …

Movie Review

  Movie Review   The 1980 film Ordinary People involves issues of crises and intervention and also dramatically portrays a clinical approach in practice to dealing with adolescent  psychological crisis. As Klein and Lindermann defined crises a “the acute and often prolonged disturbance that may occur in an individual or social orbit as a result …

The Butterfly Effect movie review

The Butterfly Effect The Butterfly Effect was directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber. The Butterfly Effect is a story of the man who got the opportunity to change events in his past, and to choose the variants of development of his life. In every variant he meets his friends, and the girl he …

Movie Review: “Tron: Legacy”

TRON: Legacy is a 3D action-packed adventure set in a digital world unlike anything captured on the big screen. Garrett Hedlund (Sam Flynn), a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Jeff Bridges (Kevin Flynn), a man once known as the world’s leading video-game developer. When Hedlund investigates a strange signal …

Requiem for a Dream – Movie Review

Requiem for a Dream follows four main characters, whose lives spiral out of control on drugs. Sara Goldfarb, played by Ellen Burstyn, is the mother to Harry, played by Jared Leto. His girlfriend in the movie is Marion Silver, played by Jennifer Connelly, and Harry’s best friend is Tyrone (Ty), played by Marlon Wayans. All …

The Crucible Movie Review

The Crucible is a movie based on the true story about the witch trials that were held in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. The movie is historically correct is the aspect that the trials started off from a group of girls trying to stay out of trouble by accusing people in the village that they casted …

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Movie Review

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a movie from 1939 about a governor of an unnamed state has to pick a new Senator because Senator Sam Foley had passed away. The governor’s children want him to pick Jefferson Smith the head of the Boy Rangers, and by flipping a coin he chooses Jefferson as the …

The Black Balloon Movie Review

Would you be able to cope? That is the unspoken challenge laid down by “The Black Balloon,” a harrowing, unsentimental portrait of a middle-class Australian family whose oldest son has severe autism compounded by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Would you find in yourself the seemingly infinite reserves of love and patience possessed by the Mollisons, …

Movie Review for My Name Is Bill W.

The movie “My Name is Bill W” was about William Griffith Wilson (Nov 26, 1895 – Jan 24, 1971) He was better known as Bill Wilson or “Bill W’. He was the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous with Robert Holbrook Smith AKA Dr. Bob. After seeing this movie I did some additional research. He and his …

Inception Movie Review

Inception is a mind blowing experience directed by Christopher Nolan, who has already had success in the past with films such as the dark knight. The film is about a special team of spies who are very skilled extractors that go into the subconscious of their targets in order to get information for business corporations. …

A Movie Review: Analysis of Team Building, Leadership and Conflict Management

    When a boy is on the last day of trial for killing his father in the heat of domestic arguments, twelve jury men are forced to present a verdict. If guilty, it is the one way ticket to the electric chair for the boy. When the jury men decides to quickly end the …

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 …

The Silent Light Movie Review

The drama The Silent Light (originally called Stellet Licht) is the director’s, Carlos Reygadas, third movie. It’s an unusual story of a crisis of faith and a love-triangle between a man, his wife and his mistress, set against the background of a Mennonite community in Mexico. Silent Light tells a story of devote people who …

The patriot movie review

Aim small, miss small. If only the production stayed true to their line, critics and historians would have commended the movie. But they dreamed big, and so they missed big. The Patriot (2000) is an ambitious film that attempts to present the harsh realities of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina (1776). It opened with …

Movie Review of The Notebook

Movie Review of The Notebook             The movie The Notebook is one of the most romantic and heartwarming love stories that show the audience a kind of love that is truly one of a kind. With its profound and dynamic plot, movie enthusiasts have surely enjoyed this distinct love story of two individuals who conquered …

“Bowling for Columbine” Movie Review

“Bowling for Columbine” is the Academy award winning documentary film; written, directed, produced, and narrated by Michael Moore. Through the tragic Columbine High School shooting, Moore’s film explores the highly debated question; why does America have such an extraordinarily high rate of gun violence compared to the rest of the world? The film question’s the …

Movie Review: Taxi to the Dark Side

Movie Review: Taxi to the Dark Side Taxi to the dark side is a movie by Alex Gibney in which he seems to want to present a rare insight into the lawlessness that prevailed during the Bush administration (Plonsky, Begg and Brand). Alex Gibney attempts to present the viewer with a picture of how war …

Movie Review: Jose Rizal by Marilou Diaz- Abaya

In the film Jose Rizal by Marilou Diaz-Abaya, many facts about the life and the last days of Dr. Jose Rizal was presented. However, many inconsistencies according to history were depicted in the movie. The inconsistencies, I think are to enrich and to give the movie more substance as it progresses. These inconsistencies were; the …

First Knight Movie Review

The title of the film was First Knight, which was released in 1995 and the director was Jerry Zucker and screenwriter was William Nicholson. The major actors included Lancelot, played by Richard Gere, King Arthur, played by Sean Connery, Guinevere, played by Julia Ormond, and Malagant, performed by Ben Cross. The First Knight is a …

Pursuit of Happyness Movie Review

Movie Review: Pursuit of Happyness Being homeless, separated, and forced to raise a five year old isn’t exactly the ideal state for most people, but this is where Chris Gardner (Will Smith) finds himself. The year is 1981, and Chris has completely gambled away all of his money into buying bone marrow scanners to sell. …

Parenthood Movie Review

The main character had a terrible relationship with his father. They didn’t see eye to eye at all. The father just took him to baseball games and left him there with an usher that he paid to watch him. The absence of a father figure was significant to his childhood. When he grew up he …

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