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60 Free Essays on Film Review

  1. Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Society & Entertainment Film Review What do you get when you combine aliens, a little bit of mystery, tasteful comedy, good acting, and award-winning direction? A wonderful film from one of the most celebrated directors of our time, Step

  2. Film Review (the Money Pit)

    Film Review (The Money Pit) The Money Pit is a love comedy directed by Richard Benjamin in 1986. This movie was performed humorously by Tom Hanks who usually perform comedy. The movies he has performed before were The Man with One Red Shoe, Splash, Bachlor and etc. Tom Hanks and Shell

  3. The Crucible - Film Review

    The Crucible: A Film Review Who'd have thought that simple dancing could cause so much chaos in a small town. This is precisely what happens in the film The Crucible (Nicholas Hytner, 1996), which was originally written as a play by Arthur Miller. This story is based on actual events, which helps in

  4. Film Review: Mindwalk

    Film Review: Mindwalk If a good movie is one that makes you think, Mindwalk must be superb. However, I haven't even read the book it was based on and I can say that the book must have been better. The actors are laughable, and the physicists' accent changes with each new scene. Furthermore, th

  5. Blue Crush Film Review

    Striving for Respect "These waves are for the big boys" My film review is on the movie Blue Crush for my topic "Women competing with the men." The movie is directed by John Stockwell and is written by Lizzy Weiss. The basic for the movie is that the main character Anne Marie is a surfer tryin

  6. Glory: a Review

    Glory: A Review Stephanie Beck April 9, 1997 Prof. Deutch Glory captures the heroism of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the first black regiment in the Civil War, the Massachusetts "Fighting" Fifty-fourth. An extremely talented cast and crew earned three Academy Awards (cinematography, sound

  7. Movie Review: Sense and Sensibility

    Movie Review: Sense and Sensibility Ang Lee, who directed, and Emma Thompson, who adapted the screenplay, have done an excellent job of bringing Jane Austen's Victorian novel, Sense and Sensibility, to the movie screen. The movie's collection of actors are a joy to watch as they bring out th

  8. Movie Review: the Color Purple

    Movie Review: The Color Purple Byron Hooper 11/18/96 The movie "The Color Purple," directed by Steven Speilberg, was, in general, a satisfactory film. It was enjoyable, if you don't consider accuracy towards the novel it is portraying important. Speilberg obviously had little, if any,

  9. Film Review: Spartacus

    <b>What is clearly justified by the historical sources</b><br>In Stanley Kubrick's film of Spartacus, many events that are documented in the historical sources are accurately portrayed. In the film, we see Spartacus and other slaves seize kitchen implements from the cookhouse in which they are eatin

  10. Romeo and Juliet Film Review

    Don't Hang Up Philosophy –Philosophy Can Make A Movie Film: Romeo and Juliet Director: Baz Luhrmann Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio & Claire Danes Plot: Two lovers of rival, disputing families take their lives. Rating: Reviewer: Claire Ginn Welcome to Verona Beach, a sexy, violent other-world,

  11. Valkyrie Review

    Valkyrie (2008) Directed by Brian Singer Written by Christopher McQuarrie and Nathan Alexander Starring Tom Cruise, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy and Kenneth Branagh Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language. Story: Enlightened to the evil of Adolf Hitler, a battle tested German Colonel

  12. Theme of Depression from the Film the Hours

    In the 2002 film, The Hours by Stephen Daldry there are several themes portrayed. The theme that lasted throughout the film and was the most reoccurring , was the struggle with depression. The film intertwines three women living in different times throughout the 20th century. Although the wom

  13. Yo, La Pedor de Toda Film Review

    The film by director Maria Luisa Bemberg, Yo, La Pedor De Toda, is an insightful adaptation of the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz from the biography of Sor Juana by Octavio Paz. The film is presented to the audience through the eyes of an observer in a way to highlight the tragedy of Sor Juanaâ€

  14. Gallipoli - Australian Film Review

    Gallipoli is the remarkable story of two Western Australian mates who are sent to Gallipoli in 1915. Frank and Archie are both very successful sprinters and Archie wants adventure, while Frank wants to stay in Australia, but signs up for the inventory anyway. This story brings back some harsh trut

  15. Film Review

    WRITING A FILM REVIEW Be sure to check out film terminology! In writing your film review, remember that your writing is intended to be persuasive. Additionally, your writing should demonstrate clearly that you not only viewed the film, but also read the novel or play which formed the basis of

  16. A Clockwork Orange: Review of Book and Firm Version

    A Clockwork Orange: Review of Book and Firm Version In A Clockwork Orange, Alex, the narrator and the main character, tells the story of his teenage years, starting at fifteen. He begins his tale as the leader of a small gang that spends its evenings pillaging and wreaking havoc on the town unti

  17. Mossi Baga Diviner in Burkina Faso

    A Mossi Baga Diviner in Burkina Faso Film Review The film “A Mossi Baga Diviner in Burkina Faso” was informative. The film was a little boring but, I did learn some new information about the Baga Diviner. A baga diviner is a person used to communicate with the spirit world and to

  18. Road to Perdition Movie Review

    Film Review Road To Perdition Road To Perdition was directed by Sam Mendes; screenplay by David Self; Starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, Tyler Hoechlin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Daniel Craig, Stanley Tucci. It's a Dreamworks Pictures and Twentieth Century-Fox release. (www.imdb.com/name/nm0

  19. The Rainmake - Film Review

    John Grisham's "The Rainmaker" is the sixth novel to film adaptation and is by far one of the more accomplished. Directed by Francis Ford Copolla, this intriguing courtroom drama reveals the ordeals of a young lawyer and associate entering the realm of unscrupulous money hungry company's scams. "T

  20. A Review of "The Outsiders Club" Screened on Bbc 2 in October 96

    A Review of "The Outsiders Club" Screened on BBC 2 in October 96 MA Diploma Disability Studies INTRODUCTION I decided to write a review on the social group known as The Outsiders. The group's main aim is to enable disabled adults to form personal relationships, including specifically sexual ones

  21. Motion Picture Reviews

    Film Writing Reasons for Writing About Film ▪ Motion picture reviews in magazines, newspapers, or television often are written for one of these reasons: 1. To describe details of acting, direction, music, plot, or theme that make the movie worth seeing or not, in the opinion of th

  22. Film and Book Review: Macbeth

    Macbeth, who is a protagonist in the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare and the film Macbeth by roman Polanski. He commits the same deed of murdering Duncan in both play and film to become the king of Scotland. However there are lots of differences in the theme, plot and characterization. Paragra

  23. Film Review of Sicko

    From: Sun Yan Class 1 To: Prof. Zhang Chunbo Subject: Sicko film review Date: Dec. 9, 2008 CREDITS Movie Type: Documentary Plot: A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories. Director: Michael Moore Writer: Michael Moore

  24. Review of Three Movies: Trainspotting, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Ju

    Review Of Three Movies: Trainspotting, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Jurassic Park English 11 5 December 1996 Trainspotting Trainspotting is a drop-dead look at a dead-end lifestyle. Set among the junkies and thugs of Edinburgh's slums and made by (director Danny Boyle, writer John Hodg

  25. The Shawshank Redemption (Film Review)

    The Shawshank Redemption Directed by Frank Darabont This movie is about a man named Andy Dufresne who is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and her lover and is sent to Shawshank Prison to serve two consecutive life sentences. Andy is a very intelligent banker who soon starts doing the taxe

  26. Movie Review: a Time to Kill

    Movie Review: A Time To Kill I never read A Time To Kill by John Grisham because the book bored me. But I wonder why it did bore me because the movie was engrossing and entertaining. Maybe it is because Akiva Goldsman took out most of the boring parts. I usually love Grisham, but this book was jus

  27. Sleepy Hollow Film Review

    ‘Sleepy Hollow' film Review Blood and murder usually go down a treat for the people who love gore but this is not the case in the movie ‘Sleepy Hollow'. Repetition is the key to an ultimately predictable film. Just as in any other film we see a substance with a resemblance to blood fall onto a

  28. In Cold Blood Review

    "In Cold Blood" Review "In Cold Blood" is a tragic story of two men, Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward, who murder an entire family in search of money and then find themselves running from the law. While writing the book, Truman Capote used only facts to create a novel out of an actual event. He

  29. Movie Review: Yentl

    Movie Review: Yentl Everyone at one time or another has felt out of place. Feeling unsure of one's place in society is an experience that every young adult faces but deals with differently. Some rebel while others comply with whatever has been set out for them by society or their parents, or bo

  30. Movie Review

    Specialist English Stage 1 Movie Review He saw the world in a way no one could have imagined. A Beautiful Mind is a dramatic biography of Professor John Forbes Nash. The movie a Beautiful Mind was directed by Ron Howard and Sylvia Nasar being the producer. The movie was first released in Australi