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Name: Vinish Kumar
Hypothesis: Ron Howard's films manipulate and distort the truth and authenticity of reality by falsely portraying and exaggerating what happens in order to engage and indulge the viewer so they leave the film happy.
Title, author, publication place and date + publisher is relevant
If it is a website, include the date you have sourced it
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Notes about the article (you do not need to fill in this column if you have annotated your paper copy of the source. In which case, write “see article/source for annotations” in the column
Notes about the reliability and usefulness
(Refer to the reliability test)
Overstreet 2004 http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lookingcloser/2012/07/a-beautiful-mind-2001/ This source is helpful as it gives great information and perspective from Overstreet himself on the movie A Beautiful Mind, in how it doesn’t portray the true story. This source can be considered reliable as the author is a well experience journalist who loves to critic films. He has been writing film reviews for over a decade, which gives his words great value.
Sullentrop 2001 http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2001/12/a_real_number.html The information provided by Sullentrop is very helpful as it gives great foundation to the key misconceptions that Howard leaves out about the real John Nash story. Sullentrop himself can be considered reliable as he works for a high reputable publisher – The New York Times, meaning the information provided must have great and reliable value or else it would be published in such a reputable publisher.
K.J. Charles http://www.likesbooks.com/blog/?p=14505 This source gave great information about the reasoning why we need happy endings in our lives, and allowed me to make overall conclusions about how A Beautiful Mind did this. The source can be considered reliable as the writer received a Rainbow Award for this blog on the ‘All About Romance’ blog.
Bader, 2014 https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/what-is-he-thinking/201409/why-we-cry-the-movies This source gave great information as to the psychology behind why we as viewers need happy endings in our own lives, and how watching them, affects us. This source can be considered reliable as the author has gained a PhD in Mental health and has been a psychologist for over 30 years giving him great