From the beginning of Bertie’s life to the time he was becoming King of England he suffered a speech impediment, which caused him to stammer over the words he would try and say whether he was making a speech or just talking amongst family and friends. He went to many doctors that tried to help him overcome his speech impediment, by using different exercises, but none worked in the end and he just became more and more frustrated with himself. Finally Bertie’s wife contacts a doctor who was recommended to her by a friend and would be beneficiary in the end. Even though Lionel the speech pathologist isn’t really certified as a doctor and is really a failed actor in life, he has helped Bertie overcome his stuttering dramatically in the end when he has to make his first main speech as King of England. Bertie and Lionel’s relationship has its ups and downs during the movie, but in the end everything turns out to be happy and exhilarating. When Lionel and Bertie first meet up for their first appointment there are many misunderstandings that take place during this scene. First off Lionel isn’t really a doctor and doesn’t have any certification in the field of speech pathology, but he is a speech pathologist and failed actor. However, Bertie doesn’t find out that he was lied to this whole time until the end of the movie, but he forgives Lionel in the end. Also Lionel used many techniques that actors use to warm up and many of the exercises he used when helping the Australian…
Miracles happen everyday. In the movie ‘Forrest Gump’, the main character, Mr. Gump, shows us clearly that nothing is impossible as long as we put much effort and determination into it. This movie is based on a novel written by Winston Groom in 1986, and was transformed into this comedy-drama movie in 1994. I think this movie is quite encouraging, it makes the audience feel more positive and somehow understand that we should not give up easily
Forrest Gump wore leg braces when…
Movie Review Of Gone Girl
Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as a torn married couple named
Nick Dunne and Amy Dunne. It is directed by David Fincher and based off the book written by
Gillian Flynn. This film is about a distressed couple Nick Dunne and Amy Dunne. Amy one
morning goes missing and Nick comes home from the bar he owns to see the living room torn up
as if a kidnapping or robbery occurred. It portrays Nick throughout the film to have a weird…
The Book of Eli
The Book of Eli,
is a very complex movie that grabs your attention from the very
beginning and keeps it until the ending credits. It is packed with action and adventure that will leave
you satisfied. The ending of the film will make you dumbfounded.
The movie starts with Eli, a hobolooking man, walking around in a deteriorated America that
is extremely different from the prosperous America we live in now…
The film Godfather: Part 2, by director Francis Ford Cappola, is a film that is more than a sequel. The film is about an immigrant Italian family that gains control of criminal activities and enjoys the power that comes with the control. The film focuses on the parallels of the Corleone family. It follows the story of Micheal Corleone who is the leader of the Corleone family. Through the movie there are also flash backs to the rise of Micheal’s father, Vito Corleone. This helps to show the parallel…
clearly places it alongside beloved classics like; ‘Casablanca’ , ‘Star wars’ and ‘Citizen Kane’. Completed in 1994 the film is adapted from Stephen King’s novella, ‘Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption’; – with production costs ran to an astonishing at twenty five million dollars, and the result has been rated for many years as the number one film on the popular review website www.IMDB.com! Producers were dissatisfied with the turn out from the first premiere nevertheless, over time people…
Film review: Against the wake.
‘Against the wake’ is a short British film written by Robert Sedgwick and John Williams, produced by Robert Sedgwick and edited and directed by John Williams with the main characters being Jake (Joel McDermott) and Wendy (Paloma Andrade). The montages and music used in the first scene gave the viewer a good idea about what the film entails.
The synopsis of the film is based on real life situations and the dangers involved when psychological effects of a traumatic…
Film reflection essays
Yang (Max) Zhao
The film “Crouching tiger, Hidden Dragon” is a Chinese Kung-Fu material film, released in 2000. Ang Lee, the director of this film, successfully and perfectly displayed both Taoist belief system and concept of Confucianism throughout different personalities and features that each main character has. It is very rare that a traditional Chinese Kung-fu movie’s leading characters are female; this just illustrates that the movie itself represent one of the…
The film "Mississippi Burning" is set in a time where civil rights was still not put into place. Three pro civil rights people tried to convince the state of Mississippi to integrate. In doing so the three workers were killed by members of the Klu Klux Klan. Integration in Mississippi wasn't something that was accepted and this is still argued. You are not born a races but you are taught to become one and that’s what many Mississippi parents did with their children.…
Director Billy Ray’s dramatic film “Shattered Glass” shows the audience the importance of journalism ethics through the career of the young reporter Stephen Glass.
Stephen Glass (Hayden Christiansen) is a reporter at The New Republic magazine who is loved for his wildly entertaining storytelling, as well as journalism. Glass is supported by his co-workers, but mainly his editor-in-chief, Michael Kelly (Hank Azaria).
Kelly, who is fired after defending his writers to his boss, is replaced by…
horror genre that we recognise today within the film industry. When classifying a film by genre, there is a specific criteria that must be followed to ensure that the right genre is given to the film such as the plot, the lighting, the “spooky” music, etc... In regard to the effect that the horror film should have on the audience, these films aim to invoke a sensation of fear, disgust, anger and tension all at various moments within the film. The film Absentia, directed and written by Mike Flanagan…