The Maze Runner Essay

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Based on book one of James Dashner’s best-selling series, comes Wes Ball the director of, The Maze Runner. The trailer makes the audience think that this movie is like any other movie based on the storyline seeming similar in ways like the movie, The Hunger Games. The movie has a an attention grabbing storyline. This is a movie that you can be able to watch with your family, despite some of the events filled with suspense and intensity that happen while watching. Along the way there are parts that have you questioning what is happening, making you crave and watch more trying to find the answers to your questions. Wes also chooses a cast we are familiar with, a protagonist like Dylan O'Brien, who plays Thomas and with the stunts he pulls during the movie keeps the audience on the edge of their seat.
From the beginning, we are hit with something unexpected when Thomas is surprisingly brought up to the surface by a mysterious elevator he is encountered by a group
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This is shown when Thomas stands up to Gally and everyone else who has taken Alby’s side. Gally feels inferior and punished him because non Runners are not supposed to be in the maze and he disobeyed that. He has a bad feeling that Teresa’s arrival has caused them bad luck. Gally’s character is also shown to be a tough but loyal person who is trying to look out for his friends in a way he seems is the best. Thomas, who is sick and tired of waiting for an absolution takes a stand up against Gally and whoever else is willing to stand in his way and decides to find a way out of the Glade. With the help of Minho (Ki-Hong Lee), Teresa (Kaya Scodelario) and Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) they go into the mystery of what the maze is only to encounter that this isn't the end of their journey but only the