Film Review Essay Samples

Feb 25, 2018

Anthropology-film review Free Love

Free love is a film that explains about the practice of the Moswel community living at the foot of the Himalayas hills in South West China. Due to their unusual social practices, this community has been accused of practicing ‘free love. In this community people do not formalize their marriages and they are allowed to have many sexual partners simultaneously. The film is based on one young man's real experiences of how ... Details

Feb 25, 2018

Movie Review Heaven Is for Real

There is an interesting movie called Heaven Is for Real which talks about a family of a priest whose little son has seen Jesus and other wonderful things while having a near-death experience. At first, the family is reluctant to believe the son, but soon they come to accept his revelations while the community pressures the priest mistrusting him and his sons' words. The movie talks about important family issues such as ... Details

Feb 26, 2018

Dial M for Murder, by Alfred Hitchcock

Dial M for Murder is a 1954 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is highly influenced by the style and vision of the director. Although Hitchcock in one of his interviews dismissed this film, it should not be undervalued due to its utter theatricality, dramatics and interesting visual characteristics and techniques. Dial M for Murder features some of the most distinctive Hitchcock's approaches and is a faithful and ... Details

Jun 7, 2019

The Century of the Self Summary

The Century of the Self, the documentary by Adam Curtis, investigates how the unconscious of human mind could be controlled and redirected to the right state without hurting the individual. The aspect of politics and economic gains is clearly introduced by the invention of public relations for the American corporations by Freud’s nephew Edward. This is a summary of the reasoning by Sigmund Freud about the understanding of self-feelings. This documentary seeks ... Details

Sep 4, 2019

Essay about Films

Every human is a sexual being, and it may seem that the course of human sexuality can hardly provide some useful information to the modern people. However, it is not true. Even though sexuality can be considered as intimate and personal issues, the history and culture of various countries prove that sexuality is interconnected with social life and is strongly imposed with a number of rules and stereotypes. Even though human sexuality is an intimate aspect of life, it ... Details

Mar 31, 2020

Transformation as a Key Element in Once Upon a Time

The illustration of how good conquers evil has long been a central issue of American fictional literature, poetry, art, and even cinematography. In the television show entitled Once Upon a Time, evil is depicted as a circumstance experienced by protagonists rather than their character traits that cannot be changed. From the beginning of the television series, it becomes evident that the lines of good and evil are not as clear as they are usually portrayed in original fairy tales. The movie shows how characters... Details