Setting is a description of where and when the story takes place.
Films are similar to novels or short stories in that they tell a story. They include the same genres: romantic, historical, detective, thriller, adventure, horror, and science fiction. However, films may also include sub-groups such as: action, comedy, tragedy, westerns and war. The methods you use to analyze a film are closely related to those used to analyze literature; nevertheless, films are multimedial. They are visual media made for viewers. Films take command of more of our senses to create special atmospheres, feelings or to bring out emotions.
I want to ensure that my thoughts encourage readers to create a constructive discussion around the film, or help them decide whether or not the movie is for them. And hopefully, the audience will have as much fun reading my review as I did writing it.
Hands down, the most important component to address in a movie review is how it made you feel. Anyone can write a summary of a film or create lists about the highlights. But good reviews should convey to the audience how the movie resonated with you.
Ultimately, that is the reason why he will give Will all his years, without knowing the issues the protagonist will be confronted to because of these. Then, as a sort of Robin Hood figure, Will Salas is going to fight in order to steal time from those who have too many, in order to give it to those who need it the most.
The movie expresses Andrew Niccol’s convictions about capitalism as it shows an unsustainable system of government, that is sealed by failure. Even the time keepers themselves give up their mission when they realize Will’s and Sylvia’s intentions. One of them will affirm, after Raymond Leon’s death that agents of security should“go home”(picture 63). He will then put his gun on the table, showing that he quit and that they should probably do the same.
The Kim family lives in a semi-basement and struggles to keep food on the table. They take on odd jobs for cash like folding pizza boxes, and they rely on unprotected wi-fi networks and street-cleaning pesticides to keep their home insect free.
Ki-jung begins working for the parks under the guise of an art-therapy teacher. Ki-taek, the father, begins working as the Park family chauffeur after the Kims have their previous chauffeur removed. Similarly, Chung-sook, the mother, replaces Moon-gwang, the housekeeper who has served the home longer than the Park’s have even lived there. Chung-sook is framed as deceiving the family by hiding a dangerous illness. The real deception is carried out by the Kims, and works flawlessly.
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Do you enjoy thinking about or discussing the meanings of a movie after you’ve watching it? How do you go about “reading” a movie’s meaning? Can you think about any movies that have made you understand the world better, even fiction?