Film Analysis: A Glimpse Through The Doors

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A Glimpse Through The Doors The world often finds itself disturbed of the unknown. It’s the tale that has reoccured for centuries, if someone or something is different from the rest of the crowd, then turmoil will ensue. Whether it be protest or ignorance as motivated by fear, sometimes people are not welcomed due to their differences like in reference to Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, he was found to be insane or “different” in the public’s eye. He was considered out there in his methods and even within his last days no one knows what happened to Jim, but throughout his short life he gave the knowledge of his taste in psychedelics and the occult following. The film directed by Oliver Stone, self-titled as “The Doors”, implied…show more content…
In watching the film at first glance, Hollywood takes an intense approach to displaying who Jim Morrison actually was throughout his short life. He was witnessed as a drug abuser, a hippie, an occult participant, and a performer wanting to be heard. Jim Morrison was actually “..a kid from Florida that grew up within a strict household that escaped to California to attend UCLA…” (Huey). It was a constant change during this time of his life as he went from studying film and the theater to slowly drifting off into the world of poetry and psychedelics. It was then while going to UCLA that he met the other band members that would unite to become The Doors. In hindsight however, Jim always made mention as he was challenging authoritative people and standards throughout his life of how an incident when he was five affected him. The movie only takes glimpses into other parts of his life compared to the darker ones since it dives deeper into that part of his life.…show more content…
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