In “Vengeance is Ours,” Jared Diamond explores tribal societies’ views of revenge and compares them to our modern perspective by considering two detailed narratives. Diamond sets out to challenge the notion that the desire for revenge is “primitive, something to be ashamed of,” and instead suggests that such a feeling is natural and healthy (12). To accomplish this, Diamond tells the story of Daniel, a member of the highland New Guinea Handa clan, who orchestrates the paralysis of a rival clan leader, Isum, to avenge his late uncle, Soll. Upon doing so, Daniel exclaims “I have everything, I feel as if I am developing wings,” even though he didn’t release the virulent arrow himself (7). Diamond supplements this story with that of his father-in-law, Jozef, who, when given the opportunity to exact revenge on the man who brutally murdered his family during World War II, decided to place the murderer in the hands of the legal system.
Blood diamond is a movie directed by Edward Zwick realised in 2006 and basses on a civil war in the 1990s in Sierra Leone. The genres are adventure, drama and it is a thriller. The three main character are Danny Archer(Leonardo DiCaprio), Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou) and Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly) who meet each other with different intentions and at the end clarify the misery of the war to the first world countries. We first encounter with Maddy Bowen, a American journalist, when she gets to know Danny Archer for the first time at a beach bar in Sierra Leone. She is a beautiful young woman who is determent to make a difference.
The problem was ignored and not dealt with properly. These murders in the fictional novel, Desert Blood, where based on true murders in Juárez. The poor women were working for a better life and to provide for their families by working in American Factories. Instead Women have suffered the ultimate price, their life’s. Working toward ending the silence along with the novel the music video and song, “Invalid Litter Dept” by At The Drive in was written in tribute of the many women’s whom lives had been taken away from them.
The movie “Blood Diamond” is a very revealing tale that easily shows the underlying morals and ethics of many people in this world. During this movie, one can see the absence of conscience, respect for “the other” as well as the pure dedication people have to the direction in life that they have chosen. All of these morals, or lack thereof, are presented by many various groups and characters throughout the movie and in their own way affect and change the ethical dilemma that is the blood diamonds during the movie. The first instance of an aspect of the human person being neglected in “Blood Diamond” would be the presence of conscience. There are many characters throughout this movie that appear to act without conscience, but I think one
‘Blood In The Mobile’ is a documentary filmed my Danish journalist Frank Poulsen regarding the use of conflict minerals in our mobiles by major phone manufacturing companies. Even though he focuses on Nokia in the movie it is an insight into the use of blood minerals from Congo in all phones of other manufacturing companies as well. The film focuses on whether Nokia has known about this use and still continues to do it and to find a solution to this problem in order to end modern day slavery just so that we can stare at a screen throughout the day. In the documentary Poulsen travels to various destinations including one of the mines in Congo to uncover the harsh truth behind one the most revolutionary modern day inventions and whether its consumption is being used to finance a war...
Martin Scorsese is a famous hollywood producer and director that makes real life stories into blockbuster films. His biggest films The Wolf of Wall Street and Goodfellas share the same kind of story even though they are both based on true stories about different people with different backgrounds. Both the stories share how the main character is a success driven individual that strives and achieves a life of excess and the feeling of being invincible. Scorsese uses the same kind of pause stop directing in both stories which makes both films alike but so unique. As both stories prevail we soon learn that both of the main characters cannot escape the law and eventually are outrun by the “feds.” Although we see similarities in both films, The Wolf of Wall Street has an engaging plot, directing, and a taste of the American Dream.
The National Hitman Qualification Tournament is a clear example of this, with all the participants looking like Chow Yun Fat in "A Better Tomorrow" except one who is the spitting image of Leon, from the homonymous French film. Another example is the dialogue Sawaki has with Joe regarding the profession of contract killer and its difficulties. Shinichi Tsutsumi as Sawaki and Ren Osugi as Joe are great in their parts, with their biggest achievement being that they appear utterly serious among all the nonsensical incidents and dialogues that occur. Lastly, it is extremely funny to watch Susumu Terajima, who has made a career by portraying Yakuza, to act as a police officer. 11.
Fire in the Blood Film Critique Fire in the Blood is a shocking, powerful and a gripping documentary about how corporate laws and greed unnecessarily affect millions of lives around the world. This compelling and honest documentary directed by Dylan Mohan Gray brings forward the face of giant pharmaceutical companies and how western government aggressively blocked access to low cost life saving Anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) for the countries of Africa, Asia and global south. Since 1981, AIDS-related illnesses have taken 30 million people into its trap. And that is not all. Millions of people worldwide are now living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The famous Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who has many awards under his belt such as 5 Academy Award nominations and 10 Golden Globe Awards nominations, plays the role of Danny Archer. This choice of casting was very smart as not only is he a good actor, but many people would have rushed to watch the film simply because he is in it. Leonardo was required to act as a mercenary from Zimbabwe,
Several of emotions, a lot of beautiful places and at the same time some examples of different unique and characteristics and traits as a Filipino that we can be able to site on this movie entitled Kita – Kita. The two protagonists on that movie are namely Lea and Tonio played by Allesandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez. This two brilliant actor and actress de Rossi and Marquez gives us a wonderful and an extraordinary movie. Overall, they gave justice to the story. Loyalty.