Gangs Of New York Movie Analysis

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In the famous movie “Gangs of new York”, directed by Martin Scorsese, is a movie about multiple struggles and rivalries taking place in a New York city town, called the Five Points. This movie presents a story between a boy seeking revenge against the antagonist- Bill the butcher- and a portrayal of the various gangs living in the Five Points. Gangs of New York is historically accurate in the way it interprets the New York city riots, the characterization of the gangs in The Five Points, and the hardships of the Irish immigrants. During the movie, the last scene was shown to be a malicious fight between the toughest gangs in the Five Points, which were the Dead Rabbits and Bowery Boys. This fight took place on July 4-5th, 1857 and was soon…show more content…
Chamberlain, Ted . ""Gangs of New York": Fact vs. Fiction." National Geographic. March 24, 2003. Accessed February 13, 2018. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/03/oscars-gangs-of-new-york/ . In this article Ted wanted to convey all the facts from the movie and distinguish what was nonfiction v.s. fiction. His main points focused on the Brothel House, Resurrecting Five Points for the screen, and the real gangs of New York. He compares how the movie projected all these things and how they actually were in real life. This source will be helpful in my paper because the setting was made very Similar to the real thing. "Gangs of New York." Wikipedia. February 12, 2018. Accessed February 12, 2018. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangs_of_New_York . In this article it presents all the information behind the movie, “Gangs of New York”, while naming all the cast members and awards the movie received. This article also includes the production of the movie, a summary of the plot, soundtrack, and a statement on its historical accuracy. Everything about the production and film making of this movie can be found in this site, so that’s why it supports my…show more content…
""Gangs of New York": Fact vs. Fiction." National Geographic. March 24, 2003. Accessed February 13, 2018. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/03/oscars-gangs-of-new-york/ . "Gangs of New York." Wikipedia. February 12, 2018. Accessed February 12, 2018. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangs_of_New_York . Maranzani, Barbara. "The Most Violent Insurrection in American History." History.com. July 05, 2013. Accessed February 14, 2018. http://www.history.com/news/four-days-of-fire-the-new-york-city-draft-riots . Oliver, Mark. "The Real Gangs of New York: When the Dead Rabbits and Bowery Boys Ruled Five Points." All That's Interesting. November 30, 2017. Accessed February 13, 2018. http://allthatsinteresting.com/five-points-gangs-bowery-boys . Rabbit75. "Gangs of New York: The History That Inspired the Movie." ReelRundown. March 05, 2017. Accessed February 13, 2018. https://reelrundown.com/film-industry/The-History-of-The-Gangs-of-New-York-A-Look-Behind-The-History-That-Inspired-The-Movie
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