The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 thriller film that follows a young FBI agent who uses clues from a psychotic killer named Hannibal Lector to catch a killer known as Buffalo Bill, while also being exploits by Lector to recount memories from her past. While watching the movie, one theme that pops up is manipulation. We can see this occur in multiple scenes throughout the movie from Clarice promising a new prison for Lector if he helped her, to Buffalo Bill manipulating Catherine into getting into the van by helping move the furniture into the van. But these are not the only ones that help show the difference between good and bad manipulation. This movie does a good job in showing the different areas when it came to manipulation.
And when she died, Ashley had no one. Buddy Ray said that she owed him money. He told Ashley that she'd have to pay off the debts.’”(259-260). This quote clearly shows the criminal's motive, vengeance, because Buddy Ray, the kidnapper, forces Ashley to work for him against her will only because her mother worked at the club and owed him money she couldn't pay off before her death. In conjunction with vengeance, lust also motivates the criminal.
Meanwhile Imperator Furiosa drives a tank truck to collect gasoline for Joe. However, her true intention is to flee from the tyrannic Joe with his five women selected to breed hidden in the truck to her homeland. Immortal Joe commands a party to hunt down Furiosa and Max is chained to Nux 's car. Furiosa heads the truck to a sand storm, but Nux continues to pursue her. After the storm, Max succeeds to release from the car and brings Nux chained with him.
The comic ‘Blacksad, Somewhere within the Shadows’ is based on anthropomorphic animals whose species were specifically chosen for their characters role. Strongly reflecting they type of personality traits and role that the character has as the story unfolds. The story is about Blacksad who investigates the murder of an actress, Natalia Willford, his former lover. Clues by an old friend Jake Ostiombe led Blacksad to his first suspect Leon Kronski, a screenwriter and Natalia’s last known lover. Blacksad discovers that Leon has disappeared, only to find out that Leon is already dead and buried under Noel Krisnok, and anagram of Leon Krisnoski.
When two ex-police officers decide to engage in some high powered private investigations, they uncover some of the darkest secrets of the police force that have always been swept under the carpet. The novel brings to the fore the violence and institutionalized racism in the US police force as never before. Soul Circus the third novel in the series is a popular moving, gritty and bleak story of life and death in the United States capital of Washington. Terry Quinn teams up with Derek Strange to run a private investigations company in the black ghettos of Washington D.C. The two detectives are quite good at their job and when they get an assignment to find a missing girl, they quickly find her.
During this murder scene, we saw Suzie being approached by her future killer, and lured into the “structure” he had built for the children in the neighbourhood. Following this, the audience sees Suzie growing uncomfortable in the presence of the man, in the underground hut. When it comes to her actual death, the director only shows Suzie being denied the ability to leave, twice, by the killer, before she escapes and runs away into the field. We then see Suzie stumbling along the street, but only her figure is slightly opaque and misty like (attempting to portray Suzie with a ghost like presence). To me, this felt confusing at first, and I felt I needed closure that Suzie was actually murdered.
Hitchcock misleads the audience to create a shock in Psycho, following the character’s journey. When Marion Crane sees an opportunity to improve her living, she steals $40,000. After escaping, she finds herself at the Bates Motel on the road run by a suspicious Norman Bates. Marion can hear Norman and his mother arguing in their house. Marion and Norman have a few chats, later on, she is murdered by what could be an older woman.
While roaming through the aftermath of a Texas drug deal that had collapsed, a Vietnam veteran called Llewellyn Moss (Josh Brolin) discovers two million dollars and a substantial amount of heroin hidden in the back of the vehicle. Moss becomes the victim of a puzzling killer, Anton Chigurh, who determines with the flip of a coin the fate of his victims. In this series of drama, Bell (Tommy Lee Jones) struggles to contain the rapidly escalating violence. Fate is inevitable just like change. No Country for Old Men has one important theme as fate.
“Psycho” (1960) is a horror suspense film that is known and remembered by many generations. Marion Crane, the protagonist, is a sectary that steals money from her employer’s client and takes that money and runs to California. While on her way to California she makes a stop at Bates Motel and gets a room. When she arrives she meets the owner Norman Bates. Norman in the beginning of the film starts out as friendly and welcoming, but later the audience sees his psychotic tendencies.
“I’m a Mad Dog Biting Myself for Sympathy” by Louise Erdrich is a first-person point of view story, where the narrator talks about this incident of him stealing this stuffed toucan. Through the story, you can see many explains of him feeling the loss in his life, and him struggling with change. The narrator makes bad choice after bad choice; first, he steals a stuffed toucan from a store. Then proceeds to run with this large toucan, and steals a car, which he finds out that has a baby inside, then gets stuck in a ditch and leaves the car and baby behind, and then finally gets caught. This all spans from him wanting to get his supposed girlfriend Dawn a Christmas present.
Former delinquent takes on Government and wins Vickie Lee Roach receives her degree. August 31, 2007 The champion of prisoners ' rights had an unlikely path to High Court victory, writes Karen Kissane. VICKIE Lee Roach was taken from her mother when she was two and thinks of herself as a member of the stolen generation. She is in jail because she left a young man with burns to 45 per cent of his body after she smashed into his car while trying to escape police. At the time, she had alcohol, four kinds of tranquillisers, morphine and a cannabis-related substance in her blood.
Bam, boom, clash. That’s the sound of two reckless drivers. First the jewelery store and next the three people will rob the bank. Also there’s five killers going around. Tonya has 48 hours to catch all the people dead or alive it does not matter.
For over 20 years, millions of Americans have been following the twisted and unsolved murder of six-year old beauty contestant JonBenet Ramsey. Christmas of 1996 brought terror to Boulder, Colorado as the world watched the crime scene unfold as Little Miss Colorado was found strangled in the basement of her family’s home. Pieces from the brutal murder such as a lengthy ransom note are unheard of, leaving the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shocked. Two decades later, the case remains a mystery due to police mishap, mishandled evidence, and an abundance of conspiracy theories. Suspicions have ranged from her parents, John and Patsy Ramsey, to the outrageous, Santa Claus.
Unfortunately for Avery, that wasn’t going to be his only bad encounter with justice. On October 31, 2005, photographer Teresa Halbach was scheduled to meet with Steven Avery at his home on the grounds of Avery 's Auto Salvage to photograph a minivan for Auto Trader Magazine. She went missing the same day.On November 11, Avery was charged with the murder of Halbach after her car and overdone bone fragments were found at the salvage yard. He upheld that authorities were attempting to frame him for Halbach 's vanishing to make it harder for him to win his pending civil case regarding the false sexual assault conviction. To avoid a conflict of interest, Mark R. Rohrer, the Manitowoc County district attorney, requested that authorities from bordering Calumet County lead the investigation.
Fearing for the safety of his family, McCoy sends his wife, AUDREY, and Lindsey away. McCoy also deals with the stigma of accidentally shooting his partner, FLANAGAN. When AGENT CLARK offers McCoy a chance at redemption, he takes it. Homeless people are going missing and then showing up dead. McCoy agrees to go undercover as a homeless man.