INTRODUCTION The films Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) are both crime-drama films which focus on the rise of their respective characters up the criminal ladder, becoming leaders on their own right and experiencing parallels on their stories while interacting with characters with duality in rules for both films. Scarface’s Tony Montana opted for drug trade and started his own empire on the back and blood of the people he killed, while Michael Corleone took matters to his own hands when he saw his family being besieged by the other families, psychologically exploring the minds of the characters while trying to deal with outside threats and stimulus. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 1. What are the similarities of the film?
Toward the ending, we see C. W. Pollard father to get mercy for his son he sets a trap for Bonnie and Clyde. In background we could hear the music which was giving a tense feeling that will something bad happen. Actually, it did happen, cruel deaths of Bonnie and Clyde. They got ambushed by the police and brutally assassinated by machine guns.
Scarface is a film that is loved by a lot of people even though the main star of the movie was a Cuban immigrant who sells drugs and kills people. Deviance is displayed throughout the film while you follow Tony “Scarface” Montana on his rise to power. Some of the deviant behavior that is displayed in the film would be drug use/selling, and murder. These behaviors are portrayed in a sympathetic light because you feel bad for the struggle Tony had come up from. The movie is unsympathetic when it came to Tony murdering his best friend when he finds out that he and Tony’s sister are together which leads to Tony’s sister trying to kill him.
Pablo Escobar Within the series, it introduces the main entity, Pablo Escobar. Born during the violent years within Colombia, Escobar had search methods to support his family. Escobar encountered beginning stages of his psychological mindset altering to become a criminal by stealing and smuggling cars. He eventually came across the Cocaine Industry and became interested, due high amounts that came from the industry.
In Mark Twain’s LYNCHING Moral Cowardice, Twain talks about the reasons behind all of the lynching and attacks taking place, whether it’s aversion or pure cowardness. In an article by National Geographic, by Andrew Cockburn, he talks about the trans-Atlantic slave-trade and how it’s still destroying the lives of innocent people. Based on these sources, three common themes from To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1930’s are growing up, injustice, and self-preservation. The first theme shown throughout the novel is growing up. One example of growing up is when Scout learns to value even the smallest things in life as soon as her teacher says she can no longer read at night with Atticus.
Derek is an extremely clever and charismatic student, but he has been influenced by his father 's racism. After an African-American drug dealer kills his father, Derek is drawn into a white supremacist neo-Nazi group. He was lured and used by Cameron, the actual controller, and Cameron makes Derek a symbol and hero of the group. There he commits several criminal acts and eventually serves three years for killing two black men for carjacking. Derek goes through some incidents in prison including being victimized by a white-supremacist group and befriending a black coworker.
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. This paper looks at several instances and scenes that justify fate in this movie.
INTRODUCTION The films Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) are both crime-drama films which focus on the rise of their respective characters up the criminal ladder, becoming leaders on their own right and experiencing parallels on their stories while interacting with characters with duality in rules for both films. Scarface’s Tony Montana opted for drug trade and started his own empire on the back and blood of the people he killed, while Michael Corleone took matters to his own hands when he saw his family being besieged by the other families, psychologically exploring the minds of the characters while trying to deal with outside threats and stimulus. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 1. What are the similarities and differences of the film?
He liked to smoke the strong South American cannabis, a habit he indulged until his death. A craving for easy money had him dealing marijuana by the time he was 20 years old. He was already skilled at stealing cars and disposing of them quickly, he was starting to build a name for himself in the criminal underworld of the city. Luis Esteban, or |”The Snake,” as he was known in the early years, entered the cocaine trade under the tutelage of Chico Ramirez, who tested the young man now known as The Snake by sending him to purchase the high grade coca paste from Bolivia and Peru—a very dangerous assignment. Chico ran the local Cartel and processed the raw material into cocaine for distribution in the city.
“But if these envious people are among my friends, I’d rather not know who they are, because then I’d be forced to hate them,” (Dumas 26). Three ‘friends’ framed Dantes. Danglars, who was the purser of the Pharaon, wanted to become captain. Dantes was going to get
The Godfather focuses on the degrading relationships of the Five Families Scarface focuses on Tony’s own drug rage where he starts to become paranoid. 3.) Archetype – Serves as a framework for a well known concept. Some characters of both films serve a typical or generic role, like how Manny Ribera and Peter Clemenza fulfil the role of a friend to their bosses. 4.)
Furthermore, the political economy of reggaeton exposes the fuzziness of elite. For instance, many of the extreme censorship reactions taken against reggaeton were partly a response to rumors that its recordings were financed by narco-trafficking. One of these scandals was the case of the famous reggaetonero, Nicky Jam, who used the Lamborghini of a Colombian drug dealer, Victor Alonso Mosquera, for his video Travesuras. The reggaetonero claimed he had no idea whose car was that until the video was shown.
Palma rose in ranks. Following the loss of a large cocaine shipment, which was blamed on Palma, El Lobito was killed, and Palma was spared. Following El Lobitos death, Palma came into contact and created an alliance with Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman. Palma seperated from the group which was handed down to Gallardo 's nephews in
In the Rio Grande Valley, public corruption runs rampant. The border city of Mission is a hot spot for drug traffickers and has become an area of concern for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program, also known as HIDTA, since the 1990s. Every day drug runners, private drug dealers, and the continuous flow of illegal immigrants create an atmosphere of temptation for law enforcement agents. Unfortunately, the small town of Mission has witnessed federal, state, and local law enforcement officers drift toward the dark side, letting temptation cast a shadow over their morals and beliefs.
Tone/Mood: “ ... I would use her notebooks to reclaim the past and overcome terrors of my own…” (Page 1) The first page really sets a dreadful tone for the entire book. Isabel Allende uses words like “terrors”, “defenseless”, “mourning”, “powerless”, “indecent”, and “disgust”. I feel as though the ending of the book will as somber as the beginning of it.