(2009) Half Blood Prince The film series of Harry Potter got an 84% from Rotten Tomatoes and was directed by David Yates. This movie was J.K Rowling’s favorite and it has a lot of incredible scenes but, it also had its weaknesses. First, the movie does not have its so-called ending. Then, there were episodes in the movie where it was different from the book like the teasing romance of Ginny and Harry, which in the film it appeared to be somewhat like forced and rushed. This is just one of the flaws of the movie but it does not mean that the movie is not good or annoying.
The early 1900s was an era when homosexuality was denounced socially, as it was unlawful for majority of the world including the United States of America. Authors were cautious when discussing themes of homosexuality that did not conform with public opinion. Scott Fitzgerald’s wit and cleverness, were instrumental in showcasing the underlying theme of homosexuality without certifying it. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, protagonist Nick Carraway consistently possesses characteristics of a homosexual, through his adoration of Jay Gatsby, homosexual encounters and his apathy towards females. The Great Gatsby, is told in a first person perspective, through the persona of Nick Carraway.
The Adventures of Huck Finn" can be a decent family film in spite of the fact that the motion picture might be somewhat more unnerving than the book in view of savagery. Be that as it may, similarly as is valid for the book, numerous parts of the motion picture can in any case be valued by the more youthful individuals. According to Jane Smiley “ 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ' does not deserve the high place it holds in the American literary cannon because it fails to confront the greatest moral dilemma of the book: slavery” (Smiley, 1996). The youngsters may appreciate the experiences of the story, the same amount of or more than the book on account of the authenticity improved in the film. Much the same as in numerous different instances of book to film interpretation most disputable issues may get
This shows how even if his writing style matched his time, with his lifestyle being different; Wilde works would not always match the status quo of the Victorian period. Even if during the Victorian period, there was more visibility of homosexuals, especially in males. The reason for the queer population was coming to light was thought to be because males were looking at Greek views on male relationships. Further, with all the laws forbidding same sex relation, made it more desirable for some (Marsh). As for Wilde, he was not necessarily a homosexual, but rather a bisexual man.
2001: A Space Odyssey is now widely acclaimed to be revolutionary, but the reviews upon its release were more divisive. Aside from the special effects, which were universally praised, many aspects of the film evoked wildly differing responses from critics, ranging from “extraordinary” to “immensely boring”. A common complaint was the lack of exposition, which made the film more confusing to some. To those critics, the homonymous novel by Arthur Clarke was a godsend, a treasure trove of information that the film was so reluctant to provide. Now that the critical reception of the film has stabilized, it is due time for a reevaluation of the novel.
There was little theory of homosexuality prior to the 19th century; Sigmund Freud and Magnus Hirschfield being primary investigators into sexual behaviour. They were considerate to the idea of other sexual orientations than heterosexual, believing they occurred naturally; Freud did not consider homosexuality a crime or illness. Hirschfield found Berlin's Institute for Sexual Science, containing archives of materials on gay cultural history. This differentiated with what was happening in the UK at that time, such as with Oscar Wilde who was given a two year jail sentence for being convicted of being gay. However, the tolerance diminished with Hitler's Third Reich in 1933 when the Nazis destroyed Hirschfield's great library; losing a wealth of invaluable records.
There are also more recent films, which were, to some extent, produced to prove that Disney is not racist. However there is debate that even these films still hold on to old racist ideologies. The timeframe in which each film is made is taken into consideration as the social views and opinions might have changed. This essay concludes how throughout the history of Disney feature animations they have produced constant negative racial stereotypes, particularly towards certain ethnicities such as African American and Asian. These have been constantly overlooked due to the innocent nature of animation and the assumed knowledge that it is child friendly.
He also talks about the presence of Denzel Washington as an actor and how his character is given depth and complexity. The author also looks at other individuals that played in the film with a strong performance. He also writes about how the word “nigger” is not used once in the film along with low violence helped keep it rated PG instead of PG 13 or even R. He goes on to say that the film Remember the Titans in a notch above other films because of its social message. This article, though somewhat disagrees
Have you ever called someone a “fag”, said “that’s so gay”, or used gay as another word for “bad”? If you’ve stopped saying those phrases by now, thank you. If you continue to say things like that, you are being very ignorant. Do you know the history behind the word “faggot”? Do you know that being gay isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a sexuality?
2001: A Space Odyssey is now widely acclaimed to be revolutionary, but the reviews upon its release were more divisive. Aside from the special effects, which were universally praised, many aspects of the film evoked wildly differing responses from critics, ranging from being “an unforgettable endeavor” (Gilliatt) to “immensely boring.” (Adler) A common complaint was the lack of an exposition, which made the film more confusing to some. To those critics, the homonymous novel by Arthur Clarke was a godsend, a treasure trove of information that the film was so reluctant to provide. Now that the critical reception of the film has stabilized, it is due time for a reevaluation of the novel. This paper examines the characteristics of each medium and