“The Hateful Eight” is a western written by famous writer and director Quentin Tarantino taking place 4 to 12 years after the Civil War. The script begins by showing a black union soldier known as Major Marquis Warren riding on a horse in an effort to get three dead bodies to the town of Red Rock where he can exchange them for a bounty. As snow pours down it becomes apparent there is a blizzard coming, Warren hurries only to find a carriage coming along, he hurries to the rider and asks if he can come in as he realizes he won’t be able to make it to Red Rock through a blizzard. The rider informs him that the people inside the carriage have paid him handsomely for a private ride and to ask them if he may join. As Warren pulls up to the side he is met with a gun.
The movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was released in 2007 by producers Clara George, Tom Thayer, and Dick Wolf and directed by Yves Simoneau. The film is based around the events of the government, and the Sioux after the battle of Little Bighorn concerning the Natives moving on to reservations, and becoming assimilated. The film is based off the book of the same name by historian Dee Brown. Sitting Bull is an iconic Native American in the American West history.
“Beheld a man’s head in a tall nightcap, and the bell mouth of a blunderbuss. It’s loaded, said a voice.” This old man is Davie’s uncle. He’s a drunk man who tried to lead Davie to his death even though he was crying for help. At least in the movie he cried for help.
A Movie Worth Watching or Not Eyeing? With so many horror movies becoming cheap cliches and uninspiring, this movie is able bring a new formula to the equation. The Girl with all the Gifts is a horror film taken place in a post-apocalyptic England. An adaption written from the book by Mike Carey, directed by Colm McCarthy, and stars Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine.
The film I chose to review this week for journal six was Lone Survivor. The plot of the movie follows four Navy SEALs, Marcus Luttrell, Michael Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matt Axelson, on a mission to kill a notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shah. The ultimate goal of the operation was to dispose of the target, Shah. Gathering intel on the enemy was imperative for a successful assignment, but provided complications for the men. In a particular scene, the team is spotted by an elderly man and a group of teenage boys herding goats.
Still the films Posse and Buffalo Soldiers created the proof that black people did in fact live after the civil war, and also fought in the war after it. The film is about the history Buffalo Soldiers, a 10th Cavalry Regiment in the US Army who all fought in the Indian Wars. Many films portrayed ex-slaves rejoin a new war (Indian Wars) to help protect America. Without success black western films such as Buck and the Preacher, many people would have not ever heard of Buffalo Soldiers and all African American army regiments at the time. Still films like Posse and Buffalo Soldiers are not history lessons, they are there to make a money, and entertain the
In conclusion, all three movies, and the era of the “Buck” in Blaxploitation film: the white man’s perception of the all-powerful brutal black man. Shaft, Spade, and Slade were rebellious black men, who loved women, they weren’t slaves, had a confident grandeur about them. “With the release of Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and Shaft (Parks, 1971), audiences witnessed a representational revolution where black masculinity, previously associated with impotence, now became synonymous with Machismo” (Sauers A. (21012). The Black Buck Brute had been redefined and gave a nation of people a new perspective on the African American
صورة Dead Poets Society Nora Khamis Hamad Al Shamsi ID: 201018213 "Oh , Captain ,my Captain" Introduction : The Dead Poets Society appeared in 1989 it's an American film, it was written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir and the hero was Robin Williams. The film about the story of students in Welton Academy in Vermont, which is one of conservative school. Many parent's send their children to the best school.
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE -Responding to texts Hunt for the Wilderpeople directed by Taika Waititi, is about a mischievous 13-year-old boy who finally finds a foster family and starts to settle down. An unexpected occurrence pushes the family beyond its limits, everything gets out of hand and has the whole country looking for them. Hunt for the Wilderpeople has several different comedic devices and film techniques used in the film and the devise focused on will be, one liner’s, hyperbole (exaggeration) and costume. One liners are phrases used by characters in a film to use as a short joke or witty remark towards another character. ‘Shit just got real’ spoken by Ricky baker in the fifth chapter of the film, is used to grab the attention of the
One of the most inaccurate details of the movie was the fact that they used longbows, this is very ironic because the longbows didn’t even come out until the 15 century “The earliest known English reference to a "longbow" appears in the 15 century”. The second crusade was about 3 centuries after the longbows was invented. This being said, the movie was very inaccurate by putting in the longbows, making us assume that they were already made. People really didn’t even use the longbows until the past few years and now that they are becoming ice was not used until the early 1800s. So that being said it could not be possible for them to use ice in the second crusade being that the second crusade was in the 1100.