Movie essays

The movie Stepmom

The movie Stepmom demonstrates divorce and how the family copes up with it, especially if one of the spouses has already found a new person to get involved with. There is no doubt that divorce is a difficult process, not only for the couples but also for the children involved. As in the case of …

The movie Stepmom Read More »

Thelma and Louise

The film “Thelma and Louise” can be considered as an extraordinary movie during the early 90s since it initiates the rise of female strong characters and deviates from the standard Hollywood hero and buddy formula. The movie presents the story of two best friends who bravely decided to leave their familiar world and embark on …

Thelma and Louise Read More »

Effects of Social Forces in Literary Works

Social issues are frequently addressed in every great literary piece. Writers make use of the present social issues in their surroundings either to express their opinions towards them through their characters or to merely address them for awareness. However, it is important for the readers to take note of how these social forces affect the …

Effects of Social Forces in Literary Works Read More »

Multiple Endings in John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman

A masterful postmodern plot set in the repressive backdrop of the Victorian era is what a reader will get in John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman. The convoluted contrivance is amply justified by introduction of existentialism and a truly inventive multiple endings by which the author leaves a huge scope of interpretation for the readers …

Multiple Endings in John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman Read More »

Super Size Me

In the film Supersize Me, film school dropout Morgan Spurlock seems to be arguing the obvious: fast food, such as McDonald’s fare, is bad for you. He attempts to do this in the most straightforward, albeit extreme, manner possible which is to engorge himself on nothing but McDonald’s food for an entire month-long period. The …

Super Size Me Read More »

Michael Moore’s Sicko

Michael Moore has a reputation for tackling highly polarizing topics in his documentaries. Moore generally eschews political punditry, choosing to raise concern over a callous acceptance of broken systems and cultural maladies such as gun violence in a paranoiac media culture or corporate disregard for employee welfare. In 2007’s Sicko, Moore tackles health care. Sicko …

Michael Moore’s Sicko Read More »