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Soundtrack in Pulp Fiction

With every Quentin Tarantino movie, the soundtrack plays an important in the film. Each song stands out as a carefully selected piece of pop culture resonance. Whether it is the use of Bowie’s “Cat People” in Inglorious Basterds, “Stuck in … Continue reading

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Baptism of Blood

I am not sure if I am exaggerating when I say I have seen the Godfather a thousand times, but I feel like I have seen it that many times. Once when I was sick I even watched the Godfather … Continue reading

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The Populace View of Bonnie and Clyde

America has always had a long obsession with the outlaw. Many classic outlaws include Jesse James, John Dillinger, Doc Holliday, Butch Cassidy, and the Sundance Kid. All of these fugitives have had romanticized legacies that have had their established legends … Continue reading

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Disconnect in Breathless

Michel lies in the street, bleeding from a bullet wound in the back, he speaks softly to his once lover Patricia. He mutters with his last dying breath, “You make me want to puke.” She follows this with a reoccurring … Continue reading

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Birds in Psycho

With each viewing of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, I always pick up on a different characteristic of a motif that I had never noticed. Hitchcock uses several different motifs to subconsciously create suspense for the film viewer. Throughout this viewing I … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain’s most Famous Scene

A dark rainy night surrounds two characters as they kiss goodnight in the doorway of a city apartment. He leaves optimistic and cheerful as he dances through the adverse weather and singing an upbeat song through the water. The song … Continue reading

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The Tough Times of Modern Times

Comedies have long been a staple of the American cinema. Few stars of the cinema are as well known or as influential as Charlie Chaplin, whose name is synonymous with the comedies from the silent film era. While his slapstick … Continue reading

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