Glory has many scenes from it that can illustrate the events that occurred during the Civil War and the importance of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. For example the medical tent scene was a good example of what it was really like to be wounded in the Civil War. The scene where they rip their pay checks shows how there were still prejudice in the north. They felt that the black soldiers weren’t as good as the white solders. In the final scenes when they attack the fort they fight just as bravely as any white solder would.
Nick Gregory English 10b Mrs. Phillips 2/14/2012 All Quiet on the Western Front: A Brief Summary and Analysis In All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque tells the story of a group of youths through Paul Baumer, as he comes to realize the horrific reality involved with serving his homeland of Germany during World War One. Paul discovers many negativities of war and this changes him forever. Many aspects of war caused soldiers to develop serious conditions forever altering their lives. Paul watches his friends fight and die for their country. There was a serious story told about the character Paul Baumer and his friends in World War One.
To start, we begin at the first scene of the movie, from the transition of the past to present. The film started with a frame shot of a waving American flag which gave the audience an idea that it has something to do with patriotism for America. After that, a lonely moody music fades in slowly while starting to show an elderly man walking to the American military graveyard showing that he was a soldier who fought for his country in the 2nd world war. The angles used in the shots were excellent, the endless rows and columns of graveyard showed that many soldiers died at that war. The desaturated color of the film showed that it wasn't a happy story that happened in his past.
Through his experiences he studied and lived the culture that a reenactor finds so intriguing. They will seemingly do just about anything to partake in the culture of reenacting. Horowitz attended parties, asked questions and rooted himself in a society that is deeply affected by the Civil War, mostly through bloodlines. The reenactors who are proponents of authenticity are labeled as the “hard-cores”. The daily lifestyle of a hard core is influenced by the Civil War, even when they are not in the reenactment season they eat, shop and research the civil war.
As he approaches the entrance to the memorial ground the music is very military and heroic, it’s very empowering and makes you aware that wherever this character is going and whatever he is about to do will be challenging and difficult to endure. The mood of the music then changes and becomes extremely emotive with the use of violins and cellos however still using small segments of military drum noises to highlight the association to war to the story this character has yet to tell. The change in music makes you empathise with the character and without even knowing why he may be emotional, we feel sorry for him. Upon reaching Captain Miller’s gravestone, Private Ryan collapses and here is the first, and only, piece of dialogue used in this section with his son shouting “Dad”. This is effective because we see that not only has this situation affected the main character but we also see the consequential effects of his feelings in the way of his family are worried about the way he is handling the situation and are anxious as to whether or not he will be okay.
300 Final Film Review 300 is by far the best comic book based movie I have evened seen But what really makes this movie stand out from all of the other movies is the amazing cinematography that this movie has. Larry Fong has proven that a brilliant Director of Photography can turn any boring tale into something great and interesting. Now, the tale isn’t boring. Not by a long shot. But we’ve seen and heard the same tale a lot before.
The story follows six US soldiers that captivated the American imagination raising Ole Glory in Joe Rosenthal’s lauded photograph. C. John Bradely (the author’s father), Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, Mike Strank, Harlon Block, and Franklin Sousley. D. Mike, Harlon and Frank are killed in the intense fighting of the battle and don’t make it home. They are described as the real heros of Iwo Jima. Mike was the platoon leader who refused several promotions throughout his career to, in his words, “bring my boys back to their mothers.” Harlon was a corporal 2nd under Mike and Frank was a PFC.
Throughout the movie Frequency, there are many different components that create an intense, emotionally charged movie. The elements such as the setting, the lighting, camera angles, decor and even the pace of the movie all helped the viewer stay connected with the characters and the plot. The themes are expressed early on and develop along with the characters later down the road. At the beginning we are introduced to Frank, a middle aged firefighter living a destructive life of risk taking even though he has a wife and a son who desperately care about him. The producer uses visual metaphors to help express the damage of Franks risk taking.
This, and other accounts of death on the battlefield, are told in a very unique manner not seen in other personal accounts of the Civil War. Even when he relates details of the deaths of his friends, whose bodies were often blown to bits while standing right next him, then had to be left, dead or dying, on the battlefield, he does so in a way that is touching and
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier By: Viliccia Carson The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier refers to a grave in which the remains of an unidentified soldier are interred, dedicated to the common memories of all soldiers killed in any war. It is a monument honoring soldiers who have died in a war defending our country. The tomb represents the war grave of soldiers whose remains were never identified. Such tombs can be found in many nations and are usually high-profile national monuments. Throughout history, many soldiers have died in wars without their remains being identified.