Cinema Essay Examples

cinema has consistently glamorized the gangster's life. For the case of the "public enemy" film of 1931, which is one of the oldest crime classics, it doesn’t show the spectacular light as well the prestigious life of the thugs, in fact, the thug's life is evidently clear from the film as sympathetic one (A. Wellman 23). According to Tom Powers, the main character in the movie, money as well as the extravagance live will only come when one breaks the laws. However, the dire consequences of such an occurrence are never more evident as in the unexpected, abrupt as well as a disquieting conclusion. By being the pioneer of a mobster movie, the role played by Tom Powers (Cagney) has repeatedly been in...

cinemas in the crime category. Ten years after, the National Film Registry under the wing of the United States Library of Congress considers the film ethnically, traditionally, and artistically noteworthy. In fact, many film creators attempt to equal, match, and produce similar genres relative to the content, material, and style, but GoodFellas gains its fame through series of critiques and reviews. Inspired by Nicholas Pileggi’s book called Wise Guy, Martin Scorsese’s GoodFellas remarkably discloses the future of the mobster motion picture and the sickening embrace of corruption, desire for money, and seduction of control. Although the film holds some restrictions of its portrayal, Martin...