Category Archives: Response to movie

Captain Abu Raed

Captain Abu Raed is a gem of a film for the nation of Jordan! The film is about what it means to truley be generous. Abu Raed, a janitor at the airport in Amman, is still mourning the death of … Continue reading

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Amreeka

I walked in the theater for the showing of Amreeka a few minutes late but I didn’t miss any of the story. I have not read a lot about anti-Palestinian sentiment of American’s, but I feel that the movie did … Continue reading

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The Eagle and the Arrow

The following is in response to Aesop’s “The Eagle and the Arrow” connecting it to the film Kung Fu Panda. The point of this four-sentence-translation of the famous fable is made at the end when the dying Eagle says “We … Continue reading

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Freedom Writers

The following is in response to the film Freedom Writers, based on a book called “The Freedom Writers Diary” that was written by Erin Gruwell and her students. This empowering film is about how an English teacher, Erin Gruwell, turned … Continue reading

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All Writers Are Freaks: Wonder Boys

The following is in response to the film Wonder Boys, based on a book of the same name written by Michael Chabon. This film is about the interactions between two writers: professor Grady Tripp played by Michael Douglas and student … Continue reading

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The Guys

The following is my response to the 2002 film “The Guys,” which is based on a play of the same name written by Anne Nelson. My experience with this film is similar to the majority of the reviews of the … Continue reading

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Capote

The following is in response to the film “Capote” written by Dan Futterman and directed by Bennett Miller. The film is based on a biography of writer Truman Capote of the same name, written by Gerald Clarke. In this well-constructed … Continue reading

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