Movie Reviews - Ryan Fontana Soc. 326 1/17/07 Movie Reviews...

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Ryan Fontana Soc. 326 1/17/07 Movie Reviews While the films for this class are each interesting in their own respect, I feel that only two of them are accurate portrayals of the subject we are going to learn about and experience. These two films are Kundun and The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya . They are each intriguing and portray a certain mystique of the respective religions and lifestyles the characters depict. Although Seven Years in Tibet and Little Buddha were interesting movies in themselves, they failed to spark my interest in the subject matter. Little Buddha in particular was a huge disappointment. I had previously seen the film in my Asian art history class, and upon watching it again, I came to the conclusion that it’s a horrible portrayal of the Buddha. (Come on, its Keanu Reeves). What really sparked my interest in this retreat was the film The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya. To see how much work was put into the Shambhala Center and how much it means to so many people made me feel insignificant in comparison, yet privileged to
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course COM 311 taught by Professor Mcgrane during the Spring '07 term at Chapman University .

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