Scarface - Darryl Williams C. Leigh McInnis ENG 105-06...

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Darryl Williams C. Leigh McInnis ENG 105-06 February 5, 2010 Critical Analysis of “Scarface” Movies are made to entertain people while showing them a world that is far out of reality’s reach. Many would say that viewing films gives the mind a break from thinking about serious things that one may ponder of during everyday life. However, there are quite a few cinemas that can work the mind just as well as any good book. One can achieve so much knowledge from watching a movie if they try to understand what feelings and thoughts the director is trying to envoke. Much of what one sees in a film can not only entertain, but can also influence one’s life in general. Entertainment and education are somewhat separated as if they do not belong in the same category at all. There is not anything wrong with educating one’s self through the same activities that are considered to be recreation or leisure. The movie, “Scarface,” directed by Brian De Palma, may not seem like a type of film one would be capable of learning something from, but it actually conveys plenty of life lessons. De Palma’s “Scarface” shows how one can control their own destiny through lessons in determination, critical thinking, and greed. Along with determination, critical thinking and greed; views of dedication and persistance are expressed. The main character of the movie is Tony Montana, and although he is not one of the most
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