Saving Private Ryan Movie Critigue
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Saving Private Ryan Movie Critigue
Saving Private Ryan is a fairly new World War 2 movie, which is a blockbuster hit. Itís about a private named Ryan who lost three of his brothers in action. Being the only brother left in the family he gets the ticket home. He was dropped on D-Day in German occupied territorries. Unfortunatly no one knows where he is beacuse of misdrops so a team of eight rangers are sent out o find him. During the mission they go through many hard tasks of war. They also lose two of their men and at one point the team almost falls apart. It is truly a heart breaking moment. At the end of the movie they finally find Private Ryan. Suprisingly he decided not to leave his post(protect a key bridge) and fight until reinforcment comes. The captain than decides to stay and help them fight until help comes. They prepare for the German attack and await them. Once the Germans do come, a big battle brakes out and the fight starts. After a feirc fighting only two out of eight rangers and private Ryan survive, the captain dies. The reinforcments came at the last minute and the bridge was saved, but left Ryan with horrible memories of war.
There were many conflicts in the movie and itís very hard to find the main one. One of the conflicts could be man vs. himslef (soldiers vs. feelings about the mission). None of the soldiers saw soldier saw real importance of the mission. It seemed too dangerouse to put eight of their lifes for one of private Ryans. The conflict wasnít reallly resolved because they felt the same way about it until the end. There was also no winner in the conflict or lose. Even the captain showed no inportance in the mission but his loyalty for the assigment was stronger. If I was put in the same spot I would feel exactly the same way. Even though his mother lost three of her sons already, how would my mother feel if she lost her only son.
Once again this movie has a lot of messages for the viewers. The strongest message would probably be how devistating and brutal World War 2 was or any war is. this is a very strong message. The viewers are shown the extreme of war brutality. There hasnít been a movie like that in a long time. Itís description is greatest ever. "thirty five dead, time two wounded" these were casualties for just one mission to take a beach. This was only for one regiment. It shows how brutal and deadly it was. After seeing that, one should learn that war and violence is totally unnecessary. After all that there was no winner or loser of World War 2, but only the death of young men.
Acting in Saving Private Ryan was unbelievable. The actors such as Tom Hanks and Tom Sizemore gave their best and itís probably best ever. The acting made you fel as if you were there. it brought out the emotions out in an ordinary person as myself. even the extras performed an excellent acting that moved the viewers. The actors showed the pain, the anger their emotions as if it was real. Tom Hanks showed pain so real that one could feel it. Watching them going through the hardships shook a tear out in the most feelingless people.
The extras such as setting, customes and make up were also excellent. the whole movie looked like it was filmed during world War 2. The costumes and make up made the movie go to the extreme realism. Every signle stain, burn, hole was there as if it was taken off a soldier. Even the unshaved faces or dirt under the nails was what made this movie great and one ofthe kind. The time period was during World War 2 and it was filmed during World War 2 or it seemed.
The camera movemnet in Ssaving Private Ryan made you feel as if you were a soldier running and fighting in the center of the action. For instence, when the soldiers jumped out of the landing duck so did the camera. The camera jumped in and out of the water as a soldier
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Academy Awards, Cinema of the United States, English-language films, Films, Saving Private Ryan, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg
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