Movie reviews: November 2018

The month of November is second-to-last month of the year. Thanksgiving is a major holiday in November. The pilgrims were brave and courageous because they fought through diseases and spent months on ships just to come to America. This month’s theme is about courage, and all of the movie reviews below demonstrate the importance of being courageous.

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

1 hr. 52 min.

In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her friends all go on the journey to find courage to not only finish the journey, but also become brave within life itself. If you think about this movie she is dreaming to find her courage and she does so by taking real life things and people to help them find their courage as well.

Finding Nemo (2003)

1 hr. 41 min.

In Finding Nemo, not only is Nemo brave to touch the boat and get caught, but also his father, Marlin, is brave for traveling across the ocean to find him. Traveling across the ocean would take a lot of courage to do because anything and everything would be out to get you.

Soul Surfer (2011)

1 hr. 46 min.

This sad tale is based off of a true story about a girl who had lost a limb due to a shark attack while surfing. She finds her passion in surfing and doing everything she use to, but now with one arm.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

2 hrs. 50 min.

According to the movie is about the following, “The film draws on the story of an actual soldier named Fritz Niland and a U.S. War Department directive designed to keep families from losing every one of their sons.” During the coarse of the movie Captain John Miller leads his men into the enemy lines to find Private Ryan because all of his brothers had died and he is the only one left. This movie takes place during D-Day.  This movie shows a great amount of courage because they go behind enemy line to find a fellow soldier.