Category Films

Wall Street (1987) by Sidonya Hakimi and Jun Huang

Summary Wall Street (1987) is a film set in New York City about investing through the stock exchange on insider knowledge. The film exposes the ruthless, capitalistic tendencies of businessmen who will stop at nothing to make a fortune. The… Continue Reading →

Radio Days (1987)

Radio Days (1987) Summary: Woody Allen directed the 1987 comedy-drama film Radio Days. Radio Days is a movie that illustrates the life of a family during the age of radios in American. The movie follows the life of Joe who… Continue Reading →

Do the Right Thing By Ingrid Gendler and Sherry Chen

Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama film, directed and written by Spike Lee, to highlight the racial tension between the white and black community in a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The film begins in the hot summer weather in… Continue Reading →

Rent (2005)

Robert Godberson Masha Fomitchova Arts in New York City David Hoffman Rent (2005) Film Review   Rent is an American musical drama film directed by Chris Columbus and released in the year 2005. It is an adaptation of the Broadway… Continue Reading →

Serpico (1973) by Victor Carrano and Ali Hussain

Plot Directed by Sidney Lumet, Serpico tells the story of an honest police officer who exposed corruption within the New York City Police Department.  After graduating from the New York City Police Academy, Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) becomes a uniformed… Continue Reading →

West Side Story

West Side Story (1961) Full Movie Summary West Side Story directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise in 1961 focuses on the romantic relationship between Maria and Tony. Although the two are in different gangs who want to dominate the… Continue Reading →

The Godfather Film Review by Alan Glikman and Talita-Elena Vuvunikyan

Summary: The Godfather, is an American organized crime and gangster film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Albert S. Ruddy in 1972. The film was based on Mario Puzo’s best-selling, award-winning novel. The film is set in 1945, at… Continue Reading →

Gold Diggers of 1933

Sunreet Kaur Plot Gold diggers of 1933, a musical dramatic comedy by Busby Berkeley and Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Jack L. Warner and Robert Lord, revolves around three aspiring actresses or “gold diggers.” These three showgirls, Polly Parker (Ruby… Continue Reading →

Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) by Stella Chung and Rebecca Debiase

Plot Overview Brighton Beach Memoirs is a comedy based off of the play by Neil Simon. The movie revolves around a Jewish family that lives in Brighton Beach Brooklyn, New York in 1937. It begins with the main character, Eugene… Continue Reading →

Funny Girl

Funny Girl (1968) Full Movie PLOT SUMMARY Funny Girl, a musical dramatic comedy film directed by William Wyler and produced by Ray Stark in 1968, follows singer and comedienne Fanny Brice, portrayed by Barbra Streisand, on her pursuit of realizing… Continue Reading →

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