Movies for Essay Assignment chose from the list
*Inside Llewyn Davis – (2013)(R) Directed by the Coen Brothers Stars: Oscar Isaac, John Goodman and Carey MulliganIn New York, during the early 1960’s, a struggling folk musician deals with the highs lows of his unstable life and relationships.
*Five Easy Pieces – (1970)(R) Directed by Bob Rafelson Stars: Jack Nicholson A piano prodigy, now oil rigger, with no sense of responsibility, returns to his upper middle- class home to see it ailing father.
*Promising Young Woman – (2020) (R) Directed by Emerald Fennell Stars: Carey Mulligan A woman with a once promising career, targets men who take advantage of women when they are intoxicated.
*Repulsion – (1965)(R) Directed by Roman Polanski Stars: Catherine Deneuve A paranoid, confused beauty parlor worker slowly descends into madness over the course of a disturbing weekend.
*Minari- (2020) (PG-13) Directed by Lee Isaac Chung Stars: Steven Yeun and Yuh-Jung Youn A Korean-American family searches for the American Dream in Arkansas by attempting to develop their own farm.
*Under the Silver Lake -(2019)(R) Directed by David Robert Mitchell Stars: Andrew Garfield.After his neighbor disappears, Sam goes on a strange, noir filled journey as he searches for her in Los Angeles. He encounters many strange situations and people along the way.
*The Three Faces of Eve – (1957) Stars: Joanne Woodard A woman suffers from dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality).
*Taxi Driver -(1976) (Rated R) Directed by Martin Scorsese Stars: Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster
A New York cab driver slowly becomes unhinged in this story of urban decay.
*One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (R Rated) – (1975) Stars: Jack NicholsonWhile serving time at a mental hospital, a man encourages his fellow patients to rebel against authoritarian rule