Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace Analysis

Mia Wallace at the diner

Pulp Fiction’s Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) is one of the great characters of film and displayed on most of the films promotional artwork. Regardless, little have the characters and their significance been explored. Herein, the idea that Mia Wallace represents mystery will be discussed and the manners in which she does revealed. How Does Mia [...]

Pulp Fiction Marsellus Wallace Analysis

Pulp Fiction’s Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) is not one of the primary characters of the movie, but still manages to be an iconic character within it. That said, few people and critics alike have attempted to explore the meaning of the various characters in Pulp Fiction and mores specifically Marsellus Wallace. Herein, it will be [...]

Pulp Fiction Briefcase Analysis

The briefcase in Pulp Fiction essentially serves as the movies MacGuffin, or the item the plot revolves around which has no real need to exist other than to drive the plot. Despite this, the contents of the briefcase have drawn a lot of speculation. Herein, a list of possibilities as to the contents of the [...]

Gladiator Commodus Analysis

Gladiator’s Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) is without doubt the best character in the movie Gladiator, an antagonist that is both understandable and yet extremely easy to hate. Herein, the character Commodus from the film Gladiator will be analysed and discussed. Commodus’ General Characteristics Commodus is essentially lacking in any real noble or honourable personality traits, but [...]

Atonement Movie Analysis

Atonement

Atonement combines aspects that could be seen as being typical of a drama/romance movies with other devices which open up a variety of questions including questions about the function of any given narrative. According to Freud, the essential function of a dream is to fulfill a wish of which the first and innate wish of [...]

Pulp Fiction Butch Coolidge Analysis

Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) is another of Pulp Fictions iconic characters. While perhaps not as popular as Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield, Butch still manages to be immensely popular. However, regardless of this popularity it is rare to see anyone truly attempt to analyze Butch Coolidge and reveal what he is all about. Herein, it [...]

Pulp Fiction Meaning Analysis

Pulp Fiction Meaning: A Post-Modernist Film The basic meaning behind Pulp Fiction is that there are a plethora of different ways of viewing the world, each one with some significance. While this may seem like an idea that is far away from a plot filled with gangsters, each of the characters represents a method of [...]

Pulp Fiction Jules Winnfield Analysis

Jules Winnfield (Samuel Jackson) of Pulp Fiction is another great character from the fantastic Tarantino film Pulp Fiction. While plenty has been said of the performances in the movie, little has been said of what these performances mean overall. As a post-modernist film, each of the characters in Pulp Fiction represents a manner of viewing [...]

Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega Analysis

Vincent Vega

Vincent Vega (John Travolta) from Pulp Fiction is one of many great characters in the film. Despite his immense popularity, there has been little in the way of analysis done on Vincent Vega. Thus, this article will attempt to analyze Vincent Vega by arguing that as a character he represents reason. How Does Vincent Vega [...]

Paranormal Activity Movie Analysis

Paranormal Activity is one of the success stories of the year, a horror movie with a small budget making millions due to its extremely tense atmosphere. While a lot has been said of the movie, little has been said of the meanings behind some of the events. Paranormal Activity Movie Analysis: Devil’s Hour It is [...]

Alien Quadrilogy Box Set Review

Alien Quadrilogy Box Set Review: Disc 1 – Alien Film The original Alien film is a masterpiece of science fiction horror and a must see film for any who spend even the slightest amount of time watching movies. This DVD contains both the original 1979 theater version and a 2003 director’s cut. The original theatrical [...]