Essays Tagged: "Scarface"

The Crime Film,Compares scarface and Bonnie and Clyde

Compares scarface and Bonnie and Clyde -When looking at the crime film it is important to understand the natu ... l into a genre category. Defining it within the genre may be compromising to the nature of the film.Scarface (1932 U.S.A. - Howard Hawks ) is a film where ones view of the lead role is ever changing w ...

(8 pages) 161 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The life and accomplishments of Al Capone during the prohibition era in the 1920s.

During the prohibition era of the 1920's, if one wasn't an enemy of Alphonse (Al) "Scarface" Capone, was he, in many eyes, a hero? Due to his savvy street smarts and the corrupt rebel ... him, that is, if you weren't one of his enemies. That is the ironic humor in this, that is why Al "Scarface" Capone is a legend. He was possibly one of the most brilliant men of his time, and having ...

(10 pages) 131 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Jóvenes delincuentes en Venezuela

más realista. La popularidad de las películas de acción como "Resevoir Dogs," "Scarface," y "Heat" todos son en castellano y muestran las pistolas como instrumentos para resolver ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Scarface. The rise and fall od a drug lord and it's protrayal of the american dream

ny Montana, the dynamic character that became an icon in cinema was introduced in 1983; in the film Scarface, which captivated millions of fans around the world. Twenty years later, the film still eff ... get the power, then you get the woman." That is exactly what he did. Tony Montana, better known as Scarface, was intelligent. Not an ordinary street smart gangster, he was more, a character that audi ...

(1 pages) 123 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Expansion of Organized Crime.

merriment, as well as earn a small fortune for them. These men, who included the likes of Alphonse "Scarface" Capone, Dion O'Banion, and Johnny Torrio, were members of various organized crime groups, ...

(10 pages) 231 1 4.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

SCARFACE - A scarface review which talks about the art in scarface different camera angles, analysis of artistic choices etc...

Professor LehmanHumanities 110October 13, 2003Scarface (1983)The 1983, Brian De Palma, remake of Scarface has its very own unique visual style. He ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Write a movie review on Scarface.

Scarface: The Story of A Man With a Dream"You wanna play rough? Say hello to my little friend!"- Ton ... y of A Man With a Dream"You wanna play rough? Say hello to my little friend!"- Tony Montana, a.k.a. Scarface. "Scarface" was directed by Brian de Palma and starred Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer alon ... tone, who completed a final draft after many attempts by other writers, wrote the movie. Back when "Scarface" was released, drugs, violence and big blowouts at the end of the movie were hardly practic ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gangster Films

m. Different elements such as violence, drugs, money, and sex are seen a lot in this genre.The film Scarface written by Oliver Stone, directed by Brian De Palma is a 1983 Hollywood gangster film which ... wood gangster film which tells the tail of the rise and fall of a Cuban refugee turned drug dealer. Scarface also touches on various political issues in America at that moment in time. The film Goodfe ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Mise-en-scene and Cinematography of the original(1932) "Scareface"

For my paper I have decided to view the original "Scarface" which was directed by Howard Hawks. This film stars Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak and George Raft. ... s many things. This symbol is the "X" in the very beginning of the film you when you see the title "Scarface" and in the background you see the "X". This symbol is repeated throughout the film, whethe ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A newspaper report on Al Capone and the St Valentines day Massacre

le were shot dead in a volley of machinegun bullets, this horrible attack is thought to be from Al 'Scarface' Capone.The victims were thought to have been killed by Al Capone's men while they were sta ...

(1 pages) 26 0 2.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Al Pacino Is better than Robert Dinero "Argument"

e is also a writer; He wrote the narraration for "Looking for Richard" He alsostarred in the movie "Scarface" which produced 23 million dollars in gross profit from justbox office sales. Pacino also m ... im- Pacino is better than Di NeroSupport- Lifestyle,Recent Movie failures of Di Nero, Statistics of Scarface, and Awards,salaryPacino is also a writer.Warrant- Pacino is a great actor and has had a gr ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Scarface: The American Dream Gone Bad

"What goes up must always come down. When it comes down in Scarface, the crash is as terrifying as it is vivid and arresting." Such are the feelings of New Yor ... York Times' Vincent Camby that I also share about the classic film, which is not easily forgotten. Scarface, written and produced by Brian DePalma and Oliver Stone, has always been dubbed as being co ... ny people tend to shy away from it and overlook the underlying themes and performances it contains. Scarface does a tremendous job of providing captivating characters, new perspectives for movies, and ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Scarface; The Man and The Legend

Research PaperAl CaponeScarface; The Man and The LegendThe notorious Al Capone will always be remembered as America's most ... l's face was slashed several times (Bergreen 49). This is how he got his famous scars and nickname "Scarface" ( Al 1). According to Bergreen, " as the years passed, the scars acquired increasing fame ... he scars acquired increasing fame until they came to identify Capone in the public mind forever as "Scarface" (Bergreen 50).Al met an Irish girl named Mary and fell in love. Mary became pregnant and f ...

(6 pages) 41 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Al Capone, The Real 'Scarface'.

The most well-known Mafia family in the United States was the Chicago family of Al "Scarface" Capone. The Mafia is one of America's most notorious illegal organized crime groups. The r ... e could no longer run the outfit." He died in 1947 at the age of 48 of a cardiac arrest.The movies "Scarface" and "Little Caesar" are based upon Capone's life and his organization.Bibliography:Allen, ...

(4 pages) 65 3 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Al Capone Essay.

Al "Scarface" Capone was an American gangster of the prohibition era whose career illustrated the power ...

(5 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Modern Day Monster

e "Dark Age epic of Beowulf" and the crime lord Tony Montana in the 1980's gangster motion picture "Scarface", it is simple to understand that despite the parallel murderous attitudes, there is a diff ... od life. Most people dream of gaining riches that they could never obtain in reality. When watching Scarface, these people actually yearn to become this monster, since he's the one with that desirable ...

(3 pages) 16 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Great Gatsby And Prohibition

he growth of organized crime. This growth brought power and fame to corrupt people such as Alfonso (Scarface) Capone. These times of bootleggers and lawbreakers are depicted in the novel, The Great Ga ... gateway for organized crime. The most notorious bootlegger who took advantage of this was Alfonso (Scarface) Capone. In 1919 Al Capone went to Chicago and unbeknownst to him, began his rise to power. ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Money, Power and Respect: The Gangster Life

Montana arrived in United States as a Cuban political refugee and died as a drug lord in the movie "Scarface". The director, Brian de Palma, used the real life setting of the Cuban refugee as back dro ... e director, Brian de Palma, used the real life setting of the Cuban refugee as back drop of the old Scarface (1932), which is based on Italian mafia. The role Tony Montana, played by Al Pacino, is an ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Pseudo-Great Gatsby

of greatness. The immoral and materialistic pursuit of greatness is evident in famous films such as Scarface, which showcases an individual committing heinous acts to attain success. Similarly, F. Sco ... ed to achieve his goal, but was unaware of it. Gatsby's life can be compared to Tony Montana's from Scarface. Both characters were selfish and delusional, they built vast fortunes and lavish residence ...

(8 pages) 1101 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers