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Crash Movie Film Report

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February 10, 2014
MCOM 3131
Dr. Andre Nicholson
News Article #1
By: Shaquille Carswell

“It’s Movie Night”

You have the right to remain silent during the film! On February 10, 2014 a 7:00 p.m. film was premiered on Middle Georgia State College Macon campus in the Math Auditorium for the remembrance of Black History Month. A film with underlying positive connotations and significant elements of race, loss, and redemption. A 2004 drama featured film titled “Crash” starring many aspiring actors and actress such as Matt Dillon, Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, and many more. The movie picked up three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing. Tara Mitchell, Middle Georgia State student, believed that the movie was a great pick for the movie night because it was educational, informative, and entertaining drama. A film that covers a 36-hour period Los Angeles during which the lives a diverse handful of disparate citizens crash into one another as they deal with racial and social tensions. According to the Coordinator of this event, Amy Carter said, “It’s for black history month because one of our main focus this year for black history month was about diversity and acceptance. We chose this movie because it shows the ends and outs of how the racism and prejudice continually perpetuated on both sides from all different types. It goes into five different people from all different walks of life whose pass ultimately crashes into one another”. The movie night had an outstanding turnout and the people enjoyed themselves. One of the viewers Jayla Lyons, a sophomore, was in attendance during “Crash.” “I actually only came because there was nothing else to do, but I ended up really liking the movie.” Lyons said that she got much more out of the movie than she had initially expected. “I assumed it would be another mediocre movie trying to display racial problems, but I actually think “Crash” is the first movie of it’s kind.” Lyons believes “Crash” is so unique because it shows different forms of racism. The movie crash showcased a great deal of what the world is like and how many people ignore the issues that we don’t want to face. Many viewers stated that they walked away with a new perspective and perception on life. This was the ultimate goal Amy Carter wanted to have. Paul Haggis “Crash” allowed viewers to take in consideration how that think and react to everyday racism and prejudice. The movie reflected on black history month and it enlightened many of the Middle Georgia College students on the prominent issue noted as racism.

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