Movie Ideas: A-Z

Boxing in Hollywood Films:

Boxing is often portrayed as the traditional route for advancement and mobility among minority groups–past and present.

Boxing calls for macho strength, endurance, and military discipline

The same pattern may be found in foreign films, such as Visconti’s 1960 Italian masterpiece, “Rocco and His Brothers,” in which two of the siblings, Simone and Rocco, are boxers–albert of a different kind.

Language and Gender:

Masculine and Feminine Discourse in Film?

Examples: Males tend to speak in a more linear and instrumental manner, whereas, females use words that bear multiple meanings and are more open and ambiguous


The Image of Politics and Politicians in American Films Over Time?