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Saturday, March 17, 2007


Director Paul Haggis' filmtocriticize racism and how it effects all different kids of people in all different kinds of life. From the opening scene where the police officers crashed in a asian woman who criticizes the latino woman's ability to "blake" correctly all the way down to the blatant racism of Sandra Bullock's character who claims the mexican man changing her locks is going to go sell their keys to some of his "homies" it follows how sometimes we use racism in a joking manner not even realizing that we're boing racist or not...up to the point people become bigots.

Its a very intersting story involving 8 main characters whose lives touch one another within a 24 hour period, I guess giving meaning to the title Crash. The plot has so many twists and turns it will keep you guessing until the very end. It is poetically and so effectively strewn together that you have no idea who the good guy or the bad guy is...maybe because with racism everyone seems to walk that line from time to time that there is no good guy.

Crash won the academy award for best picture and best screnplay in 2006, and deservedly so. While at some points the racist situations seemed forced and some of the dialogue was chep, by the time it was all over, I couldn't care less. An amazing film that can be described in only three words: go see it.


Blogger B. Weaver said...

Is it a fine line between self-hate and hating others or are all the lines blurred? So what's your take on the writing? Would you want to work with Paul Haggis? He's into layered storytelling.

3:54 PM  

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