Category Archives: Week 10

reaction to lives of others

I really enjoyed this movie for many reasons. First, I think it connected well to the course. Throughout the movie I was able to recognize the extreme corruption. Although they did not specifically suggest or tell us why it was … Continue reading

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Reaciton to “The Lives of Others”

 I found “The Lives of Others” to be a very interesting film for its portrayal of Wiesler, the interpretation of justice under the Stasi system, and its depiction of East Germany under this system. Wiesler provides a stark contrast to … Continue reading

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Film Reaction: Lives of Others

I really enjoyed the film Lives of Others. Much like the movie Goodbye Lenin, it provided a more personal narrative than those presented in our readings. However, in contrast to Goodbye Lenin, the personal narrative came not from the perspective … Continue reading

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movie review 11/10

I really liked this movie for a couple of reasons. Like we said in class, it is always nice to learn about a topic or era through visual media instead of trying to comprehend it from a text. In this … Continue reading

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Lives of others video reaction

I really liked the movie “The Lives of Others” because it showed justice from a different point of view. The main character of the man who worked for the Stasi but sided with the writer was always torn by the … Continue reading

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late- Goodbye Lenin

Goodbye Lenin helped me grasp the differences between idealized socialism and the reality of what socialism became. Before watching the movie, I had a hard time really picturing the effect of sociology on everyday lives. When I was able to … Continue reading

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Goodbye Lenin reaction

I really liked the movie Goodbye Lenin because it taught me more about the transition from Socialism to Capitalism in an actual movie-like fashion rather than a lecture/documentary. This movie told a story and in doing this, the audience got … Continue reading

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