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One of our favorite past times in America is going to the movies. The United States has the oldest film industry, and the largest in terms of revenue (All Art Schools, 2010). The film industry is big business. Every week new movies come out in the theater or on Digital Video Disc (DVD), and when you talk to anyone about their weekend they usually say, they went to see or watched a movie. As we watch the film we become our own critics, by analyzing and attempting to explain what we’ve seen. Watching a film can bring out an unlimited amount of emotions and an overwhelming sense of reality. And, analyzing a film allows you to reach valid conclusions, meaning and value by capturing the experience of the film in our minds, as it sharpens our overall critical judgments. But, the greatest benefit to film analysis is the new channels of awareness and the depths of understanding (Boggs and Petrie, 2008). This paper will describe what analyzing a movie requires, the effectiveness of the dialogue and the storyline, the setting and background, the performance of the actors, the editing of …