Essay on Movie Review

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Teresa Gamble
ADJ-235
.Movie Review
A few good men
January 13, 2013









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I choose to watch the movie “A few good men”. The story line goes as where Tom Cruise is asked to defend two marines who are charged with murder of a fellow officer. During the investigation it was found that the marines were ordered what they call a Code Red. A code red is where disciplinary measure is told to the marine when a member offends against his unit. This marine was beaten, gaged, bounded with tape by his fellow officers because in the squad’s eye he was not standing up to their needs. The two marines argue that they had a direct command from the higher authority to commit
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He knew that being appointed as to up hold the law he still needed to do what was right as by his clients. Demi Moore was the character that also knew from wrong and right. She wanted to appoint to the case but they would not allow her because of her just being with an advocate for counsel. Further in the movie she did get to help with the case and got involved. She seems to think that she had to also defend them as an officer would their own, but knew that the crime was a hard one to battle. Jack Nickloson was the character of hate and did the crime himself but wanted to take down others in his place. He was not doing right by his squad, and had not so good ethical behaviors. He wanted William Santiago dead or hurt because in his eyes William was not holding up on his end of the routines of drills for the whole squad.
With each of these characters I feel that the dilemma was solved in different way but yet somewhat similar. With Tom Cruise he made up his mind that he would do what the marines hired him to do and what he was educated to do and that was to serve and protect rather it be himself or another solider. He knew that his personal feeling could not matter in this and he needed to defended his solider and believe what they were telling him. With Demi Moore she too I feel that the…

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