His encouragement of adolescent individualism leads to dramatic consequences for one student in particular, triggering a dramatic scenario that engulfs most of his classmates. Keating, the English teacher we all wish we'd had. Also very compelling are the color-tones in every scene, perfectly matching the mood and events of the scene. I saw the movie back when I was in High School. That the only limitations are within ourselves, and that we owe it to us to fight, to rebel against conformity, to change what we hate and keep what we love. In fact - dare I say it? I wonder how many people were transformed by this gem of a movie; I hope many.
Dead Poets Society has it all. Long term thinking involves maybe flirting with a girl. His role in this movie is fresh, unhindered, and never pretentious as the cautionary tale of the movie. I have personally heard from nine-to-fivers who were inspired by this movie to change the situations of their jobs, careers, relationships for the better. That living in this world is a beautiful responsability, and that only cowards dare not to change it for the better. So here I sit, 12 years from that day.
Here, we see one of his very personal and cradled projects, and he shows the visual style and concentration on characters in which he is so affluent. Frankly, compared to modern classrooms which are bastions of free expression, I found the Weldon students' respectful treatment of their teachers rather refreshing. Long term thinking involves maybe flirting with a girl. Keating's unorthodox approach meets with obstacles. His roommate, Neil Perry, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father. We have the tragically underrated Robert Sean Leonard in his role as the free-thinking catalyst student Neil. Each, in their own way, does this, and are changed for life.
I won't summarize it since it's been summarized many times here, but I will say that it is one of the best coming of age stories for not only adolescents, but anyone. The cinematography is near perfect, with every shot, along with the editing, seamless. There are certain films that get under your skin, never to come out. Synopsis Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. As you can imagine, many friends of mine didn't watch it at all; I did. The fact that the cast was basically my age, and was passing through the same dilemmas and situations I was facing made it all so much more powerful.
But I keep on trying; I always will. They change your life, subtly altering your perceptions of reality, almost always for the better. Now that I am 18 and living on my own, with very different concerns than back then, I turn back to this movie over and over again, to find inspiration, solace and of course, entertainment. All he asked from us was to watch it, make up our own mind about it, and that was it. Keating or also known as Captain my captain added an element of excitement, and Robert Sean Leonard Neil Perry added passion that leaves you mesmerized. What this film showed me was that we have the responsability and the joy of being alive in this planet.
Description Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. His roles are always full of inspiration, energy, and tragic emotion that never fail to move an audience. That we are dust, and we will go back to it, so we have precious little time to make a difference. If you haven't seen it yet, rent it now. Now that I am 18 and living on my own, with very different concerns than back then, I turn back to this movie over and over again, to find inspiration, solace and of course, entertainment. It is still my all-time favorite, and it still inspires me to seize the day and make my life extraordinary.
I first saw this movie when I was 13, and immediately stamped, crowned and elevated this movie as my all-time favorite. Robin Williams continues in stride as one who has to-date remained the most touching, heart-wrenching, awe-inspiring comedians with inarguable acting talent he still remains my most favorite performer on the film screen. I still don't think I have seized the day completely. Reviewed by chic1224 10 Not only will this movie touch your heart and bring tears, it will inspire you to be a better teacher to others and to follow your dreams no matter what the boundaries may be. It might just change your view of the subject, even if your actual teacher doesn't quite measure up to Mr. I could watch it over and over, and tears would either come to my eyes or virtually stream down my cheeks every time.
Josh Charles's role as Knox Overstreet is a role that almost all guys can relate to wholeheartedly. Synopsis English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day. His control of the camera and the characters are very strong and very smooth. As you can imagine, many friends of mine didn't watch it at all; I did. I wonder how many people were transformed by this gem of a movie; I hope many. His room-mate, Neil, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father.
If you haven't seen it yet, rent it now. I just saw this film in English class, but I immediatly fell in love with it, as I know you will. Neil Perry the passionate young man at odds with his father's clearly defined expectations for his son's life , Todd Anderson the classic shy adolescent, through whose eyes we view the unfolding drama , Charlie Dalton the quintessential rebel , Knox Overstreet the teen with whom most viewers can identify, deep in the throes of first love , and Richard Cameron the mindless conformist. Dead Poets Society is one of those few films. The cinematography is near perfect, with every shot, along with the editing, seamless. His Professor John Keating is a man who embodies every professor who you thought was cool and respectable, every person who taught or enlightened you in something out of the ordinary.
And then we have Ethan Hawke in one of his earliest roles as the point-of-view character. Keating played by Robin Williams helps them stretch their minds, and exercise their right to defiant acts of love for life and poetry, rebuttlng society. And of course, all the actors who are in that Dead Poets Society do a fine job. I first saw this movie when I was 13, and immediately stamped, crowned and elevated this movie as my all-time favorite. Each, in their own way, does this, and are changed for life. Back when you are young, you never really stop to think what in the world you are doing with your life.