Media studies major at Wheaton. Movie lover and artist
Injustice muddies the waters of righteousness. How Is one to retaliate? With a cruel left jab of hate or the dominant right hook of love? Can they coexist? Do The Right Thing is just as potent—if not more so—31 years after its release. Love or hate? Anger or apathy? Wickedness or weakness? Do The Right Thing cries out in anger and lament of injustice and hatred only to end in reconciliation. It is ethical to lament, but anger without reconciliation only ends in detriment to the community.
Tarintino—with this film, true romance and pulp—rejuvenates the American film industry, influencing Filmmaking for the next few decades to come and leads the charge of the Hollywood revival preventing it from becoming a one dimensional cliché. Everyone touches on it but the dialogue is spectacular, it feels real like conversations I would have with my friends, Tarintino uses that to create a virtual relationship between the viewer and his characters then uses their vulnerability to gain the audiences sympathies—particularly in this…