Essay On My Favorite Movie

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To choose an all-time favorite movie is one of great difficulty for me. I love several movies and would consider many of them my favorites. One movie that, for many reasons, speaks volumes to me would be The Wizard of Oz directed by Victor Fleming. The actors and actresses starring in the film, including Judy Garland and Frank Morgan have a way of bringing the characters of Dorothy Gale and the Wizard of Oz to life. I also applaud how, in the midst of the Great Depression, the movie industry was able to release a film that inspired hope and brought an element of fun to a struggling nation. The final element of this movie that I admire is the ways you are able to connect with the characters on a personal level and in many ways feel the same love and/or resentment toward another character. Judy Garland and Frank Morgan are…show more content…
For example, you can most unquestionably experience the same fear and resentment toward Margaret Hamilton’s character of the Wicked Witch of the West. You can also connect with Dorothy’s original feeling at the beginning of the film of disliking her relatives for wanting to get rid of Toto, but later come to realize how important family is to you and they only do what they think is best. While I do not have an all-time favorite film, that isn’t saying that one day I won’t. To choose one right now as a favorite would be The Wizard of Oz since it is successful at having actors that are able to bring the characters to life, relate strongly to the times in which the movie was made, and allow you to experience the same emotions and thought processes of the characters. These are dynamic tools that film writers use that keep me personally intrigued in a movie and what I feel leave movies with a lasting impression on the

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