Essay on Los Angeles

The Growing Concern of the Society

Always Running When was the last time you were able to turn on the news and not hear about some sort of violent act? Crime is a growing concern amongst most cities, and street gangs are behind a lot of the trouble. Street gangs have plagued the streets for centuries and there is no stopping […]

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Cinematography in West Side Story

The opening sequence is one that few films can rival- I have heard it being described as a ‘city symphony’. Abstract cityscapes fade into actual overhead shots of Manhattan. There is an aerial shot of a bridge and some cars over a river. The camera then starts to use tracking shots of freeway junctions, boats, […]

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Gangs of Youth

Tattoos. graffito in the walls. disgusting linguistic communication. drugs. guns and force are the most popular impressions for “street gangs” . Street packs are prevailing of all time since the nineteenth century. when there was a rush of immigrants in the United States. They are an individuality. a fearful group of people who organizes a […]

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The Unlucky One

It’s a dark and gloomy winter’s day in the south of Wales. Katie Brown wakes up to the sound of her mother saying, “Wake up, it’s time for school. ” Katie was a very beautiful girl, yet she was so self-effacing and calm. She was doing exceedingly well in school with her education, and her […]

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The Goonies

Directed and produced by Richard Donner, this classic film will blow you away, having you laughing, crying and excited all at once! This film is full of adventure and you would wish you were with the gang. This unique storyline is about group of kids who call themselves the goonies, they find a treasure map […]

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When People Walk their Talk: The Los Angeles Moves for Environmental Justice

In the 2007 film entitled Los Angeles: Dream a Different City these various efforts headed by the residents of the City of Los Angeles were showcased. The film carried both the good news and an inspiration for the rest of the world to follow.The main problem Los Angeles is facing is the air pollution in […]

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Poverty in Los Angeles

The European Union defines poverty as “Persons, families and groups of persons whose resources (material, cultural and social) are so limited as to exclude them from the minimum acceptable way of life in the Member State to which they belong” (as quoted in “Poverty – Definition and Measurement”). In the United States, when an individual’s […]

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