Firewall
Short Summary The movie becomes a cat-and-mouse chase through a series of B-list action segments (yes, there are several c...
Moral value from the story We should always stick to our decision and never use technology for our personal gain.
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Enrichment Activities 8

  1. 1. Firewall
  2. 2. Short Summary The movie becomes a cat-and-mouse chase through a series of B-list action segments (yes, there are several car chases), and ultimately collides into a dead end. The movie becomes a cat-and-mouse chase through a series of B-list action segments (yes, there are several car chases), and ultimately collides into a dead end wall of immeasurable stupidity. Ford growls his lines like an aged grizzly bear, and thanks to Joe Forte’s absurd script, his dramatic lines only invoke laughter. Virginia Madsen, fresh off her success from Sideways, is reduced to a vacant chirpy housewife role which demands none of her skil. The nail in the coffin for Firewall is its unapologetic string of product placements. It seems obvious that there was a bidding war for corporate sponsorship during production. Throughout the story, an Ipod, camera phone, and computerized dog collar help save the day. The moral of this story is that if you don’t have fancy gadgets, you may as well accept your doomed fate.
  3. 3. Moral value from the story We should always stick to our decision and never use technology for our personal gain.

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