Serenity Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Summer Glau, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Malcom Reynolds is the captain of the spaceship Serenity. He takes a doctor and his disturbed sister River on board, unaware that an Alliance operative is after River. Her brother had broken her out of a lab that sought to use her for her psychic capabilities. Now they want her back because her powers gave her access to all the governments secrets while at the lab.
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In an uncharacteristically unselfish move, Mal decides to harbor River from the Alliance, and in the process, he and his crew set out to discover the mystery behind the government's cover-up about the vicious Reavers, monsters that plague the edges of the universe.
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Script Analysis of Serenity

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Character operated on/altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Given added abilities

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   pilot, civilian Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this movie takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   empty, or nearly empty world    -   spacesuit needed on surface Planet outside our solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   lab

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Tone of movie    -   boring Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vauge references only    -   kissing Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs    -   exploding spaceships    -   exotic spaceships    -   exotic alien landscape Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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