Seven Psychopaths Movie Review Summary

Actors: Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken

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Seven Psychopaths is about a writer, Marty Faranan,struggling to finish his screenplay entitled,"Seven Psychopaths." Marty's best friend, Billy Bickle has a bit of a scheme going on with Hans Kieslowski which involves kidnapping rich people's dogs and ransoming them off for money. Unfortunately the dynamic duo's most recent kidnapping involves a mobster's beloved pooch. The three men are forced to go on the run while being pursued by one of Los Angeles' most dangerous men.
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Best part of story, including ending: There is a lot to unravel and at face value it is a simple concept but once you get into the heart of the movie it is more of a meta commentary of Hollywood action movie and revenge tropes.

Best scene in story: When we find out the back history of Hans Kieslowski. It adds a very odd dimension to the character and fleshes out his motives throughout the course of the film. The scene also gives the character a bit more humanity as well.

Opinion about the main character: The main character is very weak ,in comparison to his friends but this was intentional because it deconstructs the typical revenge movie protagonist. Overall he is likable but he is a pretty sheepish guy.

The review of this Movie prepared by jay russell a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

Script Analysis of Seven Psychopaths

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's


Desert?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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