The Skulls Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson

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Luke McNamara (Joshua Jackson), a Yale senior, wants to go onto attend the University's law school, but, as a "townie" on a scholarship, he doesn't have the money for tuition.
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When the Skulls, the most secretive and powerful of the Yale secret societies, offers him membership, one of the many perks of which is paid tuition at any law school of his choice, he jumps at the chance.

As he is drawn into the world of the Skulls, Luke is "life-partnered" with Caleb Mandrake (Paul Walker), son of Judge Litten Mandrake (Craig T. Nelson), a powerful jurist in line for the Supreme Court.

When Luke's roommate (Hill Harper), who was doing an expose of the Skulls for the campus newspaper, turns up dead of an apparent suicide, Luke decides to dig deeper.

Discovering evidence of the Skulls' involvement in his friend's death, Luke finds himself manipulated by Judge Mandrake's life-partner, Senator Ames Levritt (William L. Petersen), and facing down the full force of the society's deadly power.
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This movie is about breaking up a secret society that's involved with murder.
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Script Analysis of The Skulls

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes The terrorist enemy is...    -   cult

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Island?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   fort/military installation    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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