Movie analysis - a beautiful mind a beautiful mind is a true story based on the life of john forbes nash, the mathematical genius who, while a graduate at princeton university in the 1940s, discovered a principle equation that changed economic theory. A beautiful mind review by rob blackwelder it might be hard to imagine a mathematician as an exciting movie hero -- even a brilliant, mentally unstable mathematician. When a movie catches my attention i always use google to find reviews if after an extensive research it amazes me without hesitation i start watching it at that time i was trying to accomplish my goal of finishing imdb top 250 of all times and i stumbled upon a beautiful mind.
One of my friends suggested me this movie i wasn't aware of the plot beforehand neither i knew about the person on whom this movie was based which fortunately turned this to an even more intriguing for me may be that is why my first recommendation would be do not research anything beforehand in. There is more to admire in a beautiful mind than you might suspect, but less than its creators believe when the film does succeed, it almost seems to do so despite itself read full review. A beautiful mind is a 2001 biographical drama films about the life of john nash, a mathematical genius that suffering schizophrenia the film is based on the 1998 unauthorized biographical book with the same name, written by sylvia nasar.
Of course any movie that traffics in biography must edit, foreshorten, emphasize and condense, but ''a beautiful mind'' goes further, becoming a piece of historical revisionism on the order of ''j f k'' or ''forrest gump,'' and manifesting a depressing lack of faith in the intelligence of the audience. John nash, a nobel prize-winning mathematician whose life story inspired the movie a beautiful mind, and his wife alicia nash were killed in a taxi cab crash on saturday in new jersey. But as taut and beguiling as a beautiful mind may be as a political thriller/psychological drama, the film's themes of marital devotion and one man's obsessive quest for personal significance left the greatest impression it's the kind of movie mature viewers will enjoy discussing long after the lights come up. A beautiful mind is an exceptional story, but it is only and exceptional film because of its director ron howard does an amazing job of engaging his audience, introducing a brilliant main character, and making the audience experience the reality of mental illness.
Ron howard has crafted a masterful film that is a revealing look at mental illness and deserves to be seen brilliantly put together to create suspense, brilliantly acted to make us feel for the characters (jennifer connelly is astonishing), and a moving story of love and determination, a beautiful mind is a beautiful film. Howards end roger ebert on james ivory's howards end ballad of narayama the ballad of narayama is a japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. For the movie review assignment, i decided to watch the film a beautiful mind this movie follows the life of john nash, a socially awkward yet amazingly mathematician who studies at princeton university on a prestigious scholarship. A beautiful mind's view of schizophrenia subscribes unhesitatingly to the stephen hawking idea of disability: it is all right as long as it betokens some great mental or spiritual superiority.
A beautiful mind was released on vhs and dvd in the united states on june 25, 2002 the dvd set includes audio commentaries, deleted scenes and documentaries the film was also released on blu-ray in north america on january 25, 2011. John nash is a mathematical whizz struggling to come up with a truly original idea with which to make his name later in life, however, a stint code-breaking for the government results in creeping. Review of the film, a beautiful mind essay example - this was a superb movie although it was not original from the standpoint of being the first movie about schizophrenia, it was first the time i have seen this sickness manifest itself like that. Positive —if you have not seen it, it is a good movie the acting is superb, especially of the roommate and big brother one nit is the title as for his mind, perhaps arrogant, confused, proud, stressed, paranoid, perceptive, unfriendly, or troubled would fit but beautiful. A beautiful mind is the story of john nash, a carnegie scholarship genius who attends princeton university in 1947 john is, of course, brilliant, but he lacks social graces and comes across as rude, insensitive, arrogant, and independent.
User reviews may 24, 2011 03:25 pm amanda said: b probably the best thing that russell crowe and ron howard have done russell crowe is brilliant the film itself is quite beautiful, especially the opening half hour, the use of sunlight and it's reflection and refraction to create patterns. A beautiful mind is the real life story of a genius mathematician ron howard directs with a tender understanding of this man's fragile mental state we see the brilliant mind of john nash reduced over time with paranoia. Guarantee the perfect movie night with tickets from fandango find theater showtimes, watch trailers, read reviews and buy movie tickets in advance help my fandango live chat.
The notion that a tortured soul can have a brilliant mind challenges generally accepted views on beauty, and states that all audiences can interpret what they view as beautiful a beautiful mind manages to take controversial subject matter, and create a work of art verdict a beautiful mind is much more than just a best picture winner it combines math and science with art by creating a very unique juxtaposition between all three of those abstract concepts. A beautiful mind is a powerful account of the life of nobel prize winner and mathematician john nash the movie depicts nash's journey through life with schizophrenia nash displays many characteristic symptoms of schizophrenia, including hallucinations, delusions, fear of persecution, and lack of interpersonal relationships. Review: inspired by the tumultuous life of mathematician john forbes nash jr, who in 1994 won a nobel prize in economic science after a lifetime of battling schizophrenic delusions, this film's. Oscar-winning biopic is too intense for tweens read common sense media's a beautiful mind review, age rating, and parents guide.