|Video Release:||10 Dec 2013|
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Dom and his friend Brian believe that their right to return to their home in the US has been taken away from them. How does this statement negate any responsibility on their part for the criminal choices they have made? How are law-breakers glorified in this movie? How are they made to be more appealing to the audience? How do law officers bend or break the rules to accommodate these criminals? Are they justified in doing so?
What “codes” do the characters in this movie abide by? How are the concepts of family, prayer and teamwork promoted among these “good” criminals? How does the portrayal of military personnel compare to the law-breakers?
What dangerous stunts or actions in this film could be easily mimicked by children, teens or young adults? Do filmmakers have any responsibility for events that may follow the portrayal of these actions? How is male machismo depicted in this film? What may make this film particularly appealing to young male viewers?