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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.
Smoking is beginning to make a comeback in the movies. Is this a way for advertisers to promote tobacco products? Is smoking portrayed as glamorous or a necessary aid to deal with stress? Do you think that showing people (especially main characters) smoking affects the future habits of teens or children?
What are the motivations for the killers actions? How would they hold up in a court of law?
How does illegally using or downloading written, musical or intellectual property of others hurt the original author? Are anti-plagiarism laws more difficult to enforce since the arrival of modern forms of communication?