Movie Reviews – Is Bright not that Bright Enough?
There have been so many movie reviews about Netflix original film, Bright. It was premiered on the 22nd of December 2017 and starred by Will Smith and Joel Edgerton who played Daryl Ward and Nick Jacoby respectively. They are two regular Los Angeles police officers who just want to do their job. There are three main groups of characters in this film actually, the orc thugs, evil elves and the humans who fought for their survival. Truth is, there are countless of movie reviews that have been written on this topic from the day it was first released.
The movie is well produced and well played which is the reason why it is so surprising how it got bad reviews from its viewers.
In the first scene of the movie, Daryl Ward, Will Smith’s character is shot by orc while his partner Nick Jacoby that’s played by Joel Edgerton grabs burrito for lunch. Throughout the film, the two characters have these awkward connections but they do have these serious moments as well.
Orcs in this film are mostly gangsters and they are mostly about their clans. They don’t show any sign of respect on the state caps and practice family law. If you’re not part of the orc’s clan, then you are nothing to them, that’s it. His partner has got nothing to do with him and almost all cops in their team just thinks that he’s no deserving to wear the badge. This is all rooted to his upbringing and race at the same time.
As we move onto our movie reviews, the partners take a shortcut and cruise along the Elf Town and here you might notice that not all elves are oblivious and rich. You will notice as well that all of them are white and the only orcs in sight are the chauffeur, Nick, and also, a quick glimpse of another orc who wears a construction vest.
The racial overtones aren’t much because they are typical and blatant theme. It seems that American viewers don’t realize just yet how sad and degrading racism is. And believe it or not, you’ll hear that some are discrediting this, that it was all in the past.
In such movie reviews, it showed that people would not always get it until the time has come that it’s right in front of them. Basically, this movie isn’t just a chance to make fantasy movie with big names in Hollywood such as Will Smith but also, the team has used this opportunity to show approach on real world problems.