I believe that the theme of this film is, “there is no such thing as a free lunch”. The story gives the lead money and power. The lead finds out that he needs to pay for it with his soul. The director has a lot of ambition for the movie. He brings a lot of religion and ethics into the characters of the film by using subliminal symbolism. Even though the director tries to make a lesson out of the film, he makes the film with a lot of takes. This makes the film fast and very stimulating. Every detail of the screenplay is needed to make up the whole story.
Given the director’s ambition and intent, I think that he portrayed the story well. Subjectively, I did like this film. Even though the world is not entirely Christian, I believe we all …show more content…
He went to New York and was at the top of the food chain.
John Milton seems like a pure evil character from beginning. During his first scene, he is a mysterious standing outside of the courthouse. He then goes down into the subway. The next screen is the changing of the clouds and sun like days have gone by. This is very strong. It seems like he has a lot of power. Milton’s firm is very cold and austere with the architecture. The walls are made of concrete. His office is huge but quite empty. There is just a chair, a desk and a fireplace. Milton also has something with his shoes. They show them as elevator shoes. I think this symbolizes that he thinks that he wants to be as powerful as God and needs to look taller to try to look more powerful. To people he is powerful. He owns a law firm and many buildings in expensive New York. He is able to charm women to do things that they probably would not do. He speaks six different languages. He also seems to know everyone and knows everything about everyone. He does not change at all during the movie. He is pure evil, he is a liar, and he is the devil. The reason why his character seems to change is that the truth comes out that he is Satan.
Milton becomes a mentor for Kevin. He takes Kevin under his wing and showing him the ropes of getting around New York though the subways. Milton also takes him to bars and sports events. He tempts Kevin with women. Milton and Kevin seem .