Lily, Qian, Xiaotong, Rico
12 Years a Slave (by Lily)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Paulson
A free African-American violinist was kidnapped by two white men. They sold he to a plantation owner, he worked as a timberjack. At this place, he witnessed many black slaves' tragedy and painful life. After 12 years slave life, he finally come back to his family and wrote his experience into a book.
I chose this movie because it is based on a real story, and the plot was really fresh and shocked to me. I think this movie has especially meaning to the black people. And watch movie is a good way to know their history.
The Blind Side (by Qian)
Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron
This movie is about an orphan adopted by a couple. He is not confident, but he has special talent in sports, and he finally entered to the college football team through his efforts.
I chose this movie because it is an motivational movie. It can brings me positive energy and full of hope. I wish I can be a positive person and bring positive energy to my friends or families.