Analyze if the argument hold water. Is the point well-made and supported with solid evidence and reasoning? If you were a juror, would you buy the authors argument/point or not? Why or why not?

Good book review will do the five things:

Tell what the book is about. Do not give a summary of the story, but give the topic, geographic area, and timespan that the book covers. This should take only one mid-length paragraph.

Give the books key argument/point.

Discuss the books sources and methodology: what kind of evidence and methods the author uses to make his/her point.

Analyze if the argument hold water. Is the point well-made and supported with solid evidence and reasoning? If you were a juror, would you buy the authors argument/point or not? Why or why not?

Your take. What did you think about the book? Did it interest or entertain you? Was it well written and clearly organized? This is the only openly subjective part of your review.

Write your work in fluent, beautiful essay form, not as a numbered list! A good book review should be roughly two to four pages long, double-spaced, with normal margins and size 12 font.

Requirements for the movie review:

Movie reviews are a bit more subjective, but try to tease as insightful analysis out of you as possible. Try to dissect the movie, see what its underlying message was. Think, for example, the following questions: How does the movie you review fit to the theme we were studying? What does it tell about the topic? What were the underlying points the makers of the movie tried to convey about, for example, globalization, poverty, terrorism, society, modernity, and other topics it covered. Avoid simple I liked/did not like it reviews. Push your analysis to an intellectually rigorous and challenging direction.

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Link to Movie (adblocker might help):https://fmovies.se/film/slumdog-millionaire.mzqx/72wvl8

Another option, if security matters, would be to rent from amazon for 4 or 5 dollars, depending on quality wanted.