Watch Out of the Past (1947) and 200 Cigarettes (1999)
Comparison Reviews should focus on the use of cigarettes and cigarette smoke throughout the movies.
- To what extent are cigarettes and smoking a key “actor” in each film?
- Compare the “star power” of each movie. Which movie had a greater influence on society at its time? Why?
- Was smoking glamorized in both films? How or why not?
Is smoking still prevalent in popular films or other current media?