Men In Black (1997) - Index


Men in Black


Barry Sonnenfeld


Colombia Pictures

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They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency, Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) are the Men in Black, providers of immigration services and regulators of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MIB agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is on a mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies currently in residence in New York City.


Men in Black (1997)

Project Overview:

The goal of this project is to analyze the assigned film through a critical lens specific to the topics covered in the Social Implications for Information Processing course at WPI. These topics include:

The project includes group work in stages, shown on this website in various places. To conclude the project, the group will present on its findings from the film to the rest of the class. A link to the presentation is on the Presentation tab, found above.

Group Members:

John Bieber, Joseph Caltabiano, Thomas Curtis, Malika Nurbekova