He was nicknamed “The Next One”, leading many to refer to the 2005 Draft Lottery as the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history. Crosby finished sixth in League scoring with 102 points (39 goals, 63 assists) and was a runnerup for the Calder Memorial Trophy (won
The movie Troy, from Hollywood has been one of the greatest Hollywood movie ever made, it was nominated for more than 10 awards and got into the “Best of Warner Bros- 50 Film Collection”. In addition, it made approximately $497 million worldwide. It was one of the most successful films ever made. However, the content that was in the movie brought some speculation into whether or not the events of the movie were historically accurate. The purpose of this essay is to answer the question of how accurate the Hollywood movie, Troy, really was and whether it portrayed Homer’s tragic, charming side of the story or the predicted historical side.
These three convicts manage to stay one step ahead of the law while finding themselves in all sorts of trouble. It was nominated for 35 other awards, one of which was for best screenwriting. Released in December of 2000, this film won 7 awards, some of which for best soundtrack and score, album of the year, as well as best cinematography. This film does a great job of capturing the essence of the dusty and dirty depression era.
In 1941, Orson Welles directed a movie that many now consider to be the best movie ever made. With eight wins and twelve other nominations, Citizen Kane stars Welles himself, playing newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane, who was based on the real-life William Randolph Hearst. The story immediately begins with Kane’s death, and his last word sparks a wave of curiosity among journalists, leaving them to investigate the meaning of the mysterious “Rosebud.” During the film, the audience learns that Kane, although wealthy, was not necessarily happy; he had lost love and respect numerous times throughout his life, and each of those events forced him into a deeper state of isolation. On the other hand, 2010 movie The Social Network, directed by David
Bruce’s album Born in the U.S.A. was a blockbuster hit that no one as prepared for. The mass appeal of it was better than his earlier works (“Bruce Springsteen” 4). Springsteen was also asked to write a song for a movie called Philadelphia, which starred Tom Hanks. The song earned him five awards for best song (“Bruce Springsteen” 5). In 2003, he won the Les Paul award at the TEC awards (“Bruce Springsteen” 6).He looked more like a rebel than he really was.
(“Hockey 101”). During the 1950s there were 2 Winter Olympic Games. The first Winter Olympic was the 1952 Winter Olympic Games at Oslo, Norway. Canada’s dominance continued over Ice Hockey by scoring a total of 403 goals throughout the tournament taking gold with ease just like years past.
Apart from this, it speaks to the culminating point of Orson Welles ' film making profession. For, in spite of the fact that Welles lived for over forty years taking after the arrival of Kane, he never succeeded in recovering the brightness or satisfying the guarantee of his first component. After his demise, the life of Charles Foster Kane - daily paper head honcho and all-round overwhelming American - is told from the point of view of the individuals who knew him. As Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles), a newspaper tycoon dies in his enormous and flamboyant mansion, he says his last word, “Rosebud”.
“When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming.” This is a quote that I personally live by. Pixar’s fifth feature film, Finding Nemo was released in theatres on May 30, 2003 and is one of the highest-grossing animated films to ever be created.
“Man on the Moon” is a biographical movie with a drama and comedy genre about the late American entertainer, actor, and performance artist named Andy Kaufman. The movie debuted on 22nd of December 1999, the movie length went on for 1 hour and 58 minutes. This movie was written by Scott Alexander along with Larry Karaszewski and the movie was directed by a Czech film director, Milos Forman. This movie was nominated for 22 nominations on many awards on different categories and has won 5 awards which are golden globe for the best performance by an actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (2000), OFTA Film Award for the best titles sequence (2000), Prism Commendation award for the theatrical feature film (2000), Berlin International Film Festival Award for the best director (2000) and it also won the BSFC award for the best actor (1999), which is Jim Carrey who played the leading role as an American comedian, Andy Kaufman. There are other big stars that plays in the movie, such as Courtney Love, Danny DeVito, and many others.
Jim Kelly, Warren Moon, and Joe Montana are the three most influential quarterbacks of the last twenty five years of the twentieth century. Kelly’s contributions to modern offenses are incredible, but nothing is more impressive than what he has done off the field with his charities. Moon has helped bring about the age where there is no discrimination against the black quarterback, and Montana helped usher in one of the most successful offensive schemes of all time in the west coast offense, which is still used by many teams today. Many other quarterbacks of this time period were very influential, including players like John Elway, Dan Marino, and Dan Fouts, but Moon, Montana and especially Kelly were the most
Today, we regard Theodore Roosevelt as one of the greatest presidents of all time, and as an extraordinary person in general. He went to Harvard in the class of 1880, he served in the army in 1898 as the colonel of the Rough Riders, coming back home a hero, and he served as the governor of New York in 1990 before quickly becoming the youngest president ever at 42 when McKinley was assassinated. Once there, he made a legacy as one of the greatest presidents of all time, even winning a Nobel Peace Prize in 1906, and becoming the first American to do so, for his work on ending the Russo-Japanese War. Roosevelt was also very strong, once being shot at the beginning of a speech in Milwaukee and continuing to deliver the 60 minute speech before going to the hospital. But perhaps his greatest accomplishments lie in his progressive leadership of the U.S, making
In the Democratic Primary he emerged as the winner from seven candidates. His second book, The Audacity of Hope, was published on October 17, 2006 and it instantly became a bestseller. On January 3, 2008, Obama won a surprise victory in the first major nominating contest, the Iowa Caucus. In 2009, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen the international diplomacy and cooperation between people. These are just a few accomplishments that Obama achieved.
Antoine Fugua is the only black director to direct a film where a black actor won the Best Actor Oscar (Denzel Washington, Training Day). Spike Lee has been nominated for two Academy Awards (Do The Right Thing and 4 Little Girls, won the Academy Honorary Award, and has won awards from the American Black Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, BAFTA Awards, Berlin International Film Festival, Black Movie Awards, Black Reel Awards, and the Gish Prize. Keenen Ivory Wayans held the top spot for his film Scary Movie (2000) until he was bumped out by Tim Story for the Fantastic Four in 2005. John Singleton made his mark with Boyz in the Hood in 1991 and became the first African American and youngest person to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. The film has been officially named a "classic" and "culturally significant" by the U.S. Library of Congress being preserved in the National Film Registry.
Wonderstruck Luke Barton Period 6 Hitchens 04/14/16 Wonderstruck, an extremely amazing book written and illustrated by Brian Selznick, An award winning author. He has written books such as Hugo Cabaret which won him the Caldecott medal. Wonderstruck is an equally good book if not better with two main characters Ben, and Rose. He does an amazing thing with this book by making two different stories at different times with 50 years apart