Maria Anna Patricia C. Cruz PT1-1 Mrs. Peggy Anne Orbe Movie Critique of “Awakenings” Writer: Oliver Sacks (Book), Steve Zaillian (Screenplay) Director: Penny Marshall Year: 1990 I have finished watching Awakenings. In my opinion, it is the kind of movie that will make you think that everything, even miracles are temporary. This type of movie is There was a doctor who deals with patients who have encephalitis lethargica and later on he discovered a drug that would give them hope to be revived or to get back in reality of the world. The setting of this was in New York City in Bronx. The main characters were Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams), Nurse Eleanor Costello (Julie Kavner), and Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro).
Kent Alphard Abrod Ms.Peggy Anne Elmira Lunar Movie Critique of “Awakenings” Awakenings is the most emotionally moving film I have ever seen. It delves deeply into one of the worst human fears, losing the ability to move and function, but it's never forced or manipulative, and there's no heavy-handed message or moral. The cunning director who made the film was Penny Marshall. It was made in the date December 22, 1990. It was based from the writer Steven Zaillian.
Robert De Niro and the late Robin Williams starred as the main characters of the story. The film was budgeted at thirty-one million dollars and earned an estimated fifty-two million dollars. Awakenings is set in the Bronx, New York in 1969. Majority of the events occur in Bainbridge Hospital, a mental institution where Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Name: Matthew Christian A. Griarte Course and Section: MLS 1-1 Name of the Professor: Ms. Peggy Anne Orbe Movie Critique of “ Awakenings” The Writer: Steven Zaillian The Director: Penny Marshall The movie was shown in 1990, based on the book of Oliver Sacks. It is about a Degenerative Neurological Disorder called Parkinson’s Disease, named after an English Doctor - Dr. James Parkinson, who published an essay about the “Shaking Palsy”. Dr. Parkinson described the characteristics as resting tremor, abnormal posture and gait, paralysis and diminished muscle strength or stiffness. It is a Degenerative Neurological Disorder because the affected part is our midbrain and it regresses over time. The story
However, Sawyer repents and condemns the Devil. An old man urges Doctor Faustus to repent which Faustus rejects, but no one urges Sawyer to repent. Finally, Mother Sawyer leaves the stage with difficulty and professes a new feeling of goodness in her repentance: These Dogs will mad me: I was well resolv’d To die in my repentance; though ’tis true, I would live longer if I might; yet since I cannot, pray torment me not; my conscience Is setled as it shall be: all take heed How they believe the Devil, at last hee’l cheat you. OLD CARTER, Tha’dst best confess all truly. SAWYER, Yet again?
When the doctor came to Godfather Death to save his kids, the doctor had good intentions, but when Death gave him the power to become a very successful doctor, the doctor’s selfishness came into play. The Godfather’s words to the doctor were “…if you see me standing by the sick person’s feet, then he is mine.” (Grimm 13). All the doctor had to do was give some of the sickest patients to his godfather and in return, he could
“Awakenings” is a true-story based film made by Penny Marshall, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker, written by Steven Zaillian, and based on the book witten by Oliver Sacks, with the actors led by Mr. Robin Williams and Mr. Robert De Niro, both as the protagonist in the film. Their co-stars are Julie Kavner as the nurse who has a secret affection for Doctor Sayer, portrayed by Willams, Penelope Ann Miller as the daughter of a patient in the hospital and Leonard’s love interest, who is played by De Niro, and Ruth Nelson as Mrs. Lowe, Leonard’s mother. Most drama films portray common problems that make people reflect on their lives. However this film shows it’s viewers that for some people, life is more valuable. ¬¬¬The film showcases the value of human life in forms of the little things that we may oversee in our everyday lives.
CUASAY, JALEEL ANJELO, L. BSPT/ PT1-1 Ms. Peggy Anne W. Orbe, MAEd Movie Critique of “The Awakenings” The writer: Oliver Sacks (book), Steven Zaillian (screen play) The Director: Penny Marshall The Year the movie was shown: 1990 The movie "Awakenings" tells the true story of Oliver Sacks. What both the movie and the book convey is the immense courage of the patients and the profound experience of their doctors, as in a small way they re-experienced what it means to be born, to open your eyes and discover to your astonishment that "you" are alive. I cannot deny how this film moved me. I consider this as a work of love pertaining to the emotional situation of the patients who are suffering from post-encephalitis. This assures that as you watch the film, you are not seeing an
Which can sometimes be one of the most helpful things after a disaster. In the “The Seventh Man” in paragraph fifty three he talks about how “The intense look of hatred I thought I saw on his face had been nothing but a reflection of the profound terror that had taken control of me for the moment.” Showing that he was ready to make amends with that terrible wave. At this point he starts to realize how he let his terror rule his life and now that he has matured he can start separating his terror from the actual events. The Seventh man can finally let go. As declared before sometimes letting go is the best thing while letting go has obviously helped the seventh man he needs to forgive himself because he has already lost so much time, love, and life, all because he let terror rule his life and it took him a long time to realize
This essay is based on a movie called Snowden. This movie was directed and written by Oliver Stone and also written by Kieran Fitzgerald. Snowden was based from the book The Snowden Film. This films has a number of cast Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden, Sailene Woodley as Lindsay Mills, Melissa Leo as Laura Poitras, Zachary Quinto as Glenn Greenwald, Tom Wilkinson as Ewen MacAskill, Scott Eastwood as Trevor James, Logan Marshall-Green as Male Drone Pilot, Timothy Olyphant as CIA Agent Geneva, Ben Schnetzer as Gabriel Sol, Keith Lee Stanfield as Patrick Haynes, Rhys Ifans as Corbin O’Brian, Nicholas Cage as Hank Forrester, Joely Richardson as Janine Gibson, Robert Firth as Dr. Stillwell and Ben Chaplin as Robert Tibbo. In this essay the main characters: Edward Snowden, Lindsay Mills (Snowden’s girlfriend), Keith Standfield( the and Corbin O’Brian (Edward’s instructor).