Daniels has been acting since 1976 and played in a variety of movies and television such as Dumb and Dumber, Fly Away Home, Pleasantville, 101 Dalmatians, and Steve Jobs. Rotten Tomatoes says, “Though he has never achieved the high profile or widespread acclaim of a Robert De Niro, Jeff Daniels ranks as one of Hollywood's most versatile leading men and over his career he has played everything from villains and cads to heroes and romantic leads to tragic figures and lovably goofy idiots, in movies of almost every genre.” (Rotten Tomatoes 1). Daniels has inspired so many people with his work. In conclusion, Daniels has strongly and successfully made his argument that the United States is not all that it is cracked up to be. He used pathos, ethos, and logos to further prove his point.
One of the men who took a stand against Great Britain all those years ago. The five dollar bill has one of the best presidents to have ever been in office, Mr. Abraham Lincoln. He did many things that has an influence on this country today by making one simple amendment. The thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery. It was a reason he was murdered in the movie theatre but that simple decision led to greatness in today’s society.
He starred in ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was a great film and this lead to him winning accolades as the therapist. Which he plays the role of the therapist. He continued on with excellent career especially after winning so much with this movie. From 2002 to 2009 he was able to play I movies like ‘License to Wed’, ‘One Hour Photo’ and ‘Old Dogs. We saw a slight deviation from him as he chose to do less of comedy and more drama as his career was coming to an
His name was Edwin Booth born five years earlier. Carter compares how Edwin has been labeled the “good” brother and John as the “bad”. Edwin was known as one of the greatest classical actors of his day. Although the comparison of the two had some ups and downs. Before the Lincoln assassination John was valued as the shining and happy one.
In 1992, Pure Country hit theaters. The movie gained Strait even more publicity and fans (Carlin, 2006). Winning himself twenty-two CMAs and twenty AMCs, Strait was an outstanding artist. In 2008, he also got the Artist of the Decade. The George Strait Country Music Festival was a very unusual thing for a country artist, but of course it would be George Strait who broke boundaries.
The movie produced unprecedented ratings, a best-selling soundtrack and loyal fans of the movie High School Musical. The following year in August Efron was on the cover of rolling stone Magazine. In the article Zac Efron stated that one day he wanted to play an action hero. He was a nominee for a screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. Efron got 3 awards in 2008, one was the Critics Choice Award for the movie ‘Hairspray’ he won the ‘Best Acting Ensemble’ category.
When you talk about the greatest films of all time you have to mention The Shawshank Redemption. This film is at the top of IMDB’s top 250 list, ranking in at number one above films like The Dark Knight and the all time classic The Godfather. This movie is so appealing in so many ways, in my opinion it is ranked number one because of the fact that it hits the Christian aspect, has a character you can feel for and of course has a satisfying ending. But thats not what I am going to be focusing this paper on. I wanted to focus this paper on three key scenes that we did discuss in class but I really wanted to breakdown because they were so interesting.
“He was voted as one of the Ten Most Admired Men in the World 51 times.”( Biography.com) In 1953, a year where there was much prejudice in this country, he held an integrated revival. Only a Godly man like him could have pulled that off because people trusted him. “He faced an insurmountable amount of criticism for this decision, but with the guidance of King and other leaders such as Reverend Howard Jones - the first black evangelist - Graham changed the face of religion in America as we know it.”(Mazyck) He loved all people equally and changed the way religion in America was seen. No more whites only services when there was a white pastor. Everyone was welcome to attend his worship services.
“If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it”- Julius Caesar, the man who is known as one of the most fascinating political figures of all time. The one who through his military genius, expanded the Roman Republic to include parts of what are now Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium. Although the hero had many followers and admirers, he was ultimately stabbed to death by his own fellow politicians. Caesar was born in July, 100 B.C.E to Gaius Caesar and Aurelia. The family claimed a noble history but hadn’t produced many influential people till then.
Artist were painting portraits of people while they were nude in order to capture their physical beauty. Their paintings were also done with vivid colors and captured the details of the people in them. For example the masterpiece done by Leonardo Da Vinci capture the details and the beauty in each human being he painting with lots of attractive colors. He painted “The Last Supper” and “Mona Lisa”, both work of arts were created with such detail and focus on the face to show the people in it physical beauty. Another famous artist from the Renaissance was Michelangelo, he was the one who painted the ceiling in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel and sculpted David who was part of the Bible.
Francis Ford Coppola’s Rumble Fish (1983) saw Rourke take a role as Matt Dillon’s elder brother. He was subsequently praised for the energy he portrayed in the charevter, standing out from other big names in the film, including - Dennis Hopper and Nicolas Cage. In 1984, The Pope of Greenwich Village earned him even greater critical acclaim despite the film panning at the box office. Praised by the likes of Johnny Depp as “perfect cinema”, Rourke named it as his favorite film of all he’s made. Both he and actress Dary Hannah note it as highlights of their
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.
He was only able to get 30 thousand dollars out of the lawsuit. Although, the movie turned out great the lawsuit didn’t end so well for Salamo Arouch’s plaintiff. The fact that Salamo Arouch could have survived the holocaust, have a movie made about him, and have fought for over 208 fights is extraordinary. This man has left a mark in the history books. Hopefully more people will see that mark and notice his importance.
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
All of them have unique capabilities, but none of them have the qualities of the successful man of the decade, Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry is considered a successful man who has touched others with messages of getting back on your feet when you fall and the importance of family with his entertainment in books, movies, and live plays about the African American culture. Since his movies have been successful with a strong message of family, faith, and forgiveness. You may think that since Tyler Perry has it made in the Hollywood life, his life must have always been perfect. Actually, that has not been the case.