His movies are mostly great hits for the dramatic scenes, thrilling nature, and the great quality. Also, he has inspired lots of people to become directors themselves, or to go into the theatre business. For example, the two directors James Cameron (who has made films The Terminator, The Abyss, Aliens, Titanic, and Avatar) and Neil Blomkamp, who is a more recent director who directed District 9 and Elysium. He opens people 's eyes to their true passion. Although he inspires directors, he also motivates random people
The era of silent film generated many phenomenal film comedians. Buster Keaton was among one of the most well-known and successful actors of his time alongside Charlie Chaplin. In the article entitled, ‘A Star is Born’, the author Charles J. Maland describes the way in which Charlie Chaplin developed a unique persona known as the ‘tramp’ he displayed through the use of slapstick methods during his time at Keystone and Essanay. Chaplin’s use of physically exaggerated movements became a trademark in many of his films. In order to differentiate from other actors, an original and distinctive characteristic was necessary to possess.
Bonnie and Clyde movie managed to reach the goal to become one of the superlative movie during that period of time. Even till today, the Bonnie and Clyde movie’s ending is told to be one of the incomparable ending ever in film history. The newborn film movement ‘New Hollywood’ still was struggling with censorship board. Arthur Penn, the director of Bonnie and Clyde proves to the world that they can produce a film which contains a lot of violence and sex scenes. The director who is a fresh university graduates from a film academy, managed to fight with some film associations and succeeded in publishing the film and get attraction from the audience after defending the film associations.
Vincent Van Gough’s role was played by Kirk Douglas and the role of his brother was played by James Donald. The film received three nominations for Academy Award and Anthony Quinn who has a minor role garnered Best Actor in Supporting Role Oscar. Rotten Tomatoes considered this film as famous in which, the story was about the real connection between Van Gough’s brother and himself. This biopic has used almost 200 original paintings of Van Gough. Even though the Lust for Life film have failed to receive the mandatory number of viewers to acquire the seal of “Certifies Fresh” still, the film presently has an approval rating of 100% from the Rotten Tomatoes critics and was appreciated very well by many critics.
Both the protagonists, John Travolta and Nicholas Cage seem to been having fun during the movie, portraying each other not just as characters but as actual actors, too The American audience seemed to enjoy the role reversal between the two actors and its stylized and violent action scenes and the film ended up as the 11th highest domestic movie of 1997. John Woo netted a number of awards for his direction including the Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. 7. Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979) Before John Woo turned his attention exclusively to gangster films, he shot a number of kung fu movies, with this one, which was a tribute to his mentor Chang Cheh, being the best of them. His mortal enemy assaults Kao Pun during his wedding and although he manages to escape, his father dies during the attack.
On the 24th of March in 1971 an epic criminal drama “The Godfather” by Francis Ford Coppola was released. In a moment, from young to old, “The Godfather” captured attention of many millions of viewers, critics and politics – every man who was somehow connected with cinema and society. This film can be admired, this film can be criticized, but the fact remains - this film cannot be ignored. “The Godfather” became a brilliant masterpiece, which changed the very concept of what is real movie and in what direction the film industry should develop. One by one the "Godfather" won award by award, conquering film festival by film festival climbing higher and higher in the list of the greatest films in the history of cinema: 12 awards, including 3 Oscar
Marlon Brando “For my generation and generations to come, Marlon Brando represents truth and frankness as a public figure. Everything we know about the screenplay revolution is thanks to him: when you compare his work from the Quay to The Last Tango in Paris, you see the lightest possible, and full of sensations. "- (Martin Scorsese) Despite his German-British origins, Marlon Brando was the most influential actor in the history of the American cinema and even the most "disturbing" critic. Roger Ebert, said, "There is no one before or ever since that has been like Marlon Brando.” Jack Nicholson also said “He was so ingenious that it was the beginning of a revolution, and at the end of it was the end of a special revolution in the world of acting.
“A man with no enemies is a man with no character.” -Paul Newman. In the 60’s, Paul Newman was a very well known actor who starred in movies like “The Sting.” Due to him being in fantastic 60’s movies and having various accomplishments, Paul Newman was the most inspiring actor during that time. Paul Newman had a satisfying childhood. To begin, when he was young, Paul Newman was interested in acting. This shows that since he was interested in acting at a young age, which will lead up to his acting career.
He says that the script builds up the style because what he writes dictates his dictatorial style. It’s a technique to build the story more effectively. Eastwood’s films are great examples that the old school style still brings success to the film industry as he continues to create one great movie after another. He started directing just a few years after making his name as an actor back in the 60s where he scored his first lead role. By the mid 70s he was known as a capable director with a consistent and individual style.
What is distinctively ‘Hitchcockian’ about Rear Window? Alfred Hitchcock, an important figure in film history, uses his creativity to make a perfect combination between entertaining and aesthetic. Therefore, his unique method of telling a story and theme choice is studied as the name of ‘Hitchcockian’, such as psychological complex and giving suspense. While Hitchcock built up his personal style, he still went through several periods to grow his recognition towards the film industry. And Rear Window, a highly successful film at the box office and being listed among best one hundred American films of all time in 1998 (Cowie, 2005), is an example of Hitchcock’s ‘mature’ period, shows the audience some distinctive parts of ‘Hitchcockian’ way