The Godfather (1972) is said to be one of the greatest films ever made. When this movie was released in 1972, it was nominated for Ten Academy Awards and it won three: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was adapted from the book with the same name written by award winning author of mafia fiction, Mario Puzo. This film takes place in a span of ten years following the life of Don Corleone, the head of the Corleone Crime Family. It was a film that changed the history of cinema, introducing a very talented filmmaker and several acting legends in the telling of a story of a Sicilian Crime Family.
Troy Ross Comp 1 9/22/2014 Rocky “Life is not about how hard of a hit you can give… it’s about how many you can take and still keep going.” This is one of Sylvester’s Stallone quotes from the movie Rocky. One of the greatest movies of all time. A lot of research went into this paper. The challenges Sylvester Stallone faced to produce Rocky presented every obstacle, had an all-star cast, and was the greatest underdog story ever told. Stallone was and actor and screen writer, who wrote the screen play for Rocky in three days.
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.
A director named Baz Luhrmann turned The Great Gatsby into a film. By casting the right actors to portray the characters, Luhrmann effectively recreated the book on screen. The movie opens differently than the book, with Nick in the office of a therapist. Although this differs from the book, it puts a twist on the movie. After the events Nick went through, it is understandable that he needs to talk about everything that happened.
The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron, he won best director, movie and best picture. In 2009 it was one of the highest grossing films that came out due to the fact that it was budgeted at over 237 million dollars. There were many scenarios portrayed in this movie, but the one that caught my attention the most was greed. I want to recount the scenes in avatar that depicts that greed was shown through the use of technology.
Zac Efron got 4 awards in 2006 the ‘Nickelodeon UK Kids choice award’ for best television actor. Teen Choice Award for Choice television Breakout Star. Teen Choice Award for choice television for Chemistry this award was shared with Vanessa Hudgens. Zac Efron was also recognized as one of the most successful made-for-Television movies ever. The movie produced unprecedented ratings, a best-selling soundtrack and loyal fans of the movie High School Musical.
All of this popularity earned him a contract with a very big movie producer of that time, Hal Roach. Even with all of these going on, Rogers kept doing shows for Ziegfeld as this was his main job. He demanded and received salaries of $3100 a week as well as some other benefits from Ziegfeld (Russell). This amount “made him the highest paid performer in the Follies, followed by W.C. Fields, who made $1750 a week” (Russell). That statement is speaking of the volume and popularity of Will Rogers as W.C. Fields was a big time comedian back then and Will Rogers was earning almost double as him.
The movie was written by Darryl Quarles. He is “one of the most successful screenwriters in the history of Hollywood”. (Quarles) He sold his first screenplay in two days. He is now one of the most bought Hollywood Screenwriters ever. He sold over twenty-five movies to major studios.
Hayao get his first TV series directed in 1978, the series is called Conan, The Boy in Future. Then he moved to Tokyo Movie Shinsha in 1979 to direct his first theatre movie, Lupin III : The Castle of Cagliostro. In 1984, Hayao released Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind, based on manga in the same title. The