The magic of Harry Potter left the confines of paper and became a live-action favorite on November 14th, 2001. From its first debut to its final moments on screen, this eight-movie series has developed into a global phenomenon, and although its screenplay has been translated into hundreds of languages, there is one sound that connects audiences from around the world: an unaccompanied, 30 bar theme in E minor- the haunting sound of a celesta. Easily one of the most recognizable musical motifs in movie history, “Hedwig’s Theme”, composed by John Williams, has marked the beginning of every Harry Potter movie and provided the foundation upon which the skyscrapers of scores developed. Each movie, often orchestrated by a new architect, has its own unique structure and quirks, but each new track paid homage to its original creator- often hailed as the “Master of Themes”, John Williams.
The novel Raiders of the lost ark is written by Campbell Black. This novel is all about adventure. In this novel an archaeology professor Indiana Jones venturing in the jungles of South America in searching for golden statue. There are five characters in this novel: Indiana Jones: Dr. Henry Indiana jones, junior was an American archaeologist who was hired by American government to find Ark of the Covenant. Salah: Salah Muhammad fasial -el-khir was the best digger in Egypt.
One of director Steven Spielberg’s greatest films, Raiders of the Lost Ark is the quintessential Indiana Jones film. This movie opens in a jungle where protagonist Dr. Indiana “Indy” Jones is revealed as he seeks an ancient relic in a booby-trapped cave. It is this jungle scene at the film’s opening which is perhaps the best example of the director’s ability to hook the viewer for the remainder of the film. During the aforementioned scene, the Nazi forces reveal themselves as the antagonists of the film, and continue to present the biggest obstacle to Indiana Jones. As the movie progresses, the plot develops the title character as someone who would risk life in order to follow through on his promises and aspirations.
The title of the film takes its name from the agora, a gathering place in ancient Greece, similar to the Roman forum. The film was produced by Fernando Bovaira and shot on the island of Malta from March to June 2008. Justin Pollard, co-author of The Rise and Fall of Alexandria (2007), was the historical adviser for the film. Agora was screened out of competition at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival in May, and opened in Spain on October 9, 2009 becoming the highest-grossing film of the year for that country.
Parallels are very prominent in this film. One parallel occurs when in two separate scenes, one scene with Indiana Jones and the other with Major Arnold Toht, with these men both coming to Marion’s bar. They both ask her about the medallion and she lies to both saying that she does not. The movie also creates a parallel between Indiana Jones and the Nazis as they both use the staves to lift the ark.
Dean Corso (Johnny Depp), an authenticator of rare books, leaves the ordinary world and for an advance on his fee accepts a challenge laid down by a collector of occult books, Boris Balkan (Frank Langella), to travel to Europe and authenticate Balkan’s copy of ‘the Nine Gates of the Kingdom of the Shadows’ by comparing them with the two other extant copies in Portugal and France. Individually, the books contain cryptogrammic engravings with supposedly gnostic Satanic properties. Following the mysterious murder
Citizen Kane is an Orson Welles American drama film released in 1941. Orson Welles worked with Herman J. Mankiewicz on the script and with Gregg Toland in cinematography. The film is about a reporter who wants to unveil the meaning behind the word, “Rosebud” Charles Foster Kane last uttered. Citizen Kane was based after Anatole France’s novel, "Thaïs.” It was nominated in nine categories in the Academy awards and won the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay).
Brutus also dealt Caesar’s ghost which represents a supernatural occurrence. As many can see, Brutus made many tough decisions. He murdered someone close to him to achieve something greater. Although he thought it would make matters better for Rome the whole situation got much
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.
The Principal Photography for Jaws began on May 2nd, 1974 and was released on June 20th, 1975. Universal Pictures distributed Jaws, making $470 million on a $3.5 million-dollar budget. This film is still the seventh highest grossing film of all-time. Jaws was directed by Steven Spielberg and edited by Verna Fields, winning 3 Academy Awards they were for editing, best original dramatic score, and another for best sound. Jaws had many production issues when it came to the building of the mechanical shark being used on the set in Martha Vineyard.
Rose had 18 points in his final game, cementing his status as one of college 's best player not long after he declared himself eligible for the NBA ( Rose). In June 2008 he got drafted to his hometown Chicago Bulls when he was 19 years old with the first pick in the NBA draft (
Timeline by Michael Crichton takes place in two time periods: one being a world with mind boggling advances in technology and 14th Century France. In Timeline, quantum physics is tied into an exciting adventure. Robert Doniger, a rich, cruel and compulsive man, owns the International Technology Corporation. He creates a procedure that allows people to time travel and he believes that he could earn a plethora of money from this, so he buys land by the Dordogne River in France.
They may try to trap you, similar to how Grendel’s mother tried to cease and kill Beowulf. Some ‘friends’ will purposely enter your live, in order to get something from you. Unfortunately, most people only realise this afterwards. Grendel is exposed as a huge carnivorous beast, who is swift and devilish.
In the article "Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist" to sum all of that craziness. Is that the U.S government are trying to locate the missing art parts from WW2. Also the government are wondering how they lost and where they are now. Many things were stolen from Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist Museum. The people thought it all started during the "New Deal Era".
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.