Efron got 3 awards in 2008, one was the Critics Choice Award for the movie ‘Hairspray’ he won the ‘Best Acting Ensemble’ category. Zac Efron was a Nominee for Best song for a Critics Choice Award. For his movie Hairspray he also won the ‘MTV’ Movie Award’ Best Breakthrough Performance. The next year for his work in High School Musical he won the ‘Teen Choice Award’ and ‘MTV Movie Award’ in the category ‘Best Male
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.
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.
The bucks went 27-55 and didn’t even make a run at making the playoffs in the season before, after they got Ferdinand they improved to 56-26 and made it to the division finals before losing to the knicks. One season after he was drafted he took the bucks to the best record in the nba 66-16, and a nba championship. Alcindor won mvp of the regular season and of the finals that year. In the fall of 1971 Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. Legally changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
For many people who grew up in the 1980 's and beyond, former Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan was arguably the best. United States President.He had a presidency revolving around individual freedom and made various changes to the economy, as well as helping to fight the ever growing drug problem the United States has been facing. Before Reagan 's political career, he was a radio announcer in the 1930 's He would later start a seven year contract with Warner Bros. Entertainment, and appeared in a wide variety of movies up until around 1940. when he started his military service where he would be promoted to a captain of the armed forces. During World War II he never left the United States however, he kept a film reel detailing the liberation of
This was when he sported the beard that became famous. A small, scruffy thing that looks like human grown steel wool, rough enough to cut flesh. Perhaps it hid his Adams’s apple! The movies made Clint Eastwood an international star. Clint Eastwood has gone on to act in scores of motions pictures, and directed thirty films, winning two Oscars in the process.
‘Bloody Sunday’, directed by Paul Greengrass, was released in 2002, thirty years after the initial event that occurred in Derry on the 30th of January, 1972. The film is a British-Irish co-production by Bord Scannan Na hEireann, also funded by Granada Television, Hell’s Kitchen films and the Portman Entertainment Group, as well as the Irish Film Board. The film won best film at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as a BAFTA Award for Best Photography and Lighting and picked up the British Independent Film Award for Best Director and Actor (James Nesbitt). The storyline uses a historical narrative based on one of the most controversial and well-known historical events that took place during the ‘troubles’ when a civil rights protest organised
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.
Whereas according to Wikipedia.org he has published eighteen novels and two non-fiction books. Several of his novels have become international bestsellers, and eleven of his romantic-drama novels have been adapted to film with multimillion-dollar box office grosses. The overall budget for his 11 movies was totaled up to $288 million; but the overall gross income from the box offices exceeded $889 million (Wikipedia.org Editors). His first book, The Notebook, which was published in 1996. “The Notebook is about a man who reads to an old woman he visits from a faded notebook that tells the story of a couple who are separated by World War II, then passionately reunited years later.
His documentary film Stop Making Sense (1984) based on the innovative, rock group The Talking Heads, was one of the best chronicles of a new wave music band that was very avant-garde combining punk, art rock, funk, pop music, and the movie managed to translate all that. However, Demme is “best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs (1991), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. He later directed the acclaimed films Philadelphia (1993)” (Wikipedia), and later The Manchurian Candidate (2004). Demme’s directing approach covers a wide range of genres, most notably
The government tried to fix this problem with things like credit and loans. Credit was more or less a loan: When you pay with credit, you’re using the government’s money and agree to pay it back at a later time (sometimes with interest and/or fees). The thing about loans is, you need to pay them back; and the people getting the loans can’t do that. Since then, the loan system has changed greatly to prevent this, but at the time, it led to a stock system of which was built with money that didn’t exist. Eventually, this led the entire stock system to crash, and thus the depression was
— Winston Churchill failed sixth grade. He did not become Prime Minister of England until he was 62, and then only after a lifetime of defeats and setbacks. His greatest contributions came when he was a "senior citizen." — Eighteen publishers turned down Richard Bach 's 10,000-word story about a "soaring" seagull, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, before Macmillan finally published it in 1970. By 1975 it had sold more than 7 million copies in the U.S. alone.
The movie ‘King Kong’ was a Hollywood film originally made in 1933 and quickly became a blockbuster movie. Because of this, in 2005 King Kong was remade and created a lot of controversy between the public due to the fact that parts of the movie were taken away as well added. King Kong 1933 was directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and was a company production of RKO Radio Picture. This movie was the first full film to use stop motion, because of this the movie made significant statements in the media industry. King Kong in 2005 was directed by Peter Jackson and was a company product of Universal Studios, which is one of the largest Hollywood movie producers in the world.