Steven Spielberg is one of the most influential directors ever, he has directed over 50 movies which has made him inspirational, he has all of the character traits of a leader, and he co-founded the studio ‘Dreamworks’. He has made a large impact on this century and the jewish man is only 68. Mr. Spielberg once said “As a Jew I am aware of how important the existence of Israel is for the survival of us all. And because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.” Along with this, he has made many films around the holocaust. So, this shows us that he is a leader in the jewish community as well as the general community.
John Woo has been setting the standards for the action genre for almost fifty years, additionally introducing to the world scene current world-class stars as Chow Yun Fat and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. His usual motifs, including stylized, smooth characters and the presence of pigeons, and his distinct action style with the frequent use of slow motion, the chaotic fighting, and even the use of two guns at the same time have influenced the majority of the filmmakers of the genre including Hollywood ones. Here is a list with his ten best films. 10. Just Heroes (1989) This particular film was shot in order to aid director Chang Cheh who was broke and John Woo directed part of it, with Wu Ma being responsible for the rest.
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.
Another review that came out, takes a different view on the film. Roger Ebert, a famous critic, gave his thoughts on the film in a review where he states, “‘Apocalypse Now’ is the best Vietnam film, one of the greatest of all films, because it pushes beyond the others, into the dark places of the soul”. This is a remarkable quote, from of the most respected reviewers of the time. Ebert also can be quoted stating, “In any event, seen again at a distance of 20 years now, "Apocalypse Now" is more clearly than ever one of the key films of the century”. Once again the statement shows Ebert’s approval for the film.
His acting is always great, but I think he won the Oscar for the sake of winning it, because it was due time. He was nominated many times before, but for some reason failed to win. Alas, he had to win something, or at least that’s what I think the Oscar people
Creed is a spin-off from the ever popular Rocky series. The movie was an underdog trying to punch its way to greatness and would always have the shadow of the great legacy. Creed opened in cinemas 40 years to the day after Rocky released in theatres and gave us the greatest underdog movie of all time. The movie lives up to its rich legacy of its predecessors as it ploughs its own path to greatness. Do not get blindsided by the name, the latest entrant in the franchise is for all intents and purposes, Rocky VII.
Leonardo DiCaprio Amazing Act in “Django Unchained” Leonardo DiCaprio, an American actor, film producer, and environmental activist, has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of film genres, since 2000. Well known for his brilliant acting and consistency in Romeo + Juliet, The Aviator, Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, The Man in the Iron Mask and so on, he appears in nomination for the best leading actor in many awarding ceremonies. Because of his active involvement in those causes, he has received praise from environmental groups. Among the accolades received were the Martin Litton Environment Award, in 2001, from Environment Now, and the Environmental Leadership Award in 2003 from Global Green USA. Of all his acting scene in his 2012 movies, Django Unchained, 2012 American revisionist Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, an unexpected blooper happened while acting as an evilish,
“Rosebud” is still used many times to talk about symbolism and metaphors. Citizen Kane is still known as the biggest Oscar snub of all time and at the same time its still known as the best film of all time. And for a newbie director to make a film so lauded with praise requires something
With an award winning movie based on his life from being homeless to becoming a successful athlete, Michael Oher was truly amazing. Oher has faced many challenges and misfortunes in his life, yet he still became such a successful individual. Michael Oher became the first round National Football League (NFL) draft pick and also an inspired writer. Michael Oher had shown us all, that if you fall you will always get back up. ¨I came so far, from nothing to a Super Bowl Championship.¨ (¨Michael Oher Biography¨ Biography.com).
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