many of the Denzel Washington Pictures will see him next to the big name directors and actors as he shot roles in some truly epic movies. Denzel has been known to portray cop drama roles very well and it is no surprise when the biggest hits of Denzel Washington Pictures always tend to show Denzel in a uniform only from one of the movies. One of his most hit roles was from the movie Training Day where he played the role of a corrupt cop which earned him very critical acclaim and a lot of awards for the role. His success in the industry has been great as he won two academy awards for the roles of a supporting actor as well as Best
This legendary actor and a comedian was born on 30th of November 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. Besides being an actor and a comedian, Ben is also a writer, director, and a producer. What rose Ben Stiller to fame and to the world of acting was his successful show called The Ben Stiller Show. We all know this legendary actor from the films such as Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and many other films. Ben is such a well-established actor that he receives $80 million payment for each film he stars in.
Sheen received the praise as being “the father of a modern dynasty of actors”. Sheen has received praise resulting in several awards, including winning a Golden Globe award. Marlon Brando, another lead actor in the film, playing Colonel Kurtz, is a well-known successful actor as well. He starred in the film The Godfather, and well as Last Tango in Paris. Hailed as being, “imply one of the most celebrated and influential screen and stage actors of the postwar era,” which shows how truly great he is on the screen.
In the movies The Constant Gardener (2005) directed by Fernando Meirelles and Blood Diamond (2006) directed by Edward Zwick, the unchecked exploitation of Africans by both whites and blacks is explored. In The Constant Gardener the issue of illegal drug distribution and testing by large pharmaceutical companies is expressed and combined with a story of love and revenge. Similarly, the misuse of rural Africans in the multi-million diamond industry is explored in Blood Diamond and back dropped by the civil war raging in Sierra Leone. Ralph Fiennes was chosen for the cast of Justin Quayle in The Constant Gardener for his passive and reflective charisma, calm features and composed way of speaking. Justin’s character contrasts strongly to that of
Steven Spielberg is an American director whose had countless top grossing films and captured the attention of American audiences. “Jaws”, “Jurassic Park”, “Saving Private Ryan” and 42 more films have been directed by Spielberg and have been credited with countless awards. Spielberg has worked with award winning actors, used groundbreaking technology, and is even considered to be the father of the New Hollywood Era. As a child Steven would film things like family events and occasions and soon went onto directing tv shows, before movies, starting in the mid 80’s to the present. Steven Spielberg is the most memorable director due to his advances in movie special effects and setting the stage for summer blockbusters.
Comparative Film Analysis Essay Task Focus – The Presentation and Treatment of Africa in Hollywood films: Blood Diamond and The Constant Gardener It is difficult to analyse two similar but also very different films and compare them with each other. The things I found most interesting: Tessa Quayle is the main character’s (Justin Quayle) wife in the film The Constant Gardener. She is played by Rachel Weisz. In the movie she comes across as the ‘good white person’ who doesn’t mind living in Africa, in the middle of nowhere. The first scene of her in Africa is her in the middle of a crowd of black people.
He is not afraid to abuse and take advantage of others for his own benefit. Danny Archer represents the African economy. Throughout ‘Blood Diamond’ his character develops from an immoral, egocentric smuggler who is driven by greed and the need to escape his country to sacrificing himself for his friend Solomon and coming to terms with himself. The themes
They are popular because they are symbols for the things that America as a whole believes. For example, two of the most popular superheroes right now are Iron Man and Captain America. Both have appeared in multiple movies over the last five years. The man behind the Iron Man suit is Tony Stark, who is a wealthy celebrity that gained his money through weapon sales, but had a change of heart and now focuses on clean energy. He is very flashy and cocky, and is not afraid to show off his billions of dollars.
All of the quotes show the plain racism that Leroy-Beaulieu uses to try and normalise the Western Europeans actions and try and influence the public’s opinion. The second extreme example is the Congo Free State and the way King Leopold II ran it. King Leopold II of Belgium displayed extreme racism in his ruling of the Congo. He first put up a smoke screen to hide his true greedy, racist intentions by claiming that he wanted to educated the population. He cut off people hands, used whips, held woman hostages to bribe the men to work and created human zoos all in a racist fashion for his personal financial gain.
Policemen accepting bribes and politicians stealing money for their own comforts are just two examples of the many corrupt deals that occur in South Africa. Corruption is the dishonest conduct mainly by those in power, typically involving a bribe. The president of South Africa Jacob Zuma took for himself, a large sum of money for renovations on his home for security. The state provided him with 8 million Rands to do these renovations and upgrades but the end total for his home, also known as a village or Nkandla, came to 60 million Rand. The President of South Africa stole 60 million Rand from the countries people for his own selfish needs and comforts, money that could have been spent on poverty relief or the fight against hunger.