Essays Tagged: "Marlon Brando"

American Ideals: American Cinema. This essay is about how the ideal american is depicted in the cinema.

family, love, and respect, evidence of this are easily seen in The Godfather, staring Al Pacino and Marlon Brando. One can't forget the War films. They brought issues of history and pride to the silve ...

(2 pages) 119 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"A streetcar named desire" by Tenesse Williams.

readers are now able to see the perfect group of actors and actresses representing these characters.Marlon Brando gives an amazing rendition of Stanley Kowalski. Stanley is the epitome of an essential ... s that it did, if it had not been for the brilliance of Elia Kazan in casting the major characters. Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, such radiant actors, make the movie what it is. People who see the m ...

(2 pages) 82 3 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What pleasures does the gangster genre offer its audience? eg: godfather

novel by Mario Puzo it's a tale of Mafia life in America during the 1940s and '50s. Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) is the family patriarch balancing a love of his family with an ambitious criminal ins ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Review of "Last Tango in Paris."

In, Last Tango in Paris, Marlon Brando's character, Paul, is shown to the audience using the films different motifs and numer ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

1954 term paper

ere not much different than the sandals of today. On The Waterfront: Staring Marlon Brando In the entertainment world, On the Waterfront won the Oscar for the ... In the entertainment world, On the Waterfront won the Oscar for the best film while its star Marlon Brando won the Oscar for best actor. Grace Kelly won best actress for her role in The Countr ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Stanislavski System (basis of Method acting)

ole, as physical movement and control is the key to an accurate representation. One such example is Marlon Brando, who in preparation for the stage (and later film) production of Tennessee Williams' " ...

(4 pages) 60 0 1.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Godfather: A Summary and Review

r the film. Over 50 scenes involve food and drink.The film opens in the study of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), the Godfather, who is holding court. He is the spider at the center of the web of de ... at casting and dedication to staying in period. The role of Don Corleone feels like it was made for Marlon Brando, his restrained motions and rasping speech patterns are stunningly suggestive of power ...

(4 pages) 117 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Godfather Movie review, Directed by Fracus Ford Cappola

The Godfather Movie ReviewUnited States, 1972Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Al Lettieri, Sterlin ... though certain ones were formed as a result of it.The film opens in the study of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), the Godfather, who is holding court. It is the wedding of his daughter Connie (Talia ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is the biography of the greatest actor of all time, Marlon Brando.

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled as an actor only by ... or Olivier created an entire school of acting just by the force of his personality. Brando did.Born Marlon Brando, Jr. on April 3, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska to a calcium carbonate salesman and his artis ... contrived to blow the Midwest for New York City, Jocelyn to study acting and Frannie to study art. Marlon managed to escape the vocational doldrums forecasted for him by his cold, distant father and ...

(46 pages) 155 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"Illumination upon the Heart of Darkness" a cinematographical analaysis of the lighting structure used in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Appocalypse Now.'

r Francis Ford Coppola's epic Vietnam War movie Apocalypse Now. In this film, Col. Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando) is a high-ranking Green Beret who gets a few wires crossed in his head and declares h ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The History Of Movies

eased. It won three Oscars from its ten nominations, including awards for Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando, who refused to accept the award) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Mario Puzo and Francis ... ) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola). Sacheen Littlefeather declined Marlon Brando's Best Actor Oscar in the 1973 awards ceremony as a protest against government Indian ...

(11 pages) 157 1 4.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

"The Godfather" and American Film History, development of film

evel, by portraying the mobsters, particularly Don Corleone, as a tragic hero. "Don" Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) was the head of the family, and one of the most notorious mobsters in New York at the ... llion in the box-office. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and won Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Mario Puzo and Francis Coppola). The other seven nomina ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis Of Apocalypse Now

are the two most crucial roles in the film, and the men cast to fill these roles had to be perfect. Marlon Brando's role as Colonel Kurtz was the obvious choice except for his one million dollar salar ...

(9 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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. The combination of leather jacket and denim jeans classically worn by the likes of James Dean and Marlon Brando became the look of the rebellious teenage delinquent. There was the growth of a youth ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Father Barry: A True Catholic Cameo - The Catholic-based 1954 movie, "On the Waterfront" where Father Barry is played by Karl Malden.

ayed as a hero of the working class as he helps Terry Malloy, the protagonist of the film played by Marlon Brando, leave his unlawful and immoral ways and fight for justice. Although initially very pa ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"The Young Lions" directed by Edward Dmytryk in 1958. Film Review and Analysis

ged their attitudes. The Lead actors and characters featured in this film are Lt. Christian Diestl (Marlon Brando), Noah Ackerman (Montgomery Clift) and Michael Whitacre (Dean Martin.) These young men ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Australia's Social and Cultural History in the post war period. Chosen Decade - 1950s

Stovepipe (narrow) trousers, narrow ties and pointed shoes became fashionable. Movie stars such as Marlon Brando from The Wild One created teenage fashion with Levis, ripple-soled shoes and leather m ... American while only 18 per cent came from Britain. American movies included The Wild One, featuring Marlon Brando, Rebel Without a Cause featuring James Dean and The Blackboard Jungle. Popular America ...

(8 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Dan George:Hollywood's Chief. An Analysis of White Ownership over Native American Imagery in 1970s Hollywood Cinema.

most coveted honours, the Academy Award for Best Actor. When the envelope was opened, and the name "Marlon Brando" was announced, audience members were most likely not expecting a young woman adorned ... e debut at the age of seventy, and starred in less than a dozen films. More than thirty years after Marlon Brando's infamous attempt to rectify the mistreatment of Indian people by the American motion ...

(14 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech Analysis

ve march "for jobs and freedom", and had numerous famous speakers such as actors Sidney Poitier and Marlon Brando. However, the day culminated with King expressing his hopes on the future of his belov ...

(3 pages) 73 1 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Genre Analysis/Social Genre: Rebel Without a Cause

rable. James Dean’s portrayal of the troubled Jim Stark is one and the other is exemplified by Marlon Brando in “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Brando’s anguished cry as Stanley, “ ...

(4 pages) 3855 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis