Essays Tagged: "Sidney Poitier"

Seperate But Equal. This is a review for the movie "Seperate but Equal." It analyses the good and bad points of the movie, and suggests areas for improvement throughout the film.

, and the protagonist in the movie was Thurgood Marshall, the famous black lawyer who was played by Sidney Poitier. Through strong actors such as Poitier, the movie was very well done. It was also his ... ew unrealistic events.The movie Separate but Equal, had very good acting, and was also educational. Sidney Poitier led the way in a talented array of actors, which also included Burt Lancaster, Richar ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.8 Aug/2002

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

"To Sir, With Love": A Bravura Performance

le motivations. This movie moves, touches and makes you laugh, all at the same time.Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier), an out of work engineer, decides to take on a job as a teacher in London's rough Ea ... ls--is excellent and some pretty fine names are included in the credits. The director of the movie, Sidney Poitier, who is also the leading actor, did an amazing job on directing. The visual effects, ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Blacks Independant Film Industry

963 came around, the first African American male actor was awarded an Academy Award for best actor. Sidney Poitier won this award for his performance in "Lillies of the Field." By 1969 Robert Downey's ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

Inability to Become Individuals. Essay based on the reading of " Six Degrees of Separation." , "The Catcher in the Rye." and "The Catcher in the Rye:Overview".

life, becoming an outcast as well. Paul takes the life of Paul Poitier, the son of the famous actor Sidney Poitier (Guare, 22). He lies to everyone, making them think that he is an honest person and g ... as his own experiences. At one point, Paul himself hits upon this idea, when discussing his father, Sidney Poitier, who "being an actor, has no real identity (30)." Later on in the same speech, Paul e ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Entry Journals: "Six Degrees of Separation" by John Guare - pages 1-41

ase, with his only copy of his thesis. Now he has no money until he meets his father. His father is Sidney Poitier, a famous actor; he was supposed to meet his father the next day at their hotel. Ouis ... Paul saved their lives, until Ouisa and Flan tell their story. The couples try to get in touch with Sidney Poitier, but they are unable to do so. They call the police. A detective comes to the apartme ...

(4 pages) 754 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Black Exploitation Era

nd the answer in a black film from the time period dubbed as the "blaxploitation" era of film.While Sidney Poitier, was making it alright to be an acceptable, middle-class, black man, many felt that i ... civil rights movement was at a peak, many blacks felt we were being misrepresented on screen. While Sidney Poitier who "acted mostly in problem pictures dealing with racial conflict and was the first ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Six Degrees of Separation" - The Central Theme

e, but one Paul has obviously grown up without all his life. The identity of the famous black actor Sidney Poitier satisfies the needs not of Paul, but of Trent; this identity however did gain him acc ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Nov/2007

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

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

started as a massive 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 ...

(3 pages) 73 1 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lilies of the Field

, Papataxiarches & Stewart, P.86-97).The Nelsons movie is more than in the area of Homer Smith (Sidney Poitier), whereas the play just describes us that He is and ex-GI. The Nelsons movie tells th ... id sun that is, till Homer runs out of bricks. The role for which Poitier will be ever remembering, Sidney Poitier is consummate as Homer Smith. The plot is fills by his elusive humor, even becoming s ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature