Oscar Paper. Review of a movie that won the Ocsar in the past.

Essay by craylee123High School, 11th gradeA-, May 2013

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Forrest Gump Oscar Paper

One of the greatest 1990s film of all time and a phenomenal film too, was Forrest Gump. This movie took us back in history of the Vietnam War and other historical events of how one person survived during this lifetime. Movie critics has described and referred to this film as being "magical". In viewing this movie, it allows the audience to get a greater understanding of what the scenes were about and what it meant. It also gives the director's vision to address the culture and diversity of the film.

The movie Forrest Gump is one of Tom Hank's best performances that captured the American audience in making the movie the best movie of all times and for the audience to fall in love with him as an actor. By the movie's outstanding ratings at the theaters, Forrest Gump won an Oscar award for best picture of the year with the audience trying to figure out the controversy of the film.

The director, Robert Zemeckis was credited for his role in making the movie as entertaining and real in comparison to reading the book. He brought out a lot of historical events and special effects to make this movie a memorable and remarkable one.

Forrest Gump is based on a novel written by American novelist Winston Groom. The novel was adapted for the movie by American screenwriter Eric Roth and directed by Robert Zemeckis. The movie portrayed a soldier sitting on a bus stop bench, filmed in Chippewa Square, Savannah, Georgia, telling his life story to every individual who was willing to listen to him at the bus stop. The director used parallel editing in this scene to show the people coming and going at the bus stop, meanwhile showing other scenes of what...