Essays Tagged: "Mel Gibson"

Movie Anylisis of "We were soldiers"

Movie ReviewEnglish Folio #2Title: We were SoldiersRating: MA15+Directed: Randall WallaceStarring: Mel Gibson, Barry PepperWriting Credits: Joseph Galloway (book)Lt. Hal Moore (book)We were soldiers ... the emotions and hardship of the soilders in the vietnam war. The characters of Hal Moore played by Mel Gibson as the couragouse leader, and Joseph Galloway played by Barry Pepper as the Budding Repor ...

(2 pages) 148 0 4.3 Jun/2002

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

Review of Film--We Were Soldiers--written 1 week from release in theaters. I was limited to 2 pages.

h 1, I was the first in line at the movie theatre to see the premiere of We Were Soldiers, starring Mel Gibson. Besides the fact that I am a Military History major and a soldier, I was even more inter ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.4 Sep/2002

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

Le Film "Signs"

Le titre du film est Signs. Les caractères principaux sont Mel Gibson comme Graham Hess (le père et un prêtre), Joaquin Pheonix comme Merrill Hess ...

(3 pages) 37 2 1.7 Mar/2003

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

Mel Gibson vs. Kenneth Branaugh as Hamlet

Mel Gibson vs. Kenneth Branaugh as HamletFirst in an installment looking at the modern film versions ... gger, and of course Hamlet himself take new life, as the greatest actors of our time assume these timeless roles.Produced in 1990, Mel Gibson's "Hamlet" is a more straightforward, highly edited versio ... possible madness, his seemingly Oedipal relationship with his mother, and Ophelia's suicidal demise.Mel Gibson portrays a brooding, sullen-browed young Hamlet--moody, miserable yet clever and cunning, ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"We were Soldiers" and the novel "all Quiet on the Western Front".

Were SoldiersThe Novel " All Quiet on the Western Front" and the movie "We were soldiers" starring Mel Gibson are both stories about the war. The both have similar and different Themes, Protagonists ... ant human animals." "We Were Soldiers" Also has the theme of the horrors of war. This movie is extremely violent, gory, and frightening. The Scenes were very realistic and many people died throughout ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2003

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

The Patriot - a Vision into the American Revolution. this essay is an explaination of the 2000 film the patriot it explains the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the film.

try. It is set during the time of the American Revolution in South Carolina, where Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) lives with his family of 7 children. The locals are preparing for an expected British at ... a movie set during the Revolutionary War centered on a family deep in the British-American conflict.Mel Gibson was cast for the role of Benjamin Martin for several reasons. First, Gibson is a father i ...

(4 pages) 125 1 3.0 Jan/2004

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

Analytical Essay on scene, "Norstadt discovers truth" from movie, 'The Man Without a Face'.

to show the emotions of the characters in this scene?During the movie, "The Man Without A Face" by Mel Gibson, numerous film techniques are used to enhance the various scenes throughout the film.Befo ... background.Overall, I chose this scene because I thought it had depicted the moods of Norstadt extremely well. It also makes use of the various film techniques and the construction of characterization ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mel gibsons latest movie The Passion Of The Christ, will this movie renew anti-semitic hatred for the jewish people that they have had to deal with for the last thousands of years.

Mel's passion for anti-SemitismHollywood superstar Mel Gibson's upcoming movie about the death of Je ... inseveral countries, especially in Europe and the Muslim world. Many religious authorities areextremely worried about the film, the Jewish people have had to deal with anti-Semitism over thematter of ... ctice waskept secret so it would not interfere with the Jews' commercial intercourse with Gentiles. Mel'smovie is based on anti-Semitic resources, and therefore is a anti-Semitic movieThe Romans and t ...

(2 pages) 107 3 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Three Faces of Hamlet

ng over 40 films based on the play. Three actors have made the role their own in the past 15 years. Mel Gibson, Kenneth Branagh, and Ethan Hawke have all attempted to fill the Danish prince's shoes; s ... Hamlet's life is never threatened by the poison, because we don't expect him to drink from the cup.Mel Gibson's Hamlet is steeped in traditional clothing and a medieval setting. When the drink is off ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

A critique of the Mel Gibson movie "The Passion Of The Christ"

roblem with the movie, citing the fact that it is told from the point of view of a Catholic person (Mel Gibson). Gibson says that the movie merely reflects what he was taught throughout his life. Howe ... o succeed more in assaulting the spirit than uplifting it.This movie is the construction of an extremely unnerving and painful show that ends up being almost depressing. Most films of a religious natu ...

(2 pages) 123 2 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ

has become the most powerful and moving Christian film in all of time. Never before has a person of Mel Gibson's caliber created such a film. At least, no one has created a film as well produced as Me ... and John. You could even say that the movie is sort of like a fifth gospel, the gospel according to Mel. What's crazy is that the movie is pretty much entirely based on the four accounts from the New ...

(5 pages) 242 4 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Critical Review of "The Passion of the Christ"

This evening I had the pleasure to view Mel Gibson's highly controversial "The Passion of the Christ". The film is a highly detailed, very g ... fore giving my own opinion of the film, I want to first state that I was raised in a family of extremely lax Catholic faith. This has lead me to be weary of certain religious endeavors and often very ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Apr/2004

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

The Passion of the Christ: A Film Review

Title: The Passion of the ChristDirector: Mel GibsonActors: James Caviezel (Jesus of Nazareth)Matti Sbragia (Caiphas, The High Priest)Hristo N ... still very scarce almost confusing. The movie was very powerful and gave a visual account based on Mel Gibson's account of the Gospel's and portrayed with a great deal of accuracy. The Pope was able ... , but the music; although very much in the background; created the mood. The music was powerful and melodic while it created drama and suspense. While listening to the music again it gives almost a sc ...

(4 pages) 127 2 4.5 May/2004

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

How useful is Peter Weir's film "Gallipoli" in the study of Australia's involvement in WWI and the creation of the ANZAC legend?

g on the fictional lives of two young idealistic mates - Archy Hamilton (Mark Lee) and Frank Dunne (Mel Gibson) who become best buddies and decide to enlist together for military service when they joi ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Gender and race

s seems to be the hottest television show, the 9/11 hearings are the hottest thing in politics, and Mel Gibson takes the helm as the leader of almost every other category. It was difficult to find a m ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gross Manipulations

ample, what determines who is the better looking person between Angelina Jolie and Bette Midler, or Mel Gibson and Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean)? We all read and silently answer this question in our mind, ...

(4 pages) 58 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

An Iconic Review on a celebrity: Mel Gibson

Mel GibsonThe IconGood Morning Esteemed Ladies and Gentlemen of the Queensland University Press. Tha ... be a waste of your time. Now I'm here on behalf of the kingfisher literary club to inform you about Mel Gibson and why he should be added to your new book as an Australian post modern Icon.But first o ... guidance? It could be that the person is well known and respected. In fact an icon is all these and Mel Gibson is the perfect example of an "Ozzie" Icon.Mel Gibson was born on the January 3, 1956 in N ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Hamlet Essay

e she wanted Claudius and he wanted to rule, so it worked out for both of them. We liked the Mel Gibson version better. The scenery was more real and I liked it without Fortinbras because it ha ... a better moral to the story, not to get revenge at all. They didn't show the death of Osrics in the Mel Gibson version. The killing scene was more realistic. The Mel Gibson movie the poison was more v ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Using a film of your choice to illustrate your arguments, explore the relation between visual representation and national identity.

Having seen the film 'Brave Heart' by Mel Gibson, I was greatly inspired to discuss the issues brought up by Anthony Smith in his essay en ... tic production, in this case film. As I discussed these divisions I cited examples from the film by Mel Gibson to clarify my argument.In the section 'Historicism and Nationalism', Anthony Smith begins ... gnment I shall explain each one of these aspects in the light of the film 'Brave Heart' directed by Mel Gibson.Character Development: The protagonist of the film William Wallace is introduced as a you ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Dec/2005

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

Disparity between "Passion of the Christ" and the Bible.

"The Passion of the Christ" by Mel Gibson, recounts the last twelve hours of the life of Jesus of Nazareth, portraying his arrest, ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith