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  • Academy Award for Best Actor and Legal Issues

    law‚ so not really helpful for the general population). (up to 50 points) PRINT YOUR NAME: _________________________ NAME OF MOVIE: _________________________ YEAR OF RELEASE: _________________________ DIRECTOR: _________________________ MAIN ACTORS/ACTRESSES: _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ A. Describe in a page the FACTS of the case the movie is about. ___________________________________________________________ ____

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  • Types of Actors

    3.4 Types of Actors Figure 3.2 Types of Actors and Some Current Actors Who Fit Each Category Impersonators Dustin Hoffman brings Lenny Bruce to life. The performance is so convincing and Lenny so gritty that today’s audiences may think they are seeing Lenny Bruce himself.Photo by Mary Evans/Ronald Grant/courtesy Everett Collection The term impersonator is considered somewhat demeaning in the acting world‚ suggesting that the actor has simply copied the manner‚ dialect‚ and behavior of a character

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  • Actors: Creating the Magic of Effective Acting

    In film making‚ the actor is the face of the film. Acting is not just pretending to be someone else; it is becoming the character thereby creating the magic of effective acting. Noticeable actors are usually our way into a movie. (Goodykoontz‚ & Jacobs 2011). Impersonator: Usually these roles are found in historical and biographical stories. (Goodykoontz‚ & Jacobs 2011). I think of Denzel Washington impersonating Malcolm X in 1992; where Mr. Washington took on the person of Malcolm X and delivered

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  • Actors and Actresses of the 50s: Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day.

    entertainment business; such as the invention of the teleprompter‚ TV’s first soap opera‚ "The Little Rascals" TV show‚ and the "I Love Lucy" TV show. But the most important thing about the entertainment in the 50s was the actors and actresses. Through out the 50s there were hundreds of actors and actresses. To name a few Vivien Leigh‚ Audrey Hepburn‚ Marlon Brando ‚Grace Kelly‚ Bette Davis‚ Katharine Hepburn‚ Burt Lancaster‚ Bing Crosby‚ Dorothy Dandridge‚ Judy Garland‚ Elizabeth Taylor‚ and Doris Day

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  • Oliver Sacks 'Roles In The Movie Awakenings'

    Sacks’ 1973 memoir of the same title. It is one of the best movie that touches the heart of many people. It is the most emotionally stunning and profound moving journey that was based on a true to life story. The movie was great because how they acted their roles were exceptional. Honestly‚ the roles given to them are really hard because they will handle all the emotional and physical challenges of their roles. You really need a good actors to be able to act it out‚ and so they did. It was so moving

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  • La Vita E Bella Movie Review

    frivolous sense of humour in an attempt to keep his child’s innocence while at a concentration camp. This film was a huge success‚ winning the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 71st Academy Awards‚ the Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Like all great films‚ "Life is Beautiful" is best viewed without prior knowledge of key plot elements. One of my greatest pleasures in watching it was that I knew nothing of the film’s story. Therefore

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  • The Greatest Film Ever- the Shawshank Redemption

    reason why this movie is the best ever is the fact that it was nominated for seven Oscars. Another very important reason is the nearly perfect cast for the nearly perfect movie. Finally‚ the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has voted for the best two-hundred and fifty movies ever‚ The Shawshank Redemption was number one as the best movie‚ voted by the mass of viewers that regularly vote. Many great movies receive not so much as a single award for their efforts‚ though this

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  • Forrest Gump

    interrupt the practice which in return landed Gump with scholarship to the University where he graduated and All American. After meeting president John F. Kennedy‚ Forrest was recruited to the army where he was sent to Vietnam where coincidentally met his best friend Bubba in which resulted the idea of Bubba Gump industries‚ unfortunately Bubba died during battle so Forrest had to carry out the billion Sam Smith Page # 2 dollar idea on his own. In the end Forrest marries Jenny and have a son that

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  • James Dean Papa

    For someone who completed just three big feature films in his brief career‚ the effect of James Dean on popular culture is truly remarkable. It is not just the films themselves‚ but the persona and the magnetism that James Dean exhibited that attracts such fascination and admiration. James Dean’s performances hint at so much more. His reaction to the world around him seems to sum up how so many young people around the world relate to their lives. He was reared by his aunt and uncle in Fairmont

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  • james dean

    James Dean was born on February 8‚ 1931‚ at the Seven Gables apartment house located at the corner of 4th Street and McClure Street in Marion‚ Indiana‚ to Winton Dean and Mildred Wilson. Six years after his father had left farming to become a dental technician‚ James and his family moved to Santa Monica‚ California. He was enrolled at Brentwood Public School in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles‚ but transferred soon afterward to the McKinley Elemetary school.[5] The family spent several years

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