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Academy Award For Best Actor

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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Amair Khan

My favorite Indian icon is the actor Aamir Khan. I have always been a fan of his ever since I saw his first movie, ‘Qayamat se Qayamat Tak’. From being a chocolate hero Aamir went on to do more meaningful roles. What I like most about him is that he is a thinking actor. His passion for movies is very evident. It is said that he involves himself in the film to the point that he ghost- directs it. His recent movie ‘Taare Zameen Par’ was initially directed by someone else but later Aamir took over...

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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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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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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 Man That Was Chiseled Out of Stone

really old, somebody at the Academy Awards will get the bright idea to give me some sort of plaque, I’ll be so old, they’ll have to carry me up there”. Clint Eastwood said this quote because he is still seen as a leader today, even though he is old; this shows that Clint Eastwood will never be forgotten. He may be awarded more plaques as he ages. He has shown power by the tremendous amount of movies he has participated in. Clint Eastwood is a very well-known movie actor and had an influence on people...

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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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My Favorite Actor Tom Hanks

My Favorite Actor I never thought about that actor I liked but after analyzing it I think the actor that I like and that caught my attention since I was young is Tom Hanks because he was a collogue student that seemed to have no future in acting and he was not very good on his classes in theater, I leaned that he was born in Concord California his childhood was like a normal kid with, divorced parents his father was descendant of British and his mom Portuguese descent. Hanks was a very shy...

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Training Day Analysis

officer is actually like. They did it so well that it won various awards. Training day came to theaters in February of 2001. It stars Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke, and directed by Antoine Fuqua. Many awards where given to this movie for its excellence. The biggest of them all being the Academy Award for Best Actor which, was given to Denzel Washington in 2002. Others included where best director, best film, best villain, and best cameo. The movie is based off of a good cop bad cop storyline...

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