Film review of gladiator

After the murder of his family he vows vengeance. Lucilla has been recently widowed. LucillaCommodus's sister; Gracchus, an influential senator ; and Maximus meet secretly. Crowe gained a reputation for being difficult to work with during the making of the film but won plaudits and an Oscar for his performance.

Meanwhile, Lincoln shows signs of possible brain damage and is told to quit fighting for at least 60 days or else suffer permanent brain damage.

You are a hopeless git. Commodus orders Maximus to kill the gladiator, but Maximus spares his opponent's life; he is called "Maximus the Merciful" by the crowd. The unique sprayed-polyurethane system was developed by Armordillo and pioneered for this production.

An old, gruff gladiator trainer who buys Maximus in North Africa.

Juba visits the Colosseum at night and buries the figurines of Maximus's wife and son at the spot where he died. Antonio Banderas and Hugh Jackman were also considered. In narrative terms the plot and story arc is simplicity supreme, something Scott and Russell Crowe have never shied away from.

Maximus discovers from Cicero, his ex-orderly, that his former legions remain loyal. The unexpected death of actor Oliver Reed during the production of the movie necessitated both digital manipulation and drastic reworking of the script.

In Franzoni's first draft, dated April 4,he named his protagonist Narcissusa wrestler who, according to the ancient sources Herodian and Cassius Diostrangled Emperor Commodus to death. What Oliver did was much greater.

Enough in fact to make it an everlasting favourite of genre fans and worthy of the Academy Award acknowledgements it received. Crowe allegedly questioned every aspect of the evolving script and strode off the set when he did not get answers. The opening battle scene is superb as a cast of thousands erupt across the screen and provide an indication that we are about to see a film that pays incredible attention to detail throughout its entirety.

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Nicholson reworked Maximus' friendship with Juba and developed the afterlife thread in the film, saying "he did not want to see a film about a man who wanted to kill somebody.

David Hemmings as Cassius: Production notes and credits Studios: It won critical accoladeslarge audiences, and five Academy Awards. Even the character didn't exist on the pages. Screenplay[ edit ] Gladiator was based on an original pitch by David Franzoniwho wrote the first draft.

His military skills help him win matches and gain recognition from other gladiators and the crowd. He is murdered by his son Commodus before his wish can be fulfilled. Oliver Reed as Antonius Proximo: If you try to bust into our backend operations, you'll obviously be thwarted.

Tomas Arana as General Quintus: Juba, a Numidian ; and Hagen, a German. There is no solution for this problem other than a total ban sorry. Some folk seem very irritated by this, which is strange because the makers of Gladiator were not standing up bold as brass to proclaim they were unique with their movie, what they did do was reinvigorate a stagnant genre of film for a new generational audience.

This was Reed's final film appearance, before he died during the filming.

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Maximus will escape Rome, join his soldiers, topple Commodus by force, and hand power back to the Roman Senate. Movie reviews from Chris Tookey including professional reviews based on ANTI and Mixed.

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The film, perhaps the first sword-and-sandals epic since the mids, revived an interest in making films about ancient history. Crowe gained a reputation for being difficult to work with during the making of the film but won plaudits and an Oscar for his performance.

The unexpected death of actor Oliver Reed during the production of the movie necessitated both digital manipulation and. Gladiator by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard- Original Soundtrack review at Tracksounds.

Gladiator was named best dramatic film and Ang Lee best director at a chaotic Golden Globes ceremony which further muddies the Oscar waters Published: 22 Jan Gladiator wins, Soderbergh loses.

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Gladiator makes the most of its 2 and a half hours, marking a triumphant comeback for the long forgotten epics of the classic days of film. ALL HAIL MAXIMUS! 3 Stars %.

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