Gladiator is probably best described as a visceral experience rather than being an historical film, gladiator is a “human” film in a fictive historical context, whose historicity is supported by a careful reconstruction of the appearance of the world being represented. On the inevitable comparison scale of roman epics, where spartacus and ben-hur (both 1926 and 1959) are 10s and that debacle of a cleopatra miniseries from last year is a zero, gladiator is about a five. Gladiator definitely is a classic film as it combines a simple, but moving, story with beautiful scenery, filming, direction and score it is truly a complete movie. Gladiator movie – summary of gladiator the movie – the death of his wife and son maximus reaches his home but is too late to save his family he discover the charred and crucified bodies of his wife and son in the smouldering ruins of his villa death by crucifixion is a terrible and dishonorable way to die. Gladiator conquered the academy awards in 2001 and took home 5 oscars including best picture and best actor (russell crowe) the blu-ray edition of the film includes two versions of the movie and in an intro on the extened edition director ridley scott states that the theatrical edition is his director's cut.
Gladiator is the story of a roman soldier who became a slave, trained as a gladiator, and rose to challenge the empire which is basically spartacus, only gladiator is set 250 years after the. The visual accomplishment of titus shames gladiator, and its story is a whole heck of a lot better than the gladiator screenplay, even if shakespeare didn't make his titus the only undefeated champion in roman history. Gladiator fights have been depicted in a number of peplum films (also known as sword-and-sandal movies) this is a genre of largely italian-made historical epics (costume dramas) that dominated the italian film industry from 1958 to 1965.
Violence in sports: a comparison of gladiatorial games in ancient rome to the sports of america doherty, amanda, violence in sports: a comparison of gladiatorial games in ancient rome to the sports of america (2001) honors thesespaper 9, but they believed that being a gladiator was a less severe sentence many people were killed. Movie review of ridley scott's oscar best picture nominated movie of 2001 starring russell crowe cinema reviews which brings us to the action blockbuster gladiator - a film perhaps destined to chop its opponents to bits in the coming awards-show combat, but whose one profundity, it seems, we have already heard ultimately, gladiator is. Anyone remember that movie gladiator russell crowe, swords, sandals and lots of blood to recap, an enslaved maximus dons a mask in the gladiator arena to keep his identity a secret from the dastardly caesar and all goes well, winning the crowd over before he’s forced to reveal himself and then it all goes down hill. Thank you for an excellent review and comparison of spartacus and gladiator woody strode was my father and i was actually on the set when charles mcgraws’ head was dunked into the soup at the gladiator school.
Gladiator (2000) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more imdb movies, tv & showtimes the lives of others (2006 the powerful general is unable to save his family, and his loss of will allows him to get captured and put into the gladiator games until he dies the only desire that fuels him now is the chance to rise to the top so that. For entertainment only video comparison, logo & montage by score man from the3hirdeye production® technical specifications: . Each is a historical epic centering around a virtuous hero (william wallace/maximus decimus meridius) who after a long time away just wants to return home so that he can settle down with a family as a farmer.
Gladiator blu-ray delivers stunningly beautiful video and superb audio in this exceptional blu-ray release in the final days of marcus aurelius' reign, the aging emperor angers his son commodus by. In may 2000, gladiator opened in movie theaters maximus decimus meridius (russell crowe) is a successful general from the battle of the danube under marcus aurelius (richard harris) commodus (joaquin phoenix), son of marcus aurelius, condemns meridius to probable death by sending him into the. Transcript of gladiator movie vs historical background the movie gladiator, is a very cool, epic, awesome, and great film all around i mean, who doesn't love a good movie about gladiator awesomeness and epic brutal clashes the movie itself is more accurate than most historical movies however, there are still many things which one must. Gladiator is a movie meant to be remembered for many years to come it is an action-packed historical, tragic, emotional, vengeful, moral, amazing, exciting, breath-taking, and thrilling ride into the era of the roman empire.