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The Theme of Death of Roman Gladiators in Gladiator Battles
"When a man sees his end he wants to know if there has been some purpose to his like"- Roman Gladiator How would you like it if you were a slave or a criminal and you were just offered a chance to be free? You would probably like it pretty good, but you shouldn't! If you were a slave you would be bought by some...
A Comparison of the Battles That Were Fought between the Confederate Army and the Union Army
The Universe of Battles Episode Five 1863 a series of battles were fought between the Confederate army and the Union Army. Battles such as: Gettysburg, Viscksburg, Battery Wagner, Chickamauga Creek, and Chattanooga. Along with these battles the Gettysburg Address was presented, the role of women was noticed, and riots in...
Amanda Turner's Review of Gladiator
Commodus changes for the worse. He is innately devious and this is not resolved throughout Gladiator. He identifies his main adversary as Maximus, his father's favourite, but in reality it is his own lack of moral fibre that is his greatest enemy. Maximus's fallicious death triggers a surge towards a more confident, vehemen...
An Analysis of the Movie Gladiator
Gladiator, though not the most intellectually stimulating film of this decade, was deeper and more complex than one might gather from it at first glance. Its theme was not a simple "good-guy versus bad-guy" one as one might gather from the title. In fact, Gladiator in essence had very little to do with gladiators....
Braveheart vs Gladiator
Film 180 Final Essay Braveheart vs. the Gladiator Braveheart and Gladiator are both highly acclaimed movies that have not only proved themselves in the arena of critiques, but also performed admirably within the box office as well. They are both of similar genres, taking place in a medieval time setting with feudal...
A Review and Analysis of the Themes in the Movie "Gladiator"
The movie Gladiator is an epic tale of a Roman general who is betrayed by the Roman government who kills his family under the leadership by a corrupt Roman prince who is turned king, the roman general comes back as a gladiator to seek revenge on the prince turned king. The movie which was made in 2000 stars Russell Crowe...
A Summary and Review of the Movie "Gladiator"
Gladiator, a movie starring Russell Crowe, takes place during the decline of the Roman Empire. The movie is about a revenge-seeking general who fights for freedom. The movie is filled with breathe-taking battle scenes and romance. It is intended for mature audiences and Russell Crowe fans. This is by far one of his best per...
A History of the Gladiator Games in Ancient Rome
The first gladiator game was in 256 B.C., for Junius Brutus Pera in their families honor after he They were all different types of gladiators too, they had different weapons and armor, some didn't have armor. They picked the weapon and armor that best suited that person.Gladiators are people who fought to the death, to ente...
Making Connections in Roman History With the Movie Gladiator
In the movie, many things portrayed are the same as what really happened in Roman history. Some things though, are a little different in the actual history of Rome than in the movie. Scenes were changed in the movie too, to make the plot more interesting. I connected what I could between the movie and the actual history of...
A Comparison of Filming Styles in Ridley Scott's Movie Gladiator and Hannibal
Ridley Scott, being contemporary and innovative is one of many film directors who have a certain style that is ever present throughout their films. Gladiator and Hannibal two of Scotts best movies do not share plot summary yet they encompass similar techniques to achieve their desired look. In two different scenes Scott inc...