Troy (film) Troy is a 2004 British-Maltese epic war film written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is based on Homer's Iliad which revolves from the beginning and to the end of the 10 year Trojan War. Achilles leading his Myrmidons along with the rest of the Greek army invading the historical city of Troy, lead by Hector's Trojan army. The ending of the film (the sacking of Troy) is not taken from the Iliad as the ending of the Iliad was based on Hector's death and funeral burial. Troy made more than 73% of its revenues outside the U.S. Eventually, Troy made over US$497 million worldwide, placing it temporarily in the #60 spot of top box office hits of all time. Odysseus, king of Ithaca visits Phtia to persuade Achilles to fight, even suggesting that he fight for him instead of Agamemnon. In Troy, King Priam (Peter O'Toole) is dismayed when Paris brings Helen home but welcomes her as a guest. Before dawn, the Trojans attack the Greek camp. Myrmidons Trojans
Love Movies Rise of the Planet of the Apes Plot Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist at biotechnology company Gen-Sys, is testing viral-based drug ALZ-112 on chimpanzees to find a cure for brain ailments such as Alzheimer's disease. The drug is given to a chimpanzee, Bright Eyes, greatly increasing her intelligence, but she is forced from her cage, goes on a rampage, and is killed. After five more years and upon seeing a dog on a leash like his own, Caesar (now an adolescent) openly questions his identity and Will tells him of his origins. Will's boss Jacobs clears development of a more powerful, gaseous version of the viral drug (now called ALZ-113) when Will tells him it will not only heal brain disease but also improve intelligence in anyone. Returning to the facility, Caesar releases the gas, enhancing the intelligence of the other apes overnight. A battle ensues as the ape army fight their way past a police blockade on the Golden Gate Bridge to escape into the Redwood forest at Muir Woods. Cast Humans
Love Fun Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011 The Outlander Series The OUTLANDER series started by accident, when I decided to write a novel for practice, in order to: Learn what it took to write a novel, andTo decide whether I really wanted to do that for real. I did, and I did—and here we all are, still trying to figure out what the heck you call books that nobody can describe, but that fortunately most people seem to enjoy. In essence, these novels are Big, Fat, Historical Fiction, à la James Clavell and James Michener. However, owing to the fact that I wrote the first book for practice, didn’t intend to show it to anyone, and therefore saw no reason to limit myself, they include… history, warfare, medicine, sex, violence, spirituality, honor, betrayal, vengeance, hope and despair, relationships, the building and destruction of families and societies, time travel, moral ambiguity, swords, herbs, horses, gambling (with cards, dice, and lives), voyages of daring, journeys of both body and soul… you know, the usual stuff of literature.
Adaptation. (2002 The Chronicles of Narnia The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven high fantasy novels by author C.S. Lewis. It is considered a classic of children's literature and is the author's best-known work, having sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages. Written by Lewis between 1949 and 1954, illustrated by Pauline Baynes and originally published in London between October 1950 and March 1956, The Chronicles of Narnia has been adapted several times, complete or in part, for radio, television, the stage, and film. Inspiration for the series is taken from multiple sources; in addition to adapting numerous traditional Christian themes, the books freely borrow characters and ideas from Persian, Greek, Anatolian and Roman mythology as well as from traditional British and Irish fairy tales. Background and conception Lewis described the origin of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in an essay entitled "It All Began with a Picture": In "It All Began With a Picture" C. Name When Walter Hooper asked [C.
Adaptation (film) Though the film is billed as an adaptation of The Orchid Thief, its primary narrative focus is Charlie Kaufman's struggle to adapt The Orchid Thief into a film, while dramatizing the events of the book in parallel. Adaptation also adds a number of fictitious elements, including Kaufman's twin brother (also credited as a writer for the film) and a romance between Orlean and Laroche, and culminates in completely invented events including fictional versions of Orlean and Laroche three years after the events related in The Orchid Thief, Kaufman and his fictional twin brother. The film had been in development as far back as 1994. Jonathan Demme brought the project to Columbia Pictures with Kaufman writing the script. The self-loathing Charlie Kaufman is hired to write the screenplay for The Orchid Thief. Charlie, who rejects formulaic script writing, wants to ensure that his script is a faithful adaptation of The Orchid Thief. Orlean is arrested. —Charlie Kaufman on writing the script
Brandon Lee Biography Brandon Lee was an action film star and the son of actor Bruce Lee. His untimely death was caused by a prop gun accident and the set of the film The Crow. Synopsis Brandon Lee was born on February 1, 1965, in Oakland, California to martial arts star Bruce Lee. After his father’s death, Lee moved to Seattle with his mother and sister. Early Life Actor Brandon Lee was born on February 1, 1965, in Oakland, California. Lee struggled growing up, moving around a lot and coping with being the son of a martial arts legend. Early Career Around that time, Lee appeared in Kung Fu: The Movie with David Carradine, which aired on television. 'The Crow' and Untimely Death With his career on an upswing, Lee signed on to play Eric Draven in The Crow based on the comic books of James O'Barr. Lee was taken to the hospital where surgeons tried to stop the bleeding and repair the damage, but they were unsuccessful. The Crow was released the next year after additional scenes were shot to complete the film.
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