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    Gladiator

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    Gladiator There have been many sports movies made over the years. Some have been good, while others have been flops. Many sports movies have not been considered overall good movies simply because they were sports movies. I feel that one of the best and most overlooked sports movies of all time is the movie Gladiator. Gladiator is not only a good sports movie, but it is an all around good movie. Before we can call an all around movie a "good" movie, we must first define what a good movie is

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    Gladiator

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    Gladiator Ridley Scott is an expert at fabricating highly visual motion pictures with energetic, radiant stories. "Blade Runner" and "Alien" dazzled the viewers with high tech action and suspense. Now the roman epic "Gladiator" vividly captures the time period and atmosphere in which its characters inhabit. With a star line up of actors (including Joaquin Phoenix - 'Clay Pigeons', 'To Die For', Connie Nielsen - 'Devil's Advocate', 'Mission to Mars') playing the smaller parts of the film

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    Essay On Gladiators

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    Most gladiators were captured soldiers from Roman wars, slaves, or prisoners. Unsurprisingly, lives of new gladiators were harsh and unpleasant. After the Roman Empire decided they would be gladiators, they would have been sent to a gladiator school where they would have been given an exam by a doctor. If they were fit enough to fight they would have been assigned a specific gladiator job based on their size and strength. The recruits, or novicius, would go through initial training which focused

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    Roman Gladiators

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    Gladiator Gladiatorial events were a token of the Roman civilization. A brutal form of sacrifice adapted from the earlier civilization of Etruscans, who believed when a person dies, his spirit relies on a blood sacrifice to survive in the afterlife. The first event to take place in Rome was in 264 BC, when Decimus Brutus held a sacrifice to honor his dead father (Roman Gladiator). Soon after these events became an undeniable part of the Romans lives, used for political power and general entertainment

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    The Gladiator Trailer

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    In the summer of 2000 a box office hit was released. “Gladiator” was a brilliant action film set in Ancient Rome, which appealed to over 15s from both genders. The film was hugely successful and raked in over $190,000,000 in the U.S box-office and $434,000,000 worldwide. However the film wouldn’t have been nearly as successful as it was without the help of an exciting and gripping trailer to appeal to the target audience. Trailers are very important in the film industry because it’s the one chance

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    Essay On Gladiators

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    Gladiators were brutal fighters who fought against other citizens. They were in a public arena where everyone could watch them fight against each other, sometimes to the death. Gladiators were considered a slave because they had very little rights. Also many gladiators were prisoners of war from other countries. Gladiators of Ancient Rome were ruthless fighters and lived a harsh life because they had rigorous training, they exercised and trained for most of the day, and they had to fight against

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    A Review of Gladiator

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    A Review of Gladiator Hail Caesar, and the return of the Roman Empire. From "Quo Vadis" to "Spartacus", Hollywood has enjoyed a long and fore filling relationship with the sword-and-sandals epics and Ridley Scott (Alien & Blade Runner), has released a monumental spectacle; managing to make this forgotten genre bigger, better and more bloody than ever before. Ridley Scott shines as a director through "Gladiator." Not only has he managed to create the multiple plots to this complex epic

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    The Gladiator Analysis

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    gladiator’s chest, he slowly advanced upon the shieldsman. Coming to terms with his current situation and relying on his experience, the gladiator attempted to gain momentum and struck first. The sword struck only air as the man easily sidestepped and then plunged his own into the gladiator’s abdomen. The crowd had gone silent. Nothing moved except for the crippled gladiator, trying to get away while his fellow combatants died. The moment seemed surreal and the man was ready to end this horror.

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    The Life of a Gladiator

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    The life of a gladiator could be a grueling life unless you were the best and never lost. Gladiators fought in events known as gladiatorial games. The first gladiatorial games were recorded in 310 BCE. The first Gladiatorial games were not held in the huge coliseums we see today. Instead they were most likely held to entertain a powerful person or ruler. Gladiatorial combat originated as a religious event to honor the dead, victory of an important battle, a sacrifice to the gods, or to honor the

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    Gladiators Essay

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    Roman gladiators are often recalled when thinking of the Roman civilization for several reasons, including the extreme brutality of the gladiatorial games that took place. These games took place at funerals and ceremonies, as an offering of blood. All gladiators were slaves, prisoners or war, or volunteers recruited to be trained at a gladiator school. The goal of gladiator schools was to produce strong, fighting specimens. The schools mimicked prisons with shackles and cells but they had the best

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