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    Biography of Ridley Scott

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    Ridley Scott was born in Northumberland England in 1937. His father was a Military officer in the Royal Engineers and his family traveled with him throughout England and Europe. When he was older Ridley wanted to join the Army but was encouraged by his father to attend West Hartlepool College of Art and the London's Royal College of Art. He later joined the BBC in 1962 where he got his first directing job on the British show Z Cars. After he was unhappy with his earnings at BBC he formed his own

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    Ridley Scott and the Structure of an Epic in the film Gladiator The blurb for Gladiator claims that Scott has brought the epic into the twenty first century, and in many ways he has, with a blend of the technology of today, in the superb graphic realism and the way of life in ancient Romethat lends itself so well to the epic status. But is this a real epic with all the characteristics and parts that will make it a remembered film for many years to come, or just a good film that you see

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    Blade Runner: Final Cut, directed by Ridley Scott, is a science fiction film set in Los Angeles of 2019.Scott predicts a dark future for humanity while exploring themes such as identity and mortality, along with other themes dealing with humanity as a whole. The film focuses around Deckard, a retired cop who was called back into action. Tyrell Corporation has successfully genetically engineer androids, known as replicants, for labor in the off world colonies. These replicants are identical in appearance

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    soundtrack, dialogue, and characters have no equal in the revenge action category of film, and can be considered tops of pure action films. Gladiator is a perfectly well rounded movie that adds the best of all worlds to create the masterpiece seen today. Ridley Scott’s masterpiece, Gladiator, was released to the public in 2000. Received with initial success and regarded as one of the best movies of the year, during its release in 2000, Gladiator had received numerous awards. The film was nominated for twelve

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    only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish, it was so fragile.” The film ‘Gladiator’ was released in 2000. A thrilling action film, it was a huge success, scooping five Oscars and earning over $427 million dollars. Sir Ridley Scott- who directed the film-already had many great films to his name, such as ‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘American Gangster’, so it was no surprise when this film became one of the highest earners of the year 2000. The mise-en-scene used throughout

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    Both texts; ‘Frankenstein’ written by Mary Shelley and ‘ Blade runner (directors cut)’ directed by Ridley Scott examine what it is to be human and force us to question has science gone to far?. Through a comparative study, it is apparent that context has heavily affected their form and values which then are able to represent ideas that continue to resonate through time. Shelly’s epistolary novel and Scotts dystopian science fiction film are both common forms of their day, and best reflect their contextual

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    A Comparison of Brave New World and Blade Runner In the worlds of the narrative text Brave New World (1932), composed by Aldous Huxley and the visual text Blade Runner (Director's Cut) (1992), directed by Ridley Scott, perhaps the most significant thematic concern is that of the intervention into the natural order by elitist human forces. Responders are confronted with stark, forlorn visions of a future that has alienated the natural environment from humanity, creating a society of moral

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    voices so his men can hear him, he then cracks a joke and silence is broken with laughter. During the battle there is no speech just a lot of angry voices and a lot of shouting and screaming. I think Ridley Scott is on Maximus's side, because the story revolves around him, Ridley Scott has written Maximus to be the main character. The camera is mainly focused on Maximus. At the end of the film Maximus has victory.

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    Web of Monstrosity

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    Ridley Scotts, Alien is the story of a commercial towing vehicle called ‘Nostromo’ caring 20,000,000 tons of mineral ore is on its way back to earth when it intercepts an SOS coming from a mysterious planet. After a crash landing some of the crew sets out to explore the uncharted planet and stumble upon a hive colony. After one of the crewmembers get attacked and latched onto by one of the “facesuckers”. He is brought back on board the ship against their quarantine protocol to try and be saved. Ash

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    Black Hawk Down

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    city, bullets hissing past your ears, bombs are exploding all around you, debris flying in all directions, and you have a job to do. In Black Hawk Down, director Ridley Scott mixes a wide variety of camera movement, camera angles, film speed, tone, and music to throw the audience into the thick of the fighting in Mogadishu, Somalia. Scott places the viewer into the boots of Delta Force members, ARMY Rangers, and many other military positions allowing you to experience the nightmare these soldiers

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