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    The life of Tom Hanks

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    refer to the career of the actor playing the lead role of this film. Tom Hanks is a man that started out with a dream in high school playing roles in small plays and made his way to the top. In his early career he took part in Shakespeare films; then, appeared in a television sitcom; next, he debuted in movies and also won lead roles in hit movies anywhere from comedies, fantasies, romances, and dramas. Throughout his career Tom has also written and produced some of his own motion pictures and co-directed

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    Tom Hanks' Bringing Out of Sympathy in Audience as Forrest Gump Tom Hanks plays the main character in the film Forrest Gump.' When the film was released in 1994, it shot Tom Hanks to international stardom as the film received unbelievable amount of critical and financial success. Due to the international stardom of 'Forrest Gump,' Tom Hanks has now appeared in several big names films, such as Apollo 13, Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can and the film that launched his career

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    about emotion but it gives a great perspective of how life is different for each and every person in the world. This is a great movie because it brings you in emotionally, has great cinematography and great acting. It all starts with Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks), the main character, sitting telling his story/ narrating the movie to the strangers he meets sitting on the park

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    The True Forrest Gump: The Book vs. the Movie

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    “Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you’re going to get” (Hanks). Many times when books are changed into movies they are done incorrectly. Forrest Gump is one of these examples. Forrest Gump, the novel, was written in 1986 by the author Winston Groom. The movie Forrest Gump was created by Paramount Pictures in 1994. Tom Hanks stars as the main character Forrest Gump. The movie portrayed Forrest Gump in a different way and as sometimes more innocent than his character in the book

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    Violence In Films

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    about violence in films and its effect on young people? Is violence less shocking when it is less realistic or fantasy based? It seems that this is what most people think. For example most parents will happily let their children watch violence in "Tom & Jerry" but would be much more reluctant in letting their children watch a war film. Is this right? We, at least, have come to expect certain types of violence in certain genres to have certain certificates and most people seem happy with this

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    Anaylsis of Forrest Gump

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    Forrest Gump has a great cast including two times Oscar winner Tom Hanks, Sally Fields, and Robin Wright. In this movie We have a special bond with Tom Hanks which plays Forrest Gump. We saw him in Big go from a boy to a man in a result of an ill-advised wish at the carnival. Now we see him play that innocent boy again. In some ways, Forrest Gump represents a return to the theme of his earlier movie. In this case, the main character(Tom H...

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    which is very uncommon for the modern movies now a days. Tom Hanks plays the hero in this film. His character is a man with an IQ of 75, who during his life, between the years of 1950 and 1980, comes in contact with every major event in American history. And somehow he survives all of these events with only honesty and niceness. “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” In this film however, when you see Tom Hanks as Forrest and Robin Wright as Jenny, you know you are

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    itself 5 academy awards, including the best director award in 1998. The all star cast starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore and Edward Burns brings to life the horror of war. Seen through the eyes of a squad of American soldiers, the story begins with World War 2’s historic D-Day invasion, then moves beyond the beach as the men embark on a dangerous special mission. Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been

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    Amy Bruckman, an essay explaining that to enjoy the Net we need to find our own place, our own community, so I realized that my community on the Net is E-mail, enabling me to talk to the people closest to me. The movie You've Got Mail starring, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, exemplifies how two people become closer through E-mail. Making it easier for people to connect in ways they always could, but never new how. Both the movie, Youve Got Mail, and Bruckmans Finding Ones Own in Cyberspace explore how the

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    A Comparison of Film Techniques Used to Depict the Omaha Landing “Saving Private Ryan” & “The Longest Day” In this assignment I will be comparing two scenes of the landings on the Omaha Beach during the Second World War. The first film is “The Longest Day” and the second film is “Saving Private Ryan”. The Longest Day was shot in 1962 compared with the more recent filming of Saving Private Ryan which was shot in 1998. I will be focussing on the camera angles, special effects, sound effects

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