I saw braveheart at the dominion cinema in edinburgh in 1995 (on my first ever date actually but that's beside the point) and there was snp activists waiting outside the cinema and handing out flyers when the film ended. Hollywood's revisionist history: mel gibson, braveheart and the patriot an article by scott cummings the once mighty british empire, on which the sun never set has charged that mel gibson's two epic films, braveheart and the patriot, rewrite history to shed a very negative light on britain's shrunken empire. It is seen in many other hollywood movies, such as the patriot (2000), 300 (2007), braveheart (1995), and django unchained (2012) the interesting thing in many of the movies like these, is the enemy is often portrayed in an extremely negative, almost so extreme, they could be compared to the nazis. The patriot is like a pathetic attempt to copy braveheart in every way but never succeeds the patriot is hardly an attempt to copy braveheart the only similarity between the two films is the theme of rebellion against british colonialism and tyranny. Movie comparison essay examples a comparison the movies king kong 1 and the king kong part 2 a comparison of two movies, braveheart and the patriot 472 words.
A comparison of two movies, braveheart and the patriot pages 1 words 472 view full essay more essays like this: movie comparison, movie braveheart, movie patriot. In the case of braveheart that happens to be the english (same with the patriot, although you might be referring only to movies he's directed), but in apocalypto it's the superior, bloodthirsty tribe and in we were soldiers it's the plucky, idealistic americans against the evil communist forces of the nva (again, he just acted in it. Parents need to know that the patriot is a 2000 movie in which mel gibson plays a south carolina farmer who joins the cause of liberty in the revolutionary war this is a very violent movie, with many graphic battle scenes, vividly portrayed. The patriot is a 2000 american epic historical fiction war film directed by roland emmerich, written by robert rodat, and starring mel gibson, chris cooper, heath ledger, and jason isaacs.
In the revolutionary war epic ''the patriot,'' mel gibson is benjamin martin, a gentle farmer in his 40's whose eyes glimmer with love for his family among the film's assets is mr gibson's. Meanwhile, his two eldest sons, gabriel and thomas, can't wait to enlist in the newly formed continental army when south carolina decides to join the rebellion against england, gabriel immediately signs up to fightwithout his father's permission. Roland emmerich's 2000 mel gibson vehicle, the patriot, may be historical tripe but it's dizzyingly entertaining nonetheless, making for a period-set gibson-in-vendetta-mode epic and a solid companion-piece to his braveheart. - braveheart vs william wallace the movie braveheart, directed by mel gibson and released in 1995, is an epic tale about a scottish hero named william wallace the movie is exceptionally accurate when compared with other historical movies. The patriot is a combination of braveheart in its dramatic quality and saving private ryan for its patriotism mel gibson delivers yet another oscar caliber performance i found it suitable for anyone over age 14 or so and it earned its r-rating due only to its realistically graphic nature.
Top 10 historically misleading films no one ever said that movies—even those about historical events—were obligated to reflect fact still, some have taken a few too many liberties. Each is a historical epic centering around a virtuous hero (william wallace/maximus decimus meridius) who after a long time away just wants to return home so that he can settle down with a family as a farmer. Writing a two movie comparison essay requires that you have prior knowledge to the topic you are writing about it is very important to set the foundations for a comprehensible and informative essay watching the movies with focus and intent will lead you to have proper epiphanies and strike you curiosity which will help you finish your essay. Mel gibson, long-time heartthrob of the silver screen, came into his own as a director with braveheart, an account of the life and times of medieval scottish patriot william wallace and, to a.
Patriot cultural assignment the patriot is an excellent movieit may very well be one of the most exciting and moving war-drama movies of all time there are very few films today that even come close to touching upon the american revolution, which is why the patriot is of such importance. The patriot was a pretty lame retread of braveheart, imho braveheart wins in the areas of scenery, score, romance, and dialogue, and contrary to what bobert said, i thought it had a more memorable and inspiring ending. Synopsis mel gibson, long-time heartthrob of the silver screen, came into his own as a director with braveheart, an account of the life and times of medieval scottish patriot william wallace and, to a lesser degree, robert the bruce's struggle to unify his nation against its english oppressors. Braveheart (dvd) braveheart, mel gibson's richly detailed, academy award®-winning saga of fierce combat, tender love and the will to risk it all for freedom, is now a digitally remastered, two-disc special collector's edition dvd bur sting with dynamic new special features. The great gatsby (1974/2013): a side-by-side, shot-for-shot comparison intended to illustrate the unique vision of filmmakers and the variety of choices possible when creating motion pictures adapted from the same novel.
These two stars lead the cast in teaching such lessons as what it means to be a patriot and a hero, the cost of freedom, and the value of family the patriot is a well written story that is guaranteed to give you goosebumps. Boards entertainment movies braveheart vs gladiator patriot is not even comparable to the two and is mediocre at best braveheart was a movie of epic proportions it spanned the.
The patriot: more flag-waving rot with mel gibson he's been handed fail marks for braveheart and apocalypto mel gibson blots his copybook yet again with this account of the american war of. braveheart midterm paper mgt2150-group dynamics-ol04 (fall 2013) instructor: kathy williams by: marty piercy the movie braveheart is encapsulation of the life and times of sir william wallace who was the son of a scottish land owner sir william was born circa 1270 somewhere near renfrew scotland.
Ill admit that some parts of the patriot were the same as braveheart and that it was also cliched some of the time braveheart may have been the original but maybe it was the dark moods in braveheart that sided me over to the patriot. The patriot also tries sooo hard to depict a typical southern household that has slaves but really treats them like members of the family please braveheart is a true story, while the patriot is fiction.