Two months later, the ceremony won one of those nominations for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Or Music Series Or Special Edward J. Inspired by 's 1958 novel Those About to Die, the film's script, initially written by Franzoni, was acquired by DreamWorks and Ridley Scott signed on to direct the film. His widow Eletha Finch and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky accepted the award on his behalf. Due to rules, only was officially nominated for , and not at the time. A remastered version was later released in 2010.
Original Score John … Barry. The script also included mock naval battles, a theater flooded with alligators, and a big showdown fight. He becomes Maximus's closest ally and friend, and inspires Maximus to bring down Commodus for the greater good before he joins his family in the afterlife. He kills his captors and rides for his home near , where he finds his family murdered. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon became the third film nominated simultaneously for Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film in the same year. Best Film Editing - Gene Milford.
Subsequently, the scenes of slavery, desert travel, and gladiatorial training school were shot in , Morocco, just south of the Atlas Mountains over a further three weeks. Here was a situation where we got to Morocco with a crew of 200 and a cast of a 100 or whatever, and I didn't have anything to learn. Commodus is compelled by the crowd to let the gladiators live, and his guards are held back from striking them down. The film revels in both the glory and the horror that were Rome. Best Achievement in Sound Editing. Maximus succumbs to his wounds.
This is anachronistic in that the horse-mounted forces of the used a two-horned saddle, without stirrups. Destitute rancher Dan Evans agrees to escort Wade to a nearby town and get him on the 3:10 train for Yuma Territorial Prison. The epidemic, believed to be either or , swept the Roman Empire during the reign of Marcus. The film revitalized the career of Scott and solidified Crowe's. The opening battle scenes in the forests of Germania were shot in three weeks in the , near , , in England.
Although, it may bring you an opportunity to discuss slavery and Ancient Rome. Best Achievement in Visual Effects Avatar was also nominated for:. Bes … t Director Sir Carol Reed. Scott and cinematographer John Mathieson used multiple cameras filming at various frame rates and a , creating effects in the action sequences, similar to techniques used for the battle sequences of 1998. Yet in this case, it's the movies — most recently Gladiator two years ago — that have created the interest in the ancients. And not for more Roman screen colossals, but for writing that is serious or fun or both. Best Supporting Actress Gloria Stuart.
The reverse side of the complex supplied a rich assortment of Ancient Roman street furniture, , , , and marketplaces for other filming requirements. Although, it may not be the best to watch with children under 13-14. Script by David Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson shrewdly appropriates touchstone moments from previous epics, just as it also cuts down the talk to a minimum when possible; there is none of the windy speechifying that ground many an epic to a halt in decades past. Great message about fighting for what you believe in. Shortly after being selected as producer for the awards gala, hired actor and comedian as host for the 2001 telecast. The company was responsible for such tricks as compositing real tigers filmed on into the fight sequences, and adding smoke trails and extending the flight paths of the opening scene's salvo of flaming arrows to get around regulations on how far they could be shot during filming.
The film's computer-generated imagery effects were created by British post-production company , who also created digital for the remaining scenes involving of Reed's character Proximo due to Reed dying of a heart attack during production. It also contains mentions of brutal forms of torture as well as rape. The gladiator arena set piece from the 2002 film , which entered production shortly after the release of Gladiator, has been compared to the arena setting in the Scott film. In the course of Fall of the Roman Empire Commodus unsuccessfully seeks to win Livius over to his vision of empire in contrast to that of his father, but continues to employ him notwithstanding; in Gladiator, when Commodus fails to secure Maximus's allegiance, he executes Maximus's wife and son and tries unsuccessfully to execute him. It is a great movie, perhaps one of the best ever made in the last decade. The legions' , , , and would have worn scale armour,. The film won multiple awards, including five at the , including , for Crowe, , , and.
Stirrups were only employed in filming for safety reasons because of the additional training and skill required to ride with a Roman saddle. This movie is an amazing triumph, a perfect blending of plot, atmosphere, action, and dimensional characters in the historical themed movies. . Best Picture John Woolf, producer. Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium - Ring Lardner Jr. Best Supporting Actress Queen Latifah.
The other top 50 box office hits that earned nominations were Dr. Best Actress Renee Ze … llweger. The Oscar-nominated score was composed by and , and conducted by. You may be subject to questioning by your children if they and they probably will misunderstand certain 'nefarious' things. My 12-year-old sister has seen this, but I would definitely not recommend it for anyone younger than 15 or 16. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on March 25, 2001.
Many media outlets described the set design resembling a cross section of a. Several others participated in the production of the ceremony. I am simply elated to have him on board. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also presented an honorary Oscar to Onna White for her choreography in the film. In December 2000, Gladiator was named the best film of the year by viewers of , taking 40% of the votes. Best Actor in a Leading Role- Marlon Brando.