The General, The Slave Who Became A Gladiator

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The first movie that pops up to someone’s mind when we say Drama is “Gladiator” released in the year 2000 which is considered historical drama. Ridley Scott works on an inspiring, mesmerizing and action packed flick to trigger the human feelings of strength, honor, courage, betrayal, ruthlessness and survival. The character that Russell Crowe plays as the gladiator sends the audience back home motivated to fight for what they believe in following what he mentioned in the movie "what we do in life, echoes in eternity". The supporting character in the movie, in specific is the slave that accompanies the gladiator the whole time reflects the slogan of the movie “The General who became a Slave, the Slave who became a Gladiator”.
The Cinematic Style that Ridley Scott develops in the film is dynamic, bravely reflected and acted genuinely. Yet while discussing the plot we can consider it thrilling but flat. Just when the plot is heating up the steam is gone. Plus the movement of the sword fights looks like they are on fast forward.
Scott chose New York and Washington as a geographical area to film. The heroic architecture setting reflect the geographical area that is portrayed “The heroic mode is triumphant and absolute; it reflects realism in both plot and performance” Day, G
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In my opinion, this is the core of the movie where Scott just tosses it away and the tension drain out onto the floor, where there is still one hour for the movie to end. The movie is condensing of plot fragments from the two Roman films from Hollywood "Ben-Hur" (1959) and "Spartacus" (1960). If we want to speak of it simply, it is about a betrayed lord seeking revenge, and a gladiator revolt. The major problem is that Maximus can't be both a gladiator and a player in imperial politics because this splits the focus. The plot is interesting yet uncomplicated at the same
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