Cinderella Man Essay

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  • Analysis Of Cinderella Man

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    The film Cinderella Man was about a boxer name James Braddock and his struggles through the great depression. Through boxing Braddock gave hope to the people who faced the great depression just as he did. He gave them a type of hope that nurtured them to thinking that they would persevere through the hardship just as he did with his boxing career. From an audience perspective this film earned a 5 out of 5 stars rating because director Ron Howard served his purpose well by not only developing a boxing

  • Analysis Of Cinderella Man

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    “Cinderella Man” is a movie starring the characters James J. Braddock, the main boxer, Mae Braddock, James’ wife, Joe Gould, James’ boxing manager, and Max Baer, James’ hardest opponent. This story took place in New York and New Jersey during the 1930s, when the Depression struck America. This film is an action film for the intensity of the boxing and fighting, but also a drama film for the misery and problems that came with the Depression and the rivalry between James and his opponents. “Cinderella

  • Cinderella Man Analysis

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    The movie Cinderella Man is a biographical film of boxer James J. Braddock that illustrates his struggle through the Great Depression. Movies often exaggerate the suffering of the Great Depression or just gloss over it, but Cinderella Man accurately shows the prevailing attitude of the time through the facial expressions of the actors and the obstacles they overcome. In the film, the people on the street and in the crowd in the boxing arenas appear worried and never smile. The only time that people

  • Film Analysis Of Cinderella Man

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    Cinderella Man was an incredibly magnificent and uplifting film that followed the life of the “Bulldog”, later entitled “Cinderella Man”, starring Russell Crowe as James J. Braddock, the American heavyweight boxer. Primarily, Cinderella Man embodies strength and willpower as once-undefeated heavyweight fighter, Braddock’s loses started to rapidly accumulate, so bad that he was released from his boxing contract and was merciless impeded from fighting. Correspondingly, deprived of work the bulldog

  • Cinderella Man and the Great Depression

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    James J. Braddock once said, " I have to believe that once things are bad, I have to change them". The movie Cinderella Man is about Braddock rising from a poor, unsuccessful boxer to the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. The historical background to his life and career was during the same time period as the Great Depression. James Braddock was not always the boxer he is now known to be, in the 1920’s he had lost one third of his fights and people referred to him as a “bum” which is the lowest

  • Cinderella Man American Dream

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    when someone takes the one reason why they can succeed, they do. There is no better representation of this and the American Dream than the movie Cinderella Man. It shows that no matter how bad things are, no matter how many reasons there are to lose faith in yourself, those who believe can overcome any adversities and find the “American Dream.” Cinderella Man is a story that takes place during the Great Depression, and features an ordinary

  • Movie Critique : Cinderella Man

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    Film Critique: Cinderella Man Set during the Great Depression, Ron Howard’s Cinderella Man follows the life story of James J. “Cinderella Man” Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and inspiration that represented the hopes and aspirations of the American public in the 1930s. Despite the conditions Braddock and his family were forced to live through during this difficult time, Braddock’s love and devotion to his family fueled his desire to keep his family together

  • Film Analysis: Cinderella Man

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    Cinderella Man The plot of the movie Cinderella Man, was set during the Great Depression. James Braddock, who is Cinderella Man is a boxing champion. James has to give up boxing due to breaking his hand in the ring. James and his family no longer have a lot of money and he has to go get a job. Thousands of people are outside of this workplace wanting a job and a man comes out and only picks a few and lucky enough, James was one of them. He is unable to get work everyday and there was a cancellation

  • Cinderella Man

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    best comeback in the face of great hardships. He never gave up to shoot for his goal to beat the best-known boxer at the time, Max Baer. No matter how hard it was back home he fought his best to get his life back. He then got the nickname of “The Cinderella Man” for his comeback

  • Cinderella Man Analysis

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    Cinderella Man Heroes aren’t born, they are made. Heroes are not the people who always win and get their way in life, but rather they fight back from their substantial failures and losses. James Braddock was an inspirational hero that citizens suffering through the Great Depression looked up to for motivation and hope in the film, Cinderella Man. He inspired Americans to strive forward and not give up as they witnessed him overcome many hardships that related to their own personal struggles. The