Storyline: A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. Leonardo DiCaprio has become one of the premiere American actors. This is a film that, while concerned with the political situation in Africa, focuses more on how the obsessive search for a large, rare pink diamond consumes those who get too close to it. Watch Strike the Blood episodes online free. They even manage to convey the fact that the people are as astonished by this violence as we are; Sierra Leone used to be one of the safest countries in the world. Blood Diamond is the action adventure film that takes place on the stage of Sierra Leone civil war 90s.
In a bit more than two and a half hours, the writers and directors have to tell the story of the civil war, keep it concise yet true, and tell it through the eyes of a few participants. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him. Stream full Strike the Blood episodes and movies with english subs. In Blood Diamond, it is Mr. Some of the characters might be cynical but the film itself does search for hope.
With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. My interest here was to see how characters would respond to adversity and a terrible, horrifyingly dark situation. DiCaprio's performance is impressive, certainly the best by him I've ever seen: he is totally believable as a white African. Very mainstream and formulaic, but it is raised up quite a bit by DiCaprio's character and his terrific realization of it. The heart of the picture is the human cost. I think that is the wrong question. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him.
He was able to make the audience feel the gamut of emotions his character experiences during the course of the movie- pride and hope, fear, outrage, resignation, mistrust, desperation, and determination, and beautifully rises above the somewhat limiting way his role was written. My local reviewer gave it a B+. Jennifer Connelly's role is much smaller but she makes the most of it. Djiman Housou has enormous physical presence as the brave Mende fisherman. I would heartily recommend this movie to everyone; it is the best Hollywood movie I've seen in years. With his performances in 'The Departed' and now 'Blood Diamond,' I think I need to reappraise my own biases against him. They suggest that the conflict diamond situation has been exaggerated and completely distorted.
. There is a great deal of violence in this movie, but that violence is organic, realistic, fitting to what happened there. It is an excellent movie. I thought she and Leo worked wonderfully together, as well, and along with Mr. I felt an emotional engagement with the characters I didn't experience in the latter three films. His character is not above playing servile if that will keep him alive. Hounsou they make an engaging trio you can't help rooting for.
Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with. The film makes a compelling case but I don't base my political and economic decisions on films that I watch. After reading some early negative comments, I was pleasantly surprised at my response to it. The film is a character study both of all the men pursuing the pink diamond and what effect it has on them, but it is also a character study of Africa. Characters see the wealth of the diamond and are destroyed by it.
Djimon Hounsou is nothing short of incredible and I'd be astonished if he isn't considered at Oscar time. Some of the early reviews that I read painted 'Blood Diamond' as hysterical left-winger cause-head paradise. Check out these great diamond facts and learn about everything from blood diamonds to the technology behind synthetic diamonds. Jennifer Connelly seems to get the worst of the dialogue. Making a child a soldier is a war crime, and this movie artfully shows you why, without saying a word about it.
I don't know if that is the case. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. The ending that they chose extends the film too far, seems forced and is tacked on. Secondly, although I've had little patience for him before, Leonardo DiCaprio has really impressed me this year. A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. Because the story line is so true, and the acting, writing, directing, locations, people, and photography are all superior, I must admit prejudice toward such a high rating.
Why is there misery and exploitation? With a set of natural instincts that lends a non-showy, believable quality to all of his performances, versatility, and movie star size charisma that fills up the screen and emotionally hooks the viewer into his character and story, it is hard to think of another male American actor with the exception of Johnny Depp who is consistently giving an audience its money worth; these two gentleman have taken the reins from Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, as those two Oscar-winning future legends of the silver screen gracefully age into more mature roles. I liked Blood Diamond a great deal, but do not think it is a great film. She generally manages to save the character from either of those fates though and also manages to avoid self-righteousness when dealing with some of the films more morally flexible characters. The accounts of atrocities are shockingly real. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth.
Hounsou is a fisherman who gets drawn into the civil war raging around him and discovers a pink diamond that could save -- or destroy -- both he and his family. Because I lived in Sierra Leone, in fact in Kono, the diamond-mining area of the country, for three years, I had to see Blood Diamond as soon as it came out. Compelling characters and the skillful use of a truly gripping global issue as the plot line make this a satisfying viewing experience- one that I would happily see again. Djimon Hounsou is perfectly cast and is more-than-believable when he wields a shovel. The political agenda of the film isn't as cloyingly bombastic as I was afraid it might be. The film shares a great deal thematically with a film like 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre. In much smaller roles are Arnold Vosloo as a mercenary Colonel, Stephen Collins as a diplomat and Michael Sheen as an executive at a diamond company.