The movie of my choice to review was The Soloist which tells the true story of Nathaniel Ayers who is a gifted homeless man that has schizophrenia and his friendship with a L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopes that purse him to write a story about him. Ayes is a gifted musician who attended Julliard but had to drop out due to his mental state.
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Psycological Review of the Soloist Essay 725 Words 3 Pages The Soloist: Psychological Movie Review The Motion picture “The Soloist” is about L.A. Times writer Steve Lopez discovering a musically gifted homeless man named Nathaniel Ayers.Premise. The film is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed schizophrenia and became homeless. The screenplay by Susannah Grant is based on the book, The Soloist by Steve Lopez.Lopez (Downey), a Los Angeles Times columnist, discovers and writes about Ayers (Foxx) a cello prodigy who, after developing schizophrenia, now lives on the streets.The Soloist Critics Consensus. Though it features strong performances by its lead players, a lack of narrative focus prevents The Soloist from hitting its mark.
The Soloist is an absorbing, illuminating film which is dramatically engaging, keeps it real, in a psychiatric sense, and is never patronising.Read More
When Jamie Foxx took on the role of Nathaniel Ayers in the based-on-a-true-story melodrama The Soloist, it seemed like the perfect vehicle for the actor to take home another Oscar nomination.The.Read More
The Soloist: Book vs Movie By Erica Barnes Lopez's Attitude Lopez's Attitude Lopez's Attitude Compare Contrast Lopez writes articles about Nathaniel, mental illness, and music Lopez develops a friend relationship with Nathaniel In the movie, Lopez takes a longer amount of time to.Read More
The Soloist Movie Review Summary. Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Catherine Keener. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Soloist; A journalist tries to help a homeless schizophrenic cello prodigy find his way in the world. Steve Lopez is an Los Angeles Time journalist down on his luck. He's divorced from his editor, he suffers a severe.Read More
The Soloist. One day Los Angeles Times reporter Steve Lopez notices a homeless man in a downtown park playing a two-stringed violin.Intrigued by the intensity of his playing, Lopez stops to talk to the man. He discovers that the man is Nathaniel Ayers, an accomplished musician who previously attended the Julliard School of Music in New York, studying the cello.Read More
Released April 24th, 2009, 'The Soloist' stars Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 57 min, and received a score of 61 (out of.Read More
The most prestigious prize on offer at any festival is the award for best feature film. That’s best picture at the Academy Awards, the Palme d’Or at Cannes, or Berlin’s Golden Bear.Read More
Many readers will remember Scott Hicks’s multiple Oscar winning 1996 film Shine, which told the story of David Helfgott, a gifted pianist whose promising career was devastated by the onset of schizo-affective disorder in his early 20s. Like many who saw this film I was moved by Shine ’s theme: that to achieve genius the prodigy must pay the price of consequent madness.Read More
The Soloist (2009) Trailers and Clips Los Angeles columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) has reached an impasse in his life. His marriage is on the rocks, and he's disillusioned with his job.Read More
The Departed was a remake of the popular Hong Kong film Mou gaan dou (2002; Infernal Affairs). It was the first movie for which Scorsese, one of the industry’s most respected directors, won a best director Oscar. Nicholson’s portrayal of Costello was loosely based on real-life crime boss Whitey Bulger and was often improvised.Read More