On Monday, however, she worked a totally different look as she chose to channel her inner gladiator for an appearance on the French TV show Le Grand Journal. Eva Longoria wore her dark hair in a slick brushed-back style. The year-old actress bared some flesh, including her toned pins, in a black Versace dress featuring a sexy cutout detail on one shoulder, an asymmetrical pleated skirt with a short hem, and an interesting side train.
Gladiator ties with Crouching Tiger with 14 nominations. Martial arts drama Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Roman epic Gladiator lead the Bafta film awards shortlist, both with 14 nominations. Crouching Tiger, directed by Ang Lee, is up for best film while star Michelle Yeoh is nominated for the best actress award.
The original pic starred Russell Crowe as Maximus, a General in the Roman army, who is betrayed by the Emperor and left for dead while his family is brutally murdered. He is eventually forced to become a gladiator after being captured by slave traders, who lead him back to Rome to fight as a gladiator while plotting his revenge against Emperor that betrayed him. DreamWorks handled the production on the first film but is no longer involved, while Universal, which co-produced, has the option to come on as co-financiers.
I recall that I was nine years old. My best friend Donny and I walked up to the neighbourhood cinema in Houston, Texas, our hometown, one Saturday morning. Under the marquee, we saw a poster that immediately caught our attention.
With 10 Oscar nominations, including best picture and best director, The Favourite leads the trend for historical films that are reinventing the genre, writes Emma Jones. The reputed love affair between Queen Anne and Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough has become a hot favourite for awards season too — apart from the Globe win, the film has received 10 Oscar nominations and is up for 12 Baftas. View image of The Favourite.
His son, Commodus Joaquin Phoenix is a disappointment to him and not a worthy successor, although his ambition is endless. Marcus asks his victorious General Maximus Russell Crowe to take over the reins as Protector of Rome and return power to the people, but before this wish can become reality, Commodus senses something amiss and intervenes, triggering a chain of events that changes the future of the Roman Empire. Maximus has to survive Commodus' jealous fury, the assassination of his own family and the ignominy of being a slave.
After seeming to be starring in every other film in the early s, Crowe has become more selective in recent years, so that when he does appear onscreen in a film, it feels like more of an event. To celebrate his return to our movie screens, take a photo gallery tour of his 12 greatest film performances, ranked from worst to best. But when circumstances change, the one-time rivals are forced to work together side-by-side, and, seemingly against all odds, Crowe and Gosling display a sharp comic chemistry together.
Sign in. Watch now. Title: Bondage Gladiator Sexy A woman is tormented by dreams that she is the reincarnation of a dead countess.
Top definition. Gladiator unknown. What people are when they are in the zone or doing very well in a competitive event.