Gladiator: My name is Maximus

Russell Crowe as Maximus reveals his true identity and gives one of the most remembered speeches in the history of movies. Gladiator (2000) SYNOPSIS: Set in Roman times, the story of a once-powerful general forced to become a common gladiator. The emperor’s son is enraged when he is passed over as heir in favour of his father’s favourite general. He kills his father and arranges … Continue reading Gladiator: My name is Maximus

Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Desmond Doss

The Hero of Hacksaw Ridge: Desmond Doss. Desmond Doss made a name for himself—by saving lives. He refused to bear arms or carry a weapon—in the midst of constant enemy fire. He was unwilling to take a life or even so much as touch a weapon. He did however say that he would be proud to serve his country as a medic if they would … Continue reading Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Desmond Doss