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Top 10 Movies of Marlon Brando You Can’t Refuse to Watch – TopYaps

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Very few actors have impacted world cinema in a way the legendary actor from Omaha, US did. Marlon Brando, widely known for his on-screen magnetism and “mumbling” diction is regarded as one of the greatest actors born in the 20th century. His ‘greatness’ can easily be established from the words of another comprehensive actor Jack Nicholson who said “When Marlon would die; everyone would move a step upwards.”

 

Here is a list of top 10 movies of Marlon Brando one should surely watch in his lifetime –

 

10. Sayonara:

In this 1957 released American film; Marlon Brando plays the role of a Korean War fighter pilot. The movie portrays him as a smart officer who falls for a Japanse girl, much against the rules established by the US Army. The most refreshing feature of the movie is the typical Asian accent used by the legendary actor.

Sayonara - Movies of Marlon Brando You Can't Refuse to Watch

 

9. One Eyed Jacks:

Apart from featuring as an actor in the 1961 classic, Marlon also tried his hands at direction in his gripping and mesmerizing directorial debut. The actor was highly brilliant in the role of Kid Rio, a character in the movie who is in search of an opportunity to teach a lesson to his unfaithful crime partner. The role was highly emotional & dramatic. His performance in the movie was received quite well by millions of his fans.

One Eyed Jacks

 

8. On the Waterfront:

The famous crime drama of 1954 has, over the decade, become a cult among the cinema buffs worldwide. The sole reason is the famous speech (“I coulda been a contenda”) by the celebrated actor in the role of a workers’ union leader. Brando won the award for Best Actor at the Oscars for the movie and the character of Terry Malloy inspired many idealists and raised the pangs of conscience in the society for the years to come.

On the Waterfront - Movies of Marlon Brando You Can't Refuse to Watch

 

7. The Young Lions:

Revolving around the World War II, this 1958 released movie is based on the war related incidents of two American soldiers and one German soldier (Marlon Brando). The movie is very uplifting in the sense Brando has tried to overcome his type cast image during that time and experimented with the character of a German soldier during the Nazi rule. The movie is renowned for the performances of all the actors (mostly method-actors) that delighted the audience like anything.

The Young Lions

 

6. The Freshman:

A crime comedy film released in 1990, ‘The Freshman’ is simply known for the way Brando parodies his role of Vito Corleone in “The Godfather”. The character of Carmine Sabattini enacted by him fills the air with sublime touch of humor and elevates the plot astoundingly. The popular movie is known for comic performances delivered by the imposing actor.

The Freshman - Movies of Marlon Brando You Can't Refuse to Watch

 

5. Last Tango in Paris:

One of the milestones in the long lasting career of the great actor, Last Tango in Paris is one of his highly remembered movies. He plays the character of an expatriate American who is living in Paris and reeling from his wife’s suicide. At the same time, he gets into a relationship with a young girl. The character demanded high level of restrain and composure.

Last Tango in Paris

 

4. Apocalypse Now:

A 1979 war film, the movie featured Marlon Brando as Colonel Kurtz. The movie was critically acclaimed by everyone and so was the character played by the well-known actor. The character of an insane military official played by him was highly treasured by movie goers. In addition, he seems have dominated all other characters in the movie at times due to his immaculate acting skills.

Apocalypse Now - Movies of Marlon Brando You Can't Refuse to Watch

 

3. Burn:

The character of Sir William Walker played by Marlon Brando in the film ‘Burn,’ released in 1969, is still famous. The Spanish accent of Brando in the movie lifted up the role to a new high. His instigating dialogues in the movie were more than enough in causing a blood rush in slaves for a revolt. They are still very well remembered by one and all. His cool and witty dialogues are a symbol of his astonishing acting skills.

Burn

 

2. The Wild One:

A Hollywood production released in 1953, ‘The Wild One,’ is based on the story of a biker gang. The movie was an instant hit. The role of Johnny Strabler, bike leader, played by Marlon Brando attained a new fame. The movie gave a new meaning to motorbike racing and Marlon’s association with the character imparted certain oomph to it. His motorcycle driving style, long side burns, classy jacket and tilted cap initiated a new trend among the youngsters.

The Wild One - Movies of Marlon Brando You Can't Refuse to Watch

 

1. The Godfather:

Released in 1972, ‘The Godfather’ finds a place in the list of ‘all time great works of the world cinema.’ A crime thriller, the movie portrays Brando as a mafia patriarch named Vito Corleone. The legendary actor won the Oscar in the category of the Best Actor for the role. The role of a gangster played by him was brilliant and adequately displayed the shades of grey as required. It’s fairly improbable that any other actor could have even neared Brando. His voice tone is still adapted by many actors in crime thrillers.

The Godfather

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WHO confirms Omicron Covid-19 variant in 23 countries. Here’s the full list | World News

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The Omicron Covid-19 variant, which was discovered in southern Africa last month, has now spread to as many as 23 countries, the director-general of World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a press conference, Ghebreyesus said the countries hail from five or six WHO regions, and that the number is only expected to climb up. “WHO takes this development extremely seriously, and so should every country,” he added.

The WHO chief stated that the discovery of the Omicron Covid-19 variant should not “surprise us” since this is what viruses do and coronavirus will also do “as long as we allow it to continue spreading.”

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“We are learning more all the time about Omicron, but there’s still more to learn about its effect on transmission, severity of disease, and the effectiveness of tests, therapeutics and vaccines,” Ghebreyesus told at a press briefing.

Reiterating the WHO’s message on not imposing blanket travel bans on travellers coming from affected countries, the United Nations (UN) health agency chief noted that countries should instead adopt “rational, proportional risk-reduction measures, in keeping with the international health regulations.”

Ghebreyesus pointed out that screening passengers before travelling and/or upon arrival at the airport, and mandatory quarantine of international travellers are some ways to check the spread of the Omicron variant in place of blanket travel bans.

His statements come after South Africa health minister Joe Phaahla recently called the travel bans on flights coming from the country by other nations as “unjustified” and “counterproductive”.

Three countries – South Korea, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia – reported cases of Omicron Covid-19 variant on Wednesday.

Here’s a list of all countries that have so far reported Omicron cases:

1. Botswana – 19 cases

2. South Africa – 77 cases

3. Nigeria – Three cases

4. United Kingdom – 22 cases

5. South Korea – Five cases

6. Australia – Seven cases

7. Austria – One case

8. Belgium – One case

9. Brazil – Three cases

10. Czech Republic – One case

11. France – One case

12. Germany – Nine cases

13. Hong Kong – Four cases

14. Israel – Four cases

15. Italy – Nine cases

16. Japan – Two cases

17. Netherlands – 16 cases

18. Norway – Two cases

19. Spain – Two cases

20. Portugal – 13 cases

21. Sweden – Three cases

22. Canada – Six cases

23. Denmark – Four cases

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ITV I’m A Celebrity: Ex-campmates reveal bosses’ secret plot to turn their camp ‘nasty’

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Ex I’m A Celebrity campmates Beverley Callard and Vernon Kay have revealed the ITV bosses’ plot to show celebrities in a bad light.

The Corrie star took part in the show at Gwrych Castle in 2020 and believes her fellow cast-members were given a “unfair” edit.

Agreed with by Vernon Kay, they claimed producers had a meeting to plan how to turn the show “nasty” – but eventually abandoned the idea.

READ MORE: ITV I’m a Celebrity viewers ‘annoyed’ over suspicion camp mate had ‘secret haircut’

Featuring on an episode of Rylan Clarke’s podcast ‘Ry-Union’, Beverley said: “None of us were confrontational, not one of us. Nobody was trying to pull the camera all the time, nobody was moody…

“I think the editing in some way was a little bit unfair because they showed some of lots of people and not very much of other people. But that just goes with the job unfortunately.”



Beverley Callard and Jordan North have remained best friends since the show, travelling through Spain together for a new television series.
Beverley ‘Bev’ Callard was a 2020 camp favourite

Beverley also mentioned that viewers were not shown some of the best bits of her campmates, including former Strictly Come Dancing professional AJ Pritchard.

She told Rylan’s podcast: “You missed out on the really comedic side of AJ, who is the funniest person, but it didn’t tend to show that side of him apparently.”

Her fellow ex-campmate Vernon revealed that the show’s bosses had a secret plot to turn things ‘nasty’ in the camp when it became clear the celebrities were getting on well.

The TV and radio presenter said: “I’ve heard from the inside there was a moment in week one when they had a production meeting on how they could possibly turn it nasty.”



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Beverley chimed in: “I heard that too!”

However, the stars say the plans were scrapped when it became clear the nation were loving the friendliness of 2020’s group of campmates.

Vernon said: “When they saw the viewing figures, they were like, ‘Why would we want to ruin it?’ And they let us go with it, they let us embrace each other instead of being fractious.”

Last year’s camp certainly had a different atmosphere to 2021’s, where tensions are already high with Naughty Boy regularly seen to be arguing.

This year’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here line-up includes: Louise Minchin, Matty Lee, Snoochie Shy, Dame Arlene Phillips, Naughty Boy, Kadeena Cox, David Ginola, Frankie Bridge, Danny Miller and Richard Madeley who was forced to leave the show last week.

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Meet the big ensemble supporting cast of Avatara Purusha | Kannada Movie News

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Filmmaker Suni, who just had a release, is back into promotion mode as he prepares for the release of his next, Avatara Purusha, on December 10.

“Avatara Purusha is a big drama that centres around black comedy and has ample comedy. We have shot the film in two parts and there are many actors who play pivotal roles in the film,” he reveals as he lines up the supporting cast in the film…

Ashutosh Rana:

He plays Darka, a person who runs a black magic institution and trains youngsters. We have shot his parts in Rajasthan. In the first part of the film, we see his character emerge. In the second part, the audience can see a tug-of-war between Sharan sir and him.

Ayyappa Sharma:

He plays Bramha Jois, who is a daivagurugalu. His character is pitted against Darka in the script.

Sudharani:

She plays Saikumar’s younger sister. She is pivotal to the script as she loses her brother’s son. In order to solve the family problems, Ashika’s character brings Sharan to pretend as though he is the lost son.

Bhavya:

She plays Saikumar’s wife and the mother in the film, a major character. While her husband is an Ayurvedic pandit, he cannot help her sadness after her son’s loss. When Sharan’s character enters, despite doubts of him being fake, Saikumar allows him to play along as he feels this might help her.

Vijay Chendoor:

He plays Bhojaraja, who does all the odd jobs in the household that Sharan enters. He brings in the comic touches to the script.

Balaji Manohar:

He plays the henchman of Darka and carries out all the duties in the institution. He is a significant character in the film.

B Suresha:

He plays a character named Kanti Jois, who has shades of grey. I’d classify him as one of the antagonists of the film.

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