There were moments in stand and deliver that moved me very deeply and other moments so artificial and contrived that i wanted to edit them out, right then and there the result is a film that makes a brave, bold statement about an unexpected subject, but that lacks the full emotional power it. 45 star review of stand and deliver (men of haven #5) by rhenna morgan rhenna morgan is a new author to me and why that is i have no idea and although book number 5 in the series, i had no issues reading stand and deliver. Stand and deliver is the story of a teacher in los angeles helping raise expectations until 18 of his students from a very poor school excel in a national calculus test. This is a digitized version of an article from the times's print archive to preserve articles as they originally appeared in print -- before the start of online publication in 1996 -- the times.
Watch stand and deliver movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. The tomatometer rating - based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics - is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Garfield high school is one of those schools, which is precisely why the movie mavens of hollywood chose to make the movie stand and deliver about a unique and talented teacher, a mr jaime escalante, to dramatize the plight of a high school classroom in east la during the 1980s.
Stand and deliver parent guide a high school teacher stands up to stereotypes and delivers a higher level of eduction to disadvantaged students. Carefully scripted and well acted, stand and deliver is sentimental and utterly predictable but better than many films of this kind first-time director ramon menendez, a cuban ucla graduate. Stand and deliver, however, delivers a surprisingly suspenseful and, most importantly, true story of inner city high school students challenged to tackle the rigorous ap calculus exam as a means of earning college credit and escaping the vicious cycle of barrio life. Audience reviews for stand and deliver ½ a well-done if very melodramatic film concerning a passionate math teacher (edward james olmos) who somehow succeeds in inspiring his students to learn. In the movie stand and deliver, the story of jaime escalante who taught at the inner city school of garfield high in east los angeles was brought to the big screen mr escalante was a.
It is a great movie i saw it the first time two years ago the bad language is brief and minimal the violence is gang related, and minimal there are a few bad jokes in with sexual content in the movie that only adults would get, kids wouldn't pick up on it that's why i think the youngest should. Stand & deliver is admittedly descriptive of the failure of the hip-hop generation to mount a significant and sustained political movement, but bynoe does offer concrete advice for those of the. Movie review, film review - stand and deliver trust in freedom writers and stand and deliver essay example - both erin gruwell in freedom writers and jamie esclante in stand and deliver faced students stuck in low-income backgrounds and neighborhoods of crime. Stand and deliver is a 1988 american drama film based on the true story of jaime escalante,a high school math teacher edward james olmos stars as escalante and was nominated for the academy award for best actor at the 61st academy awards.
Edward james olmos turns in his most famous performance in this feel-good classic though it's not a terribly interesting piece of filmmaking, it's certainly inspiring, as olmos plays real-life math teach jaime escalante, who led a handful of motivation-free barrio. Stand and deliver is a great movie that mirrors the demise of minority as well as underprivileged youth in the american education system it speaks to the level of stereotype set by society and notably administrators and or those on education boards that discriminate against these learners.
Stand and deliver in my opinion, is an outstanding biopic about one of the bravest teachers of all time the performances were smashing, the soundtrack was great, and the casting was just right anyway, if you ask me, it was brave of jamie (edward james olmos) to get his class to learn the way he did. Calculus maximus stand and deliver quiz 2 _____ 11 what caused angel to say, i strangled him his body's decomposing in my locker (a) he killed a robber (b) he jokingly confessed to having stolen the exam. The story of jaime escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus. Parents need to know that stand and deliver is a 1988 movie based on the true story of an inspiring math teacher in a struggling inner-city los angeles high school who, through his hard work and tireless dedication, helps his students live up to their full potential and succeed at ap calculus.