An epic is the easiest kind of picture to make badly.
I would hope we were just part of an epic [Friday] and the last shot wins. All roads to anywhere go through Chester, I've said that a million times.
I am all for titillating trivialities. I am all for the epic touch. I could almost say that everything in Time should be either titillating or epic or starkly, supercurtly factual.
We have a dynamic and compelling plotline, epic scope and strong characters. As the game unfolds, the conflicts between the factions and the characters within them become the flashpoints for player missions, and what begins as a battle to live another day soon becomes a global fight for survival, with the player at the heart of the action.
Once people saw the film, they understood that it was a film about a kind of epic greatness that can exist in anyone, anywhere, no matter who they are, no matter what their sexual orientation or class or historical circumstances.
It was a great match. Those two always have epic battles. It was good to see him take the initiative and get the win.
Hurricane Katrina was epic. It was off the charts. We understand that. By comparison, Rita was just a bad storm. But for those of us who live here, it was really, really bad.
It was an epic battle between a rich and famous celebrity and a hardworking photographer. He tried to do what was right, but she brought powerful, enormous interests against him.
It was amazing just the scope and how sweeping the whole thing is. It's a big epic - tons of actors, tons of extras, explosions. They move a lot slower obviously than they do [on TV] so you're just doing a couple of pages a day, so that was interesting to get used to.
In Search of Myths and Heroes: Exploring Four Epic Legends of the World.
We saw some resistance in the Wichita market until we partnered with EPIC. The increased awareness and information handed out regarding ethanol-enriched fuel made a huge difference in the public's perception.
She is great subject matter for a play. It is an epic story.
Their dedication and devotion to duty has been, to say the least, epic.
Francesca's productions are always beautifully balanced between the intimacy of the characters and the sweep of the epic, and I think that she will use the symbols of America brilliantly.
The development of the first atomic bomb is the great tragic epic of the 20th century, an operatic story. The emotional power of music can extract the richness of this almost mythological narrative, the Wagnerian mystery.
With the death of John Vaught, we lose an epic figure of 20th century college football. Universally recognized as one of the great coaches in American football history, he brought dignity, intellect, creativity and vision to the game.
The movie is about one ruthless individual. 'The Godfather' is more like a family epic. It has this subtext of [family] honor. With 'Scarface,' there's this individualism thing. The film is about cold-blooded ambition. There's a lot of connection between the values of the movie and the values of hip-hop.
It has the most nominations, and it won all the early awards. It's a big screen epic with A-list stars.
An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative.
But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition.
By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life.
If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it.
That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.
The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.