English Writing Assignments Assignment 1 – Review The film “Sherlock Holmes,” directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, opened on Christmas Day 2009 and was a box office hit. To understand the reasons for its popularity, one would have to look at how this film was crafted to appeal to the widest possible audience. One of the major reasons for the film’s success lies in its casting of Robert Downey Jr. as its lead, playing the character of “Sherlock Holmes”. Following his performance in the recent hit movie “Iron Man” Downey has become a major Hollywood star after years of controversy over his addictions to drugs and alcohol. However, despite these problems, Downey has long been known as one of Hollywood’s best...The end:
.....y of grounds, it also recognized the validity of the objection that euthanasia is ethically justifiable in cases where the decision as to the termination of life and dying with dignity is made by the individual in question. Ultimately, such an important decision as to the value of life can only be made by the person living the life in question. When states become involved in such decisions, history has suggested the result is never good. Bibliography Lipschutz, Gary, Roberts, John, Scarry, John and Scarry, Sandra. The Canadian Writer’s Workplace Sixth Edition. Toronto: Nelson, 2008. English 155 Reading File: Developing English Skills. Athabasca University, 2009. English 155 Study Guide: Developing English Skills. Athabasca University, 2009.