Tag Archives: Roman Empire

“The Eagle” May Actually Get it Right

Last month I noted the release of Focus Film’s Roman period piece The Eagle, an adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliffe’s novel for young readers The Eagle of the Ninth. I still haven’t seen the film–I rarely have the opportunity to see … Continue reading

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Another Roman Epic Hits the Big Screen

I guess there’s always hope for a renaissance within the Western tradition as long as there is a market for big-screen films about ancient Rome, not to mention other spectacles like the HBO miniseries of a few years ago. Sure, … Continue reading

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