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Much Better Historical Movies

An earlier post pilloried poor historical dramas…this list contains superior efforts.

     Tombstone-1993:  No movie will ever accurately portray the life and character of Wyatt Earp, he’s not nearly likable enough; but… 514 more words

History

Gladiator: Why Did Commodus Become Emperor?

The first section of Gladiator (2000, dir. Ridley Scott) deals with the end of the reign of Marcus Aurelius (d. 180AD). Marcus (Richard Harris) is an old man who is tired of being emperor and wants to designate the successful general Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe) to be his successor. 1,698 more words

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He Stole a Loaf of Bread....

So i’ve been trying to get a whole bunch of people to watch Les Mis over the past, i dunno, 60 million years… part of that convincing involved showing them meme type thingys of Crowe and Jackman’s duet from the start of the movie. 66 more words

Music

Film Review: Noah

I was hesitant to watch Noah for a while, but I’m glad I finally took the time out to see it. Although the movie is based on the biblical tale of Noah and the arc, which so many of us are familiar with, there are lots of differences and new spins on the tale. 412 more words

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Decade Reviews - Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Reviewed 6/8/04 & 7/17/14

A decade ago, I was a teenager in high school. I had my first job at my local movie theater and used my newfound disposable income to get a Netflix subscription. 826 more words

Russell Crowe

Gladiator (2000) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Niall of Raging Fluff. He also reviewed North By Northwest HERE. Thanks so much for the reviews, Niall! 1,093 more words

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