During World War II, intelligence officer Max Vatan(Brad Pitt) is paired up with French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour(Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. 329 more words
They have both argued about this film in previous podcasts – Dan Hart & Laura Boyes discuss and review Allied (2016). Find out their thoughts on director Robert Zemeckis’s latest film. 45 more words
Based on Homer’s The Iliad – one of the most famous tales ever told – Troy has all the usual Hollywood epic ingredients.
An American hero with bulging biceps sporting an odd accent, a supporting cast of British character actors who routinely show him up – especially Peter O’Toole who brings some real humanity to his somewhat underwritten role – and a soundtrack of the usual faux-folk warbling and penny whistles that seem to mean “ye olden days” to American audiences. 135 more words