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The Centurion

The Centurion

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(directed by Neil Marshall, Pathé Pictures International, etc, 2010; distributed by Magnet Releasing). A Review by Annalaissa Johnson The producers of The Centurion took its tagline to heart when they said, “History is written in blood.” The plotline tells the story of what happened to the evasive ninth legion that mysteriously disappeared in Britannia around…

Agora

Agora

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(directed by Alejandro Amenábar, Mod Producciones, etc, 2009; distributed by Newmarket Films). A review by Chelisa Elmore of Eta Eta at Virginia Tech Agora is a fictional historical drama based on the historical character of Hypatia (played by Rachel Weisz), a fourth century C.E. philosopher, astronomer, and teacher from Alexandria.…