All posts from “spartacus”

Jesus, Spartacus, and Monty Python

June 24, 2009 11:46 AM

Peter Bradshaw makes a very interesting point about Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus (1960), which recently returned to British movie screens for one day only: The story of Spartacus reverses the Jesus myth: instead of getting sold out by his followers...

Newsbites: The ancient characters edition!

May 10, 2009 6:45 PM

1. The international trailer for Year One is now online, and it gives us our first glimpse of Abraham and Isaac (at the 1:19 mark). -- YouTube 2. Movies often seem to come in twos: two volcano-based disaster movies, two...