Portraying a tale thousands of years old on film can be quite a chore. But when Oliver Stone puts his spoon in the cauldron, we see that the ancient Greeks are more similar to us than you may have thought. And on today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John come to believe the fear of death drives all—while they review this four-hour epic!
This film is available on : Amazon, Apple, and your local library
Next Film: Major Dundee (1965)
Available on: Amazon, Apple, and your local library
Produced by Rob Schulte.
Theme music, “WAR” by Edwin Starr, courtesy of Stone Agate Music.
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Art by Nick Ditmore.
About the show
John Roderick, Adam Pranica, and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!
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