POMPEII (Theatrical Release USA 2014)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì 

Pompeii—despite the special effects lacking high quality—has a solid storyline. Actors have been well chosen with Kiefer Sutherland, the strongest actor, playing a ruthless senator. Kit Harrington plays his character with exceptional realism. Be aware that this film begins with scenes of burned victims from the Pompeii eruption and the later gladiator fights are violent. Overall the movie portrays, in good detail, how life stories are interrupted as a result of volcanic eruption.

 Storyline

A gladiator fights to save his one true love while Pompeii begins to get ready for a horrific eruption.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Paul W.S. Anderson for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jon Brown, Martin Moszkowicz, and Peter Schlessel for making the film possible. Thank you for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Young Milo (Dylan Schombing), Milo’s Father (Jean-Francois Lachapelle), Milo’s Mother (Rebecca Roberts), Corvus (Kiefer Sutherland), Proculus (Sasha Rolz), Boss Slaver (Jean Frenette), Graecus (Joe Pingue), Bellator (Currie Graham), Milo (Kit Harington), Biggest Thracian (Maxime Savaria), The Weasel (Ron Kennell), Cassia’s Carriage Driver (Tom Bishop Sr.), Cassia (Emily Browning), Ariadne (Jessica Lucas), Aurelia (Carrie-Anne Moss).

 Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Good concept film provides a behind the scenes understanding of volcanism and its impact on human lives.

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