THE EAGLE (Theatrical Release USA 2011)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

The Eagle
has lots of ‘bells and whistles’ in its special effects and screen shots...good camera work. But, that’s about it. Nothing more and nothing less.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A Roman soldier breaches Hadrian’s Wall to recover one of Rome’s missing standards.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Kevin Macdonald for directing effort. Thank you to Miles Ketley, Charles Moore, and Tessa Ross for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Marcus (Channing Tatum), Cohort Centurion (István Göz), Celt Boy/Young Marcus (Bence Gerö), Lutorius (Denis O’Hara), Galba (Paul Ritter), Paulus (Zsolt László), Cassius (Julian Lewis Jones), Flavius Aquila (Aladár Laklóth), Fort Legionary 1 (Marcell Miklós), Fort Legionary 2 (Bálint Magyar), and Fort Legionary 3 (Ferenc Pataki).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie is not a film that everyone raves about, but it works because of its good special effects.

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