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Centurion

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Centurion | SHE-WOLF Olga Kurylenko hunts Romans in Centurion

Centurion

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/27/10
performer:
Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, David Morrissey, Dominic West
director:
Neil Marshall
distributor:
Magnet
author:
Neil Marshall
genre:
ActionAdventure, Drama

We gave it a B+

Director Neil Marshall has made some good films (The Descent, Dog Soldiers), but he won’t make anyone forget Gladiator with the sword-and-sandal gorefest Centurion. Inglourious Basterds‘ Michael Fassbender plays a scrappy Roman soldier leading the remnants of the slaughtered Ninth Legion against the savage, face-painted Picts tribe led by badass Bond babe Olga Kurylenko. The plot’s pretty thin — even for a gladiator movie. Fortunately, when it comes to crunchy impalings and messy arterial geysers, Marshall’s a maestro. B

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