SPARTACUS AND THE SECOND PART OF THE SOUL

2017-05-03T16:54:48-07:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, STANLEY KUBRICK|Tags: |

by Gordon Braden Roman History at the Movies At the end of Ridley Scott’s film Gladiator (2000), the mortally wounded Maximus (Russell Crowe), having killed the psychopathic emperor Commodus in gladiatorial combat in the Colosseum, speaks to the suddenly silent crowd: “There was a dream that was Rome. It shall [...]