Browse Collections (26 total)

Gladiator (2000)

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Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, is a 2000 DreamWorks and Universal Pictures movie set in 180 AD, with a storyline…

Contributors: Ian Cairns

Becket (1964)

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Becket, released in 1964 by Paramount Pictures, details the friendship and eventual falling out between King Henry II (r.1154-1189) of England (Peter…

Contributors: Logan Clair

Robin Hood (1973)

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Disney’s animated Robin Hood (1973), directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, is a zoomorphic version of the famous tale, meaning that animals of…

Contributors: Rachel Blackburn

The Mission (1986)

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The Mission, an original screenplay directed by Roland Joffé, was released in 1986 at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is set in 1758 around the…

Contributors: Megan Sullivan

Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen (Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen, 2009)

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Directed by Margarethe Von Trotta, the 2009 film Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen provides its audiences with a story centered in…

Contributors: Xenia Danylyszyn

The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre, 1982)

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No matter how many shots of knights and kings gallivanting off to fight in battle and clerics contemplating God in their cloistered abbeys, the…

Contributors: Daniel Garrett

The Seventh Seal (1957)

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Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal (1957) is, more than anything, a meditation on death. Beyond the literal presence of Death himself (Bengt…

Contributors: Declan Murphy

The Secret of Kells (2009)

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The Secret of Kells (2009), co-directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey, is an astonishing homage to Ireland and Celtic culture. Based on the story…

Contributors: Ruisen Zheng

The Little Hours (2017)

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The Little Hours (2017) could easily be described as the deranged love child of medieval literature and modern-day comedy. The film was directed by…

Contributors: Brittany Wissel

The Last Legion (2007)

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The Last Legion (2007), directed by Doug Lefler, is a pseudo-historical, action-adventure movie that is set in the waning Roman Empire in the West…

Contributors: Eleanor Vaughan