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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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