PompeiiDVD - 2014
"Pompeii certainly recognizes what mass audiences want from a 'Game of Thrones'-style sword-and-scandal saga..."--Variety
"Anderson's battles are crisp, brutal, and stirring..."--Village Voice
"Part sword-and-sandal spectacle, part disaster epic, Pompeii accomplishes its ambitious agenda to largely engrossing effect."--Los Angeles Times
From the critics
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Neighborly Notice: A Venomous Environment: We have fellow creatures, whom have become gladiatorial slaves, and they, fighting other creatures, other slaves… dismembering parts and hearts and other creatures’ features… all for fun and for said games. –X; Who
Other: Neighborly Notice: Sapient Sages Become Enslaved Via Sick Society And Its Sick Ways: Because the people pluribus, miserably, misbehave, we have two gladiator slaves, and them, showing us, in this story, how we can grow and be sapiently saved. –X; Who
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A Gladiator: They say that Celt
is faster even than you.
Atticus: They always say that.
Cassia: Men killing each other for amusement is not a sport.
Cassia: Is this what you call sport?
Corvus: No, Lady Cassia, this is not sport. This is politics.
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Tags Summary: slavery, sick society, sick spirits, gladiators, weapons, warriors, weapon wielding warriors, honor, volcano, mass deaths, seismic activity, coliseum, amphitheatre, the theatre, Rome, fighting for freedom, fighting for friendship, avenging, an avenging angel, colonies, horses, horse riding, equestrian, greed is their creed, tyrants, nationalism, rebellion, ashes to ashes, story sums the human experience. –X; Who
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