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
SHE-WOLF Olga Kurylenko hunts Romans in Centurion
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama; Starring: Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, David Morrissey, Dominic West; Director: Neil Marshall; Author: Neil Marshall; Release Date Wide: 08/27/2010; Runtime (in minutes): 97; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Magnet
Posted September 1 2010 — 12:00 AM EDT
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