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Centurion (2010) 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… 2010-08-27 R PT97M Action/Adventure Drama Michael Fassbender Olga Kurylenko David Morrissey Dominic West Magnet
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Centurion (2010)

MPAA Rating: R

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Centurion | SHE-WOLF Olga Kurylenko hunts Romans in Centurion
SHE-WOLF Olga Kurylenko hunts Romans in Centurion
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Aug 27, 2010; Rated: R; Length: 97 Minutes; Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama; With: Michael Fassbender and Olga Kurylenko; Distributor: Magnet

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

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Originally posted Aug 25, 2010 Published in issue #1118 Sep 03, 2010 Order article reprints