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So You Want to Understand the Ancient World Epic Film

Classic Hollywood’s biggest and most expensive productions have been the subject of significant critical analysis.

Classicists have explored the ways in which the ancient world has been used by filmmakers to make sense of the concerns of the present, so that the ancient world speaks in the idiom…




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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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