Troy

Dan Movie Reviews

Went to the Arclight with Matt tonight for a screening of what will probably be one of the first big summer blockbusters (sorry Van Helsing!): Troy. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen, the film is loosely inspired by Homer’s “The Iliyad”, and takes a lot from other sources as well. The film is well cast, but mainly in the supporting roles. (Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Peter O’Toole, and newcomer Siri Sveglar as Polydora, most notably.) Diane Kruger is striking as Helen (after …