The 2004 epic film troy catches quite the break when it comes to historical films most of the true history of the trojan war is still unknown so many liberties could be taken by director wolfgang petersen. Audience reviews for troy ½ homer's the iliad is the basis of this film and whether or not the actual trojan war took place this film actually does the story/fable/myth great justice with its. Troy: historically accurate by: elena gottesman, rachel lee, and taylor wilson historical incorrectness as portrayed in the film, it is depicted that the trojan war only occurred over the course of seventeen days, yet in reality, the war was a ten year siege between the greek and trojan forces. For what it is -- a big, expensive, occasionally campy action movie full of well-known actors speaking in well-rounded accents -- troy is not bad it has the blocky, earnest integrity of a classic comic book, and it labors to respect the strangeness and grandeur of its classical sources.
Troy movie review incredible set pieces, excellent battles scenes and overall an enjoyable and entertaining film for a parental guide, i agree with csm on the content and age suitable for this movie but i do warn everyone the directors cut of this film is much more graphic. The historical background of the movie troy posted in: ancient civilizations 4/2/08 by: yona williams ancient civilization life and the characters that have emerged as influential or unforgettable have laid down the foundation for an assortment of great films over the years. Read common sense media's troy review, age rating, and parents guide violent, watered-down version of the iliad there is a movie called troy in the movie, it tells about a famous mythological hero us both too much and too little about what is going on and keeps reminding us about everyone's passion for a place in history but does. Wander through church, school, blacksmith, etc and learn about historical roots of community innovative programs bring us back regularly dedicated volunteers make history alive.
Welcome back to another edition of “historical inaccuracies”, today i’ll be discussing the brad pitt and eric bana story of troy before troy, wolfgang petersen was known for his impeccable work on das boot, the neverending story, air force one, and a number of other well-known titles. The battle of troy takes the jump from history books to film with little consideration, disregarding the story's historical accuracy and failing to entertain audiences with the kind of flashy. History grade: d– the trojan war was an epic siege carried out by the achaean (greek) kingdoms against the city of troy, around 1250 bc homer's iliad is a poetic version of events: part history. In warner bros' troy movie, certain decisions were made that had dramatic and, depending on how you look at the troy movie, devastating consequences chief among these was the elimination of the involvement of the gods and goddesses in the lives of men at troy.
Historical movies mainly chronicles the event of pre historic times (the dinosaur and cave man era), medieval times, early ages (based on greek and roman mythologies and jesus christ), middle ages (based on arthurian legends), modern ages (based on world war 1 and 2 and recent historical events. This troy movie review analyzes the differences and similarities between the film and the iliad achilles, paris and hector and the rest of the characters are portrayed different than expected. Smellin' of troy what follows is a partial list of discrepancies between troy the big-budget hollywood movie and troy the epic poem and archeological history this list was provided by dr james holoka , professor foreign languages and history at eastern michigan university, who notes that (despite this list) he did enjoy the movie.
Review this movie there is a 75 character minimum for reviews in a league with hollywood's top historical epics, ancient or otherwise it's stunningly handsome film, with an equally stunning cast and engrossing story i think troy is such an excellent movieit is maybe not perfect but come think of it,. Historical review: troy the good, the bad and the ugly ancient history featured nov 26, 2015 william mclaughlin briseis is a major character of the iliad and may have had a similar relationship with achilles as portrayed in the movie, but she was not related to the princes paris and hector. This event in the movie was clearly an accurate portrayal of fighting formations in greece during 1250 bce and thus starts to prove that the film troy is historically accurate another division of the military, one of the most important in fact, is the weapons.
Troy came between peterson’s late career disaster movies the perfect storm in 2000 and poseidon in 2006 while troy is a little bit down the list of ‘most expensive films ever made,’ its grandiosity and set pieces are something of note, which are to this day somewhat dazzling. With more than 2,000 extras, a wealth of historical detail and the imposing recreation of the walls of troy and the trojan horse, this is a swords-and-sandals throwback that does not disappoint in its epic proportions. Troy – movie review by david cavaleri history’s first-ever “war novel” gets the full-blown hollywood treatment in troy it was 2,700 years ago that the blind greek poet homer dictated his epic poem to a scribe.
Homer’s the illiad and the odyssey are two of the most famous, reproduced, referenced, and loved stories of all time the story of the trojan war is a complex telling of gods, heroes, and the power emotions can have over history. Historical movie review: troy period historical movie review: troy the film troy was directed by wolfgang peterson and produced in 2004 the film was adapted by homers great epic poem, the iliad the characters from the iliad were portrayed by many well-known actors including, brad pitt, orlando bloom, and eric bana. The incidents and legends of history have fascinated us from time immortal, and when it is combined with our love for movies, something magical is born we bring you a list of popular movies like troy, which set the benchmark and got us asking for more. Homer's epic has inspired in troy a cartoonish joke of a film, with a painfully misconceived performance from brad pitt 2004 review by tim robey.