THE EAGLE DVD Review

     February 10, 2015

When one hears the name “Channing Tatum”, many things come to mind:  rippling abs, an affected homeboy-like cadence, a backwards ballcap, those oft-murmured rumors about Tatum’s former life as a male stripper (not a joke).  Something one doesn’t tend to …

THE EAGLE Review

     February 11, 2011

My high school European History teacher joked that the Holy Roman Empire wasn’t holy, Roman, or an Empire.  Similarly, Kevin Macdonald’s The Eagle is a dramatic Roman action flick than isn’t particularly dramatic, Roman, or action-packed.  Everywhere The Eagle could …

Channing Tatum Interview THE EAGLE

     February 10, 2011

In his new film, The Eagle, Channing Tatum fulfills a childhood fantasy playing Marcus Aquila, the son of a Roman commander whose Ninth Legion vanished without a trace in the Scottish Highlands in 120 AD. When Marcus and his slave, …

4 Movie Clips from THE EAGLE

     February 5, 2011

Opening February 11 is director Kevin Macdonald’s (Last King of Scotland, State of Play) The Eagle which is based on Rosemary Sutcliff’s novel The Eagle of the Ninth and it stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland and Tahar Rahim.  …