Archive for Greek myth

Top Five… Mythological Greek movies that aren’t really mythological Greek movies

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , on May 31, 2012 by Ross McD

The much-anticipated Prometheus is finally out, and if you’re hoping for an awesome sci-fi epic set in the world of Ridley Scott’s other sci-fi epic Alien, it looks like you may be in luck. If you are hoping for a tale about the ancient Greek Titan of legend… you should probably read more cinema previews online. Ross McD gives some more warning for easily duped classical studies students. Continue reading

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Top Five… Greek mythological movie monsters

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , on November 9, 2011 by Ross McD

The poor Greeks are currently facing beasts of unimaginable horror; the dreaded Troika, the Phantom Referendum, the undead Prime Minister, the twin-head-shaking abomination SarkozyMerkel. Luckily they have had plenty of practice facing down some pretty formidable monsters in the past. With the release of Immortals this weekend, Ross McD takes on the best of them. Continue reading