Articles with this tag are, at least partially, reviews of something (e.g. a book, movie, game) related to the ancient world. Also includes reviews of (temporary) exhibitions at archaeological museums.
Deliberate or not, elements of Mad Max: Fury Road remind one of the story of the Trojan War. It’s primal, aggressive, and epic. (It’s also a bloody good film.)
A gorgeous-looking and entertaining action game that, unsurprisingly, plays fast and loose with Roman history.
Ancient Inventions offers a broad and fascinating look at human ingenuity across thousands of years of history.
An action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look.
This is an excellent book, clearly laid out, and written in an engaging and pleasant manner, that comes warmly recommended.
Disney does Hercules, resulting in an entertaining movie that’s fun for all the family.
Some of the best so-called Peplum movies are two Italian-produced films about Hercules starring Steve Reeves.
Based on the comic book by Steve Moore, this energetic Hercules movie also borrows from classic Peplum films.
Just when you thought movies about Heracles couldn’t get much worse than The Legend of Hercules, along comes Hercules Reborn.
A joyless, soulless exercise in tedium with mediocre performances by way of an added “bonus”. Avoid at all costs.