It’s very big. That horse. In fact the entire movie is very big, epic in fact. Think of Ben Hur. Then don’t try and compare Troy to it as it lacked the one thing Ben Hur had. A central character you believed in. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not bad, and definitely one of those movies you really should see on a big screen. But the script is dodgy, the editing ropey, the direction so cliched it almost lapses into pastiche at times… the actors are all OK but no stand out performances, and they handle a varied script as well as can be expected. However the sum of it’s parts holds it together and I did enjoy it, but it could’ve been much better. If you liked Gladiator, you’ll enjoy Troy.
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