The Eagle

(2011)

Genres: Adventure, Drama

Review: The Eagle

What our critics thought of The Eagle

Christy Lemire
Gorgeous scenery - a combination of sumptuous, tactile landscapes, and ethereal, dream-like imagery.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
More an exercise in style than a completed film.

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What our critics are saying online

The Eagle
"The Eagle" is a rip-snorting adventure tale of the sort made before CGI, 3-D and alphabet soup in general took the fun out of moviegoing. So much does it evoke the energy of traditional sword-and-shield movies that I had to bring the term "rip-snorting" out of retirement; it's rarely needed in this era of sleek technology. Here we see for the most part the actual actors trekking through real locations, instead of quasi-animation. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 02/09/2011