Spartacus 1960

Critics score:
96 / 100

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Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: This may be the most literate of all the spectacles set in antiquity. Read more

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Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The most courageous thing about it, from today's standards, is that it closes without an obligatory happy ending, and an audience that has watched for 187 minutes doesn't get a tidy, mindless conclusion. Read more

Derek Adams, Time Out: Asurprisingly apt companion piece to Paths of Glory in its consideration of the mechanisms of power. Read more