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Alexander – Review

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Egged on by an ambitious mother (Jolie) young Alexander (Farrell) succeeds his estranged father Philip (Kilmer) as King of the Greeks and Macedonians hoe film van facebook downloaden.
Alexander leads his armies on an eight year campaign, conquering every nation from southern Europe and Africa to India, extending his empire as he goes dj mischpult programm kostenlos download.
But the further he travels, the more dissent grows within the ranks and his complicated personal life starts to get in the way of his political ambitions hisuite herunterladen.

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

An Oliver Stone labour-of-love, just short of three hours, had to be either an epic masterpiece or an anticlimactic embarrassment herunterladen. WIthout question, it’s the latter.
Extravagant sets and battle scenes can’t save this woolly and overblown mess, which unusually for Stone, always settles on the safe side of controversy – for example, stopping just before the gay love scenes it’s clearly leading up to testament for free.
It’s interminable, feeling as long as Alexander’s own eight year odyssey.
When he’s shot with an arrow, you wish he’d just die so you can go home sweet amoris herunterladen. Alas, he survives for another hour of tedium.
Alexander opens January 7 2004

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