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Agora on DVD

If you didn’t catch the film Agora when it was in limited release earlier this year, you aren’t alone.  This sword-and-sandals-epic-with-a-twist is a dramatization of the life (and untimely death) of late-Roman-era scientist and academic Hypatia (played by Rachel Weisz).  … Continue reading

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Rachel Weisz stars as freethinker Hypatia of Alexandria in the film Agora, which hopefully will be released in America later in 2009.  Will it be a creditable drama?  I sure hope so.  If nothing else, I’m pretty sure it won’t … Continue reading

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