Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Luhrmann's Alexander is back on

Baz Luhrmann's Alexander the Great movie has been uncancelled according to Guardian

I will surprised if this is true after the bath that Oliver Stone's version took at the box office. I must admit that I rather enjoyed Stone's film but I was well primed by Robin Lane Fox's brilliant 70s biography of Alexander and his relentless proselytizing for the film on which he worked as a technical adviser and galloper.

That said, I have loved all Luhrmann's moves since Strictly Ballroom so the more the merrier as far as I am concerned.
I must try and see the 50s Alexander movie with Richard Burton. (Also A Welsh Born Icon).

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