Info

MST3K Episode Checklist

"Missing" MST3K Episodes (Commercial Releases)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Testimonials

Visa Mastercard Discover American Express
Paypal256-bit Secure Encryption Enabled

Guaranteed!

Fury of Achilles (1962)

Fury of Achilles (1962)
Brand: CheesyFlix.com
Product Code: WSFuryAchill
Availability: In Stock
Price: $6.00
Qty:     - OR -   Add to Wish List
Add to Compare
Starring: Gordon Mitchell

Plot: Like Homer's Iliad, it begins toward the end of the war and ends before the episode of the Trojan Horse; the focus is strictly on one man, Achilles, and his fate. Like Homer, this film includes the gods and their divine intervention in human affairs. Achilles' near-invincibility is a supernatural fact, as demonstrated in a scene when he's stabbed and the blade is destroyed as if blasted by lightning. Yet the film doesn't feel like a fantasy, as do similar films about Jason, Hercules, or Ulysses; it's a psychological drama in which the psyche of the main character is driven by his understanding of his divine destiny. An oracle has revealed that Troy cannot fall until its champion, Hector, dies; Hector cannot die until Achilles slays him; and once that happens, Achilles must die. This is the burden of greatness — and doom — that lies upon Achilles.

Write a review

Your Name:


Your Review: Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Captcha



Specials
Bestsellers
Powered by MST3K
© 2004-2015 CheesyFlix, all rights reserved.