Bob Mondello Review: 'Troy' Troy, a movie starring Brad Pitt as the heroic warrior Achilles and based on Homer's epic poem The Iliad, opens in theaters Friday. NPR's Bob Mondello says the film is a throwback to an earlier Hollywood era of sword and sandal epics.
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Bob Mondello Review: 'Troy'

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Bob Mondello Review: 'Troy'

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Bob Mondello Review: 'Troy'

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Troy, a movie starring Brad Pitt as the heroic warrior Achilles and based on Homer's epic poem The Iliad, opens in theaters Friday. NPR's Bob Mondello says the film is a throwback to an earlier Hollywood era of sword and sandal epics.