★★★ In 117 AD, the Roman Empire’s Ninth Legion marched into Scotland to quell a rebellion led by local Pict warriors.
Legend has it the visitors were thrashed into complete oblivion by the home team. A sword’n’sandal actioner that is low on cheese, and high on its own plentiful supply of bloody skirmishes. Stars Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko. L.P.