Edge living: Roman style

From whistle-blower to tiger-slayer, countless billboards are proclaiming a new hero. But despite the many high-tech advances made since the earlier cinematic days of the wide-screen Roman Empire, at least one fact remains the same: heroes still get the stuffing beaten out of them. “Just a little bit, yeah,” Crowe laughs.  “Just around the edges.”

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