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posted on May, 25 2017 @ 03:21 AM
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My favorite movies/series to watch are from the Medieval era in
British History.

An excellent cast made me review this one.







posted on May, 25 2017 @ 03:27 AM
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a reply to: RisenMessiah

Camelot is on TCM right now...I enjoy this era also.



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 03:33 AM
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a reply to: Missmissie173

Awesome



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 03:54 AM
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a reply to: RisenMessiah



An excellent cast made me review this one.


Am I missing something? Where is your review.

I actually would like to see this movie. What are your thoughts?



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 06:01 AM
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a reply to: RisenMessiah

Cinema can't seem to get King Arthur right, but I do recommend the lighthearted Disney classic The sword in the stone or Monty Python and the holy grail.

I've never seen the 2017 movie but I do know it bombed big time, it was a 'Royal' screw up if reviews and box office are to be believed. Why can't movie makers get English folklore right? That Robin Hood movie with Russel Crowe was awful, the TV adaptations of Merlin were just...ewww.

The biggest problem is directors are addicted to dark and gritty re-imaginings.



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posted on May, 25 2017 @ 06:40 AM
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Cinema can't seem to get King Arthur right, but I do recommend the lighthearted Disney classic The sword in the stone or Monty Python and the holy grail.

Monty Python indeed, funniest entry. I don't know about cartoons...

Excalibur gets my vote. Even though the legend is just that, mythos. Every good sword and sorcerer film has the same western theme variation, even Star Wars.

Hero, bad guy, princess, sword and evil empire.

The older you get the more redundant the time worn theme becomes.

Lol, You must put it back...



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 07:01 AM
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a reply to: RisenMessiah

I will definitely watch. Probably 10 times if it's any good.

I thought this King Arthur movie had an interesting take on the legend:

www.imdb.com...

It's not quite the best one. I can't stand Richard Gere in the casting. However, I really like the Prince Malagant character. And there's one exchange in the dialog that think is really good:



Your dress is quite spoiled.
You ...
... almost ...
... a queen.
Ralph. Did you do this?
- Yes, My Prince.|- You see?
This is|what Arthur doesn't understand.
Men don't want brotherhood.|they want leadership.


This idea of a fellowship of equals versus authoritarianism I believe has been a principle struggle of humanity for ages.

If you like medieval era cinema, this is by far the best I've ever seen:

www.imdb.com...



The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the command of King Alfred. Against this turbulent backdrop lives our hero, Uhtred. Born the son of a Saxon nobleman, he is captured by the Danes and raised as one of their own. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested. What is he? Saxon or Dane? On a quest to reclaim his birthright, Uhtred must tread a dangerous path between both sides if he is to play his part in the birth of a new nation and, ultimately, recapture his ancestral lands.


It's historically accurate for the most part in terms of the way people fought and behaved. The battle between paganism and Christianity is superb. It's just so good I can't stand it. In many ways I like it better than Game of Thrones in this genre.

Uhtred!



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 07:24 AM
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a reply to: Thecakeisalie

Yeah, I was disappointed to see that this movie did not do well in the box office.
That's what happens when you release it at the wrong time.
Same time as Alien, and a couple other big movies.

It stinks because Charlie Hunnam is a Reeealy good actor. He just can't seem to find the right movie.

I haven't seen this one yet, but I did see the The Lost City of Z. He was great in that movie. Everyone was. It was just a boring movie.
Crimson Peak was not a good role for him either.
I will say, that he has done a great job of not getting typecasted after so long on SOA.



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 08:15 AM
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a reply to: Metallicus

When I've actually watched it, I'll let you know.



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 08:16 AM
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a reply to: Thecakeisalie

If this isn't your style, perhaps Gwain the Green Knight .. --- joking. 'I can't imagine them doing a remake of that one'.

Anyway, It's more a myth and so I'll wait and see. Sometimes the reviews are far off reality.
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posted on May, 25 2017 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Indeed. Uhtred!



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 08:24 AM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: RisenMessiah



An excellent cast made me review this one.


Am I missing something? Where is your review.

I actually would like to see this movie. What are your thoughts?


Took my wife on our anniversary. It was like a mash-up between Arthurian legend, Peter Jackson LOTR, The Matrix and a mosh pit.

Didn't care for it.



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 09:54 AM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: RisenMessiah



An excellent cast made me review this one.


Am I missing something? Where is your review.

I actually would like to see this movie. What are your thoughts?


Lol my thoughts exactly!

I will watch it but its for sure a movie I will wait and not hit the theater.



posted on May, 25 2017 @ 10:30 AM
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a reply to: HawkeyeNation

As I said, the review was the trailer itself. I haven't seen it yet.

Why spend money to watch a movie when you've got the Internet?
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posted on May, 25 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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It does look decent, i'll give a watch.



posted on May, 26 2017 @ 04:49 AM
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a reply to: DarkvsLight29

Thank you. I appreciate that.



posted on May, 26 2017 @ 05:01 AM
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a reply to: Thecakeisalie

lol ...yeah but what about Gwain! I think maybe... oh wait he's dead... wait... ah yes.... I think Eric Bana would make the best Gwain. He's kind,heartful ...and hates assholes! yes he would make a decent replacement for Gwain. You do know who that is right?



posted on May, 26 2017 @ 05:41 AM
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a reply to: Metallicus

Wow do you have like twenty accounts man? Cool!

I told you my thoughts now tell me yours.

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