KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Guy Ritchie Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Aiden Gillen, Djimon Hounsou, Freddie Fox, Eric Bana, Mikael Persbrandt, Tom Wu. The legend of King Arthur, his magical sword and the fabulous kingdom of Camelot has been told many times in the movies, from Disney’s animated 1963 film The Sword In The Stone, through to the musical Camelot, the comical Monty Python And The Holy Grail, First Knight, and, of course, John Boorman’s visually stunning and slick 1981 classic Excalibur. Now British director Guy Ritchie Continue reading

I ORIGINS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mike Cahill Stars: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Steven Yuen, Astrid Berges- Frisbey, Archie Panjabi. Brit Marling's films all seem to have a deep interest in exploring complex and provocative themes of science, faith, religion, superstition and the environment (Another Earth, The Sound Of My Voice, etc), and her latest film, the punnily titled I Origins, is no exception. It also deals with themes of obsession, love and loss, reincarnation and the clash of cultures. This thought provoking but slow burn drama also reunites the actress with Continue reading