KING ARTHUR: Legend of the Sword – Rated PG-13 – 2 hrs 6 mins.
Starring Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Berg’es- Frisbey, Jude Law, Eric Bana and Aidan Gillan
Cast into the medieval Arthurian world by none other than English Director & Writer Guy Ritchie himself…we meet King Pendragon (Eric Bana), trying to save not only his family, but also his kingdom, from the hands of his evil brother Lord Vortigern (Jude Law).
Sent away by boat as if he was Moses himself, young Arthur (Hugh Robb / Barney Walsh) learns to fend for himself and protect those around him too, as he matures into quite a fetching young man (Charlie Hunnam), destined for greatness it seems, at every turn…
When he finds himself face-to-face with the mystical Sword in the Stone, what’s a strapping young lad to do, but pull it straight away from its home – announcing to the world his birthright and place amongst this land…
When King Vortigern learns of Arthur’s presence within his kingdom, he’ll be damned than to let this youngster take the thrown from him…as Vortigern sells his soul and the soul’s of his loved ones too, to keep HIS Kingdom from this rebellious outsider!!!
I give KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD a rating between MUST SEE ON THE BIG SCREEN & WAIT AND CATCH THIS ONE ON DVD! Just know going in that if you loved the films 300 & THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL, and you just can’t miss an episode of GAME OF THRONES or THE TUDORS, or if you are drawn to the video game WARCRAFT like a moth to a flame…then you are going to be blown away by Ritchie’s latest menagerie of all of these elements…and so much more! He has masterfully served his subjects well with a slightly misconstrued tale of Arthur’s quest to become King, of course with a little help from Merlin ~ through a Mage he sent (Astrid Berges-Frisbey) to help Arthur along his way. And if I haven’t managed thus far to draw you into the magic of it all, just wait, because the “Thoresque” presence of Hunnam as Arthur will definitely do the trick to make sure that you view this head-banging (literally) good film on a big screen near you this weekend. But, if none of these references so far have awaken your movie going senses, even if I suggest you don’t want to miss Hunnam’s King like mannerisms and profoundly chiseled abs – then you might be happier waiting to catch this particular film on DVD, when its released, instead!!!