Review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. By Maria Realf

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Hunnam had his share of fantasy world in Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of Sword. He had a standard pitch raring to go but quickly learned Ritchie didn't want to even talk about the movie. That's after a prologue that promises an bad, awe-full lot of spectacle, first with a massive conflagration pitting the supernatural might of mage sorcerer Mordred against the otherwise peaceful kingdom of Arthur's dad, Uther Pendragon (Eric Bana), and then with the palace coup of villainous Vortigern (Jude Law, Ritchie's Dr. Watson), enabled by a Faustian deal with a triad of witches. I've been around Guy's movies before and it's a great place to be.

Legend of the Sword was meant to play the BDSM-loving billionaire in the film adaption of E.L. James' book, with the author announcing his and Dakota Johnson's casting on September 21, 2013.

Warner Bros.'s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword debuts in theaters this weekend with a highly recognizable plot, a well-known director, and a handful of big-name stars. A combination of events leads to him drawing the titular sword from the stone, and he slowly becomes part of a revolution against the extremely unlikable King Vortigern, who Law's unparalleled sniveling ability really brings to life. I'm not sure anyone is still invested in that franchise.

Kohli in the runs as RCB sign off with a win
Skipper Virat Kohli (58 off 45 balls) struck a half century for RCB in the victory as his side posted 161-6 batting first. Pawan Negi had excellent returns of 3 for 10 in two overs, while Travis Head picked up two wickets in three overs.


But "King Arthur" will not be the only casualty this weekend. But this hurts. And it certainly makes Guy Ritchie's future more questionable with a "Man from UNCLE" sequel being discussed (I don't know why) and more Sherlock Holmes films with Robert Downey Jr. a possibility.

"Snatched" surprised analysts by beating "King Arthur" on the charts.

"However, the distribution companies have chose to thrill one lucky viewer of King Arthur with a treat to London". Starring Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou and Jude Law, this film uses fast paced dialogue and action, a CGI filled environment, and a comical cameo from footballer David Beckham to give audiences a modern day adaptation loosely based on the Arthurian legends.

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