August 07, 2011
I was never a fan of Kevin Costners Robin Hood and asumed this would be as unsatisfing as that movie was. I was wrong. Robin Hood before the legand in this picture grabbed me from the very beginning and didn't let go through the entire movie. If you have a chance watch the Directors Cut of this movie on DVD. It actually was some of the best scenes and it's ashamed it was cut from the released
May 22, 2011
Loved this movie---it has everything I look for in a period action/adventure piece!! First-rate casting and acting with a larger-than-life hero because he is an honest and moral man, a strong, beautiful and brave heroine, and a strong supporting cast including love-to-hate villians, Interesting plot, a story line that flows without bottoming out, exciting, well-shot battle scenes, romance with
Dont expect a repackaging of Gladiator.This could have been a good movie. I gave it a chance but turned it off in disgust after wasting an hour of my life. Script writers must have spent about the same amount of time ( 1Hour). Childishishness combined with extreme violence. The writers seemed to enjoy spotlighting the church coruption at every turn.
February 03, 2011
In spite of the excellent cast, and cinematography, this move was ruined for me from a historical perspective. There were many historical inaccuracies, but then I'm used to that from Hollywood. The main issue for me was the trotting out of the tired old theme that the poor, peaceful Muslims, including children and a woman who "looked into his eyes
The best example ever of how stupid screen writers can be. Kind Richard died on Crusade? Robin's father (a stone mason) wrote the Magna Carta? Please. This is ************ with the sound off.