Robin Hood (2018)

Robin Hood (2018)

Robin Hood (2018)

Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton), a war-hardened Crusader, and a Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount a revolt against the corrupt English crown in this alternate take on the classic Robin Hood story. Co-stars Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, Ben Mendelsohn and Tim Minchin.

2018Rating: M, Violence116 minsUSA
AdventureBlockbuster

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Robin Hood (2018) / Reviews

Flicks, Liam Maguren

Flicks, Liam Maguren

Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton), a war-hardened Crusader, and a Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount a revolt against the corrupt English crown in this alternate take on the classic Robin Hood story. Co-stars Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, Ben Mendelsohn and Tim Minchin.

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Variety

Variety

"Robin Hood" is no classic, but if it sometimes seems like it's trying to be "Baz Luhrmann's Robin Hood," more power to it.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Mendelsohn is far down the Christoph Waltz Alley of must-we-again villainy by this stage... For his own good and ours, he needs to be firmly refused access to any despot's podium for the rest of time.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The plot is twisty in a perfunctory way, the action predictably explosive, the sought-after exhilaration nonexistent.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This bloated, featureless, CGI-heavy movie is not so much stealing from the rich and giving to the poor, as stealing from Guy Ritchie, Batman, Two-Face and a few others - and not giving back all that much to the audience.

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Stuff

Stuff

There are some superb set-pieces, a lot of pretty well choreographed fights and battles, and just enough story to hang it all together.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Grimly upbeat rather than merry, and relentless rather than frenetic, the film's gritty zest is splashed across the screen with momentum, but also to the point of overuse.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

In a just world, everyone involved in this mess would be required to perform some sort of public penance.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Like Guy Ritchie's King Arthur, this tries hard to do something new and exciting with an old formula. It quickly makes you wish for something more traditional and straightforward.

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