Monday, May 17, 2021

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON ARTHURIAN LEGENDS HISTORICAL FANTASY THE GREEN KNIGHT FILM WITH DEV PATEL, JOEL EDGERTON, ALICIA VIKANDER

     THE GREEN KNIGHT    
IS ARRIVING THIS SUMMER
I'm not entirely sure why they keep trying to convince us that Dev Patel is, with his utter lack of screen presence, a lead star material, let alone a knight material, but he obviously has friends in high places. He leads another
The film should arrive to cinemas at the end of July
shamelessly revisionist take on history and myths in THE GREEN KNIGHT historical fantasy which will arrive to cinemas only July 30th. They've released new trailer too, and it looked to me like a parody or a bad comedy, but I don't think that was their goal. 
WHEN COURAGE MADE KINGS An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-
The film was directed by Pete Dragon's David Lowery
skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his
Alicia Vikander leads the female part of the cast
character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.
WHO ELSE IS IN THE CAST?
As you can see in some of the character posters (which are still the ugliest ones we've ever seen for any film), the rest of the equally bland cast also includes Ralph Ineson as the Green Knight himself, Joel Edgerton as
Although the legends itself is not violent, the film is R rated
Lord, Alicia Vikander as Essel, Sarita Choudhury as Mother, Sean Harris as King, Kate Dickie as Queen! The film has been postponed a couple of times and will hit theatres this summer.

12 comments:

  1. Actually this kind of film makes me exciting but first should watch it in the cinema saloon.

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  2. the trailer looks exciting.... wish to watch

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  3. Not my cuppa, but hope it doesn't disappoint those who are looking forward to it.

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    1. Yes, the director does have fans for some reason and the A24 studio does too.

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  4. Maybe he was chosen for this role exactly because of his lack of experience...maybe no..finger crossed for those historical fantasy fans.

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    1. Oh, he has tons of experience, just no charisma for leads.

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  5. I like that first cover and you can actually tell it's Dev Patel, because some of the Photoshopping that goes on for TV shows/movies promos is horrendous, honestly. 🙄🤷‍♂️

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    1. We've seen lots of unrecognisable ones LOL

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  6. The Green Knight isn't for me, although if we're voting for best poster, I vote for the fox. LOL

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    1. The fox is hilarious especially in a film that aims to be serious LOL

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