Tag: The Green Knight

The Green Knight (fantasy movie: a review by Mark Kermode).

September 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight (fantasy movie: a review by Mark Kermode).

The Green Knight film had a bit of a twisty passage on the way to getting in front of our eyeballs. It was meant to launch into the UK cinemas but was pulled at the last minute over (as it transpired) needless worrying over potential pandemic problems just as we were stumbling back into normality. […]

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The Green Knight (a David Lowery fantasy film review by Daniel Greene).

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight (a David Lowery fantasy film review by Daniel Greene).

Daniel Greene sits down in front of the visually stunning movie The Green Knight by David Lowery, based on the 14th-century poem of the same name. This is the film that stars Dev Patel as Gawain, a newly-appointed knight from King Arthur’s Round Table, who sets out on a journey to test his courage and […]

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The Green Knight: fantasy movie trailer (Arthurian legend goes back to Vance’s Lyonesse).

May 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight: fantasy movie trailer (Arthurian legend goes back to Vance’s Lyonesse).

At last, an Arthurian fantasy movie that ejects the faux-Middle Earth feels for the strange spirit of Jack Vance’s Lyonesse trilogy of books, with a side-dollop of the wet mist-soaked vision of John Boorman’s 1981 film, Excalibur. Kudos to the movie’s director, David Lowery. Yes, in The Green Knight, we see Dev Patel as a […]

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The Green Knight (fantasy film: trailer).

February 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight (fantasy film: trailer).

Here’s an interesting one, The Green Knight, a fantasy movie from director David Lowery which is based on the Arthurian legend, in which Sir Gawain (actor Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, embarks on a quest to confront the Green Knight, a giant green-skinned creature of the fey. This film also stars Joel […]

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