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Robin Hood

Overview


Genre :

Action, Adventure

Release Date :

May 14, 2010

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ridley Scott

Starring :

Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt, Mark Strong, Eileen Atkins, Mark Addy, Max von Sydow, Danny Huston, Oscar Isaac, Matthew Macfadyen, Scott Grimes, Luke Evans, Kevin Durand, Alan Doyle

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..What this Robin Hood lacks in fun it makes up for in epic sweep..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3.5 of 5

“..this is a summer blockbuster..”
by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
“..Robin is not "Hood" at all..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
1.5 of 4

“..Robin Hood is so stripped of colour as to be almost black-and-white, and it's almost devoid of humour..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“..Ridley Scott's reimagining of the legend of Robin Hood has more heft than it does humor, more soulful brooding than snappy thrust-and-parry retorts..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3 of 4

“..it's a brawny reimagining of a beloved old myth, a period popcorn movie turned out with professionalism and gusto..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4

“..choppy and there's a sense that a lot - perhaps too much - resides on the cutting room floor..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..an unnecessary and wrong-headed reboot..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C-

“..an origin story, a prequel to the legend, which is why it contains virtually none of the famous and invigorating scamp-of-the-woods mythology..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..a torpid action movie about land reform with the exhausted quality of material so thin you can see right through it..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Review rate : B-

“..a sober, impressively staged period drama and battle epic..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3 of 5

“..a blockbuster mostly stuck in the stockades..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
3 of 4

“.."Robin Hood" turns out to be, despite impressive battle scenes and countless horses, an actor's showcase..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
2.5 of 4

“.."Robin Hood" is sturdily outfitted, but it's embarrassing to spend so much money and leave the swash unbuckled..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 4

“.."Robin Hood" is head and shoulders above the sort of lightheaded epics Hollywood typically offers during the summer season..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
3.5 of 4

“.."Robin Hood" delivers change you can believe in..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]

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