Followers

May 12, 2010

Fat Robin Hood

By Suzanne MacNevin - May 12th 2010.

ENTERTAINMENT - I apologize for using the F word and I am very sorry for it.

Russell Crowe is an out of shape action hero. A has been. His time has come and gone and this historically AND mythologically inaccurate film will no doubt be a flop. This film should have been cancelled the moment Russell Crowe failed to lose the required weight as dictated in his contract. Instead he squandered studio money to make a blockbuster style film in a last ditch attempt to save his beleaguered career. The plot is basically a rip off of Braveheart, is badly done and has nothing to do with either the historical Robin Hood or the mythological stories that sprung up about him since then.

I am not alone in this belief either. Robin Hood fans around the world are outraged by this horrid film. Remember that horrible Catwoman film starring Halle Berry? It got a freshness rating of 10% and is ranked as one of the worst 100 films ever filmed. Well this is worse.

In the words of the Simpson's Comic Book Guy: "WORST. FILM. EVER."

We're not going to bother showing the trailer here. Please. PLEASE! Don't go see Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe. Boycott the film. The producers should be ashamed to have their names attached to this travesty.

My recommendations... go watch the following films instead:

1938: The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn.

1973: Walt Disney's Robin Hood, starring anthropomorphic foxes as Robin Hood and Maid Marian.

1991: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, starring Kevin Costner.

1993: Robin Hood: Men in Tights, starring Cary Elwes of 'The Princess Bride' fame.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comments containing links will be marked as spam and not approved. We moderate every comment. If you want to advertise on this blog it is $30 per link.

Affordable Website Design & SEO

Looking for a quality professional website designer? Why not go where the smart money is?! Toronto Website Design and Toronto SEO. Get free SEO advice from people who really know the business.

Featured Posts

The Sarcasm Symbol
Ever had some confusion online or with your cellphone when someone fails to catch the sarcasm? Well now with the SarcMark you can ge...
Behold, the Scorpion Hydrogen Supercar
CARS - To the right is the future of supercars... it is a hydrogen supercar called the Scorpion. The Scorpion from Ronn Motors in Texas is t...
Documents show Stephen Harper misusing public funds
CANADA - According to 950+ pages of documents obtained by the Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act the Privy Coun...
Pink's Rosie the Riveter
ENTERTAINMENT - What I like about this video is how it meshes different social movements like feminism, veganism, anti-capitalism...
California's Dustbowl
ENVIRONMENT - The photo on the right is a farm in California that has been put up for sale. Its just one of thousands of farms that are n...
Is Steampunk the New Goth???
GOTHIC - Watch out what you see on the subway late at night because while in 2001 you might have seen some pretty freakish goths, by 20...
Do you have enough Ice Water in your diet?
HEALTH - A Calorie (large C) is a measurement of the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of a litre of water (1 kg's worth) ...
North Korean timeline towards Inevitable War
POLITICS - The following is timeline of events that have occurred on the Korean Peninsula. 1945 - Japan surrenders to the United States a...
Judgment Day is Tomorrow, so sayeth Cult
RELIGION - According to a cult based in California, Judgement Day is tomorrow (May 21st 2011) and Jesus Christ will return to the Earth a...
Sex in Space Forbidden
SEX/TECHNOLOGY - Sex in outer space is a big no-no according to NASA. Not for professional astronauts at least, but the growing numb...

Popular Posts