Directed by Otto Bathurst
Written by Ben Chandler & David James Kelly
Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Ben Mendelsohn
Running time 1 hr 56 minutes
MPAA rating PG-13 for extended sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive references.
by Hunter Bush
Robin Hood is fun, in a big, silly, action movie way. Much more fun than I was expecting, honestly, but it wears its influences on its sleeve so earnestly that it got a little exasperating. As it is the Thanksgiving season (and I've been watching probably entirely too much Great British Baking Show), I'll use a cooking metaphor: Otto Bathurst's Robin Hood isn't a new recipe, but it adds new spices: war movies, Christopher Nolan Batman films & political protest imagery. I guess, then, my biggest problem is that certain bites felt over-seasoned.Read More