This week has one of those themes were I’m just.. what… because I don’t really know any movies from that time period.. I think. And when I have to Google for help, I feel like I’m cheating a bit. But what else can I do when I’m so flustered that I can’t even name a single movie to recommend off the top of my head. So I obviously cheated and turns out I’ve seen exactly three movies inside this theme and one of them barely fits in between the given time periods.
Now, this movie is close to 15 years old and I saw this when I was fifteen in a cinema, which is also one of the few things I remember of the movie. I remember that the theater was empty, except me and my best friend, and we were watching half naked Brad Pitt fighting. I mean, you can’t blame me for not remembering the movie all that well because those were Pitt’s glory years and he was wearing almost no clothes. But that being said, I remember it being a good movie, and nobody can deny that the legend of the Trojan Horse in itself is interesting enough for a movie plot. Oh, and did I mention half naked Brad Pitt in his prime, I did, well.. it’s worth mentioning.
“This is Sparta!” yells Gerard Butler really aggressively and pushes someone into a bottomless hole that doesn’t have any safety rails around it – which is just unsafe really. But yes, I’ve seen 300 and I must say it’s a weird movie, yet, I like that is so different and has a little bit of Sin City cinematography vibes going on – not surprising since both comic books are written by Frank Miller. The colour scheme the movie adapts from the comics makes the film a little better, in my opinion. But in terms of movie experiences, 300 is not a bad movie. If anything, it’s a great example of a comic book based movie that stays true to the comic. And honestly, I think it’s one of the best Zack Snyder movies out there.
So, here is when I get a little confused because I’m not entirely sure it fits into the timeframe.. but I think it almost does, or it barely passes the 500 AD but oh well. King Arthur is one of those stories that everyone has heard snippets of and with the upcoming Guy Ritchie movie with Charlie Hunnam as the lead, I think it wouldn’t hurt to see this 2004 edition of the story. Even though it’s not the best movie out there, I think it’s an important one.. even if it’s for all the wrong reasons. In other words, I know there is a lot of merit to King Arthur to make a good movie and there hasn’t been one yet.
THIS SERIES IS CREATED BY WANDERING THROUGH THE SHELVES