Robin Hood: Do We Need This Film?

Robin Hood takes everything we know about the legend but leaves us asking the question as to whether or not the film is really necessary. Ben Chandler and David James Kelly’s screenplay takes us back to Hood’s days prior to living in the Sherwood Forest.  If there’s anything new offered to the audience, it’s the origin of Hood (Taron Egerton) and Marian’s (Eve Hewson) relationship.  Just as soon as we get to know the couple.…

"Robin Hood: Do We Need This Film?"

Disney’s Robin Hood at 45

Disney’s Robin Hood holds up quite well as the animated classic celebrates 45 years since hitting the big screen in 1973.  It’s not a perfect film by any means as the film has its faults.  In the time since it’s release, we’ve seen a number of incarnations of the hooded Sherwood Forest outlaw.  This includes another film here in the next few weeks. Disney modeled their version of Robin Hood after Reynard the fox as they…

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