This reimagining is made for the superhero generation, as Excalibur becomes a weapon of great power that allows Arthur to commit extraordinary feats.
The actor, who withdrew from the lead role in Fifty Shades Of Grey, was not in shape when he auditioned for the swashbuckling role.
People are little more than CG-created multitudes, years are little more than camera in fast motion, and Chinese are little more than unageing Kung-Fu fighters, in Arthur's (Charlie Hunnam) race to his throne here.
This of course, brings down all sorts of misery upon him, as well as the burden of being the only one who can defeat Vortigen.
The action-heavy film, which features a cameo from David Beckham, shows the Sons Of Anarchy star in numerous fight scenes but he said his worst injury came at the hands of Game Of Thrones star Aidan Gillen.
The film follows the life of Arthur (Charlie Hunnam), a man raised in a brothel and ignorant to the truth of his family's status and his birthright.
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It's all rather a mess, but often an entertaining one. Yes, you can always count on Guy Ritchie to offer a new youth to classic characters.
In the film, Hounsou plays Sir Bedivere, a helpful advisory and friend to King Arthur, and he told us he was happy to see Hollywood embracing diversity when casting the film. Next thing you know, there are hungry sea-serpent siren things, Uther's attacked, and little bitty Arthur finds himself floating Moses-like toward Londinium and the waiting arms of some golden-hearted prostitutes.
Richie's distinctive directorial style is on full display here with plenty of slo-mo shots, stylish action sequences, lavish visuals, eye-catching set designs and breathtaking medieval cinematography that will impress.
Once in a lifetime, there comes a motion picture which changes the whole history of motion pictures.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is looking likely for a weak debut at the box office this weekend when it lands at American theaters. Still, Ritchie's version of Camelot may be a slightly silly place at times, but hey, at least you'll have some fun watching it.
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