Ralph Breaks the Internet Box Office

Thanksgiving is always a huge weekend at the box office, with a bunch of new titles packed into theaters while families are together for the holidays. This year was no exception, with Ralph Breaks the Internet raking in enough dough to land the second largest Thanksgiving box office haul ever across the five-day holiday weekend. And not far behind was Creed II, landing the largest opening ever for a live-action film released in this window. But the new Robin Hood starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx? That one didn’t do so well.

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robin hood featurette

The latest iteration of Robin Hood opens with our hero (Taron Egerton) receiving a letter of conscription into the Crusades, and being thrust directly into the middle of an Iraq War allegory. Robin and his men are dressed in clothes that resemble bulletproof vests, and fire off arrows with such force and speed that director Otto Bathurst might as well have gone all the way and had them toting guns.

It’s a nuttiness and strain for modernity (and modern relevance) that persists throughout the entire film, and perhaps the only thing about Robin Hood that justifies the opening voiceover that claims this to be a Robin Hood we’ve never seen before. On a strictly technical level, no, we’ve never seen this version of Robin Hood’s story before, but we have seen everything that happens in the film in almost every big blockbuster before this.

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Harry Potter Sound Design

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video essay dives into the difficult task of sound design on the Harry Potter franchise. Plus, another video wonders if Snowpiercer is secretly a sequel to Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Robin Hood stars Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx teach you medieval slang to use on your friends. Read More »

robin hood featurette

If the trailers for the new Robin Hood have done little to convince you to check out the film, this new featurette might change that. This behind-the-scenes video shows star Taron Egerton training like mad to become the best archer he can be. I had assumed the bulk of the archery in the new flick would be CGI-based, since that’s the way things go now. But if this video is to be believed, a lot of the arrow-slinging is the real deal, and it’s mighty impressive. Watch the Robin Hood featurette below.

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robin hood trailer final

Were you aware that a new Robin Hood movie is on the way? You should be, because there have already been several trailers for the film. And here’s another! This latest grafts the story of Robin Hood onto a heist movie narrative, and I guess that’s kind of of different? This trailer is the most action-packed yet, and leans heavily into the humor. So if that’s what you’re looking for, you’re in luck. Watch the Robin Hood trailer below.

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robin hood trailer 2018

Here’s yet another trailer for the latest take on Robin Hood, featuring Kingsman actor Taron Egerton as the legendary outlaw. The new Robin Hood takes a gritty approach to the material, complete with slow-motion action beats and borderline futuristic design choices. But are audiences in the mood for yet another tale from the Hood? We’ll know soon enough. Watch the Robin Hood trailer below.

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Predator Concrete Jungle

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video essay explores the problem with constantly used public domain characters like Robin Hood and King Arthur. Plus, take a look back at a really bad Predator video game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, and find out everything you might need to know or may have forgotten about the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Read More »

robin hood trailer

A new Robin Hood trailer is here, and it looks…kind of good? Look, we don’t need a new Robin Hood movie. And the first trailer for this flick left a lot to be desired. But this new trailer is surprisingly fun, and hints that this latest adaptation of the classic legend is going to have a sense of humor rather than being another dark and gritty reboot. Watch the newest Robin Hood trailer below.

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Robin Hood trailer

Robin Hood has been a star of the screen since the early 1900s, and though it’s been a few years since the legendary archer appeared in a movie, he’ll be back in 2018. This time, Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) is wielding the bow and arrow, and Hollywood’s go-to villain, Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One, Ready Player One) is portraying the Sheriff of Nottingham. Check out Lionsgate’s new Robin Hood trailer below. Read More »

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Robin Hood first look

Ready for another Robin Hood movie? It’s been about seven years since the last one, so I suppose it’s time for Robin to break out his bow and arrow again and give the Sheriff of Nottingham a run for his money. The gritty new take on Robin Hood features Kingsman star Taron Egerton as the legendary outlaw who robs from the rich and gives to the poor. The Robin Hood first look reveals him in-character. Is he wielding a bow and arrow? Take a guess. Read More »