Tag: Horror

The Green Knight (David Lowery) Score 70%

The Green Knight (David Lowery)

Dev Patel is Gawain, not quite yet a sir, the nephew of King Arthur (Sean Harris) and Queen Guinevere (Kate Dickie) and the son of Morgan Le Fay (Sarita Choudhury), who practices witchcraft. The bulk of the movie centers on Gawain’s journey across the wet, verdant English countryside (the film was actually filmed around Cahir castle in Ireland).

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Guillermo del Toro’s remake of the Edmund Goulding classic film noir disappoints on almost every level. Score 45%

Guillermo del Toro’s remake of the Edmund Goulding classic film noir disappoints on almost every level.

Of the entire cast (poor Rooney Mara!), only Toni Collette’s Mademoiselle Zeena catches our interest. Like Blondell in the original, she gives her character a modicum of humanity and pathos. This is yet another addition to her wonderous collection of memorable characters starting, of course, with Muriel at that wedding!

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