As per Guy Ritchie’s sharp, glitzy brand of blockbuster goodness, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a fantastically fun romp; a particularly fresh take on the Camelot tale. Critics aren’t giving it enough credit, but it’s filled with unceasing spirit, whether it’s found in the film’s cutting wit or big heart. Spoilers ahead.
Charlie Hunnam plays a broody practically-Western hero in James Gray’s directorial comeback after three years. Billed as a “biographical adventure drama”, The Lost City of Z takes its time making the twists and turns necessary in a biopic like this. Thanks to its strong cast, its languid script is able to fully lift off the ground.