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Post by Harroghty » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:58 pm

Netflix is making lots of medieval movies all of a sudden. Watched The King last night and I was pretty impressed (one reviewer called it "gorgeous and tedious"); it's pretty much a grittier retelling of Henry V (rather than the historical events upon which it is based).
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Post by Alinor » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:37 am

I started watching this a few days ago but got sidetracked with other things...and then with the release of Disney+...so I finally finished it this evening. I don't know much about the time period to be able to judge the historical accuracy but as a movie it was interesting. Very gritty, brutal, battle scene.

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Post by Harroghty » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:00 am

Overall it was more accurate to the play than to history, but the individual combat was better than most. Parrying with the flat of the blade, grappling, trying to find gaps in otherwise impervious armor.
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