User:Footsies/sandbox/Robin Hood (2018)
Robin Hood is a 2018 American action-adventure film directed by Otto Bathurst and written by Ben Chandler and David James Kelly, from a story by Chandler.
After returning home to England, aristocrat Robin of Loxley learns that the evil Sheriff of Nottingham has seized his family estate. He soon joins forces with Friar Tuck and Little John -- a fierce Arabian warrior who wants to put an end to the Crusades. Armed with arrows and dubbed Robin Hood, Loxley leads a band of oppressed rebels in a daring plan to rob the Sheriff of his money and take away his power.
Why It Sucks
- Completely disrespectful grasp of the source material.
- Poor acting.
- Generic soundtrack.
Robin Hood received negative reviews from critics and audiences, who criticized the direction, narrative and wasting of the cast. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, it holds an approval rating of 15% based on 163 reviews, with an average rating of 3.7/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Robin Hood robs from rich source material, but is ultimately just another poor attempt to needlessly gussy up a classic tale with amped-up action and modern special effects.". On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 32 out of 100, based on 28 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".