Wednesday, June 02, 2010

3 Reasons Why Robin Hood Ala Russell Crowe So Interesting

Already more than 50 times the British folklore 'Robin Hood' was adapted into film and television series since the 1900s. Then, what makes the 'Robin Hood' claim Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe is a film that must be seen.

Collaboration Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe

Previously, we've seen the success of Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe through the 'Gladiator' in 2000. Quality, Scott's film that one did not need to doubt. 'Gladiator' was awarded Best Film at the Academy Awards arena 73. The film that managed to reap revenues of U.S. $ 457 million was also brought Crowe won his first Oscar.

It seemed, the above could be the main reason why we should not miss 'Robin Hood'. Similarly, like why we have witnessed collaboration Tim Burton and Johnny Depp in 'Alice in Wonderland' or beautiful duet Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘Shutter Island ‘.

A More Complex Story

Although less has got positive response from film critics, as compared with the 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' starring Kevin Costner, 'Robin Hood' is more show the story of Scott's work more complex and murky. Not just action, Scott gives the spices a bit of politics, even about feminism in this film.

In previous films, the rooster of arrows that appear more often with a flamboyant image. This time, Crowe could present the other side of Robin Hood, Robin is a strong and encouraging democracy.

Actor and Supporting Actress Qualified

Besides Russell Crowe, 'Robin Hood' also starred actress Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow, Mark Strong, and Oscar Isaac who acted as King John of England. Reportedly, Cate is the last choice of Scott to portray the character of Lady Marion. Previously, the characters are first offered to Scarlett Johansson, Emily Blunt, Angelina Jolie, Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman. They can not accept Scott's bid because there are no matches scheduled.

Well, how? What still needs another reason to make you rush to see 'Robin Hood'?

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