According to hagiographers, (C)Katherine was a princess, the daughter of Roman governor named Constus. She was well educated, beautiful and highly intelligent. She converted to Christianity at the age of 13 or 14 and caught the eye of the Roman Emperor, Maxentius (278-318 AD).
We feel confident in asserting that there are any number of telling informative analogies between Pulp Fiction and medieval chivalric literature, particularly Arthurian romance.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, here are some of the best scenes from the film. Vote for the one that is your favourite!
The year is 1348. Medieval England has just been struck by a terrifying plague. The fate of a young sculptor and his wife will be decided today. With a brutal moneylender breathing down their necks and The Black Death wrecking havoc will they be able to escape doom?
Were you paying attention when you saw this Scottish adventure from 1995?
Are you a prince, pirate, princess, or peasant?
Being released today in theatres in North America, as well as on Video-on-Demand, Outcast is set in medieval China and stars Nicholas Cage and Hayden Christensen.
If you are looking to watch a new medieval movie, Come Back Home, which was released today on Youtube, is well worth a look. The 15-minute short film tells the story of a family having to deal with going to war in fourteenth-century Scotland.
That was one long battle scene – however, The Hobbit trilogy ends with a relatively good movie.
For its corny helmet and scantily clad damsels in distress with matching horns or wings, it asks the right question humanity has been asking from the beginning.
‘Sometimes the world doesn’t need a hero. It needs a monster.’
Your Saturday night Medieval Movie – this time, I review Dungeons & Dragons: The Wrath of the Dragon God.
The destruction of film tradition, if not film as a medium, begins in Monty Python and the Holy Grail with the famous mobile credits.
Not quite medieval, but too great not to include, we take a look at the 1987 film The Princess Bride, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Mandy Patinkin.
An up and coming movie about Grace O’ Malley (Grainne Uaile), Ireland’s famous female pirate!
Twenty years ago support for Scottish independence was confined to a small minority – but the release of the film Braveheart in the spring of 1995 changed their fortunes.
This study will offer two Hollywood productions, A Knight’s Tale and Timeline, as visual representations that illustrate the reasons behind what may be called American Neomedievalism.
This is a review of the Spanish medieval film: Captain Thunder or Order of The Holy Grail (El Capitán Trueno y el Santo Grial)
‘Say, you’re beautiful in your wrath.’ – John Wayne as Temujin
In his article, ‘Plastic Pagans: Viking Human Sacrifice in Film and Television’, Harry Brown notes a very key difference between how it is being portrayed and how it was in reality.
It’s a brilliant film and one well worth your medieval Saturday night in!
Merovingian Movies Mania, Part 3: The Good King Dabogert 1984 or why remakes are never as good as the original
It took 6 hours including breaks when a miffed TS Morangles almost slammed the key-board to complete watching this atrocity.
Do you have the right personality to say ‘Hello! My name is Inigo Montoya! You killed my father! Prepare to die!’
My review of the late medieval movie, Flesh and Blood.
MOVIE REVIEW: Barbarossa – Siege Lord “I order Milan to be raised to the ground. None of its towers will ever be standing. I also order all the Milanese to leave the city before sunset, in all different directions so that no one will be able to call themselves Milanese and the name “milan” will […]