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!
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.…
Staying home on a Sunday night? Looking for a fun medieval movie to watch? Here is my review of ‘A Knight’s Tale’ for your Sunday night selection!
The synopsis is quite simple: a boy has some homework to complete about the life of the king. He daydreams, transforms his parents as the king and one of his queens …
This article is part of a series looking at movies filmed about the continental Age of Migrations
An independent feature film of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth starring Sean Bean, Rupert Grint and Charles Dance has almost raised half of the $250 000 they are seeking on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.
When George Lucas wrote up the screen play that would become Episode IV: A New Hope, he would make use of medieval history to help create his galaxy far, far away.
This paper combines archaeological attention to the past (the Vikings and their material culture, beliefs and so on and a Žižekian fascination with Hollywood films to examine How to Train Your Dragon (2010), a 3-D animated film about Vikings for children.
Was it really just a sports movie set in the past? Yes. Was it edited until the plot seems a little less-than-coherent? Yes. But are there things we can love about it? Absolutely.
What Braveheart showed was a parody of an archery barrage which, in fact, would be fairly continuous until most of the arrows available, about forty to each bowman, had been shot. Nor would there be longish pauses between single flights of arrows, in perhaps a sporting spirit in order to give the Scots time to recover their spirits and dress their ranks in time for the next hail of missiles, or, in the film, to bare their arses in vulgar mockery of their enemies.
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Two knights and a foot soldier survive the massacre only to be hunted down in a forest infested with enemy.
While the first film was mostly criticized for its divergences from the novel, in this second instalment they usually prove to be an improvement.
The five of the most common myths about the Middle Ages from the movies, busted.
Alright you primitive screwheads, listen up! You see this? This… is my boomstick!
TSMorangles takes a look at the 1954 film Sign of the Pagan, starring Jack Palance as Attila and Jeff Chandler as Marcian.
Being released today in 21 cities across the United States, this Malaysian-made film is loosely based on Viking mythology.
If the Anglo-Saxons bemoan about the mist surrounding the Dark Ages, wait till you meet Russians!
Imagine Monty Python and the Holy Grail not as a comedy, but as a serious historical epic! This would be its trailer.
The movie was made entirely in Wales and it has a gritty and raw edge to it that I really enjoyed. The film is fairly fast paced and violent, but not to the point where it’s just swords and flash.