"We love films and storytellings as a people. It's just a human compulsion to listen to and tell stories."
~Mychael Danna
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Friday, August 25, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC (2006-2009)

Hello!
Here we are for the overall review in my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC (2006-2009):
Based on the Robin Hood legends:
Robin Hood and his Merry Men steal from the rich to give to the poor, and save England. (For more detail visit each season and each episode.)
Season 1 (2006):
Season 2 (2007):
Season 3 (2009):
My Favorite Season: 2
My Least Favorite Season: 3
My Favorite Episode(s):
"The Booby and the Beast" (Season 2, Episode 2)
"Total Eclipse" (Season 3, Episode 1)
My Least Favorite Episode(s):
"Parent Hood" (Season 1, Episode 4)
"We are Robin Hood" (Season 2, Episode 13)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 8!
Script: 9!
Crew:
Directed by:
John McKay
Richard Standeven
Declan O'Dwye
Graeme Harper
Matthew Evans
David Evans
Ciaran Donnelly
James Erskine
Roger Goldby
Douglas Mackinnon.
Alex Pillai.
Patrick Lau.
John Greening.
Created by:
Dominic Minghella
Foz Allan
Starring:
Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
Lucy Griffiths as Marian.
Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
This is just too hilarious.
Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
Sam Throughton as Much.
Joe Armstong as Allan a Dale.
Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
Anjali Jay as Djaq.
Michael Elwyn as Edward.
William Beck as Roy.
Sean Murry as Dan Scarlet.
Jonathan Readwin as Luke Scarlet.
Juliet Seal as Alice.
Kwame Kwei-Armah as De Fourtnoy.
Thomas Lockyer as Joe.
Sam Hazeldine as Owen.
Natasha Alexander as Kate.
Joanna Hornton as Annie.
Matilda Thorpe as Mary.
Lyndon Ogbourne as Rowan.
Tom Beard as Flaxton.
Ryan Winsley as Cedric.
Nikki Amuka-Bird as the Abbess.
Daniel Abelson as Tom.
Charles Dale as "Lucky" George.
Rachael St. Rose as Eleri.
Mark Phoenix as Jailer.
René Zagger as Lambert.
Kelly Adams as Eve.
Rhys Meredith as Harold.
Raji James as Prince Malik.
Clem Tibber as Little, Little, John.
Steven Elder as Luke.
Michael Maloney as Pitts.
Sara Stewart as Davina.
Dexter Fletcher as Count Friedrich
George Anton as Stephan.
Adam J. Brown as Daniel.
Geff Francis as the Smith.
Adam Parkinson as Mark.
Ralf Little as Joseph.
Hannah Storey as Sarah.
Henriett Tanai as Jess.
Josie Lawrence as Matilda.
Matt Devere as Henry of Lowes.
David Bamber as Physician Blight.
Sarah Howarth as Rosa.
Denis Lawson as Windchester.
John Hopkins as John of York.
Tony Slattery as the Canon of Birkley.
Fernanda Dorogi as Beatrice.
Joseph Kennedy as Carter.
Mathew Horne as The Fool.
Lee Ross as Sir Jasper.
Charlie Brooks as Ceris.
Alex Valentin Herceg  as Ceris's Child 1.
Fremont Farkas as Ceris's Child 2.
Kada Haala as Ceris's Child 3.
Stephen Beckett as Legrand.
Andy Hefler as Paxton.
Paul Usher as Ellingham.
Nadim Sawalha as Bassam.
Steven Waddington as King Richard.
Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
Joanne Froggatt as Kate.
Lee Ross as Sir Jasper.
Ellie Darcey-Alden as Mary.
Alexis Latham as Abel.
William Houston as Finn.
Martin Delaney as Tiernan.
Matthew Forbes as Matthew.
Teresa Banham as Rebecca.
Matt Devere as Tar Seller.
Matt Devere as Jack. (Two different roles, two different episodes.)
David Hayman as the Abbott.
Bill Ward as Rufus.
Liam Boyle as Edmund.
Kevin Eldon as Scrope.
Lara Pulver as Isabella. 
Denise Black as Bertha.
James Buckley as Walt.
Toby Stephens as Prince John.
Elliot Levey as Benjamin.
Rebecca Callard as Eleanor.
Robert Pugh as Lord Sheridan.
Ian Gelder as Archbishop Walter.
Nicholas Gleaves as Thornton.
Holiday Granger as Meg.
Charlie Rowe as Young Robin.
Tommy Bastow as Young Guy.
Dean Lennox Kelly as Malcom.
Paul Hilton as Sir Roger.
Sophie Winkleman as Ghislaine.
Ian Reddington as Bailey Longthorn.
Ian Hughes as Swain.
Laura Hegyi as Young Isabella.
Clive Standen as Archer.
Anthony O'Donnell as the Sheriff of York.
Tracy Ann Oberman as Gweneth.
Chook Sibtain as Isabella's Guard.
David Sterne as the Old Man.
Fraser James as Blamire.
Favorite Character: Marian.
Least Favorite: Isabella.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9!
My favorite: "My father used to say that when we die we become stars. If that's true, this time tomorrow we could be lighting up the sky." ("Total Eclipse", Season 3, Episode 1)
Storyline: 6!
Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Now, I made this and it seriously took an hour but I am happy with the result. My sister says there are too many people, but I like it. What do you all think? (Okay, maybe I included too many photos of Robin, but it's what I could find.)
Thank you so much for participating in this Robin Hood BBC watch-along! It has been so much fun, please tell me all your thoughts on it!

Also, I always do a multiple of three for posts per month (how in the world did I come up with that?) but this month I'm not going to. This post makes it 25 and that is already a lot and I don't want to do more. But, you'll see me Sep. 1st!

MovieCritic

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC - Season 3

Hello all you readers of my blog!
This is a review of the last season, 3, of my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3 (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
Returned from the Holy Land, Robin Hood strives to bring justice to England! (For more detail go to each episode)
Favorite Episode(s):
"Total Eclipse",
"A Dangerous Deal".
Least Favorite Episode(s):
"Bad Blood"
"Let the Games Commence"
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 8.
Script: 7.
Crew:
Directed by:
Douglas Mackinnon.
Alex Pillai.
Patrick Lau.
John Greening.
Graeme Harper.
Roger Goldby.
Matthew Evans.
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring: (I'm just putting them in a random order.)
Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
David Harewood as Friar Tuck.
Sam Throughton as Much.
Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
Joanne Froggatt as Kate.
Lee Ross as Sir Jasper.
Ellie Darcey-Alden as Mary.
Alexis Latham as Abel.
William Houston as Finn.
Martin Delaney as Tiernan.
Matthew Forbes as Matthew.
Teresa Banham as Rebecca.
Matt Devere as Tar Seller.
Matt Devere as Jack. (Two different roles, two different episodes.)
David Hayman as the Abbott.
Bill Ward as Rufus.
Liam Boyle as Edmund.
Kevin Eldon as Scrope.
Lara Pulver as Isabella. 
Denise Black as Bertha.
James Buckley as Walt.
Toby Stephens as Prince John.
Elliot Levey as Benjamin.
Rebecca Callard as Eleanor.
Lucy Griffiths as Marian.
Robert Pugh as Lord Sheridan.
Ian Gelder as Archbishop Walter.
Nicholas Gleaves as Thornton.
Holiday Granger as Meg.
Charlie Rowe as Young Robin.
Tommy Bastow as Young Guy.
Dean Lennox Kelly as Malcom.
Paul Hilton as Sir Roger.
Sophie Winkleman as Ghislaine.
Ian Reddington as Bailey Longthorn.
Ian Hughes as Swain.
Laura Hegyi as Young Isabella.
Clive Standen as Archer.
Anthony O'Donnell as the Sheriff of York.
Tracy Ann Oberman as Gweneth.
Chook Sibtain as Isabella's Guard.
David Sterne as the Old Man.
Fraser James as Blamire.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 8.
Storyline: 6.
Overall Score: 7!

Thanks for reading and watching this season with me? Which season is your favorite?

MovieCritic

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 13: "Something Worth Fighting For ~ Part 2"

Hello!
This is the last episode in my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!!!
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 12, The Last Episode: "Something Worth Fighting For ~ Part 2" (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"The people need you, Robin."
With an army surrounding the castle it is all the people can do to hold them off.
"Nock, Draw, Loose!"
For some it will be the last battle.
"Is that not something worth fighting for? Together, FOR ENGLAND!!!!"
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 7, nothing bad but nothing really exciting.
Script: 7, a few bad words.
"Sticks and stones, Hood."
Crew:
Directed by: Matthew Evans.
Created by:
Fox Allan,
Dominic Minghella.
Starring: 
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood. "You're so predictable, Hood!"
2. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne. "There is too much blood on my hands already."
3. David Harewood as Friar Tuck.
4. Sam Throughton as Much.
5. Clive Standen as Archer.
6. Joanne Froggat as Kate.
7. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
8. Lara Pulver as Isabella.
9. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
10. Fraser James as Blamire.
"I saved your ungrateful lives."
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 7,
"I'm sorry, Robin!"
"Not as sorry as she's going to be."
Notes: Now, the ending is pretty good, but if you have seen the show (and only then because it is chock full of spoilers), then here is Olivia's ending. I like it better.
Storyline: 7, there is death, fighting, suggestive stuff, and gruesome stuff.
Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 7!
"I never knew how beautiful sunsets can be."

Thank you all so much for reading! What do you think of the last episode, which ending do you like better?

MovieCritic

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 12: "Something Worth Fighting For ~ Part 1"

Hey Everybody!
This is season 3 episode 12, the second to last episode in my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!
"There's no way out!"
"There's always a way out." You've come this far, you might as well read it.

How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 12: "Something Worth Fighting For ~ Part 1" (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"I think you should save your family whilst you still can."
Robin and the gang are going to try to raid the castle, and then put it in the hands of the people until King Richard returns!
"Everyday you know I wish I could take that back."
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 8, not great but not bad.
Script: 7, bad word and there is some gruesome talk.
"Sometimes the prettiest things can be the most fragile."

Crew:
Directed by: Matthew Evans.
Created by:
Fox Allan,
Dominic Minghella.
Starring: 
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
2. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
3. Lara Pulver as Isabella. "If I disappoint the prince I'll hang like every other noble that's disappointed him."
4. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale. "Why is it always my fault?"
5. Fraser James as Blamire.
6. David Harewood as Friar Tuck.
7. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
8. Clive Standen as Archer.
"Archer what?"
"Just Archer."
9. Sam Throughton as Much.
10. Teresa Banham as Rebecca.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9, "It's harder to cut the spirit with a blade."
Storyline: 7, there is suggestive stuff, death, fighting, and gruesome talk.
"You shouldn't mess with graves."
Good For: Robin Hood fans.
Overall Score: 7!

Thanks for reading! What do you think will happen in the last episode?

MovieCritic

Monday, August 21, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 11: "The Enemy of my Enemy"

Hello everyone!
I can't believe that we are only a few episodes away from the end of my Robin Hood BBC watch-along! Today's episode: season 3, episode 11.
"It can't be that difficult, can it?" No, I can do it!
"How?"
"I don't know, I haven't worked that out yet, have I?"
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 11: "The Enemy of my Enemy" (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
Robin goes to York to help make a jail-break.
"Look, like it or not we share a common goal."
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 6, they aren't that good, and they are a little low and in a few scenes someone isn't wearing a shirt.
Script: 7, there is some gruesome talk.
"Revenge burns the soul, it can destroy."
Crew:
Directed by: Graeme Harper.
Created by:
Fox Allan,
Dominic Minghella.
Starring: 
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood, "You still believe good conquers evil."
2. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne, "That's a very expensive sounding name."
3. Clive Standen as Archer.
4. Anthony O'Donnell as the Sheriff of York.
5. Lara Pulver as Isabella.
6. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
7. Tracy Ann Oberman as Gweneth.
8. Chook Sibtain as Isabella's Guard.
9. David Sterne as the Old Man.
10. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
"We are striving not just to protect Nottingham, but England!"
Music: 10!!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 8, "There are many roads to the same place."
Notes: In one of the scenes there is some kind of bug on Robin's jacket. You can tell they were filming outside.
Storyline: 5, there is really really blah kissing suggestive stuff, gruesome talk, fighting, and death.
Good For: Robin Hood fans.
Overall Score: 7!

Sorry, I couldn't find very many pictures.

By the way, who saw the eclipse? It was so amazing!!

Thanks for reading! Please tell me what you think of this episode!

MovieCritic

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 10: "Bad Blood"

Heyo!
Here we are for one of my least favorite episode of all of Robin Hood BBC, season 3, episode 10.
"Whoa, whoa, what are you doing?" I'm writing a review, can't you see that?
"I have better things to do with my day." That is NOT true, blogging is very fun.
"You really sure you want to do this now?" Well, I was actually hoping to have it out a few days ago, but now will have to do.
Enough talking to myself through quotes.
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 10: "Bad Blood" (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"You were once on a very different path..."
This episode is a journey into the past, revealing past secrets to help someone in the future.
"Our darkest days are now behind us." Are they?...
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 9, pretty good.
My favorite: The last dress we see Ghislaine in in this episode.
Script: 9, "Have you all taken leave of your senses?"
Crew:
Directed by: Roger Goldby
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood. 
2. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
3. Charlie Rowe as Young Robin.
4. Tommy Bastow as Young Guy.
I'm adding this because it is interesting.
5. Dean Lennox Kelly as Malcom.
6. Paul Hilton as Sir Roger.
7. Sophie Winkleman as Ghislaine.
8. Ian Reddington as Bailey Longthorn.
9. Ian Hughes as Swain.
10. Laura Hegyi as Young Isabella.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 8, 
"I'm younger than you and everyone knows that I'm the best shot in the village."
"That's only because you keep telling everyone that."
Notes: Things don't match up, had Robin just forgotten everything? He would have know people. Sorry, that doesn't make any sense, but this review is spoiler-free.
Storyline: 5, there is blood, kissing, death, illness, gruesome things, how Archer is born and really really suggestive stuff!!!! Now do you see why this is one of my least favorite episodes?
Overall Score: 7.

Thanks for reading! Do you dislike this episode as much as I do?

MovieCritic

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 9: "A Dangerous Deal"

Hello!
This is one of my favorite episodes in season 3, but it is also one of my least favorites. What episode is this? Episode 9!
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 3, Episode 9: "A Dangerous Deal" (2009):
Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"This should be interesting."
"Not that interesting."
Things are going well for Isabella until her husband shows up. He demands to be in charge. In an attempt to help Meg, Isabella's friend, tells him where some treasure is. If it is true, then that gold belongs to the people and Robin must get it to them.
"You stay strong!"
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 9, there are some very nice ones!
My favorite: I was trying but I couldn't get a good picture of it. It's Meg's.
Script: 7, there is a bad word.
"The offer's open, but not for forever."
Crew:
Directed by: Graeme Harper.
Created by:
Fox Allan,
Dominic Minghella.
Starring: 
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
2. Lara Pulver as Isabella.

3. Nicholas Gleaves as Thornton.
4. Holiday Granger as Meg. "I'm not 'stupid girl', I'm Meg, and I'm still thirsty."
5. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
6. Joanne Froggat as Kate.
7. Sam Throuton as Much.
8. Gordon Kennedy as Little John. "You don't say much, do you?"
9. David Harewood as Friar Tuck.
10. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 8, "Is your life really that empty that you don't care if you live or die?"
Storyline: 6, there is gruesome things, kissing, corpses, some extremely suggestive stuff, and death.
Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Sorry, these were the only spoiler-free pictures I could find. Sorry that this isn't the best review, "Life's full of disappointment.", but I was trying!

I know I am here to talk about Robin Hood BBC, but my mom came home from a trip and she got me Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)!! I'm so excited about seeing it!!!

Please tell me what you think of this episode!

MovieCritic