The Kid Who Would Be King
Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he's just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.
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Critics Of "The Kid Who Would Be King"
Sunday Times (UK)
February 18, 2019 It might be too quaint a film for some tastes, and it's surely too long...but the characters are likeable, the scattered jokes are funny and the action scenes work.Read in Source
One Room With A View
February 21, 2019 [Joe] Cornish delivers his version of a sword-and-sorcery adventure with the intelligence and sensitivity that kids' films deserve, but do not always receive.Read in Source
Sunday Independent (Ireland)
February 18, 2019 It feels like an old school kids' adventure film, the characters are a bit bland, there is no great sense of peril and it is a little earnest, but it's fun and light and not a bad midterm outing.Read in Source
January 25, 2019 It falls short of enchanting but it's never less than fun and likable. Watch it through the eyes of your inner teenager and you'll have a blast.Read in Source
January 24, 2019 A fantasy-adventure inspired by Arthurian legends that, although perfectly entertaining for children in the age 8-12 bracket, may be a bore and a chore for adults.Read in Source
January 24, 2019 [Cornish] wisely speaks the language of children without talking down to them.Read in Source
February 20, 2019 Cornish provides heart, jollity and a timely reminder of how far honour goes in this throwback to legendary, adolescent-led blockbusters.Read in Source
Wall Street Journal
January 25, 2019 It's a charming notion, worked out zestfully by the writer-director, Joe Cornish, until the charm falls victim to familiar CGI Halloweenery.Read in Source
February 14, 2019 This movie is sentimental in all the right places, and impossible to dislike.Read in Source
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 25, 2019 Cornish is offering a kind of movie they just don't make anymore - expansive live-action adventure tales unabashedly aimed at young people, not the adults charged with taking them to the cinema.Read in Source
The Mail on Sunday (UK)
February 18, 2019 It starts off looking like telly but gets better in likeable leaps and bounds.Read in Source
March 05, 2019 Similar in tone to 80s movies like The Goonies and ET: The Extra Terrestrial, this is entertaining fare... but never quite funny or exciting enough to become a family classicRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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