REVIEW: The Northman (2022)

Alexander Skarsgård has transformed himself to play the role that I think he was born to play in THE NORTHMAN – Photo: Universal Pictures.

Directed by Robert Eggers (The Witch) – Screenplay by Robert Eggers & Sjón.

Inspired by Icelandic sagas and Saxo Grammaticus’ Gesta Danorum legend of Prince Amleth of Jutland (the latter of which was supposedly the inspiration for William Shakespeare’s Hamlet), The Northman is a $90 million budgeted epic viking revenge film from Robert Eggers, the director of the relatively low-budgeted indie ‘art house-esque’ horror films The Witch and The Lighthouse. It is a dirty, violent, blood-soaked, and brilliantly-made film, and it is easily Robert Eggers’ most accessible film, even though it definitely isn’t your average big-budgeted action film.

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Marvelous Monday #38 – Getting Gambit A Director

Da Marvelous Monday

While Marvel Studios are about to make Taika Waititi the director of Thor: Ragnarok, Fox is trying to strengthen their X-Men Universe. However, while comic book-savvy people are super excited for Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse, I do sense that Channing Tatum’s Gambit isn’t really getting the same love. Recently the director, Rupert Wyatt, left the project – so let’s try to name a few replacements! Continue reading “Marvelous Monday #38 – Getting Gambit A Director”