The King (2019)

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I want to see this just for the haircuts.

This is Henry V, right? Is it following true history or the Shakespeare play like Laurence Olivier's?

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Is it me or is the shot of the horse running over the dude utterly insane

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The trailer gave me Fassbender Macbeth vibes.

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Artemis wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:37 am
The trailer gave me Fassbender Macbeth vibes.
Probably helps that it's the same DP

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radewart wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 9:15 pm
I want to see this just for the haircuts.

This is Henry V, right? Is it following true history or the Shakespeare play like Laurence Olivier's?
It is Henry V but the fictional John Falstaff is in it. However he also appears to be advising Henry after his ascension so it's not quite an adaptation into plain English either. It is conflating the Henry IV and Henry V plays though since both Henry IV and the Dauphin are characters

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Law wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 11:53 pm
Is it me or is the shot of the horse running over the dude utterly insane
fuk yeh it is

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This was pretty good. It is your basic bread and butter historical drama, but it has flourishes of technical brilliance, and it further proves how Timothée Chalamet is destined to be one of the best actors of his generation.

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