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HOW ARTHUR GOT STUCK IN A STONE (PG-13)

King Arthur Never Quite Pulls the Sword

Have you ever set out to enjoy a memorable treat but it turned out differently than you expected? That was what I felt like after seeing Arthur. I wanted to like the film - honestly. It had all the elements of a major motion picture; an underdog protagonist, an evil villain, a mysterious magician, special effects and a skilled director. It should have been a winning combination, but the film got stuck in its own proverbial stone. 
A Re-imagined Legend
In a nutshell, Arthur, born the son of a great king, was robbed of his birthright and raised in a brothel. He had no idea of his birthright, but through a chain of events he was confronted with pulling the sword from the stone, and succeeded where all others failed. What followed was a revolutionary plot to overthrow the tyrant king who had stolen the crown, and to take his rightful place.
Where was the Majesty?
Having been a longtime fan of Arthur and the round table folklore, I was ready for a majest…

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