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ROBIN HOOD: THE REBELLION - There's Another Robin Hood Film In 2018! - Movies In Focus
Movies In Focus has been a fan of the Robin Hood legend since watching Robin Of Sherwood as a kid in the mid-1980s. Of course I like the Erroyl Flynn and Kevin Costner versions and even Ridley Scott’s Russell Crowe starrer has something to offer (is it any wonder I now live in Nottingham?). The big hype in 2018 is the Otto Bathurst-directed/Taron Egerton-starring Matrix-style version of the legend hitting the big screen in November – but there’s a smaller version of the hooded man hitting the small screen too. Described as ”The Raid meets Die Hard with a medieval twist’‘, Robin Hood: The Rebellion will be released on Digital HD and DVD from 5 November by Signature Films. If you need a reason to watch – this version has the mighty Brian Blessed as Friar Tuck! Ben Freeman (whoever he is) plays Robin and James Oliver is the Sheriff Of Nottingham. Here’s the trailer: The synopsis: After Maid Marian is kidnapped by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood must get a band of men together in order to save her. Many are reluctant, given that they are massively outnumbered by the Sheriff’s forces – but those that do join Robin will stop at nothing to [...]