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Robin Hood

By Matthew Yglesias on May 16, 2010 at 12:58 pm

"Robin Hood"


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Wow. What a mess. Remember when Ridley Scott directed good movies? Among other things, this film features the bizarre decision to do an interpretation of Robin Hood who (a) is not called “Robin Hood,” (b) doesn’t steal from the rich to give to the poor, (c) doesn’t live in Sherwood Forest, and (d) doesn’t fight with the Sheriff of Nottingham. Instead you get a boring and historically confused account of the First Baron’s War.

That said, the Robin Hood Wikipedia article is actually really fascinating.

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