Been reading a lot of press in the local media lately about Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe’s new venture together, the latest incarnation of cinematic legend Robin Hood. No doubt being given the Gladiator-frenetic-rapid-shutter look by directorial genius Scott, and looking for all the world like a genuine epic, this tiny quality trailer comes to us thanks to the good folks over at YouTube. It hints at the realistic nature Scott has chosen to deliver this film in, a far cry from the sugar coated utterly-PG Prince of Thieves version we endured from big Kevin a few years back. Personally, I think it’s a great teaser trailer, almost bereft of dialogue, only allowing the various images to play out to the haunting, lyrical refrain from whatever trailer composer they hired this time out. It smacks of Gladiator II, but those final bow-and-arrow shots really give heft to the concept of the franchise not completely being outdated. Looks sweet!
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