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Excalibur [1981] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Nigel Terry
Excalibur [1981] [DVD] DVD ~ Nigel Terry
5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Because everything about this film is so over-the-top, it was my favourite movie as a child (yes, my Dad edited out Uther's and Morgana's sex scenes). I bought it on DVD a few years back and, while I found parts of it still arresting (the locations, the music, the camerawork on some shots like the dead Gawain on horseback), it hasn't aged well. Nicol Williamson's camp turn as Merlin would be better suited to pantomime, and Nigel Terry and Cherie Lunghi just aren't a convincing lead couple. An interesting but very flawed film.

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