Movie Review: THE KING

Movie Review: THE KING


Director: David Michôd
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, Thomasin McKenzie, Lily-Rose Depp

Timothée Chalamet earned rave reviews for his performances in Call By Me Your Name and Beautiful Boy. Now he takes on The Bard in The King, now streaming on Netflix. It’s the early 15th Century and Prince Hal (Chalamet) is the wild child of the dying King Henry IV (Mendelsohn). They don’t have a good relationship to say the least, but upon his father’s death, Hal becomes King Henry V of England. He’s described as the “Drunken boy who now wears the crown” He’s forced to take matters into his own hands and prove himself despite being a drastically different kind of man and ruler than his father.

Here’s my review

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