Film School Dropouts 2017: Week 4 - Swashbuckler
The Adventures of Robin Hood
I've personally never been much beholden to the whole swashbuckling pirate/knights/Baghdadian thieves thing. It's probably a symbiotic combination of being much too late (by like four decades) for the cinema trend as a child and not playing those archetypal fantasies. Born long after the cinema had made its own pantheons (and cycled through those, and generated more), I was, like my peers, more of James Bond/Star Wars/Aliens kinda youth.
So with this week's topic I was starting from a position both oblivious and relatively disinterested. Hampered by a short-notice lack of access, my hand was forced to Caribbean (ahh thank you Netflix,…