(Not Really) Random (Blu-ray) Movie Mention: “EXCALIBUR” (1981)

Well, Kids…

…Since Sleep Is Eluding My Grasp Once Again…

…I Decided To Pop-On Another Of My New Blu-ray Flicks.

This Time ’round It’s…

EXCALIBUR

(1981)

…Directed By…

JOHN BOORMAN

…And Starring…

NIGEL TERRY

&

HELEN MIRREN

&

NICOL WILLIAMSON

&

NICHOLAS CLAY

&

PATRICK STEWART

&

GABRIEL BYRNE

…And…

LIAM NEESON

!!! !!! !!!

!!! !!!

!!!

You Already Know Some Of The Story, Kids.

Young “ARTHUR” (NIGEL TERRY) Removes The Sword (EXCALIBUR) From The Stone…

…And On That Day, He Becomes KING!

The Film Chronicles The Life Of “ARTHUR”…

…From His Birth…

…To His Pseudo-Adoption By “MERLIN The WIZARD” (NICOL WILLIAMSON)

…To The Removal Of The Sword From The Stone And His Becoming “KING ARTHUR”…

…To The Knights Of The Round Table…

…To “LANCELOT” & “GUENEVERE” And Their Forbidden Love Affair…

…To The Search For The Holy Grail…

…Etc Etc Etc.

The Film Itself Is Almost Breathtaking, It’s So Damned Realistic.

It’s Loaded With Lush Visuals…

…Showing-Off Its Attempt At Being THE Quintessential “KING ARTHUR” Epic.

There Have Been Many Flicks Made About The Story Of “KING ARTHUR”…

…But None Have Bothered To Capture So Well The ENTIRE STORY…

…From Beginning To End…

…In Just One Epic Flick.

EXCALIBUR

…Does Its Best To Do Exactly That.

:D

This 30TH Anniversary Edition On The Blu-ray Is Lusciously Gorgeous.

I Can Honestly Say…

EXCALIBUR

…Is One Of THE BEST Blu-ray Transfers I’ve Yet Seen.

Trust Me, My Peeps, That’s A TRUE Compliment.

I Don’t Know How Many Times I’ve Seen…

EXCALIBUR

…Though I’d Wager It’s More Than A Dozen.

But I’ve NEVER Seen It Quite Like This.

It Is Beautiful In Its Grittiness.

The Battle Scenes Are Amazing.

There Was No Expense Spared In Terms Of The Costumes And Set-Pieces.

Wonderful.

Simply Wonderful.

:D

If You’re Like Me…

…And Love A Classic Story…

…Told With True Passion By Its Filmmakers…

…From The Director…

…To The Actors…

…To The Art-Department…

…To The Special-Effects Team…

…Then I Can EASILY Recommend You Check-Out…

EXCALIBUR

!!! !!!

Fo SHO, My Peeps!

Fo SHO, Indeed!

;)

:D

I Sure Hope Some Of Y’all Got Some Sleep.

Lord Knows I Didn’t, But What’Ya’Gonna’Do, Ya Know?!

Why Waste Time Trying To Sleep When You Know It’s Not Going To Happen?!

EXACTLY!

I Was Thinking The Same Thing, Kiddies.

When In Doubt, BLOG.

When You Can’t Sleep, And Trying Isn’t Helping Matters, BLOG.

Sooo…

…That’s What I’m Doin’!!!

What’s YOUR Excuse For Being On The Damned Computer This Late/Early?!?

You Know Mine.

I Wanna Know Yours.

‘Tis Only Fair, My Peeps.

‘Tis Only Fair, Indeed.

;)

Catch Ya Later, Kids.

:)   :D   :)

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3 responses to “(Not Really) Random (Blu-ray) Movie Mention: “EXCALIBUR” (1981)

  1. I love Excalibur. Saw it on the big screen in Manhattan about a million years ago. Gotta pick up this blu ray soon. I really like the blog. Good job. Love your Ming The Merciless background. I’m actually reviewing Flash Gordon right now. lol :D

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  2. Reblogged this on "You Jivin' Me, Turkey?" and commented:

    I’m Popping Someone’s “EXCALIBUR” Cherry, Right Now.
    I Still Can’t Believe There Are Human Beings Alive Whom HAVEN’T Seen This One!
    No Matter. Makes It That Much Better When I Finally Get To Show It To Them!
    Wow.
    I Also Just Realized How Almost Dirty Everything I Just Typed Is.
    Hmm.
    Hahahahaha
    -B.

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