Review: 'The Green Knight'

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Writer-director David Lowery's The Green Knight opens in select theaters on Friday. At the Lens, critic Andrew Wyatt enthuses over the film's "marvelously weird" vision of a hero's journey:

"Surreal and mutinously languorous, Lowery’s acid-trip take on Arthurian legend has more in common with Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Greek-myth features (Oedipus Rex, Medea) than it does with J.R.R. Tolkien or T.H. White. It is both exhilaratingly archaic and thoroughly modern, a daring attempt to tell the anguished story of a man struggling to understand who he is – and who he should be – via the otherworldly logic of rune-etched myth."

Read on at Cinema St. Louis' The Lens.