067: A Knight’s Tale
Maximilian Rivera July 4, 2017
By Scott Tennant | @Breakdown_Scott
Premise:After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%
Written and directed by Brian Helgeland, A Knight’s Tale (2001) stars young Heath Ledger, Alan Tudyk, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon, Rufus Sewell, Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy), James Purefoy, and a whole buncha stadium rock
Also featured on this episode:
- GLOW on Netflix
- The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
- Baby Driver (spoiler free)
- Spider-Man: Homecoming and the MCU
- X-Men First Class
- Cold beverages
Questions we ask:
- Do Scott’s memories of this film hold up?
- Does mixing modern music/dialogue help this period piece?
- Is this movie just trying too much?
- Shannyn Sossamon? C’mon girl, that hair?
- Can Paul Bettany get a standalone Geoffrey Chaucer movie?