The Kid Who Would Be King review – The great tale of Excalibur reimagined

The adventure film embraces different elements of the King Arthur legend.

The Kid Who Would Be King is a pleasant enough fantasy for the younger generation in which the legendary tale of Excalibur is updated and given a fresh dimension, this time playing out in modern Britain.

The Kid Who Would Be King review – The great tale of Excalibur reimagined
The Kid Who Would Be King review – The great tale of Excalibur reimagined

The Kid Who Would Be King review – The great tale of Excalibur reimagined

The adventure film embraces different elements of the King Arthur legend.

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Cold Pursuit review – Cold with dozens of dead bodies

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WATCH: First look at J.R.R Tolkien biopic

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