One of the most interesting things about Robin Hood (2018) is that one could transform it to a full-on secondary world tale by altering approximately eight words of the script. It is completely divorced from any specific time and almost entirely unmoored from any sense of place.
Ben Mendelsohn and Tim Minchin upstage everyone else in this movie. The rest do a fine job with the material they’re given, but that’s not saying much, because…
One of the least interesting things is the romance. And the rest of the plot.
While King Arthur: Legend of the Sword felt like an entire season of a television show ruthlessly butchered into a feature film, Robin Hood felt like the first episode of a television show padded out into a feature film.