|release date||November 16 2007|
|writer||Roger Avary, Neil Gaiman|
|starring||Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Brendan Gleeson, Robin Wright Penn, Crispin Glover, John Malkovich, Angelina Jolie|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisBeowulf is the oldest written English language myth about a Scandinavian warrior takes on the legendary monster, Grendel.
Shockingly enough, I can’t remember much about a poem I read in 9th grade, so I don’t know how much of the source material was changed/removed for Beowulf. Then again, I DO remember that the story was an oral tale that was told for hundreds of years before being written down, and has been re-translated several times since, so really, it’s kind of difficult to pinpoint what is “faithful” and what isn’t… it’s sort of like the monster movie version of a game of Telephone. …Read More