The King R

The rise of a king, the fall of an empire.
The King
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 2, 2018
  • Originally Released: 2017
  • Label: Oscilloscope
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Note: The King was Here - a video series produced by The King team:
    • Detroit - with Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
    • Hollywood - with M. Ward
    • Nashville - with Emi Sunshine and The Rain/Emi Sunshine solo
    • New York - with Immortal Technique
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Total Count: 133
The American Dream is a conceit that’s woven into the fabric of the country....Eugene Jarecki uses the life of Elvis Presley as an allegory for the lifespan of America, and the death of that dream. -- Grade: A-
A.V. Club
Jun 20, 2018
If you are a bigger fan of the genre, there might be more to enjoy, but for me, The King felt long and tonally confused. None of the performances are bad, but Timothée Chalamet does not stand out as much as he should in this central and classic role. Full Review
Film Inquiry
Nov 28, 2019
3 stars out of 4 -- THE KING has a restless, kaleidoscopic, take-a-snapshot-and-move-on energy. In many ways, it's a documentary about everything, it's a documentary about 'then' and it's a documentary about 'right now.'
RogerEbert.com
Jun 22, 2018
Edgerton plays Falstaff's drunken buffoonery as an old warrior's self-medication, not a fool's personality. But most of all I liked the fight scenes, which unromantically depict the grim, ugly slog of medieval combat. Full Review
ScreenHub
Dec 11, 2019
This handsomely mounted biopic is an overall muddled depiction of a critical period in European history. Full Review
Cinemalogue
Nov 29, 2019
Rating: 9/10 -- For fans of historical drama and medieval action, The King is a must-see. Full Review
Fiction Machine
Nov 28, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- The plays are about [Hal's] youth and immaturity - his unreadiness to be king - and Chalamet captures that impetuousness. Full Review
Filmspotting
Nov 22, 2019

Product Description:

Elvis Presley's stardom and the cultural shockwave he created is examined for. His audiences were both black and white in a time when racial tension was at its peak. Forty years after his death, his Rolls Royce is driven across the U.S. Featuring Alec Baldwin, James Carville, Ethan Hawke, Lana Del Rey, and more. Directed by Eugene Jarecki.

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  • Sales Rank: 97,311
  • UPC: 857490005714
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