The King R

The rise of a king, the fall of an empire.
The King
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DVD Features:

  • 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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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 133
Rating: B -- ...between Chalamet's solemn commitment and Pattinson's overt silliness there's an impeccably well made film, that feels authentically grounded when it comes to the costumes and interior decor of the Middle Ages... Full Review
Jan 7, 2020
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
Dec 11, 2019
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
Rating: B -- The kind of questionable interpretation of Shakespeare that would probably have the Bard scratching his head. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dec 11, 2019
Wildly ambitious, thoroughly entertaining and embellished with some snaky moves, Eugene Jarecki’s documentary THE KING is a lot like its nominal subject, Elvis Presley.
New York Times
Jun 21, 2018
Rating: 4/5 -- The plays are about [Hal's] youth and immaturity - his unreadiness to be king - and Chalamet captures that impetuousness. Full Review
Nov 22, 2019
Even before it reaches Presley’s final years, THE KING explores the icon’s challenges and the complex place he occupies in pop culture.
Los Angeles Times
Jun 28, 2018

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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  • UPC: 857490005714
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