Rupert Sanders gives us an exceedingly grim Grimm universe in this LOTR-inspired fairytale; his sweeping landscapes and sumptuous visuals almost making up for the fact that his source material never comes close to the richness of Tolkien. The tale may be problematic and the characters laughably thin, but there’s no denying that this directorial debut almost wins you over with blazing ambition alone.
If you like reading lots of names this is the new story for you.
HAMMER (not Armie. That’s the other one)
Arnie Hammer is still a dog in it though
Someone tell North Korea there’s something they actually need to mourn