Stranded In Sherwood Forest

ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES Directed by Kevin Reynolds

Screenplay by Pen Densham and John Watson

Kevin Costner as Robin Hood. Modern Hollywood's most likable star playing medieval England's most engaging hero -- this is a parlay that sets moguls dancing. Its ostensibly canny match of star and subject assures that Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves will fill theaters. But will it send moviegoers out enthralled? The message from this cracked crystal ball is: Naaah.

Granted, the picture has the makings. With a series of improbable hits, Costner has proved he can make huge audiences care about dead baseball players and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!