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...

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