By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/14/2010 - 15:00
Robin Hood may start with an inventive battle scene featuring all the ingenious, raw trappings of Medieval warfare—crude bombs, hot tar being poured on soldiers over a castle wall, whooshing arrows that the camera follows from bow to someone’s eye—but that’s not what makes it a worthy addition to a long list of Robin Hood movies that stretches back to Hollywood’s early years. What’s satisfying about the flick is that it mixes the action with a story that goes beyond a dude in tights taking from the rich and giving to the poor.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/11/2010 - 18:00
As the paranoid, self-indulgent King John in Robin Hood, Miami native Oscar Isaac steals every scene he’s in. We recently caught up with the sexy, rising Cuban-Guatemalan actor (you’ve seen him in Che, Body of Lies, All About the Benjamins and The Nativity Story) and asked about playing a mean-ass white guy and jamming with Russell Crowe between takes.
Your performance as King John was fun and scary at the same time. How did you prep for the role?