Excalibur

Today in Movie History: April 10

1981 was a banner year for science fiction, fantasy and horror movies… perhaps moreso even than 1982, which is usually gited as the high water mark for genre cinema. Two of that year’s bumper crop were released today. First up,¬†Excalibur: John Boorman’s ambitious attempt to cover the entire Arthur legend from conception to death. Its reach exceeds its grasp more …