King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword is directed by Guy Ritchie, who most recently helmed Man From U.N.C.L.E and is probably most familiar to many of you for his work with Robert Downey Jr.'s Sherlock Holmes films.
KA:LotS stars Charlie Hunnam as the titular character. Other notable actors include Jude Law as Arthur's evil uncle Vortigern, and Djimon Hounsou as one of Arthur's mentors.
KA:LotS chronicles Arthur's acquisition of the weapon and the throne from Vortigern who obtained the latter after assassinating his brother, former king Uther played by Eric Bana. (Some very obvious parallels to Hamlet here.)
The acting is fine. Just fine. No one overats nor is any performance spectacular. Hunnam and Law perform their roles well. Arthur is witty. Such is the case for the script in general, which is an typical trait of Ritchie's works.
The special effects are satisfactory most of the time. In at least two instances they are disengaging.
Though I feel that slow motion is overused in modern cin