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'King Arthur' Goes Light on Legend

NPR's Bob Mondello reviews the new film King Arthur. He says the movie falls short because not only does it fail to follow the Arthurian legend, but all the dialogue, action scenes and wardrobe just seem silly.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.