Mighty Morphin’ Lancelot! (Lancelot: Guardian of Time 1997) (Review)

Any time that I watch a low-budget Arthurian film, something almost always happens—I either eagerly devour the movie due to how terrible it is, or I find myself knocking myself out because I am so bored. Thankfully, director Rubiano Cruz’s late-nineties spin on the legend was easy to watch. It was, dare I say, all…Read more »

Let’s Read: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Ch.2)

And we’re back!   Previously, we left off with the giant green doofus wrecking Arthur and company’s lovely banquet. I’m not sure how long it took to cook that meal, but if I was the chefs, I would be pissed. Regardless, the mean, lean, green killing-machine challenged the knights to a ridiculous bet involving blows to…Read more »

New Medievalism Today: Understanding How Late Capitalism Redefines the Past

Over the past few months, I have been busy participating in what has been a crash course in what I vaguely call “new medievalism”, or, neo-medievalism. Vague because the term “medievalism” has a deeply confusing history and is intertwined with everything from linguistics to academic discipline. But, beyond the semantics of what it means to…Read more »