Okay, Arthur scholars: What’s your favorite film or television version of the King Arthur stories? What will Starz have to do right to win your respect with their upcoming series – Camelot – starring Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green?

I mean, has anybody ever captured the heart of the stories better than Monty Python?

Here’s the surprise: Fiennes isn’t playing Arthur. He’s Merlin.

(Brings back memories of this post, with readers’ ideas about ideal Arthurian casting… and this, Steven Greydanus’s response to the movie King Arthur.)

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