Sadly, EW doesn't share the love; or, rather, some of it's writers don't.
From the review of the Beowulf DVD, written by Ken Tucker:
"Zemeckis says in a making-of that this film has 'nothing to do with the Beowulf you were forced to read in junior high - it's all about eating, drinking, killing, and fornicating.' To which I can only respond, Oh, you poor, deluded baby boomer: Bob, do you think young people in 2008 have an Old English epic poem on the syllabus? American literacy is lucky if junior high schoolers get a stray Hemingway short story into their diet of crappy young-adult novels."
Wow. What, does Tucker get paid for how many groups he can insult at one time?
Excuse me. I'm going back to reading some young-adult novels.
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