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Movie Review

Medieval tale assaults viewers' patience

Jason Statham (second from left), Leelee Sobieski (center), and Brian White (second from right) star in 'In the Name of the King,' which is adapted from the video game Dungeon Siege. Jason Statham (second from left), Leelee Sobieski (center), and Brian White (second from right) star in "In the Name of the King," which is adapted from the video game Dungeon Siege. (Boll KG and Brightlight Pictures)
By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / January 12, 2008

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The new Jason Statham endurance contest "In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale" is about a medieval farmer named Farmer. After warrior goblins kill his son and steal his wife, he vengefully ventures after her. This is the sort of movie where men stand blankly over dead loved ones, then start digging. Masculine stoicism or emotional botox? ... (Full article: 495 words)

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