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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

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The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the sacred Crystal, and the menacing empire of Niflheim is determined to steal it. King Regis of Lucis (Sean Bean) commands an elite force of soldiers called the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king's magic, Nyx (Aaron Paul) and his fellow soldiers fight to protect Lucis. As the overwhelming military might of the empire bears down, King Regis is faced with an impossible ultimatum - to marry his son, Prince Noctis to Princess Lunafreya of Tenebrae (Lena Headey), captive of Niflheim, and surrender his lands to the empire's rule. Although the king concedes, it becomes clear that the empire will stop at nothing to achieve their devious goals, with only the Kingsglaive standing between them and world domination.

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Cast

Sean Bean
as Regis Lucis Caelum
Lena Headey
as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret
Aaron Paul
as Nyx Ulric
Liam Mulvey
as Libertus Ostium
Andrea Tivadar
as Crowe Altius
Liam Mulvey
as Libertus Ostium
Andrea Tivadar
as Crowe Altius
Greg Blackford
as Luche Lazarus
Edward Saxby
as Ardyn Izunia
Greg Blackford
as Luche Lazarus
Gil Darnell
as Clarus Amicitia
Will Bowden
as Pelna (motion capture)
Jon Campling
as Regis Lucis Caelum (motion capture)
Kezia Burrows
as Female (motion capture)
Amanda Piery
as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret (motion capture)
Gil Darnell
as Clarus Amicitia
Neil Newbon
as Nyx Ulric (motion capture)
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Critic Reviews for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

Instead of trying to adapt the video game experience into a film format, Kingsglaive transforms the movie-going experience into something familiar to video game fans. It's essentially a really long cutscene.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
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There's a very real possibility that watching "Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV" could result in brain addlement.

August 18, 2016 | Full Review…
New York Times
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The film's convoluted plot and dense mythology ... may leave even "Final Fantasy" devotees scratching their heads.

August 18, 2016 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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The narrative content of "Kingsglaive" is a barely coherent muddle.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Seattle Times
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Kingsglaive won't set the world on fire, but it might just be the best movie that bears the Final Fantasy name. That's not a high bar, but it's an accomplishment.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Dallas Morning News
Top Critic

This glorified video game trailer combines eye-popping visuals with an eye-crossing story.

August 17, 2016 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

½

Beautiful animation but suffers from an incoherent script and poor editing. Looks more like a long trailer for fans only, to accompany Sony's big launch of the next FFXV game.

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Chrisanne Chin

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