Ever because it was first proven off to the world, there’s been loads of curiosity about Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves. At a time when the TTRPG is extra well-liked than ever, and with that 1999 film mainly wiped from the final populace’s minds, it solely is sensible that Hollywood would capitalize on that with big-name actors like Chris Pine and Regé-Jean Web page. Now after some delays, and the precise D&D sport getting caught up in its personal separate controversy, it seems that Honor Amongst Thieves is…fairly good?
Sure, that seems to be the final consensus amongst those that’ve seen it at South by Southwest in Austin, TX! Critics and audiences have known as the film from Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley a reasonably good time with a sport solid and a delightfully enjoyable vitality. And for individuals who’ve frightened in regards to the movie with regard to its supply materials, a few of these impressions have famous that it captures the spirit of the video games fairly nicely. And by the accounts of those that’ve seen it, it doesn’t sound remotely ashamed of itself within the slightest, which is even higher.
Which glowing reward as seen above, Paramount’s undoubtedly going to be bragging about these quotes within the weeks earlier than D&D’s launch. The studio had a really robust yr with movies like Prime Gun: Maverick and Scream 5, plus shock hits like Smile and The Misplaced Metropolis. Between D&D and this weekend’s Scream 6, Paramount’s beginning off 2023 fairly strongly forward of later releases like Mission Not possible: Useless Reckoning and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves hits theaters on March 31. We right here at io9 weren’t at SXSW and didn’t get an opportunity to see it—however we’ll hopefully have a evaluate of the movie nearer to its launch.