Magic, Mortality, Masturbation, and Meaning in 'The Green Knight'

A fresh take on Arthurian legend explores the experience of "finding out."
Poster for The Green Knight, a silhouette of Dev Patel's character Gawain wearing a crown against a stark red background
Image courtesy of A24

My Turn has proved unpredictable, so it’s only natural that Patrick ended this cycle on The Green Knight, the 2021 film starring Dev Patel as pre-knighthood Gawain of the mythical roundtable of Camelot. The Green Knight is rife with actions turned into symbolism, otherworldly visuals, and a sense that magic and nature are one in the same. And ext time, it’s YOUR turn. Stay tuned for a poll!


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