In 3D, no less.
If you’re into historically accurate period pieces, you will probably burst into flames as soon as the opening credits roll. If you are a gamemaster running the 7th Sea roleplaying game, congratulations: here’s your next Eisen campaign. For folks in between those two poles: it’s a popcorn flick. A very, very, very gory popcorn flick where the curse words flow like gore. I had marvelous fun, but then I have impeccably low tastes in my entertainment; what redeemed the movie in my eyes was that the folks doing it knew what they liked, and knew that pretty much everything that they showed on the screen has a bloody echo somewhere in the old folktales. Plus, the gadgets were not so much anachronistic as they were we-don’t-care-and-neither-do-you. I give extra points for brazen.
Spoiler warning: the bit with the troll was totally telegraphed by making him look like Ron Perlman. Which is all right: I wasn’t in that movie theater for anything deep.