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Hercules [2014]

Hercules directed by Brett Ratner (the Rush Hour series, 21 [2008], Horrible Bosses [2011]), and starring The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) is a forgettable Sword & Sorcery (Sandal) action…

Red Sonja [1985]

Red Sonja is unquestionably a terrible film. I believe it’s one that falls into the ‘so bad its good’ category. The acting is atrocious. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who openly…

The Sword and the Sorcerer [1982]

I’m bored! I’m sick and tired of watching these predictable, low-budget sword & sorcery films that all appeared in the four year period from 1981-85. From the horribly…

Conan the Barbarian [2011]

Starring not Arnold Schwarzenegger (Jason Momoa –best known for his role as Khal Drogo) in the eponymous role, this film wasn’t quite the stinker I had expected. My…

Dragonslayer [1981]

Many of the reviews of this early 80s sword & sorcery film would have you believe that it has a complexity much greater than is immediately apparent. Some…

Fire and Ice [1983]

  Not quite sword & sorcery film; Fire and Ice is in fact an animation directed by Ralph Bakshi, maker of such gems/ duds as Fritz the Cat…

Hawk the Slayer [1981]

Probably because it was made before Conan the Barbarian, and possibly because of budget restrictions; Terry Marcel (Writer/Director) and Harry Robertson’s (Writer/Producer/Composer) Hawk the Slayer is a pretty…

The Beastmaster [1982]

Sporting that Luke Skywalker early 80s bob-mullet thing, Mark Singer, famous for Beastmaster 1, 2, & 3, and the Beastmaster television series, as well as the original V,…

Kull the Conqueror [1997]

Based on Conan the Conqueror, which was the working title for what was originally the third planned Arnie film, (after Barbarian and Destroyer) with only minor changes, Kull…

Conan the Destroyer [1984]

Two years later and commercially much more successful than the first film, Conan the Destroyer had a much higher budget than its predecessor. Sadly, it isn’t nearly as…