Browsing the archives for the Sword & Sorcery tag

Hearts and Armour (1983)

Country: Italy Starring: Rick Edwards, Barbara De Rossi, Tanya Roberts, Ron Moss, Leigh McClosky, Tony Vogel, Maurizio Nichetti, Zeudi Araya Director: Giacomo Battiato Writer: Giacomo Battiato, Sergio Donatti Cinematographer: Dante Spinotti Music: Cooper and Hughes Producers: Nicola Carraro, Franco Cristaldi Original Title: I Paladini – storia d’armi e d’amori Hearts and Armour is essentially a […]

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Ator IV: Quest for the Mighty Sword (1990)

AKA: Ator III: Hobgoblin, The Lord of Akili Country: Italy Director: Joe D’Amato Starring: Eric Allen Kramer, Margaret Lenzey, Donal O’Brian, Dian Morrone, Chris Murphy, Laura Gemser, Marisa Mell Editor: Kathleen Stratton Cinematographer: Joe D’Amato Writer: Joe D’Amato Music: Idra Music, Carlo Maria Cordio Producer: Carlo Maria Cordio Ator IV is inept on every level. […]

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Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson Starring: Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurosson, Sarah Polley, Eddie Marsan, Martin Delaney, Tony Curran, Rory McCann, Ronan Vibert Music: Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson This review is not for the recent 2007 CG animated version starring Ray Winstone, but the live action version starring Gerard Butler. The film features plenty of swordplay […]

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