This movie picks up where the series ended; well not exactly where it ended. Instead of continuing where we were when the series ended, we are now two years later. Blake Carrington has just... See full summary »
This movie picks up where the series ended; well not exactly where it ended. Instead of continuing where we were when the series ended, we are now two years later. Blake Carrington has just been released from prison and he is trying to reclaim his empire. And he is also reunited with his beloved Krystle, who until recently was in a coma for sometime. For years he has suspected a foreign consortium of being behind his downfall, and it is true, and these men have brainwashed Krystle to kill him. Written by
Krystle Grant Jennings Carrington:
[to Alexis, after winning yet another catfight]
Now, if you'll excuse me, I have a husband to meet up with, a plane to catch, and a home to get back to. What are your plans? Then again, who gives a damn?
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I was, like any other "Dynasty" fan, happy to see the cast back after a couple years away. This reunion movie answered some questions (rather indirectly) from the series' cliffhanger as to who survived the balcony scene, etc., and certainly delivered on the catfight quotient (who would have thought feathers could fly like that?). The recasting of Adam was a disappointment; Robin Sachs just didn't have the zest of Gordon Thomson (who had taken over the wonderfully zesty role of Mason Capwell on NBC's daytime soap "Santa Barbara"). But the return of Al Corley, who frankly, was always three times as HOT as Jack Coleman (and I'm not even gay -- or male!) as Steven just about redeemed that.
The storyline with the Marshalls and Jeremy Van Dorn was fair, but Sammy Jo! Oh, we were so disappointed in the direction Sammy Jo went with this one! She was voted BRBTV's most matured character over the course of the series run, evolving from a sleezebag opportunist into a smart businesswoman, but here in the reunion movie she de-volves back to just about zero. Yikes.
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