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Shadowchaser (1992)

Video  -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  2 July 1992 (USA)
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Terrorists with an indestructible robot take over a high-rise hospital in order to kidnap the president's daughter.

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Desilva
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Sarah
Frank Zagarino ...
Romulus
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Trevanian
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Kinderman
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Jackson
Raymond Evans ...
Whiteside
Robert Freeman ...
Blackwood
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Naomi
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Franco
John Chancer ...
Zanuchi
Robert Jezek ...
Leone
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Jonah (as Angie Hill-Richmond)
John Pasternack ...
King
John Guerrasio ...
Blake
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Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, but he's currently in jail for some crime, and the punishment of the future is to be frozen solid for one's sentence. The cops accidentally thaw out the wrong guy, a football player who decides to keep the mistake a secret and help the police in exchange for his freedom. Will he be able to defeat the terrorists and rescue the hostages, despite not knowing the first thing about architecture? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Somebody made him! Somebody programed him to kill! Now it's up to somebody to pull the plug See more »

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Shot at Pinewood Studios, most of the set was used from Alien³ (1992). See more »

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Romulus: [Throwing someone out of a high rise window] It's going to start raining hostages
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Followed by Orion's Key (1996) See more »

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Kove, Eyres, need I say more? Nuff Said.
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Appearing at the height of the director's popularity, thanks to the inescapable, if short-lived, "surrealist action" phenomenon, Project: Shadowcaster (also know as Shadowcaster) is also the most stereotypically Eyres-ish of John Eyres's films, filled with state of the art special effects, surreal environments, complex characters, and oblique commentary on American life (we wouldn't expect any less!). As such, it will leave some viewers raving, others scratching their noodle in frustration. Staring the Martin Kove as Desilva a thawed out football player in an Orwellian American future should be enough to buy ten copies of this rare piece of art history. If Kove and Eyres isn't enough, keep in mind that Kove experimented with sensory deprivation meditations and self-controlled brainwashing techniques pioneered by the church of Scientology in addition to spending weeks along side Dan Marino to prepare for the role of Desilva. Shadowcaster takes "surreal action" to the next level and redefines the word "touchdown!"


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