Dating back to the time of Jesus Christ, an ancient relic known as the Loculus has been fought over by the forces of light and darkness down the centuries. Created in 50 AD, the wood panels... See full summary »
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Dating back to the time of Jesus Christ, an ancient relic known as the Loculus has been fought over by the forces of light and darkness down the centuries. Created in 50 AD, the wood panels of the Loculus are emblazoned with two images: the Ankh symbol - a looped crucifix - and the Caduceus - a rod entwined with two serpents. On its perilous journey through history, the Loculus was further adorned with more arcane mystical imagery including pentagrams, hexagrams, a crucified serpent, the naked human form divine and a hermaphrodite. And many have tried to unlock the secret of the sacred artefact - a secret only a chosen few know contains profound and overwhelming ramifications for mankind. In 1299 a Jewish alchemist's attempts to unravel the enigma ended in disaster. And in 1710 Sir Isaac Newton, discoverer of the laws of gravity and a foremost member of the Masonic Order of the Knights Templar, also strove to answer the riddle. But with the art of science in its infancy, Newton ... Written by
I picked this up from a video shop, attracted by the novel idea and the perceived mark of quality given by Terrence Stamp. What a mistake. The acting is incredibly poor, the dialogue is genuinely embarrassing at times and the initially promising plot quickly descends into 'running around screaming' and off the shelf ideas before collapsing into farce (the final scene with Udo Kier made me cringe - I kept expecting him to grow a moustache and start twirling it!). Add to this the fact that there is no ending, just the set up for a sequel (which must be highly unlikely now) and you have a film with nothing to recommend except an interesting idea. Just watch ANYTHING else - it really is that bad...
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