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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)

Video  -  Action | Animation | Sci-Fi  -  15 June 2004 (USA)
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This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail for master villains and she has her sights set on Riddick. And Jack as they cross paths with a ship of body hunters and are brought on board. The captain of the ship, Chillingsworth has an interesting hobby - she captures wanted criminals and makes living statues of them. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Introduces the character of 'Toombs', a bounty hunter voiced by Nick Chinlund, who plays the character in person in The Chronicles of Riddick (2004). See more »

Quotes

Richard B. Riddick: Get her on her feet.
Abu 'Imam' al-Walid: I cannot see!
Richard B. Riddick: You don't want to.
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Pitch Black the morning after
20 February 2005 | by (Clearwater Fl) – See all my reviews

Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury: 5/10: At 30 minutes this stand alone short resembles a Saturday morning cartoon rather than a plot bridge between Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick. (And Lord knows if any movie needed a plot bridge it was Chronicles of Riddick.)

The animation is a mixed bag with a lot of the 3d spaceship work leaving a bit to be desired (to shiny for one thing). And while the voice work is authentic, the story is a true one off throwaway. (Hammy and very unlikely villains happen to pop by.) The story may be a throwaway but it does at least give it points for being coherent. (And Lord knows if any movie needed a coherent story it was Chronicles of Riddick) The action scenes are generally well done with a little violence thrown in for good measure.

Certainly one gets the gut feeling that Dark Fury could have been a lot worse. Despite the decent amount of extras the DVD doesn't really work as a stand-alone product. It would however have made a fine second or third disk in the Chronicles of Riddick or even Pitch Black DVD releases.


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