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Sands of Oblivion (2007)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  28 July 2007 (USA)
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In 1923 legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille finished the epic film _Ten Commandments, The (1923)_. After filming was completed, he bulldozed the sets into the Guadalupe Sand Dunes of ... See full summary »

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In 1923 legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille finished the epic film _Ten Commandments, The (1923)_. After filming was completed, he bulldozed the sets into the Guadalupe Sand Dunes of the central California coast. Hi reasons for doing so were very mysterious. This story gives an explanation as to why he did it. There was actually a legitimate Egyptian artifact amongst the props but they didn't know which one was trapping the spirit of an Egyptian avenging god. Mysterious murders and accidents while making the film brings things back to the surface today and it starts all over again. Written by anonymous

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A wonderful idea that sadly fizzles out
6 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sands of Oblivion is not a bad movie, it's just that it is not a particularly good one either. It did have potential to be though, with one of the best ideas SyFy ever had. The acting while not great is pretty decent, the dune buggy chase is exciting, the film is photographed quite nicely in more places than not and there is some striking scenery. However, the special effects are uneven, none of them are as bad as the ones(for example) for Titanic II but while some are serviceable, others are on the cheap side. The script is rather lazy and never consistent in tone, the story lacks thrills, a genuine sense of adventure and suspense for a movie typical of this genre and is never sure of what it wants to be and the characters are underdeveloped and clichéd(not just genre clichés but SyFy clichés too). In conclusion, lacklustre, had a wonderful idea and started off promisingly but fizzled out. 4/10 Bethany Cox


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