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Riverworld (2010)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  18 April 2010 (USA)
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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

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The afterlife begins here.

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Riverworld - A túlvilág partján  »

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This miniseries was produced for the U.S. SyFy channel, and a large part of the cast consists of actors who have previously appeared in SyFy (previously "SciFi") productions, such as: Tahmoh Penikett and Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica (2004)); Alan Cumming (Tin Man (2007)); Peter Wingfield (Caprica (2009)); Kwesi Ameyaw(Battlestar Galactica (2003) and Eureka (2006)); Arnold Pinnock (Warehouse 13 (2009)). See more »

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Richard Burton: Jessie. Yes, thank you for reminding me. She, uh, gave me a message to give to you. Now what was it?
Matt Ellman: You bastard.
Richard Burton: No, that wasn't it.
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River Rubbish
28 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Despite it coming from SyFy I really wanted to like Riverworld. Although I try not to be a purist, I love the books, and felt that not only Riverworld was a pretty atrocious adaptation but it was awful on its own merits. The special effects are not brilliant by any stretch but they are not as cheap as some of their other efforts, and the lead is pretty good. But they are not enough to make up for the cheesy dialogue, amateurish editing and disjointed and sluggishly-paced story. The characters are nowhere near as easy to empathise with, with the most interesting character of the book now a stereotypical villain, and the acting apart from the lead is roundly poor, either overplaying or struggling with a character that feels superfluous with the story.

In conclusion, although I've seen worse, Riverworld in my view was terrible. 2/10 Bethany Cox


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