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Riverworld (2010)

TV Movie  -   -  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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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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Amalie Fabarge: When I was a student, there was a boy. He didn't like the idea of women becoming engineers. So he came to my school and he shot every woman he could find. I remember, when he aimed his rifle at me, his eyes were blank. Reality didn't matter, other people's lives didn't matter, only the puppet show inside his head. You have the same eyes.
Richard Burton: If you had seen what I have seen, your eyes would be dead, too.
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made me want to read the book
5 April 2010 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

well, guys, i don't know how to start this one as i wasn't fascinated with this movie, but not entirely disappointed with it either. the main point is that the story got me enough to want to read the books. had i read them beforehand, perhaps i wouldn't have liked the movie, but as i haven't - for me it was an OK movie. the fact that it was made for TV explains a lot about the budget and acting. let me share a few words about that: firstly, i guess - maybe i'm in just a good mood, or maybe i accept that not every movie can have a Transformer/Terminator/StarTrek visuals; in the end, if you're a grownup sci-fi fan and have seen it all, perhaps you can accept the lack of effects. now the acting is somewhat more bitter an issue, irritating at times, but like i said, i'm a forgiver this time and will blame it all on the director and writers. there were a few attempts to create more sensible moments, but they rather failed to touch. i'll stop here and just say - you maybe disappointed, but its not a horrible movie, its made for TV, so the standards are low; the story is developed enough for a person not familiar with the books to get interested and keep watching to the end.

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