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Patrick Muldoon is the modern Sinbad, except that he looks like a guy in his forties with a cheap black hair dye. I wonder if they were using the Ronco spray for his hair? This guy makes Robert Downey, Jr. look like Arnold and Stallone rolled into Superman. Muldoon has a beer gut, a paunchy look like he has never been in a gym in his entire life, and a sagging jowl and wrinkled face. Naturally, his hottie sidekick, Laura Desage, is in her twenties and can emote. That is the other problem.
Muldoon always looks like he just came from stocking the beer cooler at the local gas station. He has no charisma or personality. His facial expression never changes, and he acts as if he were being paid minimum wage, which is probably true in this case. Desgage on the other hand, tries to be in character, and she does a decent job of reacting to imaginary creatures (cartoon like FX) as if it were real. The main problem comes when Muldoon and Desage are together, and you can see that there is absolutely zero chemistry. It is painful to watch.
I won't rip the FX beyond what everyone else has noted. I would add that even the commando scenes were awful. Instead of something that looks like machine gun fire and bullet casings, they were using cartoon flashes of yellow stars to show that the commandos were shooting their guns. This reminded me of the Batman TV series, and the only thing missing was the action bubbles with POW! BANG! KA-POW! to further illustrate the action. The sound effects were awful, and the gun shots sounded like someone hitting a hammer against a piece of iron, which is probably what it was.
Bo Svenson plays the father of Desage, and I have no idea why he is in the movie, except to tell Desage that he missed her. Even though Svenson was never a top actor, he was in at least one James Bond movie; and this Sinbad film is a long fall from James Bond. It was kind of sad to see him in this film. I was moved to check if there was a Bo Svenson Fund so I could send some money to the homeless shelter.
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