Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
The thief Gaston escapes dungeon of medieval Aquila thru the latrine. Soldiers are about to kill him when Navarre saves him. Navarre, traveling with his spirited hawk, plans to kill the bishop of Aquila with help from Gaston.
A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage's dangerous future when he is recruited to help a princess foil the designs of a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer in conquering a land.
From the sky will come the Black Fortress. From the Fortress will come the Slayers to devour the planet of Krull. Then shall a girl of ancient name become queen...she shall choose a king...and together they shall rule the planet. And their son shall rule the galaxy.Written by
According to Special Make-up Designer Nick Maley, the special effects character of the Beast was "the first self-contained animatronic suit... providing not only facial movement but also lung, heart and body-fluid movement all without a single external cable! . . .The Emerald Sear transformation puppet, which was intercut with a non 3-D transformation make-up, attracted the welcome attention of the great Dick Smith". See more »
When Rell the Cyclops is being crushed supposedly between two solid walls, there is no blood, internal organs or any other mess that one would expect to see. See more »
The creature was a bit too cheesy, but the story was enthralling, the score is beautiful, and the acting was surprisingly good.
It's very much like a fairy tale, but futuristic at the same time. It begins in a castle that is part medieval, part sci-fi. There is a prophecy that the beast and his slayers (the evil force of the movie) will be brought down by the union of these two families that have previously been enemies (somewhat Romeo and Juliet). The fighting family theme doesn't last long. The slayers delay the wedding by kidnapping the bride, Lyssa and taking her to the black fortress. The black fortress appears in new locations every 24 hours, and finding it will take the groom, Colwyn, on many different paths. I won't spoil the film, but the adventure that unfolds as Colwyn tries to rescue her was incredible, and at times scary. Be on the lookout for a cyclops, flying horses, giant spiders, and many more wonderful surprises.
This is definitely a movie for those who enjoyed Willow or The Princess Bride.
Added bonus: seeing Liam Neeson before anyone knew who he was.
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