The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the ...
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The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the beautiful Princess Carissa to protect an enchanted Jewel one of three which together hold the key to the lost city of treasure, Erendor. The missing pair of gems are stashed all too safely in the heavily guarded castle of the wicked Troxartes. His mission clear, Deathstalker rouses his troops and storms the fortress with the power of lightning. And in this fateful battle, one man will survive to witness the magical secrets of Erendor.Written by
Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).
Although the opening scene takes place in the "North" of this country and Troxartas's castle is in the "South," where Deathstalker had to travel by boat, Marinda, who is from the South and had never left her home prior to meeting Deathstalker, is somehow able to find her way north, locate the people from the opening scene, and bring them back south to the battle in about 15 minutes. See more »
[while torturing Deathstalker]
I knew a man like you once. He was wonderfully handsome and strong and brave. He lasted almost a week.
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Ah.....did my ears deceive me or was that the same score from 'Battle Beyond The Stars' AND 'Wizards Of The Lost Kingdom'? Oh yes it was! - which told me right from the start that this movies budget was presumably marginally smaller than a dead dogs IQ.
Still....there is the saying 'cheap and cheerful' so I sat and watched the film with low (but quietly hopeful) expectations.
Now I should point out here that having seen all of the Deathstalker movies, I've only really liked number 2 which took the refreshing step of introducing a highly comedic element into what is intrinsically a very stoic and humourless genre.
However, it was evident within a few minutes, and I was pleased to find that this sequel too, continued the tongue in cheek trend, although it is far more subtle here.
John Allen Nelson assumes the role of the eponymous hero this time around and he does an amiable job, delivering some witty one liners to help the action along.
So far not too bad then.....so why the relatively low rating I have awarded this film?
Well you see, nothing of any interest actually happens!
Sure there is some glorious overacting (especially from Thom Christopher), some atrociously choreographed sword fights, enough daft scenes to sink a Frigate and some exceptionally stupid dialogue....all the things in fact that any self respecting B-Movie should boast, however, it all feels strangely flat here.
Even the usual nudity quotient is ominously low in this instalment! (Shock, Horror!!!!)
To summarise then, whilst this is certainly not a particularly unwatchable movie, it certainly fails to enthral and will probably only be of any real interest to people wishing to view the whole Deathstalker series.
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