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Ice from the Sun (1999)

An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the ... See full summary »

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D.J. Vivona ... The Presence
Ramona Midgett ... Alison
Angela Zimmerly ... Dana
Todd Tevlin ... Aaron
... Matt
Tommy Biondo ... Keith
... Buck (as Jo Palermo)
Tracey Hein ... Pam
Jessica Dodson ... The Vision (as Jessica Wyman)
Charles Heuvelman ... Twisted Priest
Alexander Crestwood ... Drug Runner
Tony Bridges ... Pill Pusher
Leslie A. Unterreiner ... Vikki Tonatair
Michael Bradley ... Steven
Jeremy Wallace ... Hunt 'N' Peck
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An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the devils in hell. Written by Eric Stanze

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Depravity, Hostiliy, Insanity, and other acts of God.

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Could have been an epic film but failed
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

There was so much potential in the film. But it all diminished because of a nonsense story and worst acting ever. I don't mind bad acting ("Pieces" and "Gore Gore Girls" are hilarious). But this movie was supposed to be taken in a serious context. I couldn't believe any of the acting at all. Especially the long one part where we have the whole vital background story bluntly mumbled.

Couldn't the filmmakers embed the background story in a more creative way, rather than just having a girl read it so lifelessly as if she's being forced to read homework? I felt like I was trying to read through those long boring "User Agreement" things, which nobody reads in reality.

After closer listens to the story, I found it to be just fantasy mumbo jumbo. There was no enlightening view points given, which is something I look for in all forms of art that are taken seriously. "Dawn of the Dead" & "28 Day's Later" are good examples of horror movies that teach us something.

It's as if the poor story was just thrown in so they could have an excuse for calling the wild experimentation with cinema a "movie".

All in all, the blunder from that narration really threw me off the whole movie. I couldn't piece together any relevance to the creative bizarre (yet limited to low budget) imagery with the dialogue. The movie died in front of my eyes as far as I'm concerned after that point. Nothing could redeem the film from that horrid narration part. No wonder it's so cheap.

Eric Stanze is a true visionary. He just has to get stronger stories and a better budget. We see crap like "Biker Boyz" cost millions to make while Stanze could create so much more with that kind of money. I really wanted to like this but the story and acting were a huge disappointment.

I should probably mention the crazy parts of the film really are like a Nine Inch Nails video, as others have said. And the film does slide in strange random images, kind of like Oliver Stone. Also, there are some gore parts but it's no "Dead Alive" or "The Beyond" in that department.


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