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Danielle C. Ryan,
First of all, I didn't expect much from this going into it, which helps with this sort of thing. I was pleasantly surprised.
It's all a matter of expectation. I used to browse the sci-fi sections of the video stores back in the 90s trying to find anything decent and this move was better than a LOT of what I watched back then.
It's better than all of these similar-themed movies I watched back in the day: - Survivor (1987) - Nightfall (1988) - Def-Con 4 (1985) - Cherry 2000 (1987) - Cyborg (1989) - maybe not too much better than this one, but a little.
I would put in on about the same level of cheesy sci-fi action fare as:
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) - Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
(well maybe not as good as the last one)
Seriously though, if you don't expect much of this, you'll probably be entertained.
pretty good action
pretty good low-budget special effects
plot moves along pretty well without too many lags
good make up effects
lots of gorgeous southern Utah scenery
strong lead performances by Chuchran and Sorbo
Overall, I would describe it as a pretty decent Sci-Fi time waster.
And to reference other commenter's' mentions of Morlocks, this movie is WAY better than the Guy Pierce/Jeremy Irons, The Time Machine (2002)!
If you are interested in another Chuchran/Lyde collaboration, The Curse of the Dragon Slayer (2013) is also a pretty decent 80s style fantasy/sword & sorcery flick.
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