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Anne K. Black
Stuck in a life of indentured servitude, Marek dreams of becoming a wizard. When she meets a beautiful priestess, Teela, in need of help, Marek escapes her master and puts together a team of adventurers and embarks on an epic quest to free Teela's sister from a vicious ogre.
When the group enters the cave to escape from the orcs, Dagen is out of arrows. When he has just left the cave and and follows to get him to come back, his arrow pouch is full again when they meet outside the cave. See more »
We must hurry! This country is unsafe at night.
At night? I can hardly imagine anything worse than this country during the day!
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Another wonderful surprise from Arrowstorm Entertainment
I've been a loud advocate of Saga: The Shadow Cabal movie. It was a film with a good story, character development, realistic fights and obvious dedication from all concerned. While some other Arrowstorm movies were not so fortunate, that movie's quality by itself has kept me interested in watching everything they come up with. Mythica is not as good as Saga, in my opinion, but it comes damn close and, what's more important, it does so while being a completely different type of movie.
But first, let's get Kevin Sorbo out of the way. Despite his many horrible performances, I still like the guy and wait for him to do something really good. Mythica is not it because Sorbo doesn't really play in this film. He has a very small role as a wizard from which the main character has learned spells, then he leaves. It's the kind of bait-and-switch thing that I DO NOT appreciate.
Luckily, the rest of the story and the characters were entertaining and, rarely seen these days, following an actual script. Not an adaptation of a book, not actor improvs, a real story, with a start, and believable characters. Bravo! Even better, the lead protagonist is a woman. Not a scaredy cat, not a damsel in distress, not an idol of pure virginal goodness, not a scantily dressed big breasted warrior, but a complex person, with both good, bad, and ugly, and a motivation that made sense.
Not everything is rosy though. The sound quality was bad. I know doing good sound is difficult and expensive, but it was one of the more damaging flaws of the film. Then the story is more like an episode in a series. It starts with an orc attack, looking for a magical stone, but by the end of the film - complete with a to be continued - nobody explains what the stone does and why it is important. A good introduction for the characters, it probably continues the story in Mythica 2, for which they just released the trailer. That's not to say that the film cannot stand alone. This is not some 50 page story split into three films, it's just the first chapter of a saga that I can't wait to see how it unfolds.
Personal wish, bring back Danielle Chuchran, she was awesome in SAGA and a female fighter that raised the bar to a level that the scenes in Mythica sadly do not reach. Other than that, great fun film, congratulations Arrowstorm!
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