But why do the Krug warriors - basically LOTR's orcs with less intelligence or dexterity - light themselves on fire and then launch themselves via catapult.
While slightly better than the abominable BloodRayne, this is the kind of movie than makes stagnant saber rattlers like Quest of the Delta Knights look like the second coming of Tolkein. In the Name of the King has a cheap look and feel; whether the problems are budgetary or the result of a limited vision, the story and characters never achieve enough of an independent life for this to be worthy of the "homage" label rather than the "rip off" one.
I can't be sure, though.
Just don't say you weren't warned. But generally, I think a bad movie is just a bad movie. It's a lot like Eragonexcept that this movie at least has the virtue of concluding rather than leaving us hanging.
Don't get me wrong, cardboard can be entertaining, so long as some of the other elements of successful filmmaking come together, as well.
Must say though that this movie had better fighting than some other great films that won awards like LOTR and Eragon etc.
Farmer's peaceful existence is about to come to an end, however.
White all show up as key players in this battle for mystical-medieval supremacy - all of which begs the question precisely how Boll manages to enlist such a recognizable if perhaps not altogether credible roster of names to flesh out his little adaptations. Plot[ edit ] In the previous war involving the Kingdom of Ehb, a three-year-old boy was found wandering the field of the Battle of Oxley Pass by the rancher Norick and adopted by the town of Stonebridge.
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And as bad as he was in his role as King Konreid, Burt Reynolds was quite entertainingly cardboard, in my opinion.
As other reviewers have pointed out, the action choreography is lame, the camera work weak, the editing often insane, the art direction and cinematography limited or nonexistent, the musical score pointless at best And perhaps most importantly, where the hell did the ninjas come from.
Gallian seeks the blood of Farmer, who prevails, while Duke Fallow succeeds in mortally wounding the King, who dies after the forces of Ehb force Gallian to retreat.
In the Name of the King: He walked right through the role playing his bored, wig-wearing self, and he was the only thing I could readily remember, months after I had seen this movie.
Even a "B" rated movie is better. But as the second hour closes in it's a nearly unbearable minutes longsome moviegoers may find themselves laughing -- unintentionally, of course.
Empty Mention the name Uwe Boll to any film reviewer whose beat includes genre movies, and you'll probably detect immediate signs of post-traumatic stress disorder. In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Seige Tale (Germany/Canada/United States, ) A movie review by James Berardinelli In the Name of the King is a second-rate regurgitation of The Lord of the Rings.
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In the Name of the King feels small in more ways than one.
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-war Show more.
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