Full Movie Reviews
goodfellamike - wrote on 10/26/2008
If you don't already think that Uwe Boll is the greatest director of video-game to movie transfers, this tepid mess of a fantasy epic is not likely to change your mind. I have never played any of the video games he bases his films on, nor am I ever going to, because after this debacle it's still hard to find any enjoyment from gravity-defying stunts, aweless magic and characters with an emotional level as deep as a bottlecap. I'm ripping on both the video games and this film.
I haven't seen a worse film, ironically, since Boll's own House of the Dead back in 2003. The worst film in between then and now is another Boll masterpiece, Alone in the Dark; it's ironic that Boll's Bloodrayne (which got some of the harshest reviews ever) is, in my opinion, his best movie, though a 'C minus' …
Delorted - wrote on 01/15/2008
Hey, did you hear? Uwe Boll has a brand new movie out called “In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale.” Judging by those two facts alone, you can be sure this will be an awful week for movies.
The plot simmers aroud a farmer, Farmer (Jason Statham) who loses his son to an evil sorcerer, Gallian (Ray Liotta), and he sets off to avenge the boy’s death and bring peace to the land. Meanwhile, King Konreid (Burt Reynolds) is being plotted against by his nephew Duke Fallow (Matthew Lillard), who hopes to be king when Konreid dies. Original enough for you?
Boll has made some really bad movies in his time, but this one brings a new low to his career. There’s not one point during the movie where you know what’s going on, and even if you think you do, something happens to make the plot …