ANST - bad period movie alert! ....
jyeates at bga.com
Sun Jul 12 11:11:56 PDT 1998
if you like Monty Python (and who dosn't) and bad humour (and who
dosn't)check out a tape rental i stumbles across last night ... "The High
sounds familiar, no? as it should, it's based *very loosely) on the Poul
Anderson novel of the same name (alien invasion scout sets down in
england ... taken over by a medieval army ... attempt to use it to get to
Jerusalem for a Crusade ... double crossed by pilot .. end up elsewhere ..
the barbarians wreck all kinds of havoc in the process ...)
... cheesy special effect, bad dialog, plot? what plot?, see the points
where the money for special effects ran out and they just went ahead and
used the blue-screen backgrounds ....
we have ....one silly frenchman, two smashed ponies (damage report!),
three skewered saracens, alien roasted rabbit, alien lovefest with the lead
singer from motly crew, clone-fu, ale fu, arrow fu, garbage-fu, male chastity
belts, knitted fabric mail, clueless male virgin, medieval industrial rap, ...
pay particular attention to who is playing brother Parvus (how far the
mightly have fallen ... )
one the "groaner scale" we'll give this one a 4.5 ...
... When we hunt, we all function with one mind
... - Boingo, Pedestrian Wolves
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