The Rise of the Shadow Warrior 2013

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A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons.

Starring:
Danielle Chuchran, Richard McWilliams
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  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Starring Danielle Chuchran, Richard McWilliams, Paul D. Hunt
Director John Lyde
Studio Signature Entertainment
Rental release 29 July 2013
Main languages English
Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Starring Danielle Chuchran, Richard McWilliams, Paul D. Hunt
Director John Lyde
Studio Signature Entertainment
Rental release 29 July 2013
Main languages English

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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful By dancamo on 11 Aug 2013
Format: DVD
Ok lets be honest, this is not a massive high budget production.

Purchased it for bit of a laugh and was prepared for something truely awful.

Was actually surprised.. unlike say for example " in the name of king" it does not try and be bigger than it is and does not take it self too seriously .

The main actors especially the cute elf chick and orc guy hold the film together and make it entertaining.

As I said don't expect lord of the rings, expect hawk the slayer ;) ...
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By P. D. gray TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 3 April 2014
Format: DVD
A pleasant surprise...a low budget fantasy movie that I initially watched on the SCI-FI channel which turned out to be a lot better then their usual fare. Ok so it doesnt try to hide its blatant references to the LORD OF THE RINGS films (opening sequence of a mystical voiced female telling us of the lands history as the camera glides over a map, plenty of orcs, an Elf and even a dungeon dwelling creature reminiscent of Gollum) but after a short time you dont care about its influences, if anything the decent story, acting, costumes and action sequences are a tribute to Jacksons influence...a neat homage. The at times overuse of camera filters to make the sky look unusual can be a bit annoying but apart from that I think, like myself, you will appreciate the efforts and hard work thats went into this ... superb orcs and that sexy blonde Elf is to die for!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. S. E. Mardle on 11 Mar 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
didn't expect very much being a cheap B?TV movie but it was better than I expected it to be sort of a very low budget Lord of the Rings without a ring lol! It won't wow you but it's enjoyable with an Elven bounty hunter,an Orc & Keltus the good guy,there has to be one of course & there.s even some mermaids.It's rated 15 but should be PG there's nothing scary or anything a child shouldn't see in my opinion.
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Tony Fox on 1 Dec 2013
Format: DVD
This film came as such a pleasant surprise, well directed and acted, with a reasonable plot, this film was clearly given the space and opportunity by producers to be brave and it pays off. The stand out character played by Danielle Chuchran who holds the film together with a believable character, who does not rely on sexiest stereotypes (you don't at any stage think she doesn't have the physical skills to do that). This film proves you don't need a big budget to make an excellent film, it is a shame that people here have given this film low marks for not being lord of the rings (LOTR), as there is not one film to rule them all or in the darkened living room bind them, if surfing elf's is what you want this is not for you, if you want character driven fantasy, with exceptional fight choreography and good cinematography which at no stage makes you feel it is people wondering in the woods with rubber swords, then this is for you. I feel if LOTR borrowed some of the techniques seen here it would not have needed to be so long and would have not been substandard to it's cartoon predecessor. I would strongly recommend this film, with it's only fault being the absence of rodents of unusual size.
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good book.
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By Dennis PARKER on 28 Jun 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
well just about watchable
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By Peter Miller VINE VOICE on 11 Jun 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I waited until the price dropped before buying this DVD. It is pretty good and I would not have been dissapointed if I had paid full whack for it.

The other reviews will tell you the story. I will just say that it is good, I liked the characters and there are some nice twists along the way.

All right, it is not LOR but it is very watchable.
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An interesting lower budget of The Rings trilogy with a mixture of other sword and sorcery films. Quite an enjoyable film, that doesn't involve a lot of thinking
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