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Conan the Barbarian

Arnie Flicks: A Flickfeast Top Ten

Do you disagree?  Perhaps Arnold Schwarzenegger has been given the Raw Deal with this list; maybe I need to think of an Escape Plan before the Last Action Hero is back....leave your comments and advice in the comments below!

Hasta La Vista … 80s

The Golden Age of the Schwarzenegger Actioner There’s just something about Arnold Schwarzenegger. Whether it’s literal screen presence, borderline parody performance or off – kilter humour, he is one of the biggest ‘stars’ Hollywood has…

2011 – That was the year that was

In an attempt to provide an even better overview of the preceding 12 months than I did last year I have enlisted the help of a website that lists every single UK cinema release by date and have tried to check any releases that were moved…

Conan The Barbarian (2011)

If you go into a movie like Conan The Barbarian and then come out complaining about a shallow main character or too much bloodshed then, frankly, you bought yourself a ticket to the wrong movie. These things aren’t so much complaints as…

Immortals (2011)

Ye Gods, what have we here? “All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine”, declares the frontispiece of Tarsem Singh’s new 3D movie, Immortals, quoting Socrates the same way the preface to Conan…

Conan the Barbarian 3D

It’s officially blockbuster season, and forcible attempting to be this year’s biggest box office success is Conan the Barbarian 3D, swinging and punching its brand of ultra stylized violence into the subconscious of those un-familiar with…

Conan ‘Fan Questions’ Part Two

The colossal legend that is Conan The Barbarian is back this Summer. Having thrived and evolved for eight decades in the public imagination - in prose and graphics, on the big screen and small - Conan’s exploits in the Hyborian Age now come…

Conan ‘Fan Questions’ Part One!

The colossal legend that is Conan The Barbarian is back this Summer. Having thrived and evolved for eight decades in the public imagination - in prose and graphics, on the big screen and small - Conan’s exploits in the Hyborian Age now come…