If you can suspend disbelief that Vikings could be susceptible to an Alien menace, then you might enjoy this movie. The draw for me was Jim Caviezel. The surprise and welcomed casting was John Hurt and Ron Perlman. John Hurt always brings a sense of gravitas because of his vast, classical stage background. Sophia Myles is a fine actress but not very convincing as a Viking Chieftain’s daughter. That may be more a casting, direction or scripting failure. The part needed more grit and less doe eyed beauty. I give this film a 6 (fair) out of 10. [Fantasy Action]
This is a fantastic movie about revenge and I sympathize for the alien.
dutch television announcement this film totally wrong.Man comes to earth where an "EVIL" monster terrorizes locals who live in the bronze age. Not even close.
I don't get the high appealing, two hours of nonsense action and terrible acting. Caviezel showed once again (after PoI) that he is a bad actor
In truth I had my doubts, but having seen it a few times now, it's really rather a well put together movie, written and directed by Howard McCain (though I can't find much on this director, I know he co-wrote the screenplay for Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, which I really enjoyed after the let down which was Underworld Evolution). Moving on, this is actually a very good Sci-Fi fantasy creature feature, granted the story itself and characters aren't that interesting, but for me the real draw isn't the OTT and somewhat gruesome scenes of violence, it's the creature design itself, that keeps me re-watching time and time again, the subtle glimpses of the Moorwen, the way it moves, behaves. Now, I grew up watching movies with visual and make-up effects by the great Stan Winston (John Carpenters The Thing, Aliens, Terminator, Batman Returns and Jurassic Park, to name just a few) and to me the Moorwen is so similar to the look and feel to the creature design of the Kothoga (again Stan Winston) featured in the Peter Hyams 1997 movie 'The Relic' which to be honest is no bad thing as sadly Stan Winston died in June 2008. So to me personally this is a nod to the effects wizard which was Stan Winston. Should you watch it? If you like, good Sci-Fi, gore, poor dialogue (lol), then yes. It's a fun, none thought provoking creature feature and it also stars Ron Perlman, so YES you have to watch it, Enjoy the beauty which is the Moorwen
Niente di speciale. Un misto tra Alien, Predator e il 13esimo guerriero.
what. a. baaaaad. movie.
The SciFi Parts and Hurt are good. That's it. CGI crap. Story more Crap.
"Predator" meets "13th Warrior" in a very entertaining Sci-Fi/Adventure with great cinematography and a decent leading actor in Jim Caviezel. If you are looking for a movie to eat pop-corn and lay back and relax this is the one...if not, look for something else.