It's even harder to care about these virtual caricatures with the amount of scene-hopping that occurs — so much that film loses all sense of time and ends up glossing over what one would think ought be important scenes e. Then two weeks before filming Corman told Hill he had arranged a better deal in Mexico, and that is where the film was shot. Simply, it's hard to invest in the film. It could be that Hill was just covering the fact that he did a pretty cruddy job with this film and wanted to shift blame. Most of the makeup and costumes are slipshod at best. Will the twins, with the help of the Barbarian Erlik and the Viking Baldar, be able to defeat their father? To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. Most of the movie seems content of them having to be saved by their comrades most of the time.
If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites. With longtime Corman veteran at the helm, Playboy Playmate twins sisters to star and a deal to film it in Mexico for obvious budgetary reasons, greatness awaited. The picture is also rife with a kind of unbridled creativity: the weird characters, odd dialogue, goofy fight scenes, and especially the acid-induced finale featuring a floating head and a winged lion puppet speak of a creative freedom that would soon be all the harder to come by in studio pictures. Aficionados of crudeness will probably get their kicks, but I was far from thrilled. Over all the movie is pretty fun to watch and gave me some good chuckles. .
This cinematic stink bomb hits all the checkmarks on the list of things would expect to find in exploitation flicks. So to me, it was an opportunity to make something that would look like a big movie, which I had never had an opportunity to do before. I thought this might get me back in business doing mainstream pictures. Synopsis To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. Twenty years later Traigon returns and hunts down his twin daughters. What is fascinating is that this was not in the script but something Corman asked his effects guy to come up with for the trailer, apparently the trailer needed more oomph, and if it looked good enough he could put it into the movie.
Corman was then going to make it in Italy, which Hill thought would be ideal. Save yourself the trouble, unless you know what you're getting into. A satyr sidekick played by David Millbern, costumed in a disconcerting half-mask and speaking entirely in bleats, wouldn't look out-of-place in a Rob Zombie movie. Our main characters were played by former Playboy Playmates and identical twins Leigh and Lynette Harris. Hunnu is nightmare fuel, plain and simple. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. The twins have to enlist the help of a barbarian by the name of Erlik and a Viking named Baldar in their struggle to defeat their own father.
February 2015 To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. That's really all you need to know, so you can discover the silly pleasures of this lowbrow feature for yourself. Before dying, she hands the girls over to the warrior Krona who promises to raise them as great soldiers. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. Roger Corman does not mess around. As a result, he asked to not have his real name linked to the film. I have to admit that this movie does have a lot of boobies scenes in it so that is always a plus for me.
The comedy goes from goofy to outright weird. The story is actually nonsensical at times, a little unoriginal, and has some stilted dialogue. Since the movie begins with one, it starts out putting its worst foot forward. Whatever the case may be here, it caused a riff between him and Corman. At one point they hook up with a barbarian prince named Erlick who is introduced to us cheating at dice to show his roguish character, but barbarian Han Solo this guy is not.
The story: Two twins imbued with great magical power Leigh and Lynette Harris are sought by an evil sorcerer Roberto Ballesteros as sacrifice to bring on a new world order. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. When it comes to direction, things appear just as incompetent. Leigh and Lynette Harris had both appeared in Playboy. On hand to watch their remarkable fighting skills is Valdar a Viking and our favorite satyr Pando, and why a satyr is hanging around with a Viking is one of the great untold mysteries of this film. Rating system back in the 80s was pretty much anything goes.
We first see the now grown-up twin warriors Mira and Mara as they bathe nude in a stream while being spied upon by a satyr named Pando. So in the first ten minutes of the movie we get a woman tortured to death, a nude scene with twin sisters and a horny satyr, the murder of their adoptive family and a rape. But he was right, the movie may be god awful mess but damn is it fun, and it was successful as well making some series cash for such a low budgeted cheesy film. Before she dies, she hands the girls over to a warrior named Krona, who promises to raise them both as great soldiers; this he does. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about sword and sorcery, sword fight, good versus evil, magic, adventure, escapades and heroes mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Hill says the rise in the video market caused the decline in drive ins and Corman was even more worried than usual about money. Enter mystic warrior Krona who distracts Krona long enough for the wife to stab Traigon in the back with her dying breath.
Twenty years later, Traigon returns and begins hunting down his daughters once again. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. The effects are laughable even by Roger Corman film standards, and the final clash between the forces of good and evil is a ridiculous looking winged lion centaur-thing that shoots lightning out of its eyes up against a disembodied head of a woman with half her face messed up. Sorceress From legendary producer Roger Corman comes the box office hit of 1982, Sorceress! I certainly never would have guessed these two were girls. To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. Before dying, she hands the girls over to the warrior Krona who promises to raise them as great soldiers.