Question For My Readers

Question For My Readers

I’d like to get my mind off current events, so I think I’ll watch an Eighties fantasy movie.

Which one would you like me to RE:View next?

This



.

Or this

Both films are underrated.

Make your selection in the comments.

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  • James Oakley Reply

    Legend.

    August 17, 2021 at 8:25 pm
  • Corey Ashcraft Reply

    “Legends” or “Clash of the Titans”? Personally, I would like to hear your opinion on both, but, if I have to chose, I would like to read about “Clash of the Titans”.

    Especially, since the “Clash” had two reboots/sequels told through a atheist viewpoint. Maybe in a compare and contrast style? The original is by far the superior version and its not close.

    August 17, 2021 at 8:30 pm
  • Wazdaka Reply

    Clash for me

    August 17, 2021 at 8:35 pm
  • John Wincek Reply

    Tough choice, but Legend is pretty amazing. Ridley Scott creating another immersive world. Tom Cruise as an elf! (?!) And a legendary Tim Curry as the devil. What’s not to love? Plenty to pull apart, some cringe, and plenty of awe.

    August 17, 2021 at 8:43 pm
  • John E Boyle Reply

    Clash sounds good.

    August 17, 2021 at 8:53 pm
  • Horthans Reply

    Clash for me as well

    August 17, 2021 at 8:53 pm
  • banjo0131 Reply

    Legend. Especially if you can compare it to the directors cut.

    I like the “butchered” theatrical version myself.

    August 17, 2021 at 9:32 pm
  • CAG Reply

    Clash

    August 17, 2021 at 9:36 pm
  • Chris Lopes Reply

    Clash. It was Ray Harryhausen’s last film.

    August 17, 2021 at 9:46 pm
  • Michael Maier Reply

    Never seen LEGEND. CLASH was a favorite of mine on HBO as a kid since I liked Greek myths. Knowing how things go, CLASH is probably painfully bad to watch now but there’s at least boobs if I recall correctly.

    August 17, 2021 at 9:46 pm
    • douglas dean whiddon Reply

      No boobs. Just a nice butt shot.

      August 18, 2021 at 1:22 am
    • Skyler the Weird Reply

      Watch Clash then watch Jason and the Argonauts. Both are fun and you can compare early and late Harryhausen stop motion animation. Check. I’m tempted to find One Million Years B.C. and watch it too.

      August 18, 2021 at 2:13 am
      • Chris Lopes Reply

        “I’m tempted to find One Million Years B.C. and watch it too.”

        Aside from Harryhausen’s excellent work, you also get Raquel Welch (in her prime) in a fur bikini. Some childhood memories are more interesting than others.

        August 18, 2021 at 4:55 am
  • Dave W. Reply

    Hmm, tough call. I like both of those, but I vote to start with Clash.

    August 17, 2021 at 10:02 pm
  • Michael Stock Reply

    Clash. Never saw Legend. Satan was/is just too scary for me.

    August 17, 2021 at 10:42 pm
  • douglas dean whiddon Reply

    If you want fun, watch “Clash” If you want to work, watch Legend. If you watch Legend, you really need to watch the directors cut.

    August 17, 2021 at 11:00 pm
  • Zeedub85 Reply

    Clash. It was the first non-G-rated movie I ever saw in a theater. Haven’t seen it for years.

    August 17, 2021 at 11:15 pm
  • TroperA Reply

    Only watched the Theatrical Cut of Legend, so I can’t judge if it’s better than the Director’s Cut, although I do like the Tangerine Dream soundtrack. Both Legend and Clash are very traditional in their views on women, and piss off SJWs for this very reason. I would recommend Legend over Clash because its effects have probably aged better, and I don’t want to hear Harryhausen get roasted because he did an amazing job for the time. Stop-motion will never not look like stop-motion though.

    August 17, 2021 at 11:16 pm
  • ElRojo Reply

    Clash of the Titans

    August 17, 2021 at 11:23 pm
  • joe90 Reply

    Clash of the titans is the better movie but the fxs are so dated that it might as well be a cartoon now. Labyrinth, if that is the first film, is good the way woody allen films are good. So FX: Murder by illusion 1&2.

    August 17, 2021 at 11:35 pm
    • joe90 Reply

      So it is Legend with tom cruise. That has to be worth seeing just because it seems so weird.

      August 17, 2021 at 11:40 pm
    • Blume Reply

      Legend. Seen clash and it’s reboot

      August 18, 2021 at 12:01 am
  • S.Smith Reply

    Very different movies from very different times, “Clash” was early 80’s, adventurous and fun, “Legend” was late 80’s, a last gasp for hope before the collapse of the 90’s. Of the two, I’d choose “Legend” to review.

    August 18, 2021 at 12:03 am
    • douglas dean whiddon Reply

      Legend was 1985, hardly “late” 80’s

      August 18, 2021 at 1:25 am
  • Sasha Hrongmitts Reply

    Clash of the Titans. The special effects are actually “special” and are superior to the plastic unrealism of CGI so common in movies made today. That movie along with Flash Gordon (1980) are great entertainment because they had classically trained actors hamming it up, making these goofy flicks come alive. It was a neat movie that I must’ve seen 900 times on HBO.

    August 18, 2021 at 12:07 am
  • Chief_Tuscaloosa Reply

    Clash, please.

    August 18, 2021 at 12:31 am
  • Brick Hardslab Reply

    Legend please.

    August 18, 2021 at 1:35 am
  • L. Beau Macaroni Reply

    Clash of the Titans – sure, Tom Cruise is a bigger movie star than Harry Hamlin, but with “Clash” you get acting greats like Laurence Olivier and Maggie Smith slumming in an early 80’s fantasy flick. Burgess Meredith’s performance was a lot of fun as well. And need I even mention the gorgeous Judi Bowker?

    August 18, 2021 at 2:22 am
  • Mussorgsky112 Reply

    I vote for Clash. Personally, it seems more apropos at the moment.
    If we’re talking forgotten and under-rated ’80s classics, might I humbly suggest the film “Brazil?”

    August 18, 2021 at 2:46 am
  • S.Smith Reply

    Re: douglas, “Legend” was released here in the US in 1986 and I think in tone it felt a lot more late 80’s to me.

    The more I think about it though, I’d like to change my vote to “Clash of the Titans”, if I can do that.

    August 18, 2021 at 3:53 am
  • Jeff Cisneros Reply

    Legend. Although I’d love to see your review of the original Chronicles of Narnia movies as done by the BBC, not Disney.

    August 18, 2021 at 4:14 am
  • Marielle Redclaw Reply

    It was a close vote between Clash and Legend, but then blocks of Biden votes came in from several counties around 4am.

    August 18, 2021 at 10:57 am
  • MrUNIVAC Reply

    Only seen Legend, so that’s my vote.

    August 18, 2021 at 11:10 am
  • Moonglum Reply

    1) Hawk the Slayer (Jack Palance)
    2) Excalibur (Liam Neeson, Patrick Stewart, Helen Mirren, Nicol Williamson)
    3) Red Sonja (Arnie)
    4) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Eric Idle)

    August 18, 2021 at 12:41 pm
    • Skyler the Weird Reply

      I’d add Krull to that list also with Liam Neeson in an early role. Plus the Glaive is a super cool weapon. I wasted many a quarter at the Pizza joint at the Landmark Shopping Center in Alexandria Va.

      August 19, 2021 at 1:04 am
  • Fractal Rabbit Reply

    Clash of the Titans, please. I love them both but I’m still sentimental about Clash of the Titans and Ray Harryhausen’s work.

    August 18, 2021 at 3:09 pm
  • Ivan Poland Reply

    Clash please. Release the Kraken!!

    August 18, 2021 at 5:03 pm
  • Codex Reply

    Clas, unlessot is anepuc takedown.of Legend: then Legend

    August 18, 2021 at 10:14 pm
  • Verdigris Reply

    Release the Kraken!!

    August 18, 2021 at 10:18 pm
  • furor kek tonicus ( Whipper Snapping Egg Suckers is my band name ) Reply

    never saw either. might only vaguely remember the Clash trailers.
    .
    no, i don’t know what was wrong with me.

    August 19, 2021 at 12:53 am
  • Scott A.H. Ruggels Reply

    I am biased as I am a Harrhausen disciple, so clash for me.

    August 19, 2021 at 4:22 am
  • Nick Chopper Reply

    Clash

    August 19, 2021 at 2:44 pm
  • Dane Reply

    Clash for me!

    August 19, 2021 at 7:45 pm
  • Bonesaw Reply

    Count me in for Clash too.

    August 20, 2021 at 4:34 am

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