Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Actors: C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper, David Carradine, Heidi Von Palleske, Mackenzie Gray
Director: Peter Hayman
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful Cybercity, mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered by... more »
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CYBERCITY funny, in a twisted way.
Malcolm Genesis | Oakville, Ont, Canada | 12/12/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)
"My friend didn't like this movie, but she was taking it straight. This is toung-in-cheek satire about a post appocalyptic world in which deranged cyber-evengelists compete to control a dimishing population. As a somber comedy, this works nicely much of time. First time director Hayman acquits himself with style and some great sets, and C Thomas Howell pulls off an interesting bleak character full of explosive remorse. You see "shepherds: are assiasins, who "protect their flock" by killing the guys who work for competing evangelists. Thomas tires of the gig, but fate won't let him leave peacfully. So, there's a lot of decent action, but it's just a bit more twisted and interesting than you'd expect for low budget sci-fi. If you like the Genre give it a shot. Oh, Roddy Piper - the WWF guy- does quite well here. I see this is another one By the infamous Roger Corman working with the Producing team of Daniel Dor and G Phillip Jackson. (see Falling Fire)."
Unappreciated cult classic
L Cannon | San Francisco, CA | 06/18/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This futuristic action flim contains all your favorite plot lines rolled into one.... From post-war,underground cities and evil leader(s), over policed downtrodden masses and the hero that car chases, gun fights and kung-fu's his way through seemingly unsurmountable odds, it is difficult to say too much about the story with out giving too much away. Once you start watching, you may think that you have figured it all out immediately. While this may or may not be the case, the fun is watching the story unfold, while yet another classic scenario of this genre folds itself into the plot. The characters are all readily recognizable and respond true to form. The dialog, acting, special efffects and props suit the over all effort to a tee. The viewer, when done, may be left feeling that they have seen this before, but, they haven't... not all at once and never all in the same movie! Get a group together to watch this one ala MST2000. The more the merrier for a guaranteed fun evening."
Land of Cliches
jon2125 | 01/02/2002
(1 out of 5 stars)
"I had to think long and hard about this one. Was this movie so bad, so awful, that it then became good? It lies in the intent of the writer and director. Were all the cliches scenes meant to be sincere? Was the dialogue unoriginal on purpose? Was the direction decively devoid of cleverness? There was no sense of irony that could redeem this film. But worst of all - this Sci-Fi "action" flick was....BORING.Bottom line - this movie is so bad, it's just plain bad. But the bigger bottom line - How these people still get hired to make this?"
Jackson Bailey | North Platte, NE USA | 05/17/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)
"This "film" is beyond decription. The word awful doesn't even begin to describe how terribly bad it is. I've seen high school video projects that were better than this. The acting is piss poor, the directing - what directing?, the sets look like they're going to fall over at any moment, and the story is worse than anything you'd find in a porno film.
Don't be led astray by the review above by "Malcolm Genesis dantemontana". This reviewer has given a good review to every film by "producers" Dan D'or and Phillip Jackson. An "insider" writing those reviews? Hmmmm? But the one thing I will tell you, "Malcolm Genesis dantemontana" must be deaf, dumb, and blind to think that this film deserved anything more than one star."