Thursday, September 18, 2008

Deathstalker

3 comments:

  1. According to IMDB, this was one of only three theatrically released movies that Barbi Benton made. I suspect that 99 percent of guys 55 and older know who Barbi was, and 0 percent of those under 55. The Deathstalker movies were the equivalent of those late '60s/early '70s Conan pb knockoff novels, mindless time-killers. Nice scenery from Barbi and the late Lana Clarkson in #1, Monique Gabrielle in #2, Terri Treas in #3, and Maria Ford in #4. Posters and/or video box cover art by Boris Vallejo for all four movies. #2 in the series with John ("Z-Man") Lazar as the villain was a flat-out parody, #1,3, and 4 were a little more straight-faced.

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  2. I remember Barbi Benton. I also remember the first Deathstalker taking itself extremely seriously. The following films (yeah, we watched all of these in a marathon back in college) realized they were bad, and gloried in it.

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  3. that maneuver he did?....where he was up at the top of the bendy pole?... holding on with his hands and his body was straight out like a flag?....and he was traveling around and around in a circle like on the paralell bars except sideways like he was doing? and stuff?....i've done that same thing in combat many times. it's a sure-fire enemy-buster.

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