The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad details
|Starring:||John Philip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, John Garfield|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENT. UK|
The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad
|Run time:||1 hour 40 minutes|
|Rental release:||13 Jun 2005|
|Dubbed:||German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Subtitles:||Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish|
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I am the Doctor....By a customer from Birmingham, UK , 15 Jan 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]I remember at the time waiting with eager anticipation for Tom Baker to be the new Dr Who having seen him play the evil magician Prince Koura in this film. However, watching it again, it appears if Tom was simply doing enough in order to get paid! Still, it was enough for the BBC to consider him as a successor to Pertwee. The film itself is a pacey swashbuckler with the excellent sfx of Ray Harryhausen - I particularly liked the swordfight involving Kali, goddess of destruction. One slight criticism would be of the DVD transfer itself. Although the colours are nice and bright, twilight scenes often appear a little grainy - this is something I've noticed with others of the Sinbad/Jason film series. Whether it is because of the original source materials or the transfer process itself I don't know, it would be great if there was somebody who could restore these films to their pristine glory like Spielburg does with his films...
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Sinbad v. KouraBy Cato (774 reviews) from Lydbury North , 27 May 2011Great excitement for all you Arabian Knights, young and old. Good to see the fantastic Tom Baker as the evil devil incarnate. He should have made more film appearances. Superb special effects and obviously Caroline Munro had great things in front of her.
Im glad I stuck with itBy TheWatchman (753 reviews) from Suburbia , 18 Mar 2011Sinbad was made just a few years before I was born. A lot of my (slightly) older friends speak very highly of this adaptation and reminisce about it with much fondness. Throughout my childhood I managed to accidentally catch the odd few minutes here and there and, I have to say, I always liked what I saw.
This is the first time I have ever seen the whole film. In short, I was bored. The first half dragged and I found myself idly browsing my laptop for other things to amuse me. I was just on the verge of turning it off when it suddenly picked up.
Ultimately, Im glad I stuck with it (and not just for Caroline Munros outfit). The second half features much more action, better sets, many more monsters and even a bit of tension thrown in there.
Its a good romp. Id give it a solid 3/5. But Im guessing that if Id watched it more when I was younger Id probably regard it with a bit more nostalgia (like I do with the awful Star Crash *blushes*). You have to like a bit of cheesiness to sit through it, but, if you can appreciate the time and effort put into the sets and monsters, you might get something out of it.
Did I mention Caroline Munros costume?
Classic FantasyBy FarrukhsHoney (471 reviews) from Basildon , 02 Jul 2009I love these old type fantasy films. The special effects are not to todays standard but good for their time
spectacular filmBy a customer from cannock , 15 Dec 2007great film to watch,highly recommended
Old childhood Classic !!By Andrew King from Wales , 17 Jan 2006I love these films when I was a kid !!
Well worth getting out to watch again.. and for new kids I guess as well