Here There Be Dragons – Episode 5: Legend

Nash looks at Ridley Scotts 1985 big budget fantasy epic. Would this finally be the fantasy blockbuster Hollywood had been seeking? Lets find out!

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7 Comments on "Here There Be Dragons – Episode 5: Legend"

Exiles Outcast

I actually didn’t mind Tom Cruise in this.
Mostly, mind you, that this was also Pre-Scientology-Conversion. but even still,
despite him now being a freakin’ wackoid, he’s still a really cool actor, in my book.

Exiles Outcast
One thing I will point out though. The dialog. the script itself left a fair amount to be desired, but the dialog 9 times out of 10 was in my view, quite masterful. it was down-right poetic. and that’s something that even the best of fantasy films today increasingly lack., a sense of intellectual whimsicality. the stuff to not only let you know it’s a story, but a memorable one. everything is far too real. or realistically related. even in fantasy & sci-fi. as if fiction were supposed to be considered reality. and there is no excuse for so, no… Read more »
Adam Goss

I’m not sure what Nash says he is “seeing” in the brief scene where we see Jack entering the tree cave…

Ian Kacprzak

It’s a shame they couldn’t cut off one of Tim Curry’s horns, it would ahve made an awesome bong.


The Bong of Destiny?


Wow. You really should have listened to that fairy. Now Donald Trump is dangerously close to a presidency.

I can’t stand the director’s cut. It feels like it takes forever to get to anything, the ending enrages me, and while some of the scenes being elongated make the scenes make a bit more sense, the music literally makes the whole thing feel like it’s an eternity later when it’s done. I’ve never heard a more boring score in my life. Even Twilight’s fucking score has more personality; sure, that personality is lame and depressing, but it at least has Some personality. Jerry Goldsmith’s score lacks any of the character he’s ever put into any other score than this… Read more »