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Flash Gordon Reviews

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June 29, 2015
While it's not the best of the sci-fi genre, you don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away to enjoy every minute of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.5/10
April 12, 2013
There's plenty of colourful fun and an awful lot of men in tights. Don't listen to its pofaced detractors -- for sheer cinema fun, Flash Gordon can't be beaten.
August 1, 2012
This is like a drug-induced sexy fever dream of what the 80s had turned into for much of science fiction cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 10, 2011
With gaudy sets and costumes by Fellini's favourite designer, Danilo Donati, and ultra-camp performances throughout, this is a film that positively revels in its cheesiness.
September 7, 2010
Sci-fi comic-strip movie is too violent for younger kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 8, 2010
I'm guessing nine out of ten people would rather watch the bearded, barrel-shaped Blessed--strapped to giant wings--bellow, 'Impetuous boy! Oh well, who wants to live forever? Diiiive!' than watch Olivier deliver 'To be or not to be...' [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 2, 2008
a great camp classic
| Original Score: 4/4
February 13, 2008
Taken solely as a pop wedge of cheese, it's beautifully realized. As for the empty-headed dialogue and the puerile plot, isn't it obvious those are both part of the point?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 3, 2007
The film literally explodes with a festival of colors and opulent costume design. It lends the movie a majestic spilled-cocaine imprint that's unmistakable and urges the film into distinctive areas of presentation George Lucas could never follow
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 4, 2007
About the only thing that isn't red in this movie is the blood
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April 16, 2007
A respectable time-waster.
June 16, 2006
Glossy sci-fi fun, although ultimately pretty empty.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
The narrative is a little plodding, but adult punters will soon slip back into areverie for the lost visions of Saturday morning cinema.
November 3, 2005
Laughably bad and fantastically good all at once, this is a guilty pleasure that everyone can enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 21, 2004
One of the great "bad" movies of the decade.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
Is it fun? Yeah, sort of, it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
July 31, 2004
Quite possibly the greatest movie ever made, and I thoroughly distrust anyone who suggests otherwise.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 7, 2004
It's garish goofiness is part of its charm
| Original Score: 3/5
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