Riverworld Reviews

  • Feb 27, 2016

    1 1/2 ud af 5 flodbåde. Den anden lusede tv-filmatisering af Philip José Farmers mesterværk er en totalt forvirrende suppedas, som efterlader enhver, der ikke har læst bøgerne, på herrens mark -- og har man læst bøgerne, løber man skrigende væk. Helten fra bøgerne, Francis Richard Burton, er degraderet til skurk, og man får generelt ikke nogen som helst forklaring på, hvad der foregår. Den halve stjerne gives for en kvindelig japansk samurai, der forstår at svinge katanaen. Jeg håber virkelig, at et af de større produktionsselskaber som HBO, Amazon eller Netflix på et tidspunkt øjner muligheden for at få et ordentligt produceret hit ud af den bogserie, der er en af mine absolutte sf-favoritter.

    1 1/2 ud af 5 flodbåde. Den anden lusede tv-filmatisering af Philip José Farmers mesterværk er en totalt forvirrende suppedas, som efterlader enhver, der ikke har læst bøgerne, på herrens mark -- og har man læst bøgerne, løber man skrigende væk. Helten fra bøgerne, Francis Richard Burton, er degraderet til skurk, og man får generelt ikke nogen som helst forklaring på, hvad der foregår. Den halve stjerne gives for en kvindelig japansk samurai, der forstår at svinge katanaen. Jeg håber virkelig, at et af de større produktionsselskaber som HBO, Amazon eller Netflix på et tidspunkt øjner muligheden for at få et ordentligt produceret hit ud af den bogserie, der er en af mine absolutte sf-favoritter.

  • Mar 16, 2013

    One of the worst films I've ever seen... having said that, I loved it. It was oddly compelling... stilted dialogue and completely unconvincing scenarios aside. The message is the thing ! Highly recommend it to anyone capable of finding a diamond in the mud.

    One of the worst films I've ever seen... having said that, I loved it. It was oddly compelling... stilted dialogue and completely unconvincing scenarios aside. The message is the thing ! Highly recommend it to anyone capable of finding a diamond in the mud.

  • May 30, 2012

    I have never read the books this is based on but perhaps I should. This particular movie adaption isnt great but its not horrible. It has some decent acting but overall its just another Syfy movie.

    I have never read the books this is based on but perhaps I should. This particular movie adaption isnt great but its not horrible. It has some decent acting but overall its just another Syfy movie.

  • May 18, 2012

    Dull. Could have been interesting, but told in a very unimaginative sort of way, especially for a sci fi movie. A TV movie, and it certainly looks and feels like one.

    Dull. Could have been interesting, but told in a very unimaginative sort of way, especially for a sci fi movie. A TV movie, and it certainly looks and feels like one.

  • Dec 18, 2011

    The only interest is the appearance of Mark Twain in the story. Mark Twain is interesting everywhere.

    The only interest is the appearance of Mark Twain in the story. Mark Twain is interesting everywhere.

  • Jun 12, 2011

    I have only seen the first half, so I don't want to comment too much, but I have to say that it has been an enjoyable adaptation so far.

    I have only seen the first half, so I don't want to comment too much, but I have to say that it has been an enjoyable adaptation so far.

  • Jun 09, 2011

    Glad that it was only two parts -- some of it was quite interesting, but on the whole this vision of afterlife struck me as a not quite thought through mix of Matrix and Lindgren's Brothers Lionheart (Brueder Loewenherz) -- one of my all time favorite children books. The dialogue was mostly painful, and the blue men did not make any music.

    Glad that it was only two parts -- some of it was quite interesting, but on the whole this vision of afterlife struck me as a not quite thought through mix of Matrix and Lindgren's Brothers Lionheart (Brueder Loewenherz) -- one of my all time favorite children books. The dialogue was mostly painful, and the blue men did not make any music.

  • May 30, 2011

    Why even bother trying to adapt the sprawling Riverworld saga if you're going to do it on the cheap? Not to mention bringing in blue-painted aliens that just lower the tone. Even the Fabulous Riverboat looked run-down and dirty. The actors were barely trying.

    Why even bother trying to adapt the sprawling Riverworld saga if you're going to do it on the cheap? Not to mention bringing in blue-painted aliens that just lower the tone. Even the Fabulous Riverboat looked run-down and dirty. The actors were barely trying.

  • Apr 30, 2011

    WTH?? 3 hours of my life I will never get back! Booo and Hissss!

    WTH?? 3 hours of my life I will never get back! Booo and Hissss!

  • Feb 27, 2011

    This may, in fact, be the worst adaptation of anything I've ever seen. If you put aside the source material

    This may, in fact, be the worst adaptation of anything I've ever seen. If you put aside the source material