The War Lord (1965)
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as Chrysagon Man
as Old Woman
Critic Reviews for The War Lord
Runs on and on and on, but proves nothing whatever about the survival of the fittest.
Heston is more convincing in his battle scenes than in romancing Rosemary Forsyth, but nevertheless delivers a hard-hitting performance.
The rituals of pagan mythology are well observed - cabalistic idols, sacrifices - as is Heston's disintegration in the face of a mental force that he can't understand.
There is plenty of bow-and-arrow shooting and throwing spears and pouring boiling oil and battering-ramming the great oak doorway and assaulting the fortress with a scaling-tower.
An intelligent historical drama, exciting and atmospheric while never losing sight of the human passions that are its driving force.
Audience Reviews for The War Lord
Charrlton Heston was and always will be an acting god. This film showed off more than one facet of his unholy acting talent and I loved it...
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