The movie starts a little slow in order to build the characters. It quickly becomes haunting and funny. If you're a fan of Shaun of the Dead this is right up that Comedy/Horror alley, just a little more crude.
I had heard that the 2000 Dungeons & Dragons movie was terrible, but I enjoy most fantasy fiction. After watching this I am left wondering why was this even made? I had to break this one down to explain how bad it really is.
Plot - With all the great D&D stories out there this was the best choice? They added terrible attempts at humor that made this feel like TGIF show for teens. Don't even get me started on the cheesy ending.
Cast & Acting - Once again it's as if they were looking to win over teens with this cast. The only one who doesn't belong is Jeremy Irons. It must have been blackmail.
Visuals - How did they spend $45 million dollars and have it come out looking like this? The costumes and CGI make SyFy channel movies look amazing. Remember, The Fellowship of the Rings released a year later. Seriously, how is that the best you can do for a dwarf?!
Overall this is certainly not a movie worth watching. It doesn't even have fun redeeming qualities like Double Dragon outside of maybe the score. It's just awful. The ending credits felt like a wall of shame of people who should never work in Hollywood again. It gets a 0.5/5⭐️ (Thanks to the musical score)
City Slickers is a movie I've heard people bring up, but I'd never seen even parts of it. It was never a movie I felt I needed to watch, but I wanted to put something on that I wouldn't get too into.
The first half of the movie is very slow. It's filled with jokes that make you groan. There were a few times I almost gave up and shit the movie off. The back half of the movie picks up a bit and the triumph of characters not giving up and finding themselves salvaged this movie some for me. I still wouldn't tell anyone to go out of there way to watch it, but I wouldn't discourage anyone from watching it either. It's right in the middle