Last night I downloaded* the 1987 campy fantasy movie The Barbarians. Haven't rewatched it yet, but as with the Allan Quatermain movies, I know it's crap but I sure had fun watching it when I was young.
Mostly what I remember are the weird gypsy circus freaks that the twins grew up with, gladiatorial combat with the helmeted oppressors, brooding & cackling villain, sexy thief chick along with the barbarian brothers, and borrowing Sigurd's dragonslaying technique (can't fault them there, Tolkien also borrowed it).
Yeah, I'm a fan of campy B cinema. There's a reason movies like Conan the Destroyer or Van Helsing end up in my DVD collection.
*the movie's never been released on DVD, if it were I'd have bought it. If it ever is released, I likely WILL buy it.
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