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TV show review: CONTINUUM season 4


DVD Review by David Blackwell


89 minutes, previews

VIDEO:  1.78:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen)

AUDIO:  English 5.1, 2.0 Dolby Digital

Subtitles:  English, Spanish


STUDIO:  Lionsgate/ SyFy/ Motion Picture Corporation of America/ Base Media/ Infotainment China

RELEASE DATE:  7-5-2011

SYNOPSIS (from Amazon.com):

Erik (Andrew Pleavin), warrior of Draeganoth, is sent by his dying king to retrieve Prince Malachi (Luke Goss), heir to the throne, who's been on an extended tour of the continent for years. Accompanied by Erik's brother, Jason (Ed Speleers), they return home, only to find the king dead and the kingdom desolate. A mysterious stranger appears with a book naming Witchcraft as the cause with clues as to how to defeat the evil ones. The stranger leads the new king and his men on a journey to find the Witches' hiding place, beginning a voyage packed with battle, betrayal, witchcraft and revelation.



WITCHVILLE is an entertaining fantasy action adventure from director Pearry Teo.   Some areas of the script could have been improved like the join our quest or die moment in the film.   Still WITCHVILLE is quality above some of the schlock that airs on the SyFy channel even though it isn't the best that Pearry Teo has to offer as a director (I recommend you check out GENE GENERATION and NECROMENTIA).   The film boasts some wonderful location filming in China.   I do wonder what would have improved the story if they allowed it to run longer into a longer film or mini-series.    Sarah Douglas relishes her role as the Red Queen, but many will best know her for her genre roles in SUPERMAN 2 and CONAN THE DESTROYER.   Luke Goss plays it noble and serious where I wonder his character would have been more likeable if he had more of journey to fall into a role of being King after discovering his father has died.


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