Even a babe in dungeonland can see that the only real fire-breather in this malty brew of heroics and minutiae – the first live-action adaptation of the phenomenally successful 28-year-old fantasy role-playing game – isn’t a computer-generated monster, but Jeremy Irons as the archvillain Profion. He howls, whispers, rages, and struts around while mages, commoners, elves, and dwarfs do their obsessive D&D thing.
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Action/Adventure; Starring: Thora Birch, Jeremy Irons, Lee Arenberg, Zoe McLellan, Richard O'Brien, Bruce Payne, Marlon Wayans, Justin Whalin, Kristen Wilson; Director: Courtney Solomon; Author: Carroll Cartwright, Topper Lilien; Producer (group): Silver Pictures, Station X, Sweetpea Entertainment; Release Date Wide: 12/08/2000; Runtime (in minutes): 105; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: New Line Cinema
Posted January 12 2001 — 12:00 AM EST
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