May
14
2018
3

So I’m watching Conan The Barbarian again tonight.

I am slightly surprised, although I absolutely should not be, at how deeply this movie has rooted itself in the fantasy RPG aesthetic.  Obviously the Conan stories themselves had an impact; but the way that adventuring parties in the movie operate is instantly familiar. “Hi, person I just met!  Let’s go steal stuff!  Hey, there’s another person planning to steal the same stuff!  Let’s team up!  Awesome! Now, let’s all act together in unison — whaddya mean, you didn’t bring rope! Shh, don’t explain, I need to do an info dump and you had some after all.”

I approve of this, you understand. I could hardly do anything else, really.  But I hadn’t realized just how much stuff was getting, err, borrowed

May
13
2018
7

Movies of the Week: Conan the Barbarian/Conan the Destroyer.

Why? Largely because of this:

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May
06
2011
1

Conan the Barbarian trailer.

Well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLtyuLGsj8Y

It might not suck.

Via @CalebHowe.

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