Excerpt: It’s pretty much like getting a straight shot of testosterone. In fact, just standing near one of the posters for Marcus Nispel’s “Conan the Barbarian” will put hair on your chest regardless of age or gender.
Excerpt: Robert E. Howard, a big, brawling, bookish son of the Texas plains born into the first era in which the United States could truly call the region settled, lived in front of a typewriter, dreaming up tales of powerful men and lusty women.
Conclusion: Significantly upgraded for Blu-ray, this new Conan the Barbarian disc is worth adding to your collection, particularly if you're a fan of the character, the genre, or the former governor of the state of California. Product Details
Conclusion: 'Conan the Barbarian' is not a film that will likely please everyone equally, but for fans of fantasy-adventure epics, this 1984 actioner from John Milius is a classic of the genre, one with a devoted following.
Excerpt: Based on the stories by Robert E. Howard (which in turn inspired the comic book series from Marvel), John Milius’ big screen adaptation of Conan The Barbarian, written by Oliver Stone, might take some liberties with Howard’s mythology but in the end stands the test of time as a great big slice of...
Conclusion: With Marcus Nispel's reboot/reimagining/revamp of the same name storming theaters in August, there's no time like the present to reacquaint yourself with (or introduce yourself to) John Milius and Arnold Schwarzenegger's stab Robert E. Howard's iconic swordsman.