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The 13th Warrior 10 Sep 99

Better than you would think from the crummy trailers, the film is more of a disappointment than outright bad. There's a lot to like in this big battle epic, but they blow it with two half-assed scenes that sap the momentum through overly simple solutions for our heroes. And who exactly is that? Banderas is nearly a sidekick in this film. But everyone does a good job with what they had and I wasn't sorry I saw it. B-

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