An evil sorcerer queen hunts a baby who's prophesied to kill her, but the baby is being spirited away by a pair of unlikely heroes: A scoundrel and a gnome.
Fun as hell. Mandatory viewing.
TODO - To watch with commentary and all the bonus material.
Review notes ∞
Notes are for the Special Edition DVD - THX Digitally Mastered
0:15 -- Reading:
Seers have foretold the birth of a child
who will bring about the downfall
of the powerful Queen Bavmorda.
Seizing all pregnant women in the realm,
the evil queen vows to destroy the child
when it is born...
- 3:15 -- How long has it been that this baby has hair?
- 20:00 -- Fairy, Brownie (folklore), Dragon, Troll
- 21:00 -- That is one ugly woman.
- 23:30 -- That is one pretty woman.
- 30:30 -- Until I saw the menu for the 30 second spots, I thought this guy was named "Mad Martigan", but it's "Madmartigan".
- 32:45 -- Crow's Cage = Gibbeting
- 38:00 -- Gnome
- 46:30 -- Isn't his wife right there?
- 51:30 -- Casual misandry.
- 53:15 -- Wilhelm scream
- 57:30 -- Kashmir
- 59:00 -- Blackroot is a thing, but I'm not sure exactly what this is a reference to. I don't know if it's edible in the depicted way.
- 1:15:00 -- The shield changed shape.
- 1:15:45 -- Haha, that looks like a dummy on a sled.
- 1:16:15 -- Wilhelm scream
- 1:16:30 -- That cow moo'd just like Wilhelm.. Wilhelm moo? Wilhelm moo.
- 1:23:30 -- Casual misandry.
- 1:27:15 -- How the hell would a Gnome wind up a catapult?
- 1:28:00 -- Awful awful graphics for the trolls.
- 1:30:00 -- I'm not sure if those are distorted Wilhelm screams or not.
- 1:46:00 -- Wilhelm scream
- 1:49:00 -- Wilhelm scream
1:57:45 -- God damn she's beautiful.
Two women died in this movie, but were not killed by people. One died by dogs, and the other died by her own magic.
Special features notes ∞
(no notes were taken)
Willow: The Making of an Adventure ∞
(Original 1988 featurette)
From Dwarf to Morphing: The Dawn of Digital Filmmaking ∞
TV Spots and Trailers ∞
15 second spots
- Lucas / Howard
Wizards and Warriors
30 second spots
- World Awakening
- Butch & Sundance
- Theatrical Teaser 1
- Theatrical Teaser 2
Photo Gallery ∞
TODO? - Rip them all