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Mummy v/s Sinbad Review - Realbollywood.com News

Mummy v/s Sinbad Review - Realbollywood.com News
Movie Review: 'Mummy v/s Sinbad'; Star Cast: Manu Bennett, Holly Brisley and Steven Grives; Director: Karl Zwicky; Rating: 1/2* - a failure in all areas.

Sometimes what you see on screen is so bad you are left speechless. 'Mummy v/s Sinbad' is one such film. It is so bad that the Indian distributors even changed its original Australian name of 'Sinbad and the Minotaur' to prevent cinegoers from finding out its true worth. But you definitely do find out, especially that there is indeed no 'mummy' in the film.

After stealing a 1,000-year-old scroll from the desert camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar (Steven Grives),.
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New Release: Sinbad and The Minotaur DVD

SyFy’s latest Original Movie Sinbad and the Minotaur, which premiered last week as part of SyFy’s “Saturday Night Creature Feature” series, will arrive on DVD on Aug. 30 from Entertainment One.

The fantasy adventure TV movie received pretty dismal reviews from critics (see the trailer below to judge for yourself).

Produced in Australia, the film has only one face that’ll really standout to audiences in the U.S., Manu Bennett of Spartacus: Blood and Sand, and he will only be recognized by fans of the HBO show.

Bennett plays Sinbad, sailor, adventurer and all-around ass-kicker, who is hot on the trail of a priceless treasure that he learned about from an ancient scroll chronicling the exploits of the pirate captain Minos from many years past. Battling the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar (Steven Grives, Scooby Doo) and getting a helping hand from the recently freed, scantily clad slave girl Tara (Holly Brisley,
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Brisley 'lost confidence with pregnancy'

Brisley 'lost confidence with pregnancy'
Holly Brisley has revealed that pregnancy damaged her self-confidence. The 33-year-old Australian actress, who is best known for her role as Amanda Vale in Home and Away, said that she struggled after gaining 18kg while expecting her first son Levi last year. Brisley told Woman's Day magazine: "You don't really know what is going to happen after you have a baby, but everyone says you'll never have the same body again - and you do wonder, 'Am (more)
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Sinbad and the Minotaur (2011) Movie Review

Eternally popular rogue sailor Sinbad returns yet again with “Sinbad and the Minotaur”, a mythological mash up that sees him searching for treasure and pitted against the fearsome bull beast. Mixing Greek myth and Arabic folk tales with a comic touch, the film was directed by Karl Zwicky (“Farscape”) and stars Manu Bennett (“Spartacus: Blood and Sand”, “30 Days of Night”) in the lead, with Steven Grives (“Mission: Impossible”) as his evil foe. The film is now available on region 2 DVD via Chelsea Films, with no extra features to speak of other than a basic trailer. The film kicks off with Sinbad (Bennett) sneaking into the camp of sinister sorcerer Al-Jibar (Grives), hoping to steal a map which will reveal the location of the head of the legendary golden Colossus of Rhodes. Sinbad being Sinbad, at the same time he also manages to snatch a kidnapped princess called Tara (Holly Brisley
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DVD Review: Sinbad and the Minotaur

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Sinbad And The Minotaur

Stars: Manu Bennett, Steven Grives, Pacharo Mzembe, Holly Brisley, Jared Robinson | Written by Jim Noble | Directed by Karl Zwicky

Intrigued by rumours of the existence of ancient hidden treasure concealed on an island once ruled by King Minos, Sinbad infiltrates the camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar to steal an ancient relic, the “King Minos Chronicles”, that will lead him to the location of the golden head of the Colossus of Rhodes. During the raid, the alarm is raised and Sinbad escapes not only with the the treasure he desires but also with a kidnapped princess, Tara.

Rounding up his crew, and with Tara in tow, Sinbad sets sail for the island unaware that Al-Jibar and his henchman are hot on his tail. Arriving at the island, Sinbad and his crew make their way to the location of the treasure – a vast, booby-trapped labyrinth guarded by the mythical Minotaur…
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Bennett and Brisley: "Sinbad And The Minotaur"

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Syfy has picked up TV rights to air "Sinbad And The Minotaur", a sword 'n sorcery feature starring Manu Bennett ("Spartacus: Blood And Sand") in 2011 as part of Syfy's 'Saturday Original Movies' series.

The action fantasy follows 'Sinbad' and his shipmates as they battle against the vicious 'minotaur' of Greek mythology, a hybrid of man and bull that stalks a labyrinth on the isle of Minos.

"...'Sinbad', armed with rumors of ancient gold, finds himself sneaking into the desert camp of the evil sorcerer 'Al-Jibar'. Hidden among the many relics is an ivory scroll case containing the logs of the pirate 'Captain Minos', which will lead Sinbad to the golden head of the 'Colossus of Rhodes'..."

American World Pictures, producers of Syfy's "Pterodactyl" and "Yeti", is producing "Sinbad," with Karl Zwicky directing from a screenplay by Jim Noble.

Australian actress Holly Brisley co-stars in "Minotaur" as 'Tara'.

The film's action involves sword fighting for Bennett,
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'H&A' star in near-death experience

'H&A' star in near-death experience
Holly Brisley has revealed that she almost died on a recent charity expedition. The former Home and Away actress, who played Amanda Vale in the Australian soap, developed a potentially deadly high altitude pulmonary edema while climbing Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro last month. Brisley told New Idea magazine: "There was a moment during the height of that ordeal when things seemed so bad, my nightmare was I'd never make if off that spectacular mountain alive. I really feared I would never see my husband [Paul Ford] or our 13-month-old baby boy [Levi] again. "The journey up was incredible, from the rainforest at the base to this amazing lunar-type landscape thousands of metres up. It was surreal. The immense beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro is near impossible to describe. You're sleeping above the clouds, it's incredible. "But as we climbed (more)
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'Home and Away' star gives birth to son

Holly Brisley has given birth to her first child and named him Levi Harper Ford. The Home and Away star, who is married to marketing executive Paul Ford, was said to be "ecstatic" after years of trying to get pregnant. Brisley told Woman's Day: "After years of trying to have a baby I'm finally a mum, and I am ecstatic. This is my best role ever." The actress was apparently forced to have a caesarean after doctors said her natural birth plan would not be possible (more)
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Holly Brisley returns to 'Home and Away'

Actress Holly Brisley has announced that she is returning to Home and Away as the scheming and manipulative Amanda Vale. Australia's The Sunday Mail reports that Amanda, who was last seen in Summer Bay in 2007, will return to town next month for a secretive story. While remaining tight-lipped about the details of her return, Brisley did confirm that, in an attempt to explain away her real-life pregnancy, Amanda will surprise the Summer Bay locals when it's revealed that she is expecting. Speaking of her return, the 31-year-old actress said: "People still recognise me as Amanda or send me (more)
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