Hammer Of The Gods

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Ancient Britain, 871 AD. It's the age of the Vikings and a time when men must prove themselves where young Viking warriors must prove themselves in the furnace of battle. One such is Steinar (Bewley), who is sent on a quest to find his estranged brother by his dying father.


This low-budget slice of British Viking action is two-thirds 2000AD adventure, but goes nicely Apocalypse Beowulf in its third act, as Charlie Bewley faces down his Grendel-Kurtz brother Elliot Cowan. Brutal fights and great photography, even if some of the performances are less so.

A bloody-knuckled fightfest, back-dropped by the beautiful Welsh countryside, this defies its budget to bring a little epic to Viking Britain.