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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
18
Cast
Charlie Bewley
Elliot Cowan.
Directors
Farren Blackburn.
Screenwriters
Matthew Read.
Running Time
95 minutes

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Hammer Of The Gods
Apocalypse Beowulf


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Plot
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.


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Hammer Of The Gods

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.


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


Reviewed by Owen Williams

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Gave Up After 20 Minutes

Idiotic bone cruncher - as confused and clunking as it is pointless. Nasty and brutal with unnecessary over the top, slow-mo gore and predictable shaky cam battle scenes. ... More

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What the flip!?

3 stars in here yet on the email it gets an eye watering 5???? ... More

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Boring

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