Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Movie Of The Week August 24, 2011: Sinbad & The Eye Of The Tiger (1977)

Welcome back to the Movie Of The Week, a new weekly feature at the Blog!  How does this differ from Trailer Park, well one it is weekly and two I hope to get interaction from YOU, the Comicpalooza fans.  I want you to email me a pick for Movie Of The Week, and I will use them and post those picks as the weeks go by!  Email me your picks at!  Start thinking of your Movie Of The Week and send it to me!

Sinbad & The Eye Of The Tiger (1977)

Synopsis: Sinbad must deliver a prince transformed into a monkey to the lands of the Ademaspai to restore him to his human form in time for his coronation. On the way he must contend with the evil witch Zenobia, her son and their magic, and several nasty-looking Ray Harryhausen beasties

Released:August 12, 1977 but very limited distribution in the United States.  The film played in more theaters over seas!
Domestic Box Office Gross: Unknown
Director: Sam Wanamaker
Starring: Patrick Wayne & Jane Seymour
Running Time: 1 Hour 53 Minutes

Why You Should Watch It:  First off it's a Ray Harryhausen special effects film, the man behind the original Clash Of The Titans film.  Second, it's one of the most captivating pieces of classic "cheesy" fantasy film you will ever watch and the stop motion effects are amazing for their time!

Thanks to Richard Haufe for this weeks pick!

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