Part of an ongoing series of Movies My Wife Can't Believe I Never Saw as a Child, I'll admit I went in expecting this to be so-bad-it's-good, but I think I might categorize this in a new personal category: so-cheesy-it's-great?
During the opening credits, I got excited like 5 different times. The director of the original Fast & Furious? Pete Postlethwaite is in this? David Thewlis is in this? Jason Isaacs! Phil Tippett supervised the special effects?!
The end product... maybe doesn't live up to that hype. But the movie does feel weirdly earnest and open-heartedly silly in a way that I miss, and that I genuinely enjoyed.
Dennis Quaid reminded me of Harrison Ford in this, specifically Harrison Ford as…