Saturday 17 July 2010

DVD: Wolf Hound

Wolf Hound: From The Family Of Grey Dogs is the full title of this Russian
fantasy epic which ticks all the right boxes.
After the slaughter of his tribe Wolf Hound vows revenge and we join him and Torn Wing (his pet Bat) on their quest.
This harks back to films like Conan The Barbarian and The Beastmaster and if you can see past the dodgy beards and over the top acting you are left with a satisfying old fashioned story of honour and revenge.
Wolf Hound makes friends and enemies along the way and they are all colourful characters but I can't help thinking some of the names (like Greedy) have been a little bit lost in translation although that's just a small complaint for a film that's big fun.
Ric's Rating: 74%

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