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The Secret of the Sword

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"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

20 Million Miles to Earth Theatrical Trailer

Continuing my look at monster movie trailers, I give you 20 Million Miles to Earth, a film that I loved as a kid and still do love to this day. This is a film that anyone, old and young, can get into and enjoy. This was also a different kind of monster movie for Americans, as the monster stalks the street of Rome. Sure, we had Godzilla destroying Tokyo, but that was a Japanese film. 20 Million is an American film.

Of course this is a film that features the work of Ray Harryhausen, a man who was a master of stop-motion animation. If you do nothing else with this trailer, just watch the stop-motion stuff. It is truly a work of art.


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