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quietearth [DVD News 05.22.13] United Kingdom fantasy adventure

Solomon Kane, the fabled swashbuckling Puritan from the mind of Robert E. Howard, is finally hitting Blu-ray on July 16, 2013. The film is now available for pre-order.

Michael J. Bassett's 2adaptation is a dark and brooding affair, made with a fine attention to detail and a true admiration for fantasy. Too bad it took forever to land US distribution, but luckily Anchor Bay/Starz stepped up to the plate.

Though, I'm a little choked to see that Bassett's commentary track, which has appeared on foreign releases, is not present on this disc, I am happy to see this domestic release on Blu.

The first part in a trilogy series, Solomon Kane is an epic adventure adapted from the classic pulp stories by Robert E. Howard, creator of "Conan the Barbarian." Solomon Kane (James Purefoy) is a 16th Century soldier who learns that his brutal and cruel actions have damned him. Determined to redeem himself, Kane swears to live a life of peace and goodness but is forced to fight once more when a dark power threatens the land.

Deleted Scene
Gallery Images
Interview with Michael Bassett
Interview with James Purefoy
Making of Solomon Kane

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Missphitts (8 years ago) Reply

Watched on VOD long ago. Wanted to like it but it did not work for me at all. Can't remember exactly why but...


agentorange (8 years ago) Reply

I think that some find that tone a little bit brooding. A touch languidly paced. I think it oozes atmosphere and the characterization is well done. For the budget, I think it's good.

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