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Charismatic Cornflakes

If you share my lack of appreciation for Jim Caviezel, awkward romantic subplots, or Velveeta, you may enjoy my latest review for MovieByte: Outlander.

The movie opens with the crash-landing of Kainan (Jim Caviezel), an alien warrior who finds himself stranded on the shores of Norway during the Iron Age. Crap. To make things worse, he manages to get himself captured by a band of seriously annoyed Norwegians. Double crap.

The proverbial cherry on top of all this crap comes with the realization that Moorwen — a man-chomping quadruped who looks like the misbegotten brainchild of H.R. Giger and James Cameron — hitched a ride on Kainan’s ship and is now refusing to get along with the locals.

And by refusing to get along with the locals, I mean he’s eating them. Continue reading —>