Quest for Camelot

The Quest For Camelot‘s girl-power spin — medieval tomboy (Jessalyn Gilsig) stops evil knight (Gary Oldman) from despoiling King Arthur’s Camelot — can’t match Mulan for feminist daring, nor is its message at all clear after a handsome blind hermit (Cary Elwes) and his Seeing Eye falcon relieve the spunky damsel’s distress. But coherence seems the furthest thing from the filmmakers’ minds once the anachronistic references a la Hercules run amok (and you thought lava lamps dated back to the nineteen-fifties). By the time a two-headed dragon jumped off a cliff, yelling, ”Houston, we have a problem,” I had to agree. C

Quest for Camelot
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