There’s a knockabout charm to Cyborg, a laid back amiability — provided a movie about post-apocalyptic crucifixions, plagues, and misery can be called amiable.
Sinbad’s crew is one for the ages, consisting of his trusted friends the Viking named Viking, Prince Ali, a bald guy named The Bald Cook, Poochy the Dwarf, and the Chinese Soldier of Fortune, who is played by a Japanese guy and dressed like a Thai ladyboy on his way home from a particularly colorful Siamese gay rights parade.
In the case of the oft-forgotten Indiana Jones rip-off, Treasure of the Four Crowns, all anyone could remember was “something about a lot of flaming rocks swinging around on really obvious wires.”
Revenge of the Ninja may not be Legendary Weapons of China. It may not be the best film you’ll ever see, but it’s best American ninja film you’ll ever see