STARGATE (1994 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.8|5.0 Starsììì

Stargate taps the acting skills of Erick Averi, James Spader, and Kurt Russell to tell its story. Kirk Russell seems to have difficulty getting into his character in this film, but as he settles in he becomes a good choice for his role as Colonel Jonathan O’Neil. The sets are spectacular and the costumes are well done. It is no Star Wars, by any means, but still makes a good sci fi watch for some afternoon ‘kill’ time.

Storyline

Wormholes, Egyptology, Pyramids, and ancient hieroglyphs all link together to open an ancient stargate.

Additional Thanks
                    
Thank you to Director Rolland Emmerich for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Mario Kassar for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Colonel Jonathan O’Neil (Kurt Russell), Dr. Daniel Jackson (James Spader), Ra (Jaye Davidson), Catherine Langford (Viveca Lindfors), Skaara (Alexis Cruz), Sha’uri (Mili Avital), General W.O. West (Leon Rippy), Lieutenant Kawalsky (John Diehl), Anubis (Carlos Lauchu), Horus (Djimon Hounsou), Kasuf (Erick Avari), Lieutenant Ferretti (French Stewart), Nabeh (Gianin Loffler), Freeman (Christopher John Fields), and Brown (Derek Webster).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The concept is fresh and well portrayed. 



Ben Meyers

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