Captain Eager and the Mark of Voth
Captain Eager and the Mark of Voth (2008)

A lantern-jawed ray-gun hero does battle with a villainous despot intent on achieving ultimate power in his lovingly-crafted, CG-heavy homage to the low-budget B-movies of yesteryear. Captain Eager is a hero with a reputation for always… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 18, 2008
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Jenkins
Time Out

Simon DaVison's loopy labour of love succeeds where other offerings of pure homage (most recently 'Grindhouse') failed.

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Danny Bangs
Little White Lies

The cheerfully weird plot and hilariously bad acting are all part of the film's self mockery, which betrays a love for the genre's cheesy roots.

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Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Dull and dreary despite DeVison's enthusiasm, take heart in remembering the chances of catching Captain Eager on a big screen are nil.

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Cath Clarke
Guardian

In the end there is something rather depressing about a film willing itself to be so crappy.

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Ellen E Jones
Total Film

This kind of thing has been done before and it's been done better, too.

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Dan Jolin
Empire Magazine

Terrible, just terrible.

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Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

The kind of quirky labour of love I feel guilty for bashing.

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Jamie Russell
BBC.com

Lacking gags, proper characters or any comprehensible plot, it never rises above a one-joke movie - and that joke's on us. It's humour Jim, but not as we know it.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Simon DaVison gets the charmingly clunky look and feel of 1950s SF spot on - but he also captures the genre's more tedious shortcomings a little too accurately for the average viewer's patience to bear.

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