Highlander (1986)

Highlander

I recently stumbled across a Blu-Ray copy of an amazing cinematic indulgence, Russell Mulcahy’s 1986 cult classic, Highlander.  Starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown as members of a race of Immortals that are undetectable to the rest of us normal schlubs.  They hide amongst us, secretly playing The Game, a swordfight to decapitation, the only way that they might die.  The Game rages on for centuries until the time of The Gathering, a time and place where the final few Immortals will be drawn to finish The Game and compete for The Prize.

In the end, there can be only one.

Obviously, if you judge from this establishing paragraph, this review is going to contain a lot of italics.

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