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  • Summary: Students working on an archaeological dig must travel back in time to 14th century France to rescue their professor, an obsessive academician who has become trapped in a vicious feudal war.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 32
  2. Negative: 17 out of 32
  1. There's something light and insubstantial about this movie. It almost floats away as you watch it.
  2. Reviewed by: Ed Park
    50
    Crudely written, haphazardly acted, and improbably fun.
  3. Reviewed by: Carla Meyer
    50
    Clunky adventure story.
  4. Director Richard Donner finds a few startling images for bloody battle scenes, but awful dialogue prevents the actors from giving performances of any depth.
  5. Reviewed by: Richard Harrington
    30
    Time travels, but it sure doesn't fly by in this debacle.
  6. 25
    Timeline lacks potency, drive, wit and personality -- all the things that make escapism worthwhile.
  7. Timeline has negative energy to burn. There's even less of it by the end than at the beginning.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 27
  2. Negative: 17 out of 27

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