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Movies: ‘Last Vegas’
Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline in “Last Vegas.” Photo CBS Films

Sometimes a film comes along that is so bad it transcends itself and becomes a cultural artifact. “See kids, people actually sat in a dark room and watched this on a big screen back in the olden days.”

I’m thinking of “Deathstalker III,” Alfonso “Poncho” Corona’s 1988 sword ‘n’ sorcery epic, with Thom Christopher as the evil warlock Troxartes.

Troxartes was unique among evil warlocks, because he looked like Gloria Swanson in “Sunset Boulevard.”

Except Norma Desmond wasn’t sitting on a horse.

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