Uwe Boll has no soul.
—Bill Gibron filmcritic.com
...just confusing and dull.
—Sam Adams Los Angeles Times
There's a surfeit of plot, all of it generic
—Maitland McDonagh TV Guide
...easily the best film hackteur Uwe Boll has ever made -- which means it may be slightly better, on balance, than Ernest Goes to Jail.
—Alex Markerson E!
...an off-brand sword-and-sorcery epic that cuts so many corners, it's probably a safety hazard.
—Scott Tobias Onion AV Club
A plodding patchwork of derivative fantasy-adventure, medieval production design, risible dialogue, unimpressive CGI trickery and haphazardly edited action sequences...
—Joe Leydon Variety
An awkward Lord of the Rings knockoff, it features both elaborate battles and bumbling humor, though it's never quite clear when you should be laughing.
—Laura Kern New York Times
...a dogpile of tax-shelter sword-and-sorcery
—Jim Ridley LA Weekly
...there's almost nothing to recommend about this cinematic substitute for sleeping pills...
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine