The fourth theatrical HIGHLANDER movie has all the narrative momentum of a game of "Magic: The Gathering." But devoted fans probably won't mind, because this convoluted, time- and continent-tripping tale is heavy on the adolescent angst and swoony
romanticism that suffused the first film. It also merges the parallel destinies of two Highlanders, Connor (Christopher Lambert) and Duncan MacLeod (Adrian Paul, of the syndicated Highlander
TV series). After 18 years the mythos is complicated, but the short form is that immortal warriors
are locked in an endless battle with arcane rules of engagement, a cruel cosmic game whose goal is to pare their number to one. ...