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Today in Movie History: August 20

They don’t call them the dog days for nothing. Today’s sole entry stands as perhaps the most notable example of sloppy seconds in cinematic history:¬†The Beastmaster, a dippy swords-and-sorcery epic that opened a few months after the genre flagship Conan the Barbarian¬†and clearly the lesser work in every conceivable way. Nevertheless, it achieved a measure of renown, mostly on virtue …