Posts Tagged ‘fantasy’
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From one Immortal to another, Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez (Sean Connery) mentors Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) in "Highlander," Russell Mulcahy's Cannon Films cult classic from 1986.

Class of 1986: ‘Highlander’

Before it came to a thudding halt, the rich world of “Highlander” — in all its bombast and bereavement — was, and still is, worth getting lost in for two hours.
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The Last Witch Hunter

Vin Diesel's latest falls into the same trap as many attempted fantasy-action franchises: too much darkness, not enough fun and not nearly enough imagination.

Jack Black stars in Columbia Pictures' "Goosebumps."

Goosebumps

"Goosebumps" is a fun and entertaining ride through Nostalgia-ville, but the film never really truly feels like what the fans deserved.
Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.

"Seventh Son" (2015) starring Jeff Bridges.

Seventh Son

"Seventh Son," starring Jeff Bridges, is a serviceable sword-and-sorcery movie that offers just enough for genre fans.
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Film on Vinyl: Double Feature

Next up on Film on Vinyl's playlist is a double feature: "Hercules" and "Vikings."

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Curse of the Dragon Slayer

If "The Lord of the Rings" was given a $100 budget and Peter Jackson jumped ship, the result would be "Curse of the Dragon Slayer."
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Class of 1983: “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Like all of Ray Bradbury's greatest works, it shines a harsh light on the true cost of shame, greed, vanity, anxiety and other very human fears.