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reviewed Twilight (movie). June 26, 2009
Twilight (movie)
     Generally, I’m suspicious of popular trends in entertainment and I avoid exposing myself to any books or movies that I perceive to be conformist, populist, or over-hyped. Most …
Poster
"You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve," said Aslan. "And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest …
reviewed The Golden Compass. December 24, 2008
The Golden Compass
WARNING: This review may contain spoilers!      I suppose it's not surprising, what with the current trend of adapting fantasy literature into films, that Philip Pullman's novel The …
reviewed The Illusionist. December 24, 2008
The Illusionist
It's odd, but in the year 2006 there were two major motion pictures to feature stories about magicians and/or illusionists. The first film was The Illusionist, while the second film was The Prestige. …
reviewed The Fountain. December 24, 2008
The Fountain
Director Darren Aronofsky (Pi and Requiem for a Dream) has created a niche for himself in the film industry. Much like filmmakers David Lynch, Terry Gilliam, and Vincent Ward, Darren Aronofsky explores …
reviewed The Invisible. December 24, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
The Invisible
Writer/director David S. Goyer (writer of The Blade Trilogy and Batman Begins) makes a departure from the "comic book" movies for which he is best known, and instead helms this remake of …
reviewed Constantine. December 23, 2008
Constantine
Loosely based upon the dark comic book and graphic novel series published by DC Comics/Vertigo, Constantine is a supernatural thriller with amazing visual effects, thrilling action, and a great cast. …
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
After the phenomenal success of J.K. Rowling's first four Harry Potter novels and the first Harry Potter film, there was no doubt that the boy wizard would be returning to the big screen. In …
Original Version of the Poster
Note: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the same film as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The film just uses the original U.K. title rather than the U.S. title.       …
reviewed The Princess Bride (1987 film). December 23, 2008
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Screenwriter and novelist William Goldman's book, The Princess Bride, was first published in 1972. For years Goldman, who wrote the screenplay for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, attempted to have …
reviewed The NeverEnding Story (1984 film). December 23, 2008
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German director Wolfgang Petersen, the man responsible for the harrowing WWII epic Das Boot, may seem like an odd choice to direct a film adaptation of Michael Ende's children's book, The NeverEnding …
Jim Henson's Fantasy Film Collection
In the 1980s people were sick of political and social unrest, so naturally they escaped into the zeitgeist of popular culture, which resulted in terrifically shallow yet entertaining films. Two genres …
reviewed MirrorMask. December 23, 2008
MirrorMask
There are few comic book writers in the world that are more respected than master storyteller Neil Gaiman, whose combination of whimsical fantasy, dark satire, and comedic absurdism brought him to the …
reviewed Willow. December 23, 2008
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George Lucas (Star Wars Trilogy) has always enjoyed delving into mythological archetypes in his films and when Willow was released in 1988, it served as an example of his fascination with stories of unlikely …
reviewed 300 (2007 film). December 22, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Special Edition DVD (front)
WARNING: This film contains brutal, graphic, stylized action/violence, sexuality/partial nudity, and fascist ideologies.      Based upon Frank Miller's graphic novel of the same …
DVD front
-This review pertains to the 2-disc Masterpiece Edition DVD of Alice in Wonderland-       Early on in Walt Disney's career, he had wanted to tell the story of Alice in …
DVD front
-This review pertains to the original DVD release, not the remastered edition-       In 1990, the final film in the BBC's Narnia series made its debut. The series, which consisted …
DVD front
-This review pertains to the original DVD release, not the remastered edition-       In 1989, the BBC produced the second and third films in their four-film series adapted from the …
DVD front
-This review pertains to the original DVD release, not the remastered edition-       In 1988, the BBC produced the first of four films based upon The Chronicles of Narnia books …
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
"Once a king or queen in Narnia, always a king or queen. Bear it well, Sons of Adam! Bear it well, Daughters of Eve!"  -Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, …
reviewed Corpse Bride. December 19, 2008
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It's odd that Tim Burton's Corpse Bride should be released the same year as Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Perhaps it was just an unfortunate coincidence that the two films, both …
The Nightmare Before Christmas (DVD front)
-This review pertains to the 2-disc Collector's Edition DVD of The Nightmare Before Christmas -      What happens when you mix a strange combination of Walt Disney Studios …
Anniversary Edition front
-This review pertains to the 2-disc Anniversary Edition DVD of Labyrinth-      Labyrinth was the second fantasy film directed by Muppet creator Jim Henson. Though the tone of …
25th Anniversary Edition front
-This review pertains to the 2-disc 25th Anniversary Edition DVD of The Dark Crystal-      "Another world, another time, in the age of wonder..."   ...So begins …
Monty Python and the Holy Grail Special Edition
-This review pertains to the Monty Python and the Holy Grail 2-disc Special Edition DVD-         In 1974 the bad boys of British comedy decided to create a full-length motion …
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