Fantasy movies of the 21st Century
If parts of this movie look disturbingly familiar, that's because the director 'paid homage' to every movie he could think of!
Ever After (1998)
A fairy tale as timeless as anything by the Brothers Grimm, with an enchanting Drew Barrymore as Cinderella.
Fantasy That's So Bad It's Good
Every genre can boast bad films a-plenty, but fantasy seems especially good at producing films that are so bad they are actually enjoyable to watch. In this article, we look at why that might be, as well as examining a few examples.
Hansel and Gretel Movie Review
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters reimagines the classic fairy tale, and follows the candy swiping siblings into adulthood. The movie stars Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, and Famke Janssen.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I
A slow start to the first part of the final Harry Potter movie, but worth it for the rich visuals and fine performances.
King Arthur (2004)
It's Camelot, Jim, but not as we know it!
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Why couldn't Lucas and Speilberg just have left us with our memories?
One of the finest examples of Magical Reality on screen, Moonstruck garnered well deserved Academy Awards.
Overview of the Harry Potter Movies
How the world of Harry Potter has changed, from the innocence of The Philosopher's Stone to the darkness of The Deathly Hallows.
Pirates of the Caribbean At World's End (2007)
The usual sharp and witty dialogue delivered by actors who relish their roles, At World's End is a joy to behold.
Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides 2011(
The fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie takes on stranger tideas indeed, with a new director and no Will and Elizabeth.
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Not so much Twilight as Halfwit, this twisted fairy tale is dull and slow moving.
What this new agey movie proves is that fate is only kind if you're the star of the movie.
The Da Vinci Code
Come on, it is fantasy, isn't it? Yes it is, and for a change, the movie is way better than the book!
The Forbidden Kingdom
Not so much a fight contest, as a charm and humour contest, Foirbidden Kingdom brings Jackie Chan and Jet Li together at last.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Terry Gilliam's undisciplined imagination is displayed on screen again, in what proved to be Heath Ledger's last film.
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Now that Peter Jackson is back at the helm for the Hobbit, let's look back at the impact of his Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The Many Faces of Fantasy Cinema
Fantasy is not all about magic swords and enchanted goblins! It is a much broader and subtler genre than it is often given credit. Read on to find out why...
The Mists of Avalon
This marvellous miniseries starring Anjelica Houston is a feast for the senses.
The Mummy Trilogy
The Mummy Trilogy starts with a bang and ends with a bit of a whimper, but it is still a great way to spend a rainy afternoon.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Not that I'm complaining, but since when did the scary Phantom morph into the gorgeous Gerard Butler?
The Secret of Kells (2009)
The Secret of Kells is that it is one of the most gorgeous animated movies ever made, and hardly anyone knows about it.
This is a review of the movie Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans. While not a great movie, it has the saving grace of another great campy performance from Bill Nighy.
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