Tag Archive "fantasy"

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Movie Review: The Kid Who Would Be King-an uneven Hero’s Journey

There was a brief period in the mid 2000’s where a movie like Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would Be King came out nearly every other week.

Mary Poppins Returns

Movie Review: Mary Poppins Returns with More Magic

Anyone looking for the best family movie of the holiday season need look no further. Mary Poppins Returns is an extraordinary amount of fun that carries on the legacy and the magic of what inspired ...

Movie Review: Grindelwald’s Crimes are far from Fantastic

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has a high standard breathing down its neck. Being part of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, it belongs to one of cinema’s biggest properties.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Movie Review: The Nutcracker’s Four Realms are No Fun

You’d think with Disney’s history of large scale fantasy they would know how to make The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Nope. All the charm and elegance has been sucked out of this confusing story ...

Movie Review: The House with a Clock tick-tocks just fine

The House with a Clock in its Walls is even stranger than its title suggests. Its confusing name is fitting for a confusing movie trying to be and feel like several kinds of entertainment. But ...

Movie Review: Christopher Robin is a carefree reunion

Disney’s new Christopher Robin is a singularly sweet episode of late summer entertainment. Fans of Winnie the Pooh and his friends will be most at home seeing this new story in the Hundred-Acre Wood. It’s ...

Avengers: Infinity War

Movie Review: An Insane Avengers: Infinity War

The marvel of all superhero movies has arrived at last. Avengers: Infinity War will challenge multiple box office records for its opening weekend. It will challenge audiences on more than their endurance.

Movie Review: Pacific Rim Rises Up

In the long list of expensive, city-crushing action movies, it’s hard to make something different. Still, there’s something about watching large, expensive CGI fights in blockbusters. When done with intelligence and the right attitude, they ...

Movie Review: A Crinkled Wrinkle in Time

Disney’s newest family adventure A Wrinkle in Time is a conundrum. While it’s the studio’s best-intentioned and socially conscious movie in years, it’s also Disney’s most boring and disappointing.

Movie Review: The Force is with The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a monumental challenge for fans of the cultural juggernaut. The hardworking team at Lucasfilm and Disney needed to create a seamless new story, effectively transforming the galactic universe into ...

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