Category: Fantasy

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Gretel & Hansel (2020)

Tell me the fairy tale again. It’s too scary, you’ll start seeing things that aren’t there.   In recent years we have been flooded with live-action versions of well-known Disney fairy tales. These usually follow the fairytale story without deviation. Even the appearance and atmosphere are mostly identical to the...

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Harmony (2018)

Even in love, there’s fear. You can’t have one without the other. Do you know that feeling when you drove with your bike somewhere, look surprised at a road map and realize you don’t have any idea where you were? Or that time when you were looking at the blackboard...

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Wildling (2018)

Film Review : Wildling Do you want to hear a story? Do you want me to tell you about the Wildling? “Wildling” is a peculiar film. It’s hard to put a specific label on it. One moment it feels like a teenage movie about a freshly emerging love. On the...

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Mermaid’s song (2018)

Her story begins where the fairy tale ends. I suppose this movie was inspired by the well-known fairy tale “The Little Mermaid” by Christian-Andersen. Now, if you were an attentive reader, you’d noticed that this little sea-dweller was explicitly present throughout the whole story. If this film is a kind...

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The house with a clock in its walls (2018)

You can eat cookies till you throw up, for all I care. You’ll see… things are…quite different here. Have you seen “Goosebumps” where Jack Black plays the leading role as well? Well, you can expect almost the same thing. A kids-sized horror film. And I had the same feelings about...

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I still see you (2018)

The Event took people we cared about, but it also left a part of them behind. Remnants. When I saw “Shovel Buddies” a while ago, I decided to add the item “Watch movies with Bella Thorne playing in it” to my to-do list. Now, I have a large number of...

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Apostle (2018)

These people… they’re blasphemers… a cult, a disease. Be careful. Be smart. Bring her home. The first thing that came to my mind while watching “Apostle“, was the movie “The Witch“. It takes place in the same time period. Here, too, an old-fashioned sounding English is spoken. And it’s also...

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A wrinkle in Time (2018)

To utilize a tesseract… all you need is to tap into the right frequency. You just need your mind. I’ve never tried L.S.D. in my life. But while watching this confusing and psychedelic-looking movie, I thought my wife used some exotic spices in my dinner I’d just eaten. After a...

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Avengers : Infinity War (2018)

Smile. For even in death, you have become Children of Thanos. Me and superheroes. We have a kind of love-hate relationship. One moment I’m really enjoying the character or the story. At that time jealousy bubbles up and I wished I had those specific powers in my daily life. And...

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The shape of water (2017)

“The natives in the Amazon worshipped it. Like a god. We need to take it apart, learn how it works.” I’ve watched this movie the night before the Oscar ceremony because I could feel it in my bones this film would possibly win that coveted statuette. Initially, I didn’t want...

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Death Note (2017)

A high school student named Light Turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals. Genre : Fantasy Country : USA Cast : Nat Wolff : Light Turner Lakeith...

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Pete, a boy is found in a forest. Apparently he’s been living there for six years after an accident took his parents. A ranger named Grace decides to take him in and when she asks him how he survived all by himself, he says he had a friend, Elliot, with...

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever...

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Kong : Skull Island (2017)

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Genre : Adventure/Fantasy Country : USA/China/Australia Cast : Tom Hiddleston : James Conrad Brie Larson : Mason Weaver Samuel L. Jackson : Preston...

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The Great Wall (2016)

In “The Great Wall” European mercenaries are searching for black powder and become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. Genre : Fantasy Country : USA/China Cast : Matt Damon : William Tian Jing : Lin Mae Pedro Pascal : Tovar...

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A Monster Calls (2016)

The monster does not come walking often. This time it comes to Connor, and it asks for the one thing Connor cannot bring himself to do. Tell the truth. This is a very touching story about a boy who feels very damaged, guilty and mostly angry. He struggles at school...

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The BFG (2016)

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and...

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Ghostbusters (2016)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. Genre : Fantasy/Comedy Country : USA Cast :  Kristen Wiig : Erin Gilbert Melissa McCarthy : Abby Yates Kate McKinnon :...

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Alice through the looking glass (2016)

Alice returns to the magical world of Underland, only to find the Hatter in a horrible state. With the help of her friends, Alice must travel through time to save the Mad Hatter and Underland’s fate from the evil clutches of the Red Queen and a clock like creature, known...

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One & Two (2015)

Zac and Eva live with their parents in isolated-mysterious farmhouse. The family lives’ in the 1800s manner and doing the old-fashioned chores. When their mom becomes seriously ill, the sibling begins to discover family dark secrets and supernatural abilities to teleport themselves, which threaten a family to splintered. One and...

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Gods of Egypt (2016)

Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the...

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Tale of tales (2015)

Here is the husband that you chose for me. Please, forgive me. “Tale of Tales” is based on stories of the 17th-century author Giambattista Basile from Napoli. Three strange tales are ingeniously interwoven and subsequently they end with a not so impressive conclusion. Each of them are atypical fairy tales....

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The last Witch Hunter (2015)

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior...

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Pan (2015)

12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny — to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. Genre : Adventure/Fantasy Country : UK/USA/Australia Cast : Levi Miller : Peter Hugh...

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Deep Dark (2015)

Hermann, a failed sculptor, is about to kill himself when he finds a strange, talking hole in the wall. The creature in the hole has the power to fulfill his wildest dreams, but things go horribly wrong and when the killing starts, Hermann is thrust into the worst nightmare of...

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The Cobbler (2014)

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way....

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Seventh Son (2014)

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on...

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Horns (2013)

In the aftermath of his girlfriend’s mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his temples. Genre : Horror/Fantasy Country : USA/Canada Cast : Daniel Radcliffe : Ig Perrish Juno Temple : Merrin Williams Joe Anderson : Terry perrish Director : Alexandre Aja My opinion “How...

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Maleficent (2014)

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins...

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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

After its victory over Leonidas’ 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the major Greek city-states. The Democratic city of Athens, first on the path of Xerxes’ army, bases its strength on its fleet, led by admiral Themistocles. Themistocles is forced to an unwilling alliance with...

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47 Ronin (2013)

While hunting in the forest, Lord Asano of Ako and his samurai find a young half-breed and take him with them to live in the castle. Several years later, Lord Asano holds a tournament to welcome the Shogun to Ako. The night after the tournament, Lord Asano is bewitched into...

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Man of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from...

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The Wolverine (2013)

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel...

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Byzantium (2012)

I write of what I cannot speak, the truth. I write all I know of it, then I throw that pages to the wind, maybe the birds can read it.   A non-traditional approach to the vampire genre. A new refreshing look from a different angle. Not the stereotypical image...

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Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)

Two thousand years ago, Nhagruul the Foul, a sorcerer who reveled in corrupting the innocent and the spread of despair, neared the end of his mortal days and was dismayed. Consumed by hatred for the living, Nhagruul sold his soul to the demon Lords of the abyss so that his...

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The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones (2013)

Clary seems to be an ordinary teenager living in New York, until her mother disappears and she discovers that she is the descendant from an ancient generation of warriors called Shadowhunters, who protect our world against demons. Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and plunges into a dangerous...

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The dark Knight rises (2012)

Eight years on, a new evil rises from where the Batman and Commissioner Gordon tried to bury it, causing the Batman to resurface and fight to protect Gotham City… the very city which brands him an enemy. Genre : Action/Crime/Fantasy Land : USA Cast : Christian Bale : Bruce Wayne...

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

After receiving bad news from a fertility doctor, Cindy and Jim Green try to bury their dreams of having a child by writing out all the great traits their child would have and putting them in a box in the garden. During a freak storm in the middle of the...

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Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. At first he thinks he’s hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora, Evanora, and Glinda, who...

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Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. Genre : Fantasy/Romance Country : USA Cast :  Alden Ehrenreich : Ethan Wate Alice Englert : Lena Duchannes Jeremy Irons : ...

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The Amazing Spiderman (2012)

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent’s mysterious death. Genre : Fantasy Country : USA Cast : Andrew Garfield : Peter Parker Emma Stone : Gwen Stacy Rhys Ifans : Dr. Curt...

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The Hobbit : An unexpected Journey (2012)

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug. Genre : Fantasy/Adventure/Action Country : USA/ New Zealand Cast : Martin Freeman : Bilbo Ian McKellen : Gandalf Richard...

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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

Snow White, imprisoned daughter of the late king, escapes just as the Magic Mirror declares her the source of the Evil Queen’s immortality. The Queen sends her men, led by a local huntsman, to bring her back. But upon her capture, the huntsman finds he’s being played and turns against...

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Conan the Barbarian (2011)

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil. Genre...