Fantasy, Netflix, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Shadow and Bone (2021)

Leigh Bardugo’s beloved Grishaverse series, which started with the Shadow and Bone Trilogy (published 2012-2014) and continued with the paired books Six of Crows (2015)/Crooked Kingdom (2016) and King of Scars (2019)/Rule of Wolves (2021) has now been adapted into a big-budget Netflix show, hoping…

Drama, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, LFF 2020

REVIEW: Siberia (LFF 2020)

For those who like their festival films as bonkers and experimental as possible; well this one’s definitely for you. World premiering in competition at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, Siberia marks Abel Ferrara’s sixth collaboration with Willem Dafoe, following last year’s addiction drama Tommaso. Billed as a search…

Comedy, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Spontaneous (2020)

It’s hard to say what impact Spontaneous will have years down the line, if it will be remembered as a classic teen film and resonate with a new generation of moviegoers. But in 2020, in the midst of a Trump presidency and a global health…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Films, Foreign, Horror

REVIEW: Koko-di Koko-da (2020)

Traumatic events always leave us in a never-ending loop of regret, depression and scenarios that could exist within a different parallel universe. They can cause the breakdown of relationships and keep us from ever healing from the event that happened, which is why they can…

Drama, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Foreign, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Entwined (2020)

Greek and Roman mythology has been having something of a moment in cinema recently, with Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Orpheus and Eurydice), The Lighthouse (Proteus and Prometheus) and the much lesser known British independent film The Isle, which blended the Scottish folklore of…

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TV REVIEW: The Dead Lands

Not Just Another Zombie Story Indigenous people all over the world take pride in their storytelling abilities and unique cultural narratives that have been passed down through generations. The exact tales and myths vary from culture to culture but one truth threads through: we are…

Action & Adventure, Disney+, Fantasy, Film Reviews

PATRON REVIEW: Willow (1988)

Things really were more acceptable in the 80s weren’t they? In between David Bowie’s domed thrust bucket gyrating round a Labyrinth, and Fred Savage asking his Grandpa Columbo about ‘inconceivable’ Princess Brides, kids had a whole host of fantasy films to choose and be mentally…