fantasy

Landlocked – Nightstream Review

Sometimes a movie doesn’t have to be an adventure into chaos, or demon slaying mythic arts, but instead a window into the soul and the destruction around it. Landlocked is the latter, and it’s an interesting take to preserve memory and those thoughts and moments we hold near and dear to us. Landlocked is that exact movie, it focuses on Mason played by Mason Owens and written and directed by Paul O...[Read More]

Prevenge – 31 Nights of Halloween

Tonight’s 31 nights of Halloween watch was a revisit to a movie I saw in 2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival, and thought it was one of the funniest, wildest, craziest things I ever saw at the time, Prevenge written directed and starring Alice Lowe. When I revisited Prevenge tonight on Shudder, I saw a movie that definitely did not bring back the memories of five years ago, it feels he...[Read More]

Nightbooks (2021)

Nightbooks is squarely aimed at a younger audience and as such I watched it with my son and it was good fun albeit quite scary at times and the Netflix 7+ rating is a bit too low I would say, it’s more like 10+. Age ratings aside, Nightbooks can be enjoyed by young and old audiences, even more so together, regardless of the rather simplistic plot and obvious outcome, it still provides enough...[Read More]

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) – Review

You can call Marvel movies formulaic all you want, Shang-Chi sure follows its formula to the letter and it’s just fun to watch. It entertains from beginning to end and you happily sit through all the credits for that after credits scene. Some might argue, that you can have it cheaper and watch it at home, sure. However, Shang-Chi is also beautifully choreographed and the stunning fight scene...[Read More]

First Rule of Book Club? Captain Nemo could kick your ASS!

Word around the campfire is that there’s competing films being prepped based on the character of Captain Nemo, from Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (as well as The Mysterious Island), including one to quite possibly be helmed by McG. This week’s book report comes courtesy of the good folks at Titan Books who have just rereleased Kevin J. Anderson’s Captain Nemo: The Fantasti...[Read More]

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