Tag Archive: Fantasy

Retro Review: ‘Return to Oz’

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In 1939, the classic works of L. Frank Baum were  brought to the big screen in the timeless masterpiece The Wizard of Oz. In the ensuing decades this film has stood the test… Continue reading

Rise and Fall of Syfy

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During the early days of cable television burgeoning networks were finding success catering to different niche markets. Atlanta media mogul, Ted Turner who started the whole shebang, had an empire of networks to… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Terry Goodkind (1948-2020)

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Since the age of the Internet began, the revelation of celebrity deaths became almost instantaneous. Imagine my surprise and sadness when just yesterday I discovered one of the most influential fantasy writers of… Continue reading

Audible Review: ‘The Sandman’

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Possibly the biggest thing in the audiobook world recently was that Amazon’s arm Audible was making the ambitious move to adapt the DC Comics/Vertigo masterpiece the Sandman into audio form. No doubt this… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows of the 90s

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For fans of genre television the 90’s were a boom time. The audience for shows about monsters and spaceships made their presence known and networks answered. Pioneering storytelling styles and the prevalence of… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Season 1

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Plot: Set years before the events of the 1982 film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns viewers to the world of Thra, a place as vast and wondrous as it is perilous… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Border’

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Directed by: Ali Abbasi Starring: Eva Melander and Eero Milonoff Plot: A border patrol officer with a strange ability meets a man with the same ability. Review: The phrase “modern day fairy tale” gets thrown around… Continue reading

Best Fantasy Movies of the 90’s

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There is nothing quite like a good fantasy film. This genre, when done right, has the ability to make audiences forget their troubles and be taken to brand new worlds and experience adventures… Continue reading

Best Urban Fantasy Films

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Often when we think of fantasy films, images of dragons and far off lands like Oz or Middle Earth come to mind. But some of the greatest fantasy flicks take place in a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Heavy Metal’

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Movies are such a powerful and visual medium that many movies become ingrained in the memories of fans. This could be for a multitude of reasons; strong characters, great action, thrilling scares, or… Continue reading