Genre Archives: Fantasy

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

March 17, 2017
"Beauty and the Beast (2017)" is an unashamedly romantic and quality film, featuring an all-star cast. Emma Watson delivers in a big way as Belle, both looking the part of Beauty as well as showing some real singing ability. Dan Stevens does a commendable job as the Beast, displaying beastly anger [...]

A Monster Calls

January 6, 2017
"A Monster Calls" deals with the issue of a loved one dying, but does so in a bizarre way. The movie is based on the novel by Patrick Ness. A "monster" tree (voiced by Liam Neeson) shows up every night at 12:07 a.m. to see Connor. At first it is difficult to figure out if the tree is a friend or [...]

Beyond the Darkness

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"Beyond the Darkness" uses realistic images and a keen director's eye in making this movie a gripping drama. Jonah Thomas is a senator, a politician on the rise, and the other senators attempt to corrupt him. When a "cure" for cancer is developed, the greed of several senators overtake them, and [...]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

November 18, 2016
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is loaded with action, fantastic creatures, new and interesting characters created by J.K. Rowling, and a happy ending to boot. It features the talents of Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, the voice of Ron Perlman, and—in a cameo—the one and only Johnny [...]