Tag Archives: Fairy Tale

‘HELLBOY 2: THE GOLDEN ARMY’ (2008) Retrospective: A Perfect Opening?

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

Guillermo del Toro loves mythology. It’s evident. Very few viewers could protest it. But more than any, he loves the melancholic ones most. The ones that show our world is or could be fantastical still, but we have to be aware of ourselves, our actions, and how we move those …

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Dark Fairy Tale ‘KRATT’ (2020) Comes To Video On Demand

KRATT (2020)

We got a chance to check out the horror comedy KRATT at Fantasia Fest last year (read our review here) and we adored it, so we’re excited to let you know you’re going to get your chance to see the movie for yourself in the very near future! Check out …

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Panic Fest 2020: ‘The New End’ Is A Familiar Post-Apocalyptic Fable – Movie Review

Written and directed by Leonel Dietsche (3000 2015), The New End is a post-apocalyptic fairy tale, full of knights, kings, jesters, and magicians rotted beyond recognition in radioactive dust. But in this decaying kingdom, there’s only one fair maiden left. The moral of this story, eulogized in the simultaneously hopeful …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Will Rattle You

tigers are not afraid

Fantasia Film Festival is underway, and if you’re attending, you may want to invest in a box of Kleenex before seeing Tigers Are Not Afraid (Spanish title: Vuelven). The profoundly moving film comes from writer/director Issa López, and follows a group of young children who have been personally victimized by the Mexican drug …

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‘November’ (2017) Movie Review

I’m a sucker for a love story, being a hopeless romantic at heart. I’m also a huge fan of the films that aren’t afraid to fully embrace weirdness to tell its tale. November is one such film. November is the latest film from writer/director Rainer Sarnet based on the novel, …

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The Shape of Water (2017) Movie Review

Guillermo Del Toro has long been one of my favorite filmmakers, yet the opportunity to see one of his films in theaters has eluded me… until now. After months of waiting, The Shape of Water finally arrived at a theater near me, and despite some minor setbacks on the way …

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