Movie Category: Fantasy

The Crow 0

The Crow

This has been on my list to get around to watching since I was a teenager. And now, having finally seen it, I think the best thing I can say is “Well, that’s that...

The Northman 0

The Northman

What a weird film! I think we got drawn into this by seeing Alexander Skarsgard on a chat show and selling the idea so fully. And yet when you watch it you find yourself...

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 0

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Nowhere near as bad as people might have you believe. Nostalgia’s a funny thing, though.  Seeing a film make a nod to a TV show or film series seems reasonable, but seeing a slightly...

Roald Dahl’s The Witches 0

Roald Dahl’s The Witches

I’ll confess to only having seen about 40% of this, through a combination of drifting in & out of sleep on a flight, and being interrupted by the flight having to land. It seemed...

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 0

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

It’s the third… aaaaah, OK then. You can go into tedious detail about Jackson taking licence with Tolkien’s magnum opus, but there’s no denying that this trilogy is a masterpiece of ambition and scale,...

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 0

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

It’s the second bit of Lord of the Rings… what do you want me to say? 👍

Highlander 0


Confession time: I’d never seen this end-to-end. Turns out I’ve seen it all in fits & bursts over the years (commencing with a run at it at Martyn Symons’ house when I was about...