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Entries for the ‘Fantasy’ Category

Disney’s New Cinderella is an Enchanting Retelling of a Classic Fairy Tale

This is a guest post by Emma Kliethermes. Disney’s live action remake of the beloved fairy tale Cinderella in all was not only a fitting tribute to the animated Disney classic, but also a more developed story that captivates the audience, both young and old.  Kenneth Branagh’s take on the well-known tale is charming and magical […]

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Beasts of the Southern Wild: Less Film, More Experience

This is a guest post by Jordan Mendys. Beasts of the Southern Wild is the first feature of director Benh Zeitlin, and to simply call this a film is an understatement. Taking place in The Bathtub, a Delta community, this film is the story of 6 year old Hushpuppy searching for her mom in the […]

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Green Lantern

Green Lantern is based on the comic book series of the same name, about test pilot Hal Jordan who inherits a powerful green ring and green lantern and transforms into a superhero.

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Thor

Thor is the movie based on the comic book hero. Golden hair, sparkling blue eyes, rippling muscles, has a hammer that commands the atmosphere… yep… that one. Thor is banished to Earth to learn a few lessons about becoming a worthy God.

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Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth is about a young girl that escapes her father’s brutal world into a fantastical world full of bizarre and mystical creatures.

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Preview and DVD Release: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

I’m a little irritated with this new trend of movies being broken down into two parts, but I am seriously anticipating the final installment of Harry Potter! Yes, I will watch every previous movie in order with my kids before we see this one in the theater the day it releases! Harry Potter and the […]

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Lady In The Water

Lady In The Water is about a maintenance man that finds a mysterious girl in the pool at his apartment complex.

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Beastly

Beastly is a modernized version of the classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast.”

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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole is an excellent computer animated fantasy movie about a young owl who joins in a mythic fight between the evil “Pure Ones” and the good “Guardians.”

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