Posts tagged with "Fantasy"

The Golden Compass
Volume one in Philip Pullman’s lauded “His Dark Materials” trilogy makes a lavishly put together yet essentially inert movie.

Day Watch (‘Dnevnoy Dozor’)
Could any creature be more intense and depressing than a Russian vampire on the prowl?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Benjamin Button is as curiouser and curiouser as they come: he grows ever younger as he grows up.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
A troupe of oddball performers rattle around London in a towering wagon that is part stage and part tumbledown home.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
An older, despondent Harry Potter starts his sixth year at Hogwarts School with the weight of the witchy world upon him.

Where the Wild Things Are
Director Spike Jonze’s charged and fleshed-out adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s children’s story hones right in ona banished boy’s aloneness and rage.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale ('Rare Exports')
Deep beneath Finland’s Korvatunturi Mountains, a group of miners make an otherworldly discovery.

Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp is a spacey chameleon as the Mad Hatter, and director Tim Burton’s Wonderland is a subterranean kingdom of hazardous, deranged beauty.

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (‘Bai She Chuan Shuo’)
A monster-slaying monk tries to save a young herbalist from a thousand-year-old humanised reptile.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
For everyone’s sake, especially his, Harry must prevail — and it’s no secret that he does.

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