Tagged: fantasy

Fantastic Voyage 1966 sci-fi submarine

Fantastic Voyage – 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago movie audiences sat down in darkened theaters to witness a film that would take them to ‘where no one has ever been before‘. They learned from the...

Barbarella Jane Fonda

Superhero Films – Barbarella (1968)

Producer Dino DeLaurentis returns to my superhero series with an attempt to bring Jean-Claude Forest’s popular ski-fi vixen to the big screen. Resembling actress Brigitte Bardot, the French comic strip...

Star Wars Force Awakens Rey Finn running

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Thoughts

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been out for a month now. Most of the planet has seen it. It continues to gobble up money...

Honey I Shrunk The Kids Disney comedy

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989) – A Review

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids Scientist Wayne Szalinski (Rick Moranis) is struggling with his newest invention. He’s facing setbacks, mockery and mounting frustration with his machine that is designed to...

One Million Years BC Raquel Welch cave girl

One Million Years B.C. (1966) – A Review

Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C. Cavegirls in fur bikinis! Stop-motion dinosaurs! Volcano models erupting! This is the way it was in One Million Years B.C.! Tumak (John Richardson)...

Star Wars 1977 movie poster

Nitpicking Star Wars

One of the most beloved, most watched, most quoted films of all time. It’s affection has spanned generations and created its own empire of sequels, merchandising and adoration that will...

The Red Balloon 1956 short fantasy film

The Red Balloon (1956) – A Review

The Red Balloon A young boy is on his way to school when he finds a red balloon. He soon discovers that this red balloon has a life of its...

Dragonheart 1996 fantasy film

Dragonheart (1996) – A Review

Dragonheart Prince Einon is destined to follow in his tyrannical father’s place as King. The young prince is tutored by the noble knight Bowen (Dennis Quaid), who not only teaches...

Mary Poppins Julie Andrews

Mary Poppins (1964) – A Review

The cast of Mary Poppins Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins still holds up as great entertainment nearly fifty years after it was made. Recently rewatching it I was reminded just how...