Fantasy
 
 
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...
 
8.0
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Microbe and Gasoline” Marks the Return of Gondry’s Whimsical Brand of Genius

  When I think of Michel Gondry, my mind usually goes straight to his incredibly imaginative elements of fantasy, in works such as “Science of Sleep” and “Mood Indigo”. The French filmmaker is a mas...
 
7.5
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Swiss Army Man” May Be the Weirdest Movie I’ve Seen

Hank (Paul Dano) is a man stranded on a desert island about to end it all; that is until the dead body of Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up ashore and begins farting. And so begins their journey together. Hank figures out that...
 
8.3

 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “The Neverending Story” Trilogy (Part 1: 1984, Part 2: 1990, Part 3: 1994)

That’s right, ladies and gents! I spent my entire day today, watching all three of the “Neverending Story” movies, and now I am here to give you my thoughts and feelings. As I have never done a review on an en...
 
6.8
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Mythica: The Iron Crown”

Marek (Stone), Thane (Johnson), and Dagen (Stormoen) are back! In the Mythica franchise’s fourth installment (titled “Mythica: The Iron Crown”) the team is after the final shard of the powerful relic called th...
 
7.0
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Lady in White” (1988)

  In the 80s, there were not only a slew of dark, borderline terrifying, kid/family movies. I have talked about them, at length, on this sight before. Legend, Neverending Story, Labyrinth, Dark Crystal… and many more...
 
7.5

 
Action
 

Throwback Thursday Review of “Super Mario Bros.”

Written by: Parker Bennett, Terry Runte, and Ed Solomon Directed by: Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton Starring: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis, and Fisher Stevens Rated: PG Run time: 104 minutes Grow...
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “The Pagemaster” Tried To Get Kids To Enjoy Literature (1994)

Richard Tyler (Culkin) is a young boy who is literally scared of everything. When his dad (Begley Jr) tries to get him into sports, he spouts off statistics about how shin splints cause blood clots. When he builds him a treehou...
 
6.5
 
Family
 

Throw Back Thursday Review of “Dragonslayer”

Written by: Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins Directed by: Matthew Robbins Starring: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, and Ralph Richardson By now, if you’ve read many of these TBT reviews, you have probably figured out that ...

 
Comedy
 

Throwback Thursday Review of “Time Bandits”

        Written by: Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Craig Warnock, John Cleese, Sean Connery, David Warner, Ian Holm, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Malcolm Dixon, Mike Ed...