Articles tagged fantasy

War and Peace and Lords and Dragons

Game of Thrones is one of the most epic stories ever to grace the small screen, and these new steelbook collections offer a wealth of bonus features.

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The Third Time, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Is Not the Charm

The extended edition of the third Hobbit film is just as bloated as the second one, but the bonus features are a must-have if you're a fan of the film.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 7 - “Plush”

"Plush", the first true stand-alone episode of this season, is stuffed with horror movie cliches and filler.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episodes 8-9 - “Birth” / “The Bear King”

Despite the best of intentions, Storybrooke is becoming less and less compelling.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 6 - “Our Little World”

“Our Little World” offers bizarre family dynamics that lead to the revelation of major plot points (and a great Castiel moment).

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 7 - “Nimue”

Emma's journey to reunite the pieces of Excalibur reveals much about Merlin's beginnings, and the origin of good and evil.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 5 - “Thin Lizzie”

"Thin Lizzie" goes through the motions, with a mixed bag of false leads, soul searching, and a lot of Darkness.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 6 - “The Bear and the Bow”

The latest episode finds Belle continually caught in the middle, and Merida's Scotland something of a disappointment.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 4 - “Baby”

Weird camera angles, hybrid monsters, and a brotherly sing-along leads us to some interesting plot developments when Supernatural puts Baby in the driver's seat.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 5 - “Dreamcatcher”

Even after five seasons, Once Upon a Time still manages to add layers of interest and meaning to the existing story(book) world, with a wink at Back to the Future.

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Madness. Shame. Humiliation: Richard Elfman on Growing Up Absurd

In 1980, Richard Elfman released a very strange movie called Forbidden Zone. No one saw it. At least not in theaters. Today it's one of the best-known underground films around.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 3 - “The Bad Seed”

"The Bad Seed" explores all the characters we love and hate as Season 11 really kicks off.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 4 - “The Broken Kingdom”

Many things are broken in the kingdom of Camelot. How badly do we want them to be repaired?

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 2 - “Form and Void”

“Form and Void” is half of a whole, with some overly familiar scenarios, but still manages to offer a few unforeseen twists.

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‘Crimson Peak’ Has Metaphors Everywhere You Look

As Edith comes to understand her own story, you might appreciate not only the many metaphors, but also the very nice handwriting.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 3 - “Siege Perilous”

As episode three suggests, Camelot might turn out to be the perfect addition to the world of worlds that is Storybrooke.

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9 Oct 2015 // 9:00 AM

‘Pan’ Doesn’t Fly

The problems here are numerous, the reasons for them ridiculous.

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‘The Fantastic Made Visible’ Suffers From Some Blind Spots

The essays within display a fantastic array of quality.

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4 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

Lost in ‘The Vorrh’

The Vorrh is almost certainly unlike anything you have read before, but is it worth the considerable effort required to traverse its many pages?

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Susanna Clarke’s ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell’ Will Get American Debut Through BBC This Summer

The popular historical fantasy novel Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, which won author Susanna Clarke the Hugo Award, will see its United States debut this summer.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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