Fantasy

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

First viewing 03/17/2017
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Inclusive, insightful, enlightened, and modern.

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Cinderella (2015)

First viewing 03/13/2015
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Cinderella (2015)

Very pretty, but still keep your daughters and blended family away!

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Into the Woods

First viewing 12/25/2014
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Into the Woods

Pleasantly – and admittedly surprisingly – engaging for grownups.

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

First viewing 08/19/2016
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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

One never forgets it’s computer-generated… and it doesn’t matter.

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Kong: Skull Island

First viewing 03/10/2017
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Kong: Skull Island

At last, a little compassion for Kong!

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Maleficent

First viewing 05/30/2014 | Updated Mar 2015
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Maleficent

One script revision away from perfection.

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Minions

First viewing 07/09/2015
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Minions

I wish it’d involved more Minions en masse, but still a rollicking good time. BANANA!!

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

First viewing 08/12/2016
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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

I must confess to becoming misty on two occasions.

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Seventh Son

First viewing 02/06/2015
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Seventh Son

Men in Black: Middle Ages Fantasy Edition.

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Swiss Army Man

First viewing 07/01/2016 | Updated 07/08/2016
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Swiss Army Man

Her meets Cast Away meets Weekend at Bernie’s with a splash of Where the Wild Things Are.

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The Great Wall

First viewing 02/17/2017
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The Great Wall

Helm’s Deep meet Aliens.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

First viewing 12/14/2012
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Scrumptiously harrowing and all we could expect and hope for. Peter Jackson and company are back, and the tradition begins again…

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

First viewing 12/17/2014
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Not the likeliest finish imaginable, but a solid one nonetheless.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

First viewing 12/12/2013
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Peter Jackson has hit a new level of artistic maturity, and his crew have kept right up with him.

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

First viewing 04/21/2016
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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

A classic fairy tale, and to me, one of the purest pieces to come along in quite a while.

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The Lobster

First viewing 11/16/2016
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The Lobster

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

First viewing 02/01/2004
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The legend begins.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

First viewing 02/01/2004
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

First viewing 02/01/2004
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best battle ever. (Well, perhaps that’s strong – but not off the mark!)

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The Secret Life of Pets

First viewing 07/08/2016
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The Secret Life of Pets

Pure, unmitigated, unabashed joy for pet parents of all ages!

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