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Fantasy

Let me get a few things out of the way before delving into my review of Twilight... Yes, I read the book and enjoyed it. Yes, I read the rest of the series of books, and New Moon was my favorite.…
A Lobster Tale is an odd little misfit of a movie about an odd little misfit family who discovers some odd little misfit moss. It's not light-hearted enough to be intriguing to children, and it's not …
Back in 2004, director Guillermo del Toro helmed the first Hellboy movie to a moderate level of acclaim and fanboy delight. But back then, he was just the sorta-known guy who made that movie where Mir…
The story, set in the USA in the 1960s, centers on a trio of friends: Liverpudlian immigrant Jude (Jim Sturgess), girlfriend Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood), and Lucy’s rebellious older brother, Max (Joe Ande…
Dear Moviepie’s Eric, OHHHHmuhGAWD. My dear friend, my sweet boy, drop whatever you’re doing. Turn off ANTM, put away the green slop and get thee to the nearest theater playing Ghost Rider because  …
This Superman, played by newcomer Brandon Routh, has really good skin and eerily dark blue eyes (in that weird colored-contact way that seems to be all the rage these days in movies). His various expr…
It is with much sadness and regret that I bestow a mere four slices on this latest installment of the X-Men franchise. After the stellar X2: X-Men United, I was so looking forward to another round of …
It’s not campy or colorful, but gorgeously dark and gothic and shadowy, like a black-and-white technicolor movie. Ron Perlman, who last donned mucho prosthetic make-up as Vincent in the cult-hit TV s…
My favorite thing about Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is that I finally figured out that R. Wynn and A.O. Wynn are not related. During the first two movies, I kept thinking they must both be m…
The first time I saw Arizona Dream, I was smitten.  I had been waiting to see the movie for three years by the time I stumbled into the video, and when I finally watched it, it just took my breath awa…
I find Sean Connery distracting. I’m not a big fan of his, especially of his work in recent years (Encrapment, anyone?), and he was a big reason why I wasn’t looking forward to seeing The Leag…
I’ll admit that I walked into the press screening—an experience that was complete with a bag search and metal detectors!—a little skeptical. I’d seen the original X-Men movie and was impressed but not…