The Beast and his otherworldly Slayers have arrived to enslave the world and kidnap a princess. It’s up to Prince Colwyn and a bandit crew to save the planet Krull. Join us for a look at this 1983 cult fantasy film. This episode is brought to you by Striped Hiking Tights.
The Seventh Son must overcome production delays in order to avoid being The Last Apprentice to hit the big screen. Join the Babblers in their fantasy quest for witches, warriors, and mumbling masters. This episode is brought to you by The Underbite.
The world has lost Sir Terry Pratchett, and to honor the humor and satire of this great fantasy author, we take a look at the Discworld, and Going Postal, the two-part television movie from 2010. Ook, indeed. This episode is brought to you by WALK WITH ME.
Jump into our time machine for Ladyhawke, the 1985 fantasy film starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer. After thirty years, does it still hold up? Join us! This episode is brought to you by Escaping Mother’s Womb.
Tonight, we cover a sampling of fantasy action films, including The Beastmaster, both versions of Clash of the Titans, a salute to 300, and a spoiler-free review of Tarsem Singh’s Immortals. Shake the sand from your sandals, and join us! This episode is brought to you by Baby Oil.
Revisit the original Harry Potter film, and realize just how long this film franchise has been with us. Harry, Ron and Hermione were so young back then that it’s difficult to see them as the same actors today. Sure, Emma Watson has always had an I’m-so-out-of-breath delivery of her lines, but we have watched these actors grow and mature with each film. The second half of Deathly Hallows brings the final book and the film franchise to a satisfying end, and for the most part
Film: Darkon (2006)
Stars: Skip Lipman, Kenyon Wells, a horde of dedicated LARPers
Director/s: Luke Meyer, Andrew Neel
The parks and fields in and around Baltimore, Maryland, become fictional lands and battlefields for dedicated groups of role-playing men and women, donning homemade fantasy weapons and armor, and fighting one another on weekends for domination of the map. This documentary’s focus is on two leaders of imaginary nations, one of which is attempting to rebel against the other. For the first twenty minutes of this film, I was chuckling at the
Stars: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos
A blast from my childhood, The Beastmaster is a glorious hunk of fantasy film cheese, topped with ferrets. It’s the story of baby-oiled Dar and Kiri (and Dar’s animal companions), and their quest for revenge on a nasty priest. I was borderline obsessed with Tanya Roberts back then, and thanks to the days of