Category: Fantasy

Valley of Shadows

    Release Date: October 20, 2017 (Norway) Screened: September 10, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: No Rating Yet Studio: Film Farms; Them Girls Film; Anna Kron Film Director: Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen Cast: Adam Ekeli; Kathrine Fagerland While there is stuff to admire in Valley of Shadows, this Norwegian import really

Let’s Scare Jessica to Death

    Release Date: August 27, 1971 Runtime: 89 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: John Hancock Cast: Zohra Lampert; Barton Heyman; Kevin O’Connor; Gretchen Corbett; Alan Manson; Mariclare Costello This low-key quickie hearkens back to a sort of golden age for low-budget chillers. While not as gruesome as some of its contemporaries (Texas

Wonder Woman

    Release Date: June 2, 2017 Runtime: 141 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot; Chris Pine; Connie Nielsen; Robin Wright; Danny Huston; David Thewlis; Saïd Taghmaoui; Ewen Bremner All hail Wonder Woman!! After decades of development hell, the grand dame of DC Comics finally gets her own standalone

Bedtime Stories

    Release Date: December 25, 2008 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Disney Director: Adam Shankman Cast: Adam Sandler; Keri Russell; Courteney Cox; Russell Brand; Guy Pearce; Teresa Palmer; Richard Griffiths; Lucy Lawless A frothy, family-friendly entertainment that is lively enough for the kids and easy-to-swallow for the adults.

Naked Lunch

    Release Date: December 27, 1991 (screened June 20, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival) Runtime: 115 minutes Rating: R Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: David Cronenberg Cast: Peter Weller; Judy Davis; Ian Holm; Julian Sands; Monique Mercure; Roy Scheider OK, full disclosure: this is one weird fuckin’ movie. David Cronenberg has never

Southland Tales

    Release Date: November 14, 2007 Runtime: 145 minutes Rating: R Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films Director: Richard Kelly Cast: Dwayne Johnson; Sarah Michelle Gellar; Seann William Scott; Justin Timberlake; Nora Dunn; John Larroquette; Bai Ling; Mandy Moore; Jon Lovitz; Cheri Oteri…many others! Whoa, is this one boondoggle of a movie! Sporting a cast and a

Skyfall

    Release Date: November 9, 2012 Runtime: 143 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: MGM / Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Daniel Craig; Judi Dench; Javier Bardem; Ralph Fiennes; Naomie Harris; Bérénice Lim Marlohe; Ben Whishaw; Rory Kinnear; Albert Finney Every time I see a James Bond movie it reminds me how much I would

Oz: The Great and Powerful

    Release Date: March 8, 2013 Runtime: 130 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Walt Disney Pictures Director: Sam Raimi Cast: James Franco; Mila Kunis; Rachel Weisz; Michelle Williams; Zach Braff; Joey King; Bill Cobbs “The Wizard of Oz” endures. Every few years, a new take on L. Frank Baum’s tales pops up. In 1985, there was “Return