Carlson Young writes, directs and stars in a baffling horror-fantasy about a young woman who disappears into an elaborate alternate universe
A dark ‘n’ gritty spinoff of the popular Nickelodeon cartoon, Fate: the Winx Saga looks incredible, but relies on tired plot twists.
Tara Miele’s new film is a mismatched metaphysical love story that shows potential for the writer/director but doesn’t land.
David E. Talbert’s holiday offering is a fresh mix of fantasy, adventure, and sci-fi, even if it’s not the evenest.
Robert Zemeckis’ new Roald Dahl adaptation is too grim for kids and too tame for parents, despite some solid performances.
Marc Munden’s adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel is too myopic to fully bloom, but it has just enough flourishes to work.
Frank Miller’s adaptation of Arthurian legend is filled with sumptuous fantasy visuals, but there are gaps in the girl-power twist on the myth.
The adaptation of the first in Eoin Colfer’s series is alarmingly messy for a project that’s been in the works for almost two decades.
The iconic role-playing game gets a stylistic, narrative-focused update that expounds and confounds in fascinating ways.
Pixar gets back to its tear-jerking roots with an emotionally complex modern fantasy about grief, loss, and brotherhood.
Netflix’s adaptation of the Joe Hill comic series takes a while to get going, but hits a dark-fantasy stride by the end.
A re-release of an architecture doc and a thrilling box set of Karel Zeman’s imaginative special effects work number among Criterion’s offerings this month.
We cross-over with the Debating Doctor Who podcast to figure out which Christmas Special (and their stars) deserves a spot on the Hall of Faces.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker rises to a forceful $175.5 million opening weekend at the box office, but it falters compared to previous episodes.
Netflix’s adaptation of the popular fantasy novel series is a puzzling mess that brings little new to the table except Henry Cavill’s wig.
J.J. Abrams closes out the Star Wars saga by walking back its more interesting middle chapter and drowning itself in fanservice.
This sequel to the 2013 animated hit delivers on the songs and some lovely messaging, but essentially delivers more of the same.
Emma Roberts fights the patriarchy in this trippy feminist fairy tale.