The composer breaks down the sprawling score for Netflix’s latest big-budget fantasy series.
No number of CGI-blood-soaked fatalities can elevate the TV-show feel of Simon McQuoid’s halting, wooden adaptation of the fighting game series.
HBO’s steampunk fantasy series has more kickass/traumatized women, X-Men superpowers, and inane banter than you can shake a Reaver at.
John Boorman’s extravagant take on the King Arthur legend holds up as a dazzling, over the top fantasy epic.
Céline Sciamma’s followup to Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a graceful tale of rediscovered childhood.
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.