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The Shape of Water (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on February 1, 2018

Review 123min Genre:       Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance Director:    Guillermo del Toro Cast:         Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer…and more Writers:     Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor -Synopsis- A ‘Beauty & the Beast’ style fairy-tale about oppression and boundless love set at the height of cold war paranoia in the early 1960’s, when a mute cleaner […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Posted by Gui on December 29, 2017

Review 152min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi Director:  Rian Johnson Cast:       Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver… and more Writers:   Rian Johnson and George Lucas -Synopsis- After the events of ‘The Force Awakens’, The Resistance struggles to hold back a resurgent First Order as Rey begins her training with Luke Skywalker, setting in motion events […]

Justice League (2017)

Posted by Gui on November 19, 2017

Review 120min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Zack Snyder Cast:       Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill…and more Writers:   Chris Terrio, Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon… and more -Synopsis- Following Superman’s ultimate sacrifice to save humanity and with a rekindled faith in humanity, ‘Bruce Wayne’ and ‘Diana Prince’ join forces to recruit a team of powerful […]

The Dark Tower (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 21, 2017

Review 95min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Nikolaj Arcel Cast:       Tom Taylor, Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey…and more Writers:   Stephen King, Akiva Goldsman, Nikolaj Arcel… and more -Synopsis- When troubled New York teen ‘Jake’ discovers that his nightmares of a distant dying world are in fact premonitions, he travels to a parallel dimension and meets ‘The […]

The Mummy (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 9, 2017

Review 110min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror Director:    Alex Kurtzman Cast:         Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe…and more Writers:     David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie, Dylan Kussman…more -Synopsis- The malevolent spirit of an ancient Egyptian Princess is awakened by modern conflict, unleashing a darkness which threatens the world while a shadowy organisation committed to fighting this evil […]

Wonder Woman (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 2, 2017

Review 141min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Patty Jenkins Cast:        Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen… and more Writers:    Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs… and more -Synopsis- Gal Gadot further sets the ‘DC Extended Universe’ in motion with the origin story of ‘Diana Prince’; an Amazonian warrior princess and demigoddess, whose encounter with […]

Colossal (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 19, 2017

Review 109min Genre:       Drama, Fantasy Director:    Nacho Vigalondo Cast:         Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell…and more Writer:      Nacho Vigalondo -Synopsis- A young American woman—whose life is on an alcohol-fuelled downward spiral—discovers that she’s somehow linked to a series of attacks on Seoul South Korea by a giant monster, in this unique and metaphorical character drama/fantasy […]

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 18, 2017

Review 126min Genre:      Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Guy Ritchie Cast:        Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey …and more Writers:    Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie and Lionel Wigram -Synopsis- In a fictional and fantastical medieval England, an orphan street urchin turned talented hustler uncovers the truth about his noble family and the mystical sword which will shape […]

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 10, 2017

Review 118min Genre:      Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Jordan Vogt-Roberts Cast:        Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson…and more Writers:    Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly -Synopsis- The latest incarnation of the ‘King Kong’ myth set just after the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, where a group of American scientist and soldiers embark on […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Posted by Gui on November 19, 2016

Review 133min Genre:     Family, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  David Yates Cast:       Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell…and more Writer:    J.K. Rowling -Synopsis- Inspired by her 2001 book of the same name, J.K. Rowling  turns screenwriter in this spinoff/prequel to the iconic ‘Harry Potter’ books & films; following the fortunes of “magizoologist” and former Hogwarts student “Newt […]

Doctor Strange (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 26, 2016

Review 115min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Scott Derrickson Cast:       Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen…more Writers:   Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill -Synopsis- After an accident ends his high-flying medical career; a egotistical self-styled surgeon sets out on a globe-trotting journey of healing and discovery, only to find hidden dimensions of magic […]

The Red Turtle (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 5, 2016

80min Country:   Belgium, France, Japan Genre:      Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery Director:   Michael Dudok de Wit Writers:    Michael Dudok de Wit, Pascale Ferran  -Synopsis- Stranded on a deserted island and struggling to survive; a desperate castaway develops a rivalry with a mysterious giant red turtle, but this unlikely adversary may prove to be the key to […]

Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Posted by Gui on August 13, 2016

Review 102min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Director:   David Lowery Cast:        Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford…more Writers:    David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, Malcolm Marmorstein…more -Synopsis- Disney’s 21st century re-imagining of its own classic family film recounting the story of “Pete”; a young orphan boy who’s thrown back into civilisation after living wild in a […]

The BFG (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 23, 2016

Review 117min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Steven Spielberg Cast:        Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton…and more Writers:    Melissa Mathison and Roald Dahl… and more -Synopsis- An English orphan girl forms an unlikely bond with a friendly outcast giant who refuses to eat people like the rest of his kind, together they embark on a […]

Ghostbusters (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 11, 2016

Review 116min Genre:     Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi Director:  Paul Feig Cast:       Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Chris Hemsworth…and more Writers:   Paul Feig, Katie Dippold and Ivan Reitman -Synopsis- Over 30 years after the boys save New York city, the girls get their shot in this lavish but risky reboot of a comedy classic; which sees writer/director […]

Gods of Egypt (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 17, 2016

Review 127min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance Director:  Alex Proyas Cast:       Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites…more Writers:   Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless -Synopsis- A fragile peace is shattered when a princely God and would-be-king is betrayed by his ruthless and powerful uncle. Now exiled, he will need the help of an acrobatic mortal thief […]

Tale of Tales (2015)

Posted by Gui on June 16, 2016

Review 134min Genre:      Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Director:   Matteo Garrone Cast:        Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones…and more Writers:    Giambattista Basile, Ugo Chiti, Matteo Garrone… and more -Synopsis- Italian director Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Reality) brings us a dark surrealist fantasy tale focused on the intertwining lives of three neighbouring European kingdoms and their obsessive Monarchs; based […]

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 19, 2016

Review 144min Genre:       Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:    Bryan Singer Cast:         James McAvoy, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Lawrence…and more Writers:     Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Dan Harris… and more -Synopsis- Professor X’s dream of a school for the gifted and peaceful coexistence with humanity is threatened by the resurrection of an ancient powerful mutant, hell-bent on dividing […]

The Jungle Book (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 17, 2016

Review 106min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Director:   Jon Favreau Cast:        Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Idris Elba…and more Writers:    Justin Marks & Rudyard Kipling -Synopsis- Disney’s CGI-heavy 21st century version of Rudyard Kipling’s iconic story, following the fortunes of an orphan who’s raised in the jungle by his talking animal friends in this epic fable […]

The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 4, 2016

Review 114min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Cedric Nicolas-Troyan Cast:       Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt…and more Writers:   Evan Spiliotopoulos, Craig Mazin, Evan Daugherty… and more -Synopsis- The beautiful evil queen’s actions unleash the wrath of her “Ice Queen” sister upon the land, only to be defied by her greatest warriors and their allies in […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Posted by Gui on March 26, 2016

Review 151min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Drama, Fantasy Director:  Zack Snyder Cast:       Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams…and more Writers:   Chris Terrio, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane … and more -Synopsis- In a world reeling from the discovery of a god-like alien on Earth and its destructive repercussions, Gotham’s Dark Knight turns Kryptonian-hunter in a conflict […]

Goosebumps (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 5, 2016

Review 103min Genre:      Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy Director:   Rob Letterman Cast:        Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush…and more Writers:    Darren Lemke, Scott Alexander, R.L. Stine… and more -Synopsis- After a horror author’s characters come to life and escape their books, he must team up with his daughter and their new teenage neighbour to stop these […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 24, 2015

Review 135min Genre:    Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi Director: J.J. Abrams Cast:      Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Harrison Ford…and more Writers:  Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams , Michael Arndt … and more -Synopsis- 30 years after the fall of the Galactic Empire, a new dark force casts its shadow over the galaxy seeking absolute power through the destruction […]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 29, 2015

Review 114min Genre:    Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Director: Ben Stiller Cast:      Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn…and more Writers:  Steve Conrad and James Thurber Walter Mitty is a chronic daydreamer who lives a mundane life as a photograph technician at “Life” magazine, when the company moves online and everyone’s job is threatened, Walter embarks on a […]

The Last Witch Hunter (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 21, 2015

Review 106min Genre:    Fantasy, Action, Adventure Director: Breck Eisner Cast:      Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Michael Caine…and more Writers:  Cory Goodman, Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless -Synopsis- Vin Diesel stars as a 12th Century warrior turned immortal witch-hunter who’s spent 800 years keeping the peace between humans and those with dark powers. Now in 21st Century […]

Crimson Peak (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 17, 2015

Review 119min Genre:      Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance Director:   Guillermo del Toro Cast:        Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain…and more Writers:    Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins After suffering a personal tragedy, a young 19th century American woman is seduced by a charming British aristocrat and his mysterious sister to cross the ocean and settle in their […]

Lost River (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on April 16, 2015

Review 95min Genre:      Drama, Fantasy Director:   Ryan Gosling Cast:        Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Saoirse Ronan…more Writer:     Ryan Gosling In a desolate town ravaged by the effects of a financial crisis, a single mother’s struggles see her descend into a depraved underworld while her teenage son’s quest to escape their living nightmare leads him to […]

Jupiter Ascending (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 6, 2015

Review 127min Genre:     Sci-fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Directors: Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski Cast:       Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne…and more Writers :  Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski A young immigrant domestic cleaner’s life on Earth is shattered when she is discovered as the heir apparent to a dynasty of intergalactic landowners and planet harvesters, […]

Into the Woods (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 9, 2015

125min Genre:      Musical, Fantasy, Adventure Director:   Rob Marshall Cast:        Meryl Streep , Emily Blunt, James Corden …and more Writers:    James Lapine & Stephen Sondheim Award winning director Rob Marshall (Chicago, Memoirs of a Geisha) brings the award winning Sondheim Broadway musical to the big screen, featuring a Disney all-star adaptation of the tale of a […]

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 24, 2014

150min Genre:    Drama, Action, Adventure Director: Ridley Scott Cast:      Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul …and more Writers:  Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Steven Zaillian … and more Legendary director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Alien) brings to the big screen his version of the Biblical story of Moses’ odyssey from Egyptian nobleman to outcast to the liberator […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 12, 2014

144min Genre:    Action, Fantasy, Adventure Director: Peter Jackson Cast:      Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen …and more Writers:  Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson… and more Having re-claimed “The Lonely Mountain” and left Bard and the people of Lake-town to deal with the dragon Smaug, the company of Thorin must now defend their homeland from […]

What We Do in the Shadows (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 21, 2014

86min Genre:    Comedy, Mockumentary Director: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Cast:      Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh …and more Writers:  Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi A small group of ancient European Vampire housemates invite a camera crew into their lives to get a glimpse of how they cope with the complexities of living in modern day […]

Horns (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 1, 2014

120min Genre:    Mystery, Fantasy, Drama, Romance Director: Alexandre Aja Cast:      Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella …and more Writers:  Joe Hill, Keith Bunin Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young man who becomes the town pariah when he is suspected of the murder of his girlfriend, he then begins to grow horns with dark supernatural confessional […]

The Lego Movie (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 14, 2014

100min Genre:      Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy Director:   Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Cast:        Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman Writers:    Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller You might not think that a movie about a popular children’s toy franchise would be full of satirical humour and social commentary but The Lego Movie […]