Tag Archives: Fantasy

Ever After - * * 1/2*

The fairy tale of Cinderella has been retold many times over the years. However, it isn’t often that such a retelling results in a film as revisionist in Ever After. Eliminating the fantastical elements (pumpkins and fairy godmothers), while enhancing … Continue reading

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Quest for Camelot - * 1/2*

Everybody wants a piece of the Disney animated pie. It’s too bad that most of the newcomers, such as Warner Brothers’ Quest for Camelot, concentrate more on replicating the Disney formula of story elements, and less on the overall quality … Continue reading

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Kull the Conqueror - * 1/2*

Kevin Sorbo of TV’s Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is trying to break into the movies. Taking a page from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Hercules to Mega-Moviestar Handbook”, he has taken the title role in a swords and sorcery epic adapted from a … Continue reading

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Dragonheart - * 1/2*

An amazing technological achievement is wasted in this rather bland fantasy. Dennis Quaid stars as Sir Bowen, a valorious knight who follows the old code of King Arthur’s round table. He is the tutor for Prince Einon, a bratty little … Continue reading

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