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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (film review by Mark Kermode).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (film review by Mark Kermode).

Ace film reviewer Mark Kermode tells us what he thinks about the fantasy flick Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. In the new movie, and her goddaughter Aurora find their bond tested under the influence of impending nuptials, new allies and dark forces.

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Requiem, Changing Times by R.J. Parker (book review).

October 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Requiem, Changing Times by R.J. Parker (book review).

The Requiem has been stolen, an artefact that would allow the forces of evil, known as the Fury, to spread across everything and rule with a dark iron fist. The Fury has the scent of those who took it and they have a name…Clint Holden. O’Neil, a dwarf with a pet squirrel, and a human […]

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Magic Triumphs (A Kate Daniels novel book 10) by Ilona Andrews (book review).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Magic Triumphs (A Kate Daniels novel book 10) by Ilona Andrews (book review).

In a more and more competitive market, writers have to do more to make themselves noticed, not only by the potential publishers but by the readers as well. Thus, the first novel in a series needs to put the protagonists into great peril, ramping up the tension and perhaps allowing them to survive by the […]

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Dolittle (film trailer: from Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes to animal whisperer).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dolittle (film trailer: from Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes to animal whisperer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Dolittle movie coming out the end of January 2020, with Robert Downey Jr. playing the animal-talking Doctor made famous in the original movie and of course, Hugh Lofting’s early YA novels. Here’s the official plot and blurb: After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle […]

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Abominable (animated fantasy movie review: by Mark Kermode).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Abominable (animated fantasy movie review: by Mark Kermode).

Mark Kermode, man of many movies, tells us what-is-what about the DreamWorks animated fantasy movie, Abominable, where young Yi (Chloe Bennet) encounters a baby Yeti – “Everest” – on the roof of her building in Shanghai, then embarks on a quest to reunite the critter with its family at the highest point on Earth.

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Jungle Cruise (fantasy movie trailer: Indiana Jones meets The African Queen).

October 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jungle Cruise (fantasy movie trailer: Indiana Jones meets The African Queen).

Here’s the film trailer for the 1930s-set fantasy movie Jungle Cruise – think Indiana Jones meets The African Queen. It has Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, and Jack Whitehall in it, and will hit the cinema on July 24th 2020 from Walt Disney Pictures.

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Lore Olympus to become animated series (TV news).

October 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lore Olympus to become animated series (TV news).

The Jim Henson Company is developing a YA animated TV series based on the Lore Olympus webtoon – the contemporary fantasy reworking of Greek mythology with lots of God-based teen dating angst. https://deadline.com/2019/10/lore-olympus-webtoon-and-the-jim-henson-company-will-partner-for-ya-animated-series-1202757078/ The Offworld Report – the best content ‘offworld the Nest.

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The Future Of Erotic Fantasy Art by Paul Peart-Smith (book review).

October 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Future Of Erotic Fantasy Art by Paul Peart-Smith (book review).

I pulled my copy of ‘The Future Of Erotic Fantasy Art’ four years ago and using some spare time to catch up with this book and found mint copies are still out there. The first introduction by artist Chris Achillés defines ‘erotic art’ as featuring women in a state of undress but not necessarily of […]

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Anackire (The Wars Of Vis Trilogy book 2) by Tanith Lee (book review).

October 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anackire (The Wars Of Vis Trilogy book 2) by Tanith Lee (book review).

When the term ‘prolific’ is used to describe a writer, the implication often is that the resulting work will be the kind of enjoyable romp, characteristic of the old pulps. Often this assumption is true and there are many readers who appreciate this kind of book. Rarer is to find a prolific writer whose works […]

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Goddess Of The Ice Realm (Lord Of The Isles Saga book 5) by David Drake (book review).

October 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Goddess Of The Ice Realm (Lord Of The Isles Saga book 5) by David Drake (book review).

This reviewer has read quite a lot of fantasy. Indeed, I would not be qualified to review fantasy books on a website like SFCrowsnest if I had not. Usually, I expect to review fantasy novels by authors who have not published in any other genre and often I will be reviewing their first or second […]

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