Category: Fantasy / Historical

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White Vengeance 2011: Chinese Historical Film With Epic Battle Scenes

Daniel Lee is clearly working his way up on the budget tables. After years of operating in (elevated) B territory, White Vengeance [Hong Men Yan]…

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Posted in Family / Education Fantasy / Historical

Noelle Review: Anna Kendrick Is Delightful in Disney+ Movie

Disney+ launches with the premiere of Noelle, a syrupy sweet Christmas story with a girl power theme. Santa’s cheerful daughter steps in when her hapless brother…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Fantasy / Historical

“Ashes in the Snow” lingers on the surface, failing to evoke sympathy or meaning

“Ashes in the Snow” director Marius Markevicius bites off more than he can chew in his underwhelming debut. Based on the novel “Between Shades of…

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“Every Day” review: Charming, compelling teen movie

The character is named A, has no gender or even a fixed human body and is played by — if my count is correct —…

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Review of the film “Vidocq: the Emperor of Paris (L’Empereur de Paris)”

If you think the City of Lights is a dangerous place to visit nowadays, you should see how it is in the historical thriller The…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Fantasy / Historical Great Movies

Mongol: The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan – The man who conquered the world

One mention of the name Genghis Khan and you immediately associate it with the great Mongolian empire that once spanned half the world. Sergei Bodrov…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Fantasy / Historical News & Events

“Colette” – Keira Knightley is on top form in exhilarating literary biopic

The life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette makes for fascinating drama in a nuanced and inspiring film with a luminous central performance No, not another biopic about…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Fantasy / Historical Great Movies

“Ophelia” Review: Here’s That Awful ‘Hamlet’ Fanfiction No One Asked For

There’s a sequence at the end of Ophelia — and don’t worry, insomuch as it’s possible to spoil the end of Hamlet, I don’t intend…

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“22 July” Review: A Difficult Movie for Difficult Times

The man who killed 77 people in Norway on July 22, 2011 — eight of them in a bombing of Oslo’s government quarter and then…

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KURSK: The Command That Ended In Tragedy

Thomas Vinterberg ’s Kursk (The Command) is a heart-wrenching drama detailing the disastrous explosion of a Russian submarine. That sank to the bottom of the…

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