Tag "fantasy"

NSFW Trailer: Matteo Garrone's Cannes Entry TALE OF TALES Is An Insane, Bloody Fairy Tale

Shooting straight to the top of any self-respecting fantasy fan's must-watch list should be Matteo Garrone's (Gomorrah, Reality) latest, Tale Of Tales, which has just been announced as debuting in competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival. Brimming with kings & queens,... More »
By James Marsh   
  

I KILL GIANTS: Adaptation Of Graphic Novel Gets Full Financing

Variety reported last night that the live action adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's 2008 graphic novel series I Kill Giants has received full financing come from Treehouse Pictures. The adaptation will be directed by Danish filmmaker Anders Walter and the... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Crowdfund This! Help Czech Director Tomáš Krejčí Finish The Most Expensive Film In Czech History

Czech director Tomáš Krejčí has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise 50k USD for the final VFX compositing along as well as grading, music recording, sound design and sound mix to his already shot and edited film. The Tower... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Matt Damon And Andy Lau Will Save The World In Zhang Yimou's THE GREAT WALL

Chinese blockbuster director Zhang Yimou is no stranger to casting Hollywood A-listers in his projects since wooing Christian Bale for his 2011 epic The Flowers of War. While that film made huge bank in China, it failed to make the... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Review: ZHONG KUI: SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL Delivers Genuine Romance But Flawed Fantasy

Acclaimed Hong Kong cinematographer Peter Pau takes another swing at directing a major motion picture with this grand scale fantasy about legendary demon queller Zhong Kui. Assisted by co-director Zhao Tianyu and featuring some spirited performances, the result is a... More »
By James Marsh   
  

WHITE HAIRED WITCH: New US Trailer For The Wuxia Fantasy

Jacob Cheung's wuxia fantasy White Haired Witch hits DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD on March 10th from Well Go USA and we've got the new US trailer to share for the film.In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE SHAMER'S DAUGHTER: Watch The Full Trailer For The Danish Fantasy

Highly anticipated Danish fantasy The Shamer's Daughter hits Nordic screens in March with a heap of expectations upon the Anders Thomas Jensen scripted adaptation of Lene Kaaberbol's hugely popular young adult fantasy novels. Will this be some sort of regional... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Whimsical Dark Romantic Comedy LIZA THE FOX FAIRY Releases A Fabulous New Trailer

It's been a long and winding road for Hungarian fantasy / romance / comedy Liza The Fox Fairy but, wow, does it ever look as though it's been worth the wait. It's been years since we first heard of this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Character Posters For Live Action ATTACK ON TITAN

After keeping Attack On Titan fans eagerly anticipating in the dark for months since word on Shinji Higuchi's upcoming live action film adaptation first broke out, Toho has finally announced the cast line-up to the Japanese media, along with revealing... More »
By Al Young   
  

Utopia: The Tel-Aviv International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film Announces First Titles

Presenting a marvelous banquet of fantastic titles with their first announcement, Utopia: The Tel-Aviv International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film has, in the proverbial sense, something for everyone -- as long as you have good taste in genre... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

THE FOUR 3: Gordon Chan's Fantasy-Action Trilogy Wraps With An Explosive Trailer

Hong Kong veteran Gordon Chan is the quintessential journeyman director. He doesn't deliver high art but he knows what he likes and he knows how to deliver it. And what he likes most of all is crowd pleasing spectacle. Cue... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Craft Goes To Sweden With The First Teaser For CIRKELN (THE CIRCLE)

You may have expected there to be a wave of young adult oriented fantasy film to arise in Sweden following the runaway international success of Let The Right One In but, surprisingly, there was not. Adaptations of the original author's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE MASTER CLEANSE: Anna Friel, Oliver Platt And More Join Fantasy Horror Comedy

Production on The Master Cleanse, a fantasy horror-comedy from debut writer/director Bobby Miller, got underway in Vancouver, Canada last week, with the addition of several cast members. Johnny Galacki and Anjelica Huston are toplining. New cast members include Anna Friel... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

RAGNAROK: US Trailer For Norwegian Adventure Shows Off Creature Action

Norwegian Amblin-style adventure Ragnarok will soon be coming to US screens from Magnet Releasing and with the release impending a new trailer has hit the scene to promote the release. And while somewhat marred by attempts to mask that it's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Be Charmed By Full Trailer For Darkly Whimsical Hungarian Fantasy-Romance LIZA, THE FOX FAIRY

If you detect just a touch of Jean Pierre Jeunet's Amelie in the DNA of Hungarian romantic fantasy Liza, The Fox Fairy I do believe that director Károly Ujj Mészáros would be just fine with that. Fox-Fairies are evil demons... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

APOKALIPS X: Watch The Theatrical Trailer For Mamat Khalid's Apocalyptic Gangster Fantasy

It's been a long and winding road for Mamat Khalid's Malaysian action fantasy Apokalips X. Envisioned as a sort of post apocalyptic spin on the Japanese youth gang sub genre - picture Crows Zero or Blue Spring after a nuclear... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Teaser For Wuxia Fantasy THE WHITE HAIRED WITCH OF LUNAR KINGDOM

China's most stunning leading lady Fan Bingbing is set to not only bewitch audiences with her gorgeous looks, but will also unleash her cold hearted scorn in Jacob Cheung's wuxia fantasy epic The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom. Its... More »
By Al Young   
  

Watch The Final Trailer For THE MONKEY KING

Yesterday saw the unveiling of the "Ultimate" trailer for Cheang Pou Soi's fantasy event film The Monkey King with action actor/director Donnie Yen as the title character caught in the middle of an epic battle between the Jade Emperor from... More »
By Al Young   
  

Get Behind The Scenes Of THE MONKEY KING With Donnie Yen Going Apeshit

In Cheang Pou Soi's upcoming fantasy epic The Monkey King (aka in US as The Monkey King: The Legend Begins), lead actor/action director Donnie Yen not only underwent prosthetic makeup but he fully immerse himself into an ape-like character as... More »
By Al Young   
  

Review: 47 RONIN Is A Classic Display Of Hollywood Ignorance

Keanu Reeves can do little more than observe from the sidelines as first-time director Carl Rinsch desecrates one of Japan's most revered historical epics with an inexplicable parade of sorcery and monsters..and other, you know...Asian stuff.The revenge of the 47... More »
By James Marsh   
  
 
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