Category Archives: fantasy

Then vs. Now: Aladdin

Released 11/25/1992                              Rated: G This movie is perfect. Everything from the casting, to the animation, to the way the characters play off each other, to the story, to Genie’s pop culture-reference infused antics, to the songs; ALL OF IT! I’ve … Continue reading

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Released 04/22/2016                              Rated: PG-13 This is a pre-sequel……. It takes place both before and after the events of SWATH. And if ever there was a movie that didn’t need to exist, it’s this one. In my opinion it was a … Continue reading

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Released 09/21/2018                              Rated: PG When I first saw the trailer I was like “What is this? This looks awesome!” A kid’s movie, but awesome nonetheless. I’d never heard of the book before, and didn’t even realize it was one until … Continue reading

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Odd Thomas

Released 02/28/2014                              Rated: NR I absolutely love this book. I’ve only made it through about half the series, but the first installment is the one that stands out in my mind. When my husband and I found out they were … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower

Released 08/04/2017                              Rated: PG-13 According to the internet, I’m one of the few people who thought this movie looked good from the trailers. I read the first book, but I have to admit, I had no idea what was going … Continue reading

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The Mummy (2017)

Released: 06/09/2017                              Rated: PG-13 Seeing the advertisements, I was like “I wanna see it…but also I kinda don’t…” I didn’t figure I was going to like it more than I do the 1999 version, I didn’t see Cruise really fitting … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Beauty and the Beast

Released 11/22/1991                              Rated: G It should come as no surprise that I am a Disney kid. And I don’t just mean that I’ve seen them all; I mean I watched them on repeat throughout my childhood, and know most of … Continue reading

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