Penny Dreadful Review

Penny Dreadful is a 2014 supernatural dark fantasy horror drama thriller television series created by John Logan, starring Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani, Harry Treadaway, Josh Hartnett, Helen McCrory, Simon Russell Beale, Patti LuPone, and Wes Studi.   The series follows explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Positives: Great performances Deep, compelling characters Awesome soundtrack Engaging story Very violent Terrific special effects Clever writing Negatives: Stories don’t…

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Attack on Titan Review

Attack on Titan is a 2015 dark fantasy action horror film directed by Shinji Higuchi, loosely based on the manga series of the same name by Hajime Isayama. The film is the first of a two part series starring Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara, Hiroki Hasegawa, Nanami Sakuraba, Takahiro Miura, and Satomi Ishihara. The film follows Eren Yeager, MIkasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlert who join the military to fight the Titans after their home town is invaded.

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The Dresden Files Review

The Dresden Files is a 2007 supernatural dark fantasy television series developed by Hans Beimler and Robert Hewitt Wolfe, based on the fantasy book series of the same name by Jim Butcher.  The cast includes Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz, Terrence Mann, and Conrad Coates and the series follows Harry Dresden (Blackthorne), a private investigator practicing wizardry, who solves cases using otherworldly magic. Positives: Great performances Great characters Interesting story Good CGI Good soundtrack Great dialogue Negatives: Poor CGI Plot:  The Dresden Files follows the adventures of wizard named Harry Dresden…

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Snow White and the Huntsman Review

Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 dark fantasy film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the fairy tale “Snow White“.  The film stars Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart, Sam Claflin, Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Ray Winstone, Nick Frost and Sam Spruell, and the film follows Snow White (Stewart) after escaping the capture of her stepmother, Queen Ravenna (Theron), enlist the aid of the Huntsman (Hemsworth) to help stop her stepmother’s evil reign.

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