Film review: Legend of the Naga Pearls – Chinese fantasy adventure is generic yet enjoyable – South China Morning Post

3/5 stars Few things signal a country’s rise as a filmmaking superpower quite as much as a fun blockbuster that slips from your mind the moment you leave the cinema. The Chinese film Legend of the Naga Pearls is just such a title, at once thoroughly diverting, perfectly generic and instantly forgettable. The fantasy adventure …

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Kaspar Munk's Fantasy Film 'Wildwitch' Lands at TrustNordisk (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Guido Montani/Epa/REX/Shutterstock TrustNordisk has boarded “Wildwitch,” Kaspar Munk’s (“You & Me Forever”) ambitious fantasy film based on Danish author Lene Kaaberbøl’s best-selling books. Produced by Good Company Films, “Wildwitch” just started shooting in Hungary with Gerda Lie Kaas and Sonja Richter (“The Keeper of Lost Causes”) in the main roles. “Wildwitch” will screen at the …

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'Wolf Warrior 2' becomes China's highest-grossing film of all time – Los Angeles Times

The Chinese patriotic action blockbuster “Wolf Warrior 2” has become the highest-grossing film ever in China’s box office, rising last week to $608.6 million in ticket sales. Much of its 18-day run occurred during an unofficial “blackout” when the Chinese government prohibits foreign films to spur its domestic market. The movie raked in an additional …

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CK Venkatraman CEO, Jewellery Division, Titan, loves fantasy films and wishes he could be part of them – Economic Times

In conversation with CK Venkatraman CEO, Jewellery Division, Titan. MusicHindi film music from the ’50s and ’60s. My favourite singers are Mohammed Rafi, Farida Khanum, Kishore Kumar and Mohit Chauhan. BookFatherland by Robert Harris. It’s chilling, alternate historical fiction that sets the standard in narrative, characterisation, tension, suspense and heroism. Movie‘Lord of the Rings’ and …

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Netflix original fantasy movie 'Bright' leans hard into race and 'that R-rated grind' – Mashable

Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in “Bright.”Image: Netflix By Josh Dickey2017-07-21 02:11:48 UTC Netflix turned David Ayer loose on his elves-and-orcs fantasy cop drama Bright, a movie that “is taking itself seriously,” leans hard into issues of race, and will put plenty of gnarly, hard R-rated violent action on our home screens this December. The …

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Death Wish: is the Bruce Willis remake an alt-right fantasy? | Film … – The Guardian (blog)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Guardian (blog) Death Wish: is the Bruce Willis remake an alt-right fantasy? | Film …The Guardian (blog)There is a long and fine tradition of pointing out that Eli Roth's new films don't look very good. The cocksure writer, director, producer and sometime actor has …and more » Source link

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