The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo

The ghost is a metaphor YES Release date: April 20, 2001Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: Fans of The Goonies. People who liked Pan’s Labyrinth.  When should you watch this movie: When doing a Del Toro marathon. When you’re in the mood for something a little scary and very political.  TheContinue reading “The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo”

Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno

Fascism is scary! YES Release Date: October 11, 2006Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: People who just learned that there was a civil war in Spain.  When should you watch this movie: When you want to feel hopeful about the future but are having a hard time mustering the energy.  TheContinue reading “Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno”

Stardust

Robert DeNiro plays a gay pirate, what more do you need to know? YES Release Date: August 10, 2007Director: Matthew VaughnLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who “don’t enjoy fantasy” but love The Notebook. Folks who read the book. Fans of Dare Devil who want to experience the full range of Charlie Cox’sContinue reading “Stardust”

Excalibur

Why did Sir Patrick Stewart agree to be in this movie? NO Release Date: April 10, 1981Director: John BoormanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Die-hard fantasy fans with too much time on their hands.  When should you watch this movie: When your magic the gathering tournament is canceled due to Covid-19 and you haveContinue reading “Excalibur”