Tag: Mythology

Anastasia: 1997 Movie vs. Broadway Musical

Once Upon a December

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Director: Roar Uthaug Rating: PG-13 Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu Screenplay: Geneva Robertson-Dworet & Alastair Siddons Story by: Evan Daugherty & Geneva Robertson-Dworet Music By: Junkie XL (as Tom Holkenborg) Cinematography: George Richmond Running Time: 1 hour 58 minutes Premiered: March…

Robin McKinley-The Door in the Hedge

Themes Explored: fairy tale retellings, fiction, faerie tales, short stories, magic, elves,  dual realities, spells, curses,  fantasy, changelings, romance, princesses, falling in love, mysticism, legends, mythology, lore, ancient customs Synopsis: Master storyteller Robin McKinley here spins two new fairy tales and retells two cherished…

Movie Review: Gods of Egypt (2016)

Director: Alex Proyas Rating: PG-13 Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler Screenplay: Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless Music By: Marco Beltrami Cinematography: Peter Menzies Jr. Running Time: 127 Minutes Premiered: February 6, 2016 Synopsis: Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an…

Marion Zimmer Bradley-The Mists of Avalon

Themes Explored: Arthur Legend, magic, identity, fantasy, lore, witchcraft, historical fiction, mythology, romance, feminism, skepticism, incest, druidism, old ways, early Christianity, cultural identity, mysticism, loyalty, betrayal, kingship, masculinity Synopsis: Here is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives…

Sarah J Maas-A Court of Thorns and Roses

Themes Explored: fairy tales, fantasy, fairie mythology, folklore, beauty, morality, evil, wickedness, death, magic, enchantment, court politics, enslavement, familial relationships, sibling love, fate, destiny, illiteracy, curses, love, romance, hunting, survival, self-preservation, self-reliance, perseverance, art Synopsis: When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the…

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