The nineteenth episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 2004’s Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King, directed by Uli Edel and written by Diane Duane & Peter Morwood, adapted from the epic poem, The Nibelungenlied. The general consensus was “It certainly is German.” Continue reading Replay – Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King
The eighteenth episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 2013’s Jack The Giant Slayer, directed by Bryan Singer and written by a bunch of people, including long-time Singer collaborator, Christopher McQuarrie. While this episode of the podcast remains one of Matt’s favorites, neither he nor Drew particularly cared for the movie itself. Continue reading Replay – Jack The Giant Slayer
The seventeenth episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 1985’s The Black Cauldron, directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich. Matt and Drew both derived some pleasure from a decidedly darker Disney animated film than the usual. Continue reading Replay – The Black Cauldron
The sixteenth episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 1981’s Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins and written by Robbins and Hal Barwood. Matt and Drew both enjoyed this film quite a bit, particularly the incredible dragon, Vermithrax Pejorative. Continue reading Replay – Dragonslayer
The Ator Series, although not officially named The Ator Series, began in 1982 and was composed of the films Ator: The Fighting Eagle; The Blade Master; Iron Warrior; and Quest For The Mighty Sword. On his own, Matt watches all four films and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of each, and the series as a whole. Continue reading Episode 58 – The Ator Series
1987’s Masters Of The Universe, directed by Gary Goddard and written by David Odell, is only a single step for the long-running Masters Of The Universe franchise, but one of the last films that Reel Fantasy favorite, Cannon Films, ever produced. Matt and Drew both believe that they have the power! Continue reading Episode 57 – Masters Of The Universe
2011’s AGE OF THE DRAGONS is a fantasy retelling of Moby Dick, starring Danny Glover as Ahab, Corey Sevier as Ishmael and Sofia Pernas as Rachel. Matt and Drew discuss an intriguing premise, with an ultimate execution that had nothing fun or interesting to offer. Agree with our assessment? Disagree? Let us know in this episode’s comments, on Facebook, or on Twitter!
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Matt and Drew dip back into Drew’s childhood with 1963’s JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS! Arnold Schwarzenegger would play Machine-Gun-Arm-Jason! The most incredible Uncle Hercules ever put to film! The only reason Acastus is an Argonaut is his amazing announcer voice! The second greatest movie monster of all time is filled with boiling Kool-Aid!
In Soviet Russia, 1972’s RUSLAN AND LUDMILA watches Matt and Drew! The Spam Chronicles Part 2! Ladies gettin’ sucked out windows! The Beckies, the Christies and the Susans never speak! ALL OF THE BEHEADINGS!