Category Archives: Classic Episodes

Replay – Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

The twenty-fourth episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast – our Halloween episode – featured 2013’s Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, written and directed by Tommy Wirkola. Feeling a little bit of fairy action burnout, Matt and Drew didn’t find it to be much of a treat. Continue reading Replay – Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Replay – Hundra

The twenty-third episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 1983’s Hundra, directed by Thomas Vitale Ottaviano (using the pseudonym Matt Cimber) and written by Cimber and John Goff. Matt and Drew were a little put off by the film…and not just because of the incessant rape and attempted rape. Continue reading Replay – Hundra

Replay – The NeverEnding Story II

The twenty-second episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 1990’s The NeverEnding Story II, directed by George T. Miller (not to be confused with George “Mad Max & Happy Feet” Miller) and written by Karin Howard. Matt and Drew enjoyed it less than The NeverEnding Story, but more than The NeverEnding Story III. Continue reading Replay – The NeverEnding Story II

Replay – Hercules

The twenty-first episode of The Reel Fantasy Podcast featured 1983’s Hercules, written and directed by Luigi Cozzi, using the pseudonym Lewis Coates. Reel Fantasy’s first exposure to the wonderful world of Golan & Globus, Matt and Drew watched Hercules in awestruck delight! Continue reading Replay – Hercules

Replay – The Christmas Dragon

The third and final Reel Fantasy Christmas Countdown episode of 2016 was The Christmas Dragon, released in 2014.  Directed by John Lyde and written by Shyla & David Addante, this film starred some familiar faces to Matt and Drew and served quite nicely to round out the holiday season. Continue reading Replay – The Christmas Dragon

Replay – Journey To The Christmas Star

The second Reel Fantasy Christmas Countdown episode of 2016 was Journey To The Christmas Star, released in Norway in 2012.  Directed by Nils Gaup and written by Kamilla Krogsveen, this film went on to become both Matt and Drew’s favorite of the Christmas Countdown season. Continue reading Replay – Journey To The Christmas Star

Replay – Hogfather

The first Reel Fantasy Christmas Countdown episode of 2016 was Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather, released on Sky One in 2006.  Directed and written by Vadim Jean, the film did little to put Matt and Drew in the Christmas spirit. Continue reading Replay – Hogfather

Replay – Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King

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

Replay – Jack The Giant Slayer

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

Replay – The Black Cauldron

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