Reel Fantasy 10 Commandments

First observed in Episode 8 – The NeverEnding Story, and subsequently refined, these are The Reel Fantasy 10 Commandments!
Requirements for any “great” fantasy film!

  1. Opening Narration And/Or Text Crawl
  2. Ancient Prophecy
  3. Crucial-To-The-Story Brand, Tattoo Or Mark On A Kid
  4. Vague Royalty
  5. Improbable Or Impossible Weapons
  6. Sword Flipping Equals Sword Competence
  7. Walking Always More Walking
  8. Previously Unexplained And/Or Unrevealed Magical Powers And/Or Abilities
  9. Climactic Crumbling Castles
  10. All Hell Breaks Loose!

A Podcast Talkin' 'Bout Fantasy Films!