Brandon Sanderson’s Kickstarter is blowing people’s minds
He's already raised $16 million—and has nearly a month to go.
On Mar 2, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
Why do male elves have short hair in Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ show?
In 'The Rings of Power,' some elves like Elrond have short hair, sparking controversy among LOTR fans. But do elves actually have long hair in Tolkien canon?
On Feb 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Someone has never been within five feet of a woman’: People mock gamer for questioning peach fuzz on female character
Peach fuzz is perfectly normal.
On Feb 15, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
Review: ‘The King’s Daughter,’ the Pierce Brosnan mermaid movie they didn’t want you to see
Delayed for eight years, this puzzling historical fantasy movie stars Pierce Brosnan as King Louis XIV of France.
On Jan 20, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Review: Bezos wanted his ‘Game of Thrones’; Amazon Prime’s new fantasy epic ‘The Wheel of Time’ is a worthy challenger
The Tolkein-esque series offers vast worldbuilding, interesting storytelling.
On Nov 19, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
Apple TV+’s ‘Foundation’ is a dazzlingly ambitious sci-fi epic
Starring Lee Pace, Jared Harris and Lou Llobell, this high-concept Isaac Asimov adaptation is an acquired taste.
On Sep 24, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
The Black creatives of Dimension 20’s ‘Misfits and Magic’ are redefining inclusivity in tabletop gaming
'We're going to swing big and try to tell the most story we can.'
On Jul 1, 2021 by Anna María
The inconsistent depiction of racism in Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’
The fantasy series features several characters of color, but only some of them experience racism.
On May 3, 2021 by Angeline Rodriguez
‘Shadow and Bone’: All hail the Ben Barnes renaissance
A brief history of Ben Barnes fandom, from Prince Caspian to the Darkling.
On Apr 27, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ is still good—20 years later
We rewatched the film for its anniversary. Our collective crush on Aragorn remains strong.
On Mar 4, 2021 by Tiffany Kelly, Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, Anna María, Michelle Jaworski, Audra Schroeder
Netflix’s ‘Cursed’ recycles Arthurian legend into a coming-of-age YA drama
Katherine Langford is the Lady of the Lake in this glossy-but-unoriginal new Arthurian fantasy drama.
On Jul 17, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Bad news: Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ adaptation sucks
This bland and disjointed Disney+ movie bears little resemblance to the novels.
On Jun 12, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
JK Rowling announces new children’s book ‘The Ickabog’
She's giving it away for free online.
On May 26, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
The emotional series finale of ‘The Magicians’ was just about perfect
The characters move beyond Fillory in this satisfying conclusion.
On Apr 2, 2020 by Tiffany Kelly