A comatose five-year-old girl journeys through a dark industrial dreamscape, following her mother’s voice on a transistor radio to find her way back to consciousness. Moon Garden is immediately impressive and only develops into something more special as it grows into its Dark Fantasy premise. Beautifully shot on 35mm film by writer and director Ryan
Tag: Dark Fantasy
Let’s jump straight to the point for once: Netflix has largely succeeded in adapting Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, a popular and critically-acclaimed graphic novel which had been deemed “unfilmable”. With Gaiman onboard, a Doctor Who director (Jamie Childs) attached for most of the episodes and a cast comprised of veteran British actors, it’s ultimately the
The Spine of Night (2021) is an ultra-violent, animated dark fantasy horror, written and directed by Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King. Following the history of a land that never was, this bloody tale observes an ambitious young man as he steals forbidden knowledge from a sacred plant and his descent into its darker temptations.
‘I have a fire in me. It doesn’t hurt me – I’m a man’ – thus begins one of the most memorable monologues of this year’s personal, wild, trippy, and sometimes completely rambling blend of horror and fantasy: The Blazing World. Directed by Carlson Young, being a hit at this year’s Sundance Festival and selected
The first issue of Porcelain wastes no time getting started, throwing our protagonist straight into peril with dazzling artwork. If you appreciate the aesthetic of dolls, roses, and girlish fantasy with a side of darkness, grab your tea, settle in, and ready yourself to fawn over each frame. Dilapidated structures are drawn with just as
“My heart remained there, as if time stood still. For me… The Rose was always you.” Thus opens the elusive and spellbinding Eros/Psyche. The Rose is a mysterious all-girls school where students clad in uniforms reminiscent of Wednesday Addams engage in the witch-like practices of collecting plant samples and performing unexplained rituals, all while studying