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Pan's Labyrinth, a review by Rich

viva l'espana

Title: Pan's Labyrinth

Genres:Fantasy, Horror, Suspense/Thriller

Plot:Visionary director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Blade II, The Devil's Backbone) creates a unique, richly imagined epic with PAN'S LABYRINTH, a gothic fairy tale set against the postwar era of Franco's Spain.

unfolds through the eyes of Ofelia, a young girl uprooted to a remote military outpost commanded by her new stepfather. Powerless and lonely in a place of great danger, Ofelia lives out her own dark fable as she confronts monsters both otherworldly and human after she discovers a neglected labyrinth behind the family home. There she meets Pan, a fantastical creature who challenges her with three tasks which he claims will reveal her true identity.
My Review:
Definately not a kids film!!, I'd heard good things about this film and was not disappointed. Dark story with stunning and brutal graphic effects, this is an adult fantasy fairy tale every bit as scary as they were meant to be. Recommended
My Rating

(From Around the World in 80 DVD's on January 13th, 2008)

Member's Reviews

Fired Up, a review by Rich

Fired Up

They broke the mould with Porkys and Lemon Popsicle, nearly rebuilt it for American Pie, but teenage sex comedies such as this are just tedious and over populated.
I didn't really laugh once, it was dull to the extreme, poorly written with wooden actors, and impossible to warm to.
Do not waste your money.

(From Riches Random Reviews on June 20th, 2009)

Member's TV Reviews

TV Time-Travel Marathon, a review by Tom

Alternate Reality
My Name Is Earl
Bad Karma: An Earl Misadventure

A bonus episode on the first season's DVD set. A retelling of the pilot episode: Instead of seeing Carson Daly talking about karma on TV, he sees Stewie from Family Guy talking about vengeance. A fun little episode playing with the premise of the series.

(From TV Time-Travel Marathon on January 12th, 2008)