Category Archives: Fantasy

From Page to Projector: ‘The Prestige’

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan is back in theaters with his space epic “Interstellar.” A fair amount of my favorite movies of the 21st century — “Memento,” “The Dark Knight,” “Inception” — are Nolan works. One that often gets lost in the shuffle … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Princess Bride’

Few movies pull at all emotions quite like “The Princess Bride,” a fantasy movie from 1987 that has become a cult classic for its particular sense of humor, its blending of romance and action and its enduring list of quotable … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

There are so many childhood staples that I realize I missed out on while growing up, it’s hard to know how I managed to develop any kind of social cognition. I watched a bunch of Disney cartoons as a kid, … Continue reading

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18-year-old York native Gabriella Gill pens novel, films book trailer

Morgan Elise Beatty, left, receives direction from author Gabriella Gill and assistant director Aimee Kallstrom. Gill wrote a young adult superhero novel, “Saving Metropolis,” and in July, she shot a book trailer to accompany the novel. The group met under … Continue reading

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Wrightsville fantasy author releases new book

Jessica Eppley has been writing books for several years now. Yet, the Wrightsville author who recently published her fourth book has not settled on a routine for writing. “Usually an idea will just hit me, and I will write down … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4

HBO’s popular fantasy series “Game of Thrones,” based on George R.R. Martin’s continuing book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” concluded its fourth season last week. The third book, “A Storm of Swords,” was split between seasons 3 and … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’

I’ll always remember 2010 as a killer year for animated movies. “Despicable Me” was charming and fun, “Tangled” issued in a new era of Disney cartoons (setting the path for “Frozen” to take over the Internet), and “Megamind” was an … Continue reading

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Kaltreider-Benfer Library to host “Catching Fire” party

The Kaltreider-Benfer Library will be hosting a “Catching Fire” party from 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 28 at the 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion. The party is for teens 13 to 18 years old, and cost is $1 … Continue reading

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Local author Jessica Eppley will sign books March 1 at York’s Recycled Reader

In an event rescheduled from Feb. 1, local author Jessica Eppley will sign copies of her books from 1 to 3 p.m. March 1 at Recycled Reader Used Book Store, 1212 E. Market St., York. The first two volumes of … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews ‘The Desolation of Smaug,’ the second film in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, and compares it with the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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