But long before most of us graduate to the stage in our lives where we start seeking out R-rated movies of gore and terror, we reliably encounter scary moments in what might initially seem to be harmless family adventure films. The s was an unusually fertile period for dark fantasies where the seeming lightness of their subject matter—dragons, unicorns and other mythical beasts—was joined by odd jabs of darkness, melancholy, and outright horror. Here, then, is a selection of 10 fantasy movie moments that came out of nowhere to haunt our dreams. Ad — content continues below. Animator Ray Harryhausen went out on a high with this Grecian fantasy, which is full to the brim with the monsters he loved bringing to life. For us, the most terrifying monster of them all was the Medusa: a fearsome beast whose gaze can turn mortals to stone.
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Author and screenwriter Michael Allin, known for writing the classic Bruce Lee film "Enter the Dragon," was rescued from his burning Cardiff home late Thursday night by two teenage neighbors. At around 11 p. Thursday, Aidan and his year-old brother Ryan Cohen were sitting in their home eating late-night snacks of cereal and ice cream. But their meal was interrupted when the power suddenly went off in their home. The two heard an explosion and rushed outside to see their neighbor's house on fire. Our first instinct was to scream his name," Cohen said. While his house looked hollowed and badly charred Friday morning, Allin suffered only scratches and bruises. Aidan Cohen said he was having trouble processing what happened but his brother knew exactly how he felt: proud. He's a hero.
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Something about the role-playing game seemed impossibly cool back then, even if the reality of playing the damned thing was always a little different. Faced with indecipherable rules, charts, paperwork and get back, thee devil! When the TV series Stranger Things wanted to riff on old Stephen King movies, it naturally sent its crew of perky pre-teens to sojourn through role-playing game scenarios. The film by Courtney Solomon is perhaps the nadir of the Hollywood fantasy genre. Their previous film was a smart black comedy , with switched on performances from Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams and a superbly creepy Jesse Plemons. The look of horror on his face, as he realises there will be no hour campaign through the wilds of the Khurish Massif, battling witches and necromancers along the way, is a perfect symbol of geeky lost youth.
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