The Fabulist Reviews

Reviews, essays, interviews, and other nonfiction “related works.”

The Day-Glo Apocalypse of ‘Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts’

They had me at the Mod Frogs. Attired in tailored suits, with skinny ties, pointy shoes, pencil moustaches, and all ...

Crazy Mama (1975)

A family of fun females find freedom using fistfulls of forty-fives.Jonathan "Silence of the Lambs" Demme directed this ultra-low-budget road ...

Event Horizon (1997)

Something weird is happening on a spaceship."Alien" meets "Hellraiser" starring Sam "Possession" Neill? Yes please! Larry "You Probably Know Him ...

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

A human hard drive is going to self-destruct unless the singer from Black Flag can remember where he left his ...

“Red Scorpion” (1988)

An alabaster Soviet fights Cubans in Africa.After the white-hot airboat driving and suburbia-destroying intensity of "Invasion U.S.A." I just had ...

‘The Owl House’: Disney Does Hieronymus Bosch

Children’s literature, which this reporter maintains must include visual as well as text media, has always had a weird streak.  ...