Five fantasy flicks to immerse yourself in this weekend

While we are cramped and stressed out with work, there is a mystical land to get lost in and leave all of our worries behind! In cinema, fantasy has always been the most fascinating genre that allows us to inspire our imaginations with fantastic and breathtaking stories! If you too want to take a dip in the fantasy pool, PVR Pictures brings you five of the most amazing fantasy movies you must watch:

1) The Green Knight

Dev Patel can write any role with sheer finesse, and that fact shows in thunderous way in his latest film. In The Green Knight, Dev, a fascinating adaptation of the famous medieval story, plays Sir Gawain, the title character who embarks on a dangerous journey to face the Green Knight, a dangerous, mysterious and powerful being. The film has received numerous international accolades, with critics showering praise on the excellently performed visual festival. The Green Knight, presented by PVR Pictures, will be released in select theaters on August 27th.

2) Riddick

Vin Diesel fights monsters on a strange planet? Sounds like a great adventure! Riddick is the third installment in an incredibly popular franchise if you mix the madness of space fantasy with the brilliance of science fiction. The film follows the journey of the infamous Riddick, who is left to death in an unknown land surrounded by bloodthirsty creatures. While he manages to send out a help signal, the people behind his head react. How does he get out of this cucumber? Check out Riddick on Google Play Movies and iTunes to find out!

3) Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Are futuristic fantasy actioners your “guilty joys”? Well, this film with Cara Delevingne is the film for you! “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” tells the story of a wondrous city that is home to species from a thousand planets. When an evil force threatens the existence of this peaceful refuge, it is up to Major Valerian and Sergeant Laureline to save the day. With breathtaking images and adrenaline-charged action, the direction by Luc Besson is a seething edge of the seating. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is available on Amazon Prime Video

4) The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One

In a dystopian future, in a race against time to save his daughter, a man teams up with an unusual ally. “The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One” is a story about hope, family and survival in the guise of an epic fantasy thriller. In a universe where planet-to-planet migration is common, an angry soul must fight its way through hell and back to get its daughter back. The two reluctant heroes find an army man for company and set out to fight a dangerous alien species in order to accomplish their mission. Will they do the impossible? The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One is streamed on Google Play Movies and iTunes.

5) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Let the ghost behind Weeds, television’s favorite dark comedy, take a literary classic and add a dash of craziness! Filmmaker Burr Steers shows himself at his best in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Very similar to the original novel by Jane Austen, this film introduces us to Elizabeth and her four sisters coping with the pressures of marriage in rural England in the 19th century. But it’s not just society they’re up against; Also present are countless brain-eating zombies! A fun spectacle that will delight fantasy fans who also love humor, Pride and Prejudice and zombies is available on Amazon Prime Video.

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