Unicorns in films
Stardust is a 2007 British fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn, based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name.
The film Stars Charlie Cox as Tristan Thorn, Claire Danes as Yvaine, Michelle Pfeiffer as Lamia and Peter O’Toole as the King of Stormhold.
Basically the film revolves around a fallen star that everybody is trying to capture for one reason or other, Tristan wants to take her home so he can win the heart of Vicoria, the witches to eat her heart so they can be young again and have more magic and the sons of the king of Stormhold want the gem that caused her to fall from the sky as their father on its death bed said that whoever found it would be king..
So, who gets the fallen star in the end……you’ll have to watch the film!
Cover of The Last Unicorn
The Last Unicorn
The Last Unicorn is a 1982 animated fantasy film produced by Rankin/Bass for ITC Entertainment and animated by Topcraft. The film is based on the novel of the same name written by Peter S. Beagle, who also wrote the film’s screenplay.
The musical score and the songs were composed and arranged by Jimmy Webb and performed by the group America with other vocals provided by Lucy Mitchell.
The last unicorn features the voices of Angela Lansbury, Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin and Tammy Grimes.
In an enchanted forest, a unicorn learns that she is the only unicorn left and makes it her mission to find out what has happen to the other unicorns.
Nico the Unicorn
Nico the Unicorn is a family movie made in 1998, based on the children’s book of the same name, written by Frank Sacks.
The film stars Kevin Zegers playing Billy Hastings, Anne Archer playing Julie Hastings and Elisha Cuthbert playing Carolyn Price.
Billy and his mum moved from Boston to rural Vermont after a car accident which left Billy fatherless and with a gimp leg. Billy and his mum are shopping after school one day where Billy chances upon a dilapidated petting zoo, where the animals are kept in pitiable circumstances. After seeing a small pony with a horn taped to its head and finding out that its fate is being slaughtered, Billy makes a deal with the zoo keeper and buys the pony and takes her home where he cleans and cares for her and realises that the pony is pregnant.
In time she foals and under the care of Billy and his friend Carolyn, the foal grows up and turns out to be a unicorn……
Nico the Unicorn is a movie the whole family will enjoy.
Inkheart is a 2008 fantasy film based on the novel with the same name by Cornelia Funke. It was directed by Iain Softley.
Starring in the film are Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Helen Mirren, and Sienna Guillory.
The story begins with Mortimer Folchart and his wife, Resa reading The Little Red Riding Hood to their baby daughter Meggie. As Mo reads the story, a red velvet hood appears as a narrator explains that people known as Silver Tongues are born with the gift of the gab that can bring stories to life
12 years on, Mortimer and Meggie are in the European countryside looking for a book. He finds the book Inkheart and is overwhelmed with a mixture of fear and joy. Could this be the book that his wife vanished into nine years ago?