Here’s my second review for MovieRob’s May Genre Grandeur of Adventure movies, this time for an eccentric comic-based French film called The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec.


For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Adventure Films, here’s a review of The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec (2010) by SG of Rhyme and Reason

Thanks again to Damien of Riley on Film for choosing this month’s genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Summer of Serendipitous Anachronisms She has chosen quite a unique genre and we will be reviewing our favorite Derivative Work Movies.

Here’s Summer to explain her choice:

Basically it is anything based or inspired by pre-existing source

for example:

Amelie takes its relationships from the Luncheon of the Boating Party

The Magnificent Seven is borrowed from the Seven Samurai

Sunday in the Park with George is based on painting by George Seurat

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is loosely based on Hamlet

My Own Private Idaho borrows from Henry the IV

Cosi is about a director directing the musical Cosi Fan Tutti

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