The NeverEnding Story: Fantasizing About Fantasy Films

Last Updated on July 30, 2021

Welcome back to "Fantasizing About Fantasy Films" –'s all-new series digging into some of the best fantasy films of the eighties and nineties. All of these movies left a mark on us kids of the eighties, but perhaps none more so than Wolfgang Petersen's The NeverEnding Story. An adaptation of Michael Ende's novel, the film inspired a generation of filmgoers, all of whom were left marked by some of the surreal, wonderful (and often tragic) imagery. Join us as writer/host Jessica Dwyer digs into what makes the film such an enduring classic, and watched up with Atreyu himself, Noah Hathaway!

Source: JoBlo Videos

About the Author

Chris Bumbray began his career with JoBlo as the resident film critic (and James Bond expert) way back in 2007, and he has stuck around ever since, being named editor-in-chief in 2021. A voting member of the CCA and a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, you can also catch Chris discussing pop culture regularly on CTV News Channel.