Willow (1988) – Fantasizing About Fantasy Films

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

In 1988, George Lucas teamed with Ron Howard for the fantasy epic Willow. Lavishly budgeted and well-cast with a young Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis, the film, surprisingly, was a box office disappointment. Even still, it's cult following grew over the years, spawning a sequel trilogy of books, and now, a Disney+ series continuation. So let's take a look back at the film and see how it's held up over the years, and where a continuation could go.

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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.