HuffPo: Saddle Up Your Magical, Winged Space Horse, Let's Answer Some Questions About 'Winter's Tale'

Winter's Tale - Mark Helprin

Q: Is “Winter’s Tale” a story about love?

A: Yes.


Q: As all good love stories do, does “Winter’s Tale” feature a magical, winged space horse?

A: Yes.


Q: What is the magical, winged space horse’s name?

A: Athansor.


Q: Is “Winter’s Tale” the dumbest movie that you've seen in the last year?

A: Yes.


Q: Why is “Winter’s Tale” so dumb?

A: Well, first of all, this is a movie that takes itself so seriously, even though the main character, Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), flies around on a magical, winged space horse.




Q: Does the magical, winged space horse actually fly Peter into space at some point during this movie?

A: Yes.


Q: Is it weird that now I want to see this movie?

A: Yes.



They had me at "magical, winged space horse."


Sometimes you find yourself in the mood for a book with depth and challenging commentary, and sometimes you just want a flying horse in fantasy New York. Excuse me, winged space horse.