With his highly anticipated new project, Director Brad Bird seeks to encourage viewers to once again dream the impossible dream and reach for the stars. It’s an empowering and refreshing spin on the modern blockbuster, which seem more preoccupied with detailing wholesale property damage than tapping into the imagination and creativity of the audience.
Disappointingly, there’s little reason for optimism with ‘Tomorrowland,’ a family sci-fi adventure that has all the necessary ingredients to create a lively, energetic feel-good film, but feels more like a shrewdly calculated marketing plan from Walt Disney Pictures to drive families to the theme park attraction. Continue Reading
One of the most ambitious movies ever made, “Boyhood” is essential viewing and a film that makes you invest in a character like nothing you’ve seen before. Continue Reading
For all you folks in the DC/MD/NoVa area, here’s the info on the third “Night at the Museum” film free screening on Dec. 16.
Click the link and you’re all set.
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Since acquiring the Marvel Comics license, Disney has been content in letting Marvel Studios have all the fun with one big live-action blockbuster after another, but “Big Hero 6″ marks the first team-up in Disney’s specialty that will leave you completely satisfied with its service. Continue Reading
Packing more laughs and smiles on your face moments in 22-minutes than some full-length comedies, “Toy Story of Terror!” is another shining gem from Pixar’s most endearing franchise and should be a new Halloween staple for all families. Continue Reading
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(From left) Kelly Reilly, Greg Kinnear and Connor Corum in “Heaven Is for Real.”
“Heaven Is for Real” is a smooth, easygoing film that will please its target audience, even if it doesn’t quite reach the heavenly heights of other inspirational efforts in the faith-based genre. Continue Reading
Just when it seemed like “The LEGO Movie” was poised to sweep the 2014 animated awards category, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” swoops in to offer some competition and one of the best animated films in a decade. Continue Reading