We’ve come to expect a certain standard of excellence from Pixar and while recent efforts haven’t always lived up to those lofty expectations, its latest, ‘Inside Out,’ emerges as one of the studio’s best.
I can’t see another film this year topping its combination of heart, emotion and complexity. You’ll love it the first time, but ‘Inside Out’ will prove even more enjoyable upon repeated viewings. Continue Reading
You quickly learn with ‘Game of Thrones’ that it’s best not to get too attached to any character as they could get killed off at any moment. Season 5 reinforced that school of thought more than any other with a frequently chaotic and violent season finale that took several major players off the board. Continue Reading
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.
Hiro and Baymax
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