Baz Luhrmann doesn’t so much make films as he does experiences and he’s done it again with “The Great Gatsby,” a luxuriously engaging extravaganza that all but renders another adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic unnecessary. More
May 10, 2013
November 21, 2012
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You’ve got another reason to be appreciative this Thanksgiving Eve courtesy of “Rise of the Guardians,” an inspired, fun film that imagines a world where mythical figures like Santa Claus and The Sandman are kick-tail action heroes.
The characters, storytelling and animation reach Pixar-level of greatness and “Guardians” is the best action/animated film since “The Incredibles.” More
November 12, 2012
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Finally it’s time for a non-Disney/Pixar animated film I’m really excited about! A holiday all-star film featuring the characters we all heard about and “encountered” as we were growing up coming together for an action movie. The character designs are very inspired – I especially like the samurai-influence on The Easter Bunny.
September 7, 2012
Last year when “Bridesmaids” was making its way to theaters, the trailers were set up to make it appear to be a female version of “The Hangover,” with women engaging in the type of situations that had largely just been reserved for men behaving badly.
But once audiences got to see it, “Bridesmaids” proved to be far more thoughtful, complex and funny than just a lazy, obvious “Hangover” rip-off. On the other end, there’s “Bachelorette” a film that wishes to aspire to be remotely entertaining enough to be considered a “Hangover” rip-off. More