Spectacularly brings to life a popular modern story. But in doing so, distorts, compromises and sells out the greatest story ever told.
The 3D animation is outstanding, and the spectacle of rival, familiar, holiday characters out of their usual context is fun to watch.
Entertaining, but begs the question why a biopic of one of Hollywood's greatest directors was put in the hands of one of its greenest.
From the big top to the big screen: it’s Cirque du Soleil as a movie. Fans will likely be fascinated by this aerial ballet.
Disney's "love letter to video games" appeals equally to kids, gamers, and grown-ups.
Isn't quite able to overcome some typical hurdles of "Christian" films, but brings awareness of broken and at-risk families.
A would-be romantic comedy that doesn't really make us laugh and is more morose than lighthearted, more clichéd than crackling.
The lesson - solid foundations aren't just for houses; God wants all children to make Him their firm foundation - makes this a great addition to the VeggieTales series.
- March 04, 2013 |
What struck me most about the finale - and the series as a whole - was the way it portrayed the lengths someone would go to find love.
- March 02, 2013 |
A man lacking peace needs a path to take and a master to serve. But this study in cult religion will turn away most Christian viewers.
- February 26, 2013 |
Even those not interested in surfing won’t mind spending two hours in the company of these characters because they feel so true to life.
- February 26, 2013 |
An intelligent film about intelligence agents, minus the sanctimony and political score-settling of other recent films.
Rather than a straight reenactment of the grim Russian morality tale, the filmmakers decided to tell the story as if it happened on stage.
If you plan to view this Nickelodeon product with your kids, prepare to come away shell-shocked rather than satisfied.
The 2011 Oscar winner for for Best Documentary Feature lets us connect with real-life players in a compelling, beat-the-odds story.
James Bond and his 23rd film are exactly alike: each has lost a step, but both still get the job done.
Memo to believers on the perils of high school in a fallen world: we must be intentional in showing love to everyone who feels alone.
Puts us in the shoes of five different victims of teenage bullying. And it’s infuriating... to filmmaker Lee Hirsch’s credit.
A 'hard-R' examination of addiction, one where conservative viewers might champion the message, but be too offended to see it through.
- February 05, 2013 |