The casting and the idea to make a movie about FDR are inspired. That's where the inspiration ends for this gross miscalculation.
- April 09, 2013 |
No stilted caricature, Spielberg humanizes this beloved leader without placing him on too high of a pedestal in the process.
Every step is utterly predictable, but for those who like the same ol’ same ol’, this is relatively inoffensive and mildly fun.
While the 3D photography is breathtaking, the narrative falls prey to blatant sentimentality.
We've seen cussing low-life criminals in a hit job gone bad before. This film tacks on a critique of the American economic system, too.
If Crowe and Jackman's characters were allowed to communicate through dialogue, rather than song, it probably would've worked better.
- March 22, 2013 |
Unless your idea of a good time is watching a couple bicker, fight and whine about life not turning out right, this isn’t for you.
- March 22, 2013 |
Likely to leave fans hesitant and uncertain about the upcoming films, while newbies will wonder why this story is so beloved.
One way people can express gratitude to the anonymous 'Maya' is through buying or renting this film.
A recognizable cast, weddings, and raunchy pre-matrimonial hi-jinx make this a surefire crowd-pleaser, right? Wrong.
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 |