It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a musical comedy make it to the big screen that was worth the trouble of heading out to the local cinema-plex. Yet easily the year’s most entertaining film thus far, the bright and cheerful Hairspray, gives us a reason to like musicals again.
- July 20, 2007 |
I applaud the people behind this film. They took a chance on daring to be different by using Frank Peretti’s story and packaging it in an unconventional movie aimed at reaching the next generation. And that’s how God is using Christians to make a difference in Hollywood!
- September 12, 2003 |
Considering the way art seems to imitate Miley Cyrus' life these days, the timing probably couldn't be better for the big-screen treatment of Hannah Montana. Not only does it solidify Cyrus' place as the ultimate good girl, but Hannah is a character Cyrus can play convincingly.
- April 10, 2009 |
If Hannibal Rising isn’t bad enough to kill off this film franchise, nothing will do the trick. Ghastly and often disgusting, it somehow manages also to be dull, all the while providing a strange but not entirely convincing impetus for Hannibal Lecter’s taste for human flesh.
- February 09, 2007 |
The makers of Shrek now bring us another feature-length animation, Happily N'Ever After, a twist on the old Cinderella story. With similar animation to Shrek, though not with as hilariously funny a script, Happily N’Ever After” is generally acceptable, mindless entertainment.
- January 05, 2007 |
After Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone grossed almost $1 billion worldwide, you could almost count on the fact that director Chris Columbus wasn't going to tinker much with his magical hit-making formula in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
- November 15, 2002 |