From the standpoint of secular humor, it must be admitted that some of MacGruber can bring an unbidden grin to the face, accompanied by a blush. But from a Judeo-Christian standpoint, much of it is just too over the top to be appreciated or enjoyed. It will most definitely be offensive to most conservative viewers.
- May 21, 2010 |
Each year, dozens of New York City schools require some 6,000 fifth-grade students to learn ballroom dancing. At the end of a ten-week period, the best are selected for a competition. It’s a life-changing event that director Marilyn Agrelo covers with probing insightfulness, but which is sure to leave a smile on your face. Me, I had to wipe away a few tears.
- June 01, 2005 |
It’s not “Shrek” or “Shrek 2,” but then again, it’s not “Shark Tale,” either – and for that, we can be thankful. Still, however unoriginal (except for its animation) “Madagascar” may be, it’s an entertaining and age-appropriate “fish out of water” story that will please families and children alike.
- May 27, 2005 |
What if someone like Jon Stewart beat the odds and was elected president? "Man of the Year" provides that premise, but in order to work, the script would actually have to be funny, and trust me, this story is really short on laughs – even with Robin Williams in the starring role.
- October 13, 2006 |