This is the story of Valiant, an undersized pigeon who wants to join up with Britain’s esteemed Royal Carrier Pigeon Service during WWII. The RCPS was an actual military unit that trained pigeons as message carriers to facilitate communication between the Allied troops. The movie honors their heroism in a delightful way.
- August 19, 2005 |
Reese Witherspoon holds her own as an ambitious, but likeable, gal who is simply trying to ‘do better for herself’ in a 19th century world of haves, have nots and wannabes. And even though I would've liked to have seen her in a role more faithful to William Makepeace Thackeray’s in his 1847 novel, this one will certainly do.
- September 02, 2004 |
"The Ballad of Little Joe" (a lesson in facing hardship) sees the VeggieTales franchise exuding top form cleverness with a reverently twisted "Bonanza"-type take on the Old Testament's Joseph.
- September 22, 2003 |
Mike Myers and Candice Bergen end up stealing the show and get the most laughs in this romantic comedy. But there are still some priceless moments from Gwyneth Paltrow as Donna, who dreams of becoming an international flight attendant and is willing to do whatever it takes to get there.
- March 21, 2003 |