Apparently “the next big thing” is modernizing fairy tales. But not only is Red Riding Hood’s script virtually devoid of any charm, it’s wildly unfocused to boot.
An update of the Romeo and Juliet story for the young set, Gnomeo & Juliet has several laughs and a mostly gentle spirit. If that’s what it takes to expose kids to Shakespeare, I’m all for it. The film certainly could have been much worse than it is.
- February 11, 2011 |
It deals with oppressive governments, the will to survive and the evil that men do. But it also soars with the power of faith and the hope that can keep us moving forward.
- January 31, 2011 |