If you're not familiar with the GKids universe, or if you are and want to enjoy it all over again, a retrospective of the company's eight nominees starts today at the Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills with screenings of "Boy" and Tomm Moore's marvelous Irish animated "The Secret of Kells."
Movie recommendations from critic Kenneth Turan and other reviewers.
Impeccably directed by
Impeccably acted by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as two women in love, with an exquisite look captured by cinematographer Ed Lachman,
In the hands of director
It is antic and unexpected as well as homiletic, rife with subversive elements, wacky critters and some of the most beautiful landscapes ever seen in a computer-animated feature. (Kenneth Turan) PG.
Brie Larson excels in a film able to give full weight to both sides of the emotional equation as it tells the story of a young woman imprisoned for years in a tiny shed and the young son who was born to her there and knows no other world. (Kenneth Turan) R.