| Sep 6, 2012
You could, if you wanted, sit in a dark theater and simply check off the similarities between the blockbuster "Bridesmaids" and this fall's "Bridesmaids" knockoff, titled "Bachelorette."
Female bodily function jokes? Check. Inappropriate come-ons on an...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:44 PM
On a typical weekend night, numerous trolleys traverse the bar-strewn streets of Sweet Home Chicago filled with bachelorettes, who come and go like pretty, drunk Michelangelos. Although they are invariably loud and inadequately dressed for the Chicago...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Director Peter Ramsey is sitting in his office on the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale and recalling a vivid childhood memory. “I remember being in my pajamas in the back of my parents' car at an Inglewood drive-in watching Disney's “...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:35 PM
Life of Pi
Author Yann Martel’s tale of a shipwrecked youth cast adrift on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger is one of those lyrical, internalized novels that should have no business working on the screen. Quite possibly, it wouldn&...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Rise of the Guardians is the new 3D animated children's film from Dreamworks Animation. The movie is based on the book series "The Guardians of Childhood" by William Joyce. A-list actors such as Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
The wait is finally over. Opening in theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” is the family film you’ve been waiting for all year. Before I saw the film, and based on the Thanksgiving weekend release, I...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:29 PM
"Rise of the Guardians" is a humdrum animated film that I'm sure is supposed to be the start of a hot new franchise. The premise is that legendary children's characters, often believed to be imaginary, are in fact real and moonlight as superheroes. I...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 4:36 PM
These Guardians are not owls and have never heard of Ga'Hoole. “The Guardians of Childhood” is an upcoming children's book series by William Joyce (“Meet the Robinsons”) and it is also a new animated film from Dreamworks. They want...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher walked the red carpet at the "Rango" movie premiere. "Rango" starring Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Timothy Olyphant opens in theaters March 4....
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Whose idea was it to turn those latter day Caribbean pirates Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy and (director) Gore Verbinski loose on a cartoon, ostensibly for kids? Because “Rango” requires some explanation. It is funny, inventive and downright daft....