Wednesday, December 15 2010
Several ogres. Four films. One Oscar. A few notable misfires mixed in just for good measure. At the end of the day, a visit to Far Far Away is far funnier (and far more emotional) than you might expect ...
Monday, March 30 2009
Friday, March 27 2009
Monsters vs. Aliens is both a spoof and celebration of mid-century creature features, offering positive, if well-worn, "messages for the kids."
Friday, May 16 2008
Thursday, May 15 2008
Prince Caspian includes mêlée after mêlée, as well as recriminations against the commander in chief who goes in without an exit strategy or even much of a battle plan.
Friday, December 9 2005
The scariest scene in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe comes at the start.
Thursday, May 20 2004
Cute, confident, and utterly stylish in his feathered hat, Puss confronts Shrek and Donkey in the woods: 'Ha ha!'"
Sunday, January 1 1995
hy would anyone want to play a talking donkey? We might suppose that doing voices for an animated movie is less stressful than acting in live-action pictures, that actors are well-compensated, or that doing a movie 'kids can see' is appealing to many movie stars.
No longer are epic adventures the province of fair maidens and proud knights. According to 'Shrek', everyone is deserving of fair treatment and true love. Even a dragon and a talking donkey.