Articles tagged josh hutcherson

Although Visually Splendid, “Epic’s” Story Is As Generic As Its Title

Epic's screenplay keeps piling on mystical narrative contrivances rather than taking the time to develop the characters who most need it

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Let’s Tip Our Hats to Those Who Have Joined the Sequined and Flanneled Front Lines

Among the things that members of the LGBT community should be most grateful for are those straights who have joined in the fight to ensure our equality and recognition under the law, from Avan Jogia to Zach Wahls.

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24 Jul 2008 // 3:56 AM

Digital technology rescues filmgoers in new 3-D film

(Kyle Alcott/Dallas Morning News/MCT) Although they get a lot of hype, movies shot in 3-D have historically been a bit of a headache.

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Yes, you are seeing things: 3-D movies are back, and better than ever

DALLAS - 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it’s had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

Brendan Fraser is stuck inside Journey to the Center of the Earth, a movie with precious little new to say about journeys, centers, or -- amazingly -- action.

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This ‘Journey’ is Generic, But Fun

There is nothing wrong with being generic. There is no crime in staying standard and formulaic. Sure, it signals a kind of creative malaise on

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Where other "kids' films" might instruct or condescend, Bridge to Terabithia treats children like what they will eventually become: grown-ups.

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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

When Lisa thaws, she's granted a limited gamut of roles, from screaming victim to gushy girl to action-heroic savior.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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