Tuesday, August 19 2014
They're the reason to cheer or the inspiration for a jeer—and nobody does them better than Disney.
Hercules is a Disney animated film that shows the studio riding the wave of its '90's renaissance, but not reaching the heights of earlier classics.
Monday, August 18 2014
This film is entertaining and fun, while maintaining an emotional component throughout, making it a classic Disney film rightfully getting its due in this restored master.
Thursday, August 14 2014
Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers tries to do too much, and in its efforts to be action-packed, funny, contemporary, and still tell a classic story, it becomes muddled.
Wednesday, August 6 2014
What makes James Gunn's scruffier and un-spandex'd band of reluctant heroes so appealing is how they approximate the good-hearted rogues on the raggedy charm of space westerns like Whedon’s own "Firefly".
Wednesday, July 23 2014
Just a single thought about what Batman has come to mean over the last 75 years.
Wednesday, May 28 2014
At one time, Marvel was seen as taking risks in defiance of the bottom line. Those days are gone, apparently.
Monday, August 26 2013
This book bursts at the seams with enthusiasm not only for movies and architecture, but for people and their passions, and the shared histories between them that have made a life in Chicago.
Thursday, August 8 2013
Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.
Tuesday, July 16 2013
Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.