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Features

Tuesday, April 28 2009

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Reviews

Friday, April 15 2011

The Romance and Danger of 'Rio'

If the birds aren't precisely "of a feather," as they suggest, they are bright and loud and alike enough to establish that this Rio is not real in any way.


Sunday, May 6 2007

Ice Age (2002)

'Ice Age' is not quite as liberal as it might appear on the surface.


Thursday, March 10 2005

Robots (2005)

Valiant and righteous, the old-fashioned robots fight back against the slick, wealthy, huge machine.


Blogs

Friday, April 11 2014

How Much Adversity Is Too Much?: 'Rio 2'

Granted, Rio 2 is never dull and provides colorful images to ogle, but the end result is as empty as the calories in a candy bar. It's beautiful, if banal.


Sunday, November 1 2009

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009): Blu-ray

While it's rare, it is indeed possible for a single element to save an otherwise standard piece of cookie cutter cartoon entertainment. For the last


Monday, October 26 2009

All in the Family

Nepotism is nothing new in Hollywood. For decades, the major studios were run by one of several members of an extended family, another waiting in


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