Carlos Saldanha
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Summer of Same: July 2009
28 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

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.

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The Romance and Danger of 'Rio'
15 Apr 2011 // 7:00 AM

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.

Ice Age (2002)
6 May 2007 // 11:00 AM

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

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How Much Adversity Is Too Much?: 'Rio 2'
11 Apr 2014 // 3:00 AM

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.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009): Blu-ray
1 Nov 2009 // 11:30 AM

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

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"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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