Chris Columbus
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Features

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.

//Reviews

'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief' Needs a Bit More Voltage
8 Jul 2010 // 5:00 PM

This is a rare case of a film that could have used another 15-minutes to build its characters and emotional relationships.

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief
14 Feb 2010 // 8:10 PM

While Grover is loyal and intelligent and even, on occasion, right, he is also the black kid, reduced to vernacular and other stereotyping.

//Blogs

Pottering Around
15 Nov 2010 // 5:20 AM

The Star Wars and Lord of the Rings film franchises are revered by millions. Harry Potter? Not so much. The question, of course, is 'why?'

'Percy Jackson' is Slick, Superficial...and Subpar
20 Feb 2010 // 10:49 PM

Ah, Chris Columbus, you interminable franchise-mongerer. Having done nothing of real worth, commercially or in terms of entertainment, since the first two Harry Potter movies,

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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