Tuesday, September 4 2012
We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.
Thursday, October 4 2012
Dull and lackluster storytelling is forgivable: marginalizing and humiliating in a children’s movie those who look or sound different, is not.
Monday, October 8 2012
We want familiarity and a friendly reminder that celluloid can often do what quality time and actual parental concern can't. It's the winner by default, which makes it a hollow victory, to say the least.
Friday, October 5 2012
Though the subject matter and style may be a bit too frightening for some kids, the overall result is a clever, cheeky homage.
Wednesday, October 3 2012
Frankenweenie features plenty of homages to classic monster movies — those produced by Universal Studios in the 1930s, atomic horror from the 1950s; there’s even a cameo from Christopher Lee as Dracula in one of England’s Hammer Film productions.