The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
'Rango': The Itchy, the Thirsty and the Ugly | 14 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM
While it works entirely as a family film, kids are not the primary target audience of Rango.
'Rango' Brings Back Story Thyme | 3 Mar 2011 // 10:32 PM
It's not surprising that Rango learns the value of selflessness. But it's a kick that he does so through adventures so plainly referencing movies -- good movies.
The Five Best Films of Spring 2011 | 3 May 2011 // 6:40 AM
Our picks for the Top 5 films of the Spring...and yes, we are prepared for the inevitable blowback.
Forget 'Rio' - Go See 'Rango' Again! | 15 Apr 2011 // 8:00 AM
Rio is mindless. Rango is a masterpiece. Rango reminds one of how special animation can be.
Life in a time of 'Rio:' Just how dominant could animation get? | 19 Apr 2011 // 5:30 AM
LOS ANGELES — At this point, it's more notable when a new animated movie doesn't win the box office than when it does. The latter has
How director Gore Verbinski wrangled 'Rango' | 3 Mar 2011 // 12:20 AM
"Animation isn't a genre" like Westerns, film noir, romance or horror, Gore Verbinski was saying. "It's just a technique for telling a story." So when