In 1995 and 1999, Toy Story and its sequel made huge impacts on the world of feature-length animations, combining stunning visuals, solid stories and unforgettable characters – all in the relatively new field of computer animation. It’s been 11 years since we last followed Woody and Buzz. In that time, CGI has become ubiquitous and the Academy Awards have created the “Best Animated Feature” category.
Despite the age of its source material, Toy Story 3 stands up to both its predecessors and its contemporary competition. This is an excellent movie in every way.
June 13, 2010 | Categories: 10, Animation, Family, Genre, Ratings | Tags: joan cusack, kristen schaal, lee unkrich, michael keaton, ned beatty, pixar, tim allen, timothy dalton, tom hanks | Leave a comment
After seeing Legion the previous week , I was thankful that, statistically, it was unlikely that I’d have to endure anything completely awful so very soon afterward. Unfortunately for me, I hit the horrible movie jackpot, and for the second week in a row I saw a movie that wasn’t worth the celluloid it was printed on.
When in Rome is a romantic comedy starring Kristen Bell as an overworked woman who winds up in Rome for her sister’s wedding. While there, she takes some coins from the fountain of love, thus making the original owners of the coins fall in love with her. Meanwhile, she struggles with her feelings for a charming guy she met at the wedding played by Josh Duhamel.
February 2, 2010 | Categories: 1 - 1.5, Comedy, Genre, Ratings, Romance | Tags: alexis dziena, anjelica huston, bobby moynihan, danny devito, dax shepard, jon heder, josh duhamel, kristen bell, kristen schaal, mark steven johnson, will arnett | Leave a comment