Tag Archives: Family

Bears (2014)

★★★1/2
The footage is so good and these bears so engaging to watch, ultimately we buy in hook, line, and sinker. Continue reading

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Rio 2 (2014)

★★
You get the sense that the writers credited here, tossed all their ideas into a giant movie blender and hit puree without the lid on. Continue reading

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Ernest & Celestine (2014)

★★★★
Brings us back to why we all enjoy movies and storytelling in the first place. There is nothing wrong with revisiting the basics. Continue reading

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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

★★1/2
About as flat and basic a story as you can imagine, a stunning departure from the 2011 Jason Segel-led reboot. Continue reading

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

★★★1/2
A great option for families and a film that will likely stand up to repeated viewings. Continue reading

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LEGO Movie, The (2014)

★★★★
Everything Is Awesome with this LEGO Movie. Continue reading

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Nut Job, The (2014)

★★
A story about the stealing of large bags of nuts by the mob in an effort to stage a bank heist, and the food-deprived animals who want them. Continue reading

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Walking With Dinosaurs (2013)


All cards on the table: I have no idea what the hell is going on here. Continue reading

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Frozen (2013)

★★★★1/2
Disney has come back home with this dazzling and wonderful film. Continue reading

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Free Birds (2013)

FreeBirdsPosterStarring the Voices of: Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney, Keith David, Dan Fogler, Jimmy Hayward, Kaitlyn Maher, Carlos Ponce, Carlos Alazraqui, Dwight Howard.

Director: Jimmy Hayward
Rating: PG (for some action/peril and rude humor.)
Running Time: 91 Minutes
Release Date: November 1, 2013

Reel FX Creative Studios and Relativity Media.

Written by. Screenplay by Jimmy Hayward and Scott Mosier; Story by David I. Stern and John J. Strauss

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ 

Before we dive too deep into Relativity’s Free Birds, we should take a moment and welcome Dallas, Texas animation studio Reel FX to the world of filmmaking. Aesthetically speaking, they have created a visually impressive film and seem to have the creativity and skill to generate some dazzling looking motion pictures in the coming years. So welcome to the show.

Now…ahem…can we please pick better projects to work on instead of this baffling, strange and alarmingly off-putting cartoon that leaves a sour taste in our mouths?

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