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Grand Budapest Hotel, The (2014)

★★★1/2
“Delightful” is how one friend described the overall film; an apt word that sums up much of what unfolds before us. 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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Internship, The (2013)

★★★
I cannot hide the fact that…somehow, some way, I was thoroughly entertained. Continue reading

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Midnight In Paris (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“‘Midnight In Paris’ is sentimental, reflective, and as inspiring as it is charming and easily one of 2011′s most wonderful surprises.” Continue reading

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Cars 2 (2011)

[Rating:2.5/5]
“…nothing more than a lemon, sitting amongst a fleet of luxury vehicles, hoping someone will take it home.” Continue reading

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Little Fockers (2010)

[Rating:1/5]
“…the shameful, cinematic equivalent of a holiday greatest hits album…” Continue reading

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How Do You Know (2010)

[Rating:2/5]
“…the film simply feels bloated and full of overwrought subplots and pounds a repetitive narrative beat into the ground.” Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

[Rating:4.5/5]
“…a rollicking adventure ride of a film” Continue reading

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