It’s passable entertainment for the kids, even if it even falls a tad short of “Ice Age” and “Robots,” by the same director.
KYW’s Bill Wine picks the likely winners of best-actor and best-supporting-actor Oscars at this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.
It’s set in the South two years before the Civil War, and combines the spaghetti western and the revenge melodrama into one big cinematic cocktail with equal parts dialogorrhea and ultraviolence.
For moviegoers, December means the climax to the year’s big-screen release schedule is now upon us.
With the escapist summer movie season in the books, the 2012 Oscar races will soon be coming into view as the serious-minded fall feature films taxi down the runway.
Most of what we feel watching this level of acting talent, not on their game, is disappointment.
Set early in the Great Depression and late in Prohibition, “Water for Elephants” is an old-school, circus-themed romantic drama that, given our recent and current financial woes, is as timely as it is nostalgic.
He’s a hornet without much of a sting, but at least he’s gone green. And tongue-in-cheek.