Nicolas Cage’s involvement may give the film more of a fighting chance at the box office, but it also sets up expectations about moviemaking quality that do not end up being met.
This grim, character-driven drama goes completely bonkers and hyper-gothic in the late going.
“The Croods” evokes the Flintstones but quickly surpass it in ambitiousness and quality, what with all the parallels to modern families.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
It’s both surprising and gratifying to report that Nicolas Cage’s latest starring vehicle is not only bearable but respectable and watchable.
The thriller ‘Safe House’ eked out first place, followed closely by last weekend’s winner, ‘The Vow.’
This time, the CGI fiery-skull effects don’t contribute to the story: they are the story. And a yawningly flimsy one at that.
This bottom-feeding home invasion thriller sports a sadistic streak as wide as an airplane hangar and operates throughout at the very top of its thoroughly objectionable lungs.
It was a slow Oscar weekend at the box office with a Shakespeare-inspired animated movie coming out on top.
by KYW’s Bill Wine
by KYW’s John Ostapkovich A Bucks County, Pa. man had a hand in a summer blockbuster hitting theatres this week.