Weekend Movie Review: Despicable Me, and Playing Catch-Up

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Hello, good readers! You may have noticed I’ve been absent from these parts the past few weeks, so let’s get back up to speed with the movie world, shall we? First, a new release: the animated Despicable Me, from Universal Pictures. The year has featured a robust slate of block-busting animated fare—from Dreamworks’ lovely How […]

Weekend Movie Report: Carols & Creatures, Coaches, Coco, & Clooney

A Christmas Carol

Reviews A Christmas Carol (Disney) The Stab: Visually spectacular, then some more—to the point of monotony. A scary story more than a Holiday moralistic tale, with emotional resonance suffocated by its showy display. Stuffed fuller than a Christmas goose, Disney’s animated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale is overlong, overstated, and overindulgent. We all know […]