Every Day

March 11, 2011

The 1980’s were quite possibly the last decade that Hollywood produced decent character-driven dramas for adults. In the 1990’s, visual spectacles based on comic books, television shows, and so on that were enhanced by special effects became the norm.... 

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian: 3-Disc Special Edition

December 22, 2008

With the success of the first Chronicles of Narnia film, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005), a sequel was inevitable but could Disney get everyone back who made the original so memorable? For the most part, the answer is yes but seeing as how... 

Ocean’s Twelve

September 30, 2005

With big budget, star-studded casts like the one in Ocean’s Twelve (2004), there is always the danger of having them look too smug and self-indulgent instead of having fun along with the audience. Ocean’s Eleven (2001) managed to straddle this line... 


June 22, 2005

(Very) Loosely based on Jean “Moebius” Giraud’s famous comic strip, Blueberry, Jan Kounen’s Renegade (2004) only uses the French artist’s work as a starting point for which to go off on all kinds of fanciful, metaphysical tangents. It starts...