The Polar Express

February 21, 2006

Based on the book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, it’s something of a mystery why The Polar Express (2004) did not connect with audiences when it was released in theatres last year. Perhaps people weren’t ready to accept that kind of animation... 

Be Cool

November 7, 2005

After the success of Get Shorty (1995) as a novel and a film, Elmore Leonard wrote a sequel entitled Be Cool with the notion of it being turned into a film as well (his books read almost like screenplays anyway). It has and with the hope of lightning...