How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) – Despite the early promise of Antz, I never really felt that DreamWorks Animation existed on the same level as an animation studio like Pixar. Despite some strong showings like the first couple Shrek movies, Megamind, Monsters vs. Aliens, and the Madagascar flicks, DreamWorks Animation films always felt … Continue reading

Fright Night (1985 & 2011)

This article was originall published on on 19 August 2011 I think remakes get a bad rap. It’s true that the sheer volume of remakes out there indicate a lack of originality in the film industry (or, more aptly, a lack of will to finance originality), but they’re not all bad. Three movies were … Continue reading

If I had my own damn Award Show…

Well, the Oscars are coming up in a couple days. I’ll get my picks and predictions and whatnot posted Sunday morning and then try to do some sort of real-time reaction thing like I tried doing with the Emmys a while back… In the meantime I figured I’d chime in with what I actually thought … Continue reading

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

How to Train Your Dragon (2010) — As much as I bitch about Spongebob, Hannah Montana, and the sorry state of children’s entertainment nowadays, movies like this prove that there’s still a place for quality.  If kids today are anything like I was, then they like movies that give them credit for a modicum of … Continue reading