“Nanny McPhee” Worth a See

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) Note: in the years since this review, I have watched this film many times over and found it to be deeper than I originally realized.  All of the performances are first class, and the mixture of fantasy, comedy, and drama is perfect.  My rating would now be 3.9 out… Continue Reading

Red Riding Hood, Not so Little Anymore

Hoodwinked Poster

3.5 stars out of 5 (above average) Note: I was completely wrong about this film.  Hoodwinked is a film that was made to try and cash in on the “animated films with attitude” craze that was occurring in the early 2000’s.  This craze began with Antz in 1998, and continued until 2010 or so.  Currently, I… Continue Reading

The “King” of all Movies!

5 out of 5 stars (One of the best movies I’ve ever seen, period) Note: This is one of my absolute favorite movies.  The acting is great, the script is able to effortlessly blend action, spectacle, romance, emotion, and humor, and it gives the entire cast some of their best work to date (including the controversially… Continue Reading

Roar, swish, aaahhhhh!

3 out of 5 stars (average) The Chronicles of Narnia is magical. After their mother sends them away to be safe from the war that’s happening in their country, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy find themselves being taken to live with Mrs. MacReady. She has a personality like poisoned honey. Soon after they get in… Continue Reading

Voldemort’s Back!

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) He saved the Sorcerer’s Stone, he ventured into the chamber of secrets, and he rescued the Prisoner of Azkaban. Now, he’s back again and this time he has to deal with the Tri-Wizard tournament, his first crush, and Lord Voldemort! Harry Potter returns in the fourth movie in… Continue Reading