“Ratatouille”: Not Pixar’s Best Effort

Note: My opinion of this film has largely changed since this review.  The problems I had with it were because of my age and level of understanding for more complicated material in animated movies.  My original rating was 3 out of 5 stars (average), but my current rating would be 4 out of 5 stars… Continue Reading

“Fantastic Four”: Surf’s up, dude

2.5 out of 5 stars (decent) The Fantastic Four: Rubbery Reed Richards, Invisible Sue Storm, Hot Torch-like Johnny Storm, and Hulky Ben Grimm, are back and ready for action. Along with the pressure of being viewed as superheroes by New York City, Reed and Sue are getting married. Problems start when an alien-like creature known… Continue Reading

“Surf’s Up”: Start Laughing

2.5 out of 5 stars (decent)   When Cody Maverick was a child “Big Z,” the best surfer in the world of penguins, came to his island and inspired him to become a surfer. Ever since, Cody has been devoting almost all of his time to surfing. When he’s not sorting fish, he is hitting… Continue Reading

“Shrek the Third”: Third Time’s Charming

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) Note: My opinion on this film has changed drastically since this review.  Upon rewatching it over the years, I feel that the film is a mostly boring affair, with a few jokes that work, but not enough to recommend it to anyone unless they have small children.  It will… Continue Reading

Swing by to see “Spider-Man 3”

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) Five years ago, Peter Parker got bitten by a genetically engineered super spider, and gained spider abilities that he used to defeat the Green Goblin and Doc Oc. Now Peter is back with three villains, Sandman (Thomas Haden Church), Venom (Topher Grace), and his best friend turned enemy, the… Continue Reading