The Golden Compass: Which Direction Should You Take?

3.5 out of 5 statrs (Above Average) Note: The Golden Compass was the first in a planned trilogy based on the “Dark Materials” book series.  However, due to lower-than-expected box office (check here for those exact numbers) and mixed reactions from critics and fans alike, the trilogy was cancelled. Lyra, (Dakota Blue Richards), is an orphan girl… Continue Reading

An “Enchanting” Film

An “Enchanting” Film 3.5 out of 5 (Memorable) Giselle (Amy Adams) is an animated girl who is searching for the perfect Prince Charming. Prince Edward (James Marsden), is looking for the perfect girl. When the two meet, it’s love at first sight, so they decide to get married. Sound like this is similar to every… Continue Reading

Ride Your Reindeer to see “Fred Claus”

3 out of 5 stars (average) When his brother was born, Fred Claus promised him he would be the best big brother ever. Unfortunately, making a promise is easier than keeping one. Fred’s brother Nick always seemed to get in the way of Fred’s life. He hogged all the attention with their mom, (Kathy Bates,… Continue Reading

“Bee Movie”: Brightly Buzzing Comedy

3 out 5 stars (average) Barry Barrington (voiced by Jerry Seinfeld) is a bee who is graduating from Bee College. At first, Barry is overjoyed to graduate, until he learns the first job you pick is your job till you die. His friend Adam (Matthew Broderick) is excited to get a job. Barry just wants… Continue Reading

“The Game Plan”: Tackle this Comedy!

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average)   “Never Say No” Joe Kingman (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) is a self-obsessed football player who is chasing a national championship. He scores the final touchdown (as usual) and qualifies his team to be in the championship. Things are looking up for Joe when suddenly, his 8-year-old daughter, Peyton… Continue Reading