Christopher Robin: Disney’s Heartfelt Tearjerker a Perfect Family Film

4 Tigger-Bounced, Honey-Soaked stars out of 5 (One of the best of the year) I have long been against Disney’s current trend of reimagining their classic films for modern audiences.  While they strike gold on occasion (Pete’s Dragon), more often then not, these films lack the spirit of their originals and grossly misrepresent their iconic characters (Maleficent).  Therefore, it gives me immense pleasure to Continue Reading

“The Accountant”: Ben Affleck Drama Provides Realistic Portrayal of Autism, Has Great Action

The Accountant poster

5 out of 5 stars (One of my favorites) I walked into The Accountant expecting a violent action flick with a conveniently autistic main character.  The film has been marketed as a potboiler character drama/action thriller with a star-studded cast and a director with one popular movie to his name, an advertising tactic used by countless films every year to make them seem “adult” in nature.  The Accountant Continue Reading

Madagascar: M for Mammal Madness

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 (average) First an island, now a movie; about 4 animals (and 4 penguins.) Marty (played by Chris Rock) wants to see what it’s like in the wild. His best friend Alex, the lion, (Ben Stiller) wants to stay in the zoo and do acts for the people. Meanwhile, the giraffe, Melman, played by David Schwimmer, is always nervous. Gloria the hippo, voiced by Jada Pinkett Smith, loves the food at the Continue Reading