New “Annie” Missed Opportunity

Annie 2014 poster

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments but is overall bad) In today’s world, remakes, or “reimaginings” as they are now called, are inevitable.  The new Hollywood mindset seems to be that “if it made money 20 or 30 years ago, it will make money now.  Just “update” it a little, spend lots… Continue Reading

“High School Musical” Graduates to the Big Screen

High School Musical 3: Senior Year poster

3 out of 5 stars (average) Note: Upon rewatching this film, I find it absolutely shocking that I once enjoyed it.  The acting and writing are laughable, (the former especially for Vanessa Hudgens) the music numbers, while well-produced, took me out of the films’ reality, and the self-congratulatory ending is ludicrous.  I would give it… Continue Reading