“Ice Age 2”: Freezingly Funny

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments, but is overall bad) The gang from “Ice Age” is back in an all new adventure-”Ice Age-The Meltdown.” The Ice Age is beginning to end, and the animals are pretty happy until it starts to get too melted. Sid the sloth and his pals start to… Continue Reading

“Pink Panther” is the Cat’s Meow

From the 1963 Pink Panther, this remake is even better than the original. Steve Martin (Cheaper by the Dozen 2) is Inspector Clouseau, a French policeman who’s never getting anywhere because he’s an idiot. But Clouseau’s luck changes when he’s promoted to inspector by the chief. The chief, played by Kevin Kline, has promoted this… Continue Reading

“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

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