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I’m always surprised by how few of our favorite movies are actually reviewed on The Pie, but it makes sense.  How do you begin to discuss something that has been an integral part of your life for year…
For those unversed in the world of The Last Airbender (like myself), this is what I roughly figured out from the film. The movie is based on a Nickelodeon animated TV series called Avatar: The Last Ai…
So of course I had this Def Leppard song in my head through much of Armageddon—partially, I'm sure, to block out the creepiness of the all-Aerosmith, all-the time soundtrack. Now this would be fine in…
I went into How to Train Your Dragon with absolutely no expectations. Zero. Nada. But by the time the closing credits were winding up, I found myself loitering in the theater just a little longer, kee…
An inarguable masterpiece of gentle, sweet storytelling combined with gorgeous hand-drawn animation, My Neighbor Totoro is an indisputable classic of anime from famed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki …
Now, why is it there there are no excellent Viking movies out there? I mean, people love warriors, battles, raping, and pillaging when it comes to movie mayhem. Movies like Braveheart and Beowulf are …
A pretty white kitty named Duchess (seductively voiced by Eva Gabor) lives with her kittens in the mansion of her elderly Madame. I mean, I guess Madame is elderly, because she is actually kind of hot…
There's nothing like an overly-complicated kid's movie to make you feel like an absolute moron. There are so many things to like about Arthur and the Invisibles, but at a certain point, I felt like I …
Maybe it’s a side effect of the collective dumbing-down of moviegoing audiences. Maybe it’s because this new comedy starring former bad-boy rapper Ice Cube is a prime example of Lowest Common Denomina…
Admittedly, I wasn’t expecting much from this adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, especially since it stars Jackie Chan – whose last two big-screen forays (The Medallion and Shanghai Knights) left …
After the first 20 minutes or so of harrowing scenes, multiple-character introductions, and mumbling mountain-climbing mumbo-jumbo, I leaned over to my Japanese friend, who sat wide-eyed, enthralled, …