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Adventure

Proving that those who do not learn from history will continue to repeat it as long as moviegoers are willing to shell out money, Jurassic World delivers is an action-heavy, plot-deficient spectacle t…
When her idyllic family moves to San Francisco from Minnesota, 12-year-old Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is put into a bit of a spin. What may appear to everyone else as a bit of homesickness combined with las…
So it should come as no surprise that I think Finding Nemo is a visually stunning, joyfully heartwarming underwater romp that takes the best elements from its Pixar predecessors and moulds them into a…
Superman has gone through so many pop-culture incarnations, from the campy television shows with George Reeves in ill-fitting tights, to the super-sleek (and still tight) costume of the most recent fi…
In the Heart of the Sea is based on a book about a book, or, rather, the story behind the story that became Herman Melville's American classic Moby Dick. It was a tale so fantastical that it seemingly…
Based on the true story of an ill-fated 1996 climbing expedition on the titular mountain – during which a violent storm blew in and took the lives of eight climbers – director Baltasar Kormákur’s visu…

Pan

After a pretty spectacular start, with a three-master pirate schooner literally sailing through the air in the midst of a WWII London blitz (cool!), I was giving this movie the benefit of the doubt. O…
Admittedly, I haven't been too impressed with the Hobbit trilogy. Though The Lord of the Rings was a freakishly long series of films, at least it was dense with information, characters, and plot. The …
As someone whose entire appreciation of Mark Twain's work comes from movies, I wholeheartedly support adapting his classic novels for film. Without the 1973 version of Tom Sawyer or the 1985 ABC Weeke…
In fact, the paper-thin yawner of a plot might be summed up thusly: Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) and his smart-ass teenaged son (Skyler Gisondo) travel to England and run around the British Museum, tryin…
I admit I was afraid to watch this for a long time because I was sure that the dog would die in the end. This is a slight spoiler, but let's just say there is a happy ending in the film (unlike the cl…
Where the Wild Things Are, the book by Maurice Sendak, is a story that is wedged into millions of people's imaginations already, with its big friendly beasties and young Max, in his pajama footies and…