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Onward’s backdrop is the idea that magic, which once saturated the world with wonder and spectacle, has been siphoned away over the centuries by technology and, well, general apathy. Unicorns are the …
To backtrack: Lance is considered the world’s greatest spy. He can extricate himself from any situation with skill, finesse and borderline-superhuman athleticism, and he’s revered by his colleagues at…
Full disclosure: I thought the original Frozen was just okay. I saw it on DVD back in 2014 – after having heard the endless hype for months – and, frankly, was underwhelmed. Sure, the movie was cute, …
I have to admit, I thought the original Lion King was kind of terrifying. The way Scar orchestrates King Mufasa's death is terrible and upsetting to watch, and there just seemed to be a whole lot of m…
This time around, amiable dogs Max (voiced by Patton Oswalt, taking over from Louis C.K. for obvious reasons) and Duke (voiced by Eric Stonestreet) are living happily with their expanded family, which…
SYNOPSIS: Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, "Sugar R…
Let me start out by saying that I don't think any film, long or short, has made me laugh harder than Aardman Animation's Wallace and Gromit in the Wrong Trousers, their Oscar-winning short featuring a…
This time around, Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) finds himself on the outs with the Anti-Villain League (AVL) and its hard-nosed new boss (voiced by Jenny Slate), who fires him after he fails to thwart …
I very much enjoyed The LEGO Movie, from that damn catchy earworm theme song "Everything is Awesome!" to the subversively funny and delightful script. Hands down, the scene-stealer from that film was …
Stick Man, as you might imagine, is an actual stick who lives in a tree with his stick wife and two stick children. They share meals, play outside, and celebrate holidays like any other family. The on…
So eventually I snuck to the library and got the film for the typical three-week checkout, which left me enough time to let it casually sit in the middle of my floor until I got used to its presence. …
After becoming completely exasperated with Damian's risky, self-serving behavior, the Justice League sends him to work with the Teen Titans. The hope is that Damian will bond with kids his own age and…
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