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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 …
The last few years have produced some stellar nature documentaries that have, incredibly (and impressively), made a big splash in the mainstream. Anything from penguins (March of the Penguins) to bird…
In what is an even finer example of lowest-common-denominator filmmaking than its insipid predecessor, Are We There Yet? (which, coincidentally, I also hated), this alleged “family film” dumbs itself …
The day I write this, Akeelah and the Bee has an 84% postive rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which basically makes me look like the biggest ass on the planet. "Winning!", "Heartwarming", "The feel-good mov…
Bambi II (yikes, what a wretched title) is a harmless, straight-to-video story that  feeds off nostalgia for the classic original, while offering some new characters. Luckily, it is so careful and rev…
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…
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