Smallfoot is ballsy for pushing young viewers to question culturally coded notions of good and evil.
This release does little to make a new case for James and the Giant Peach as a rediscovered lost gem of the new animation golden age.
It’s possible to imagine a sardonic filmmaker like Lars von Trier doing justice to the premise of Imagine That.
The features on this two-disc edition raises the question: Does Waters have stocks in Morton and Campbell’s?
Fatherless children are the order of the day, but the film develops this theme no more than the absolute minimum.
One look at Aaron Stanford’s chain-smoking, long-haired musician in a Hanes T-shirt and you know Flakes wants so badly to be hip.
To say that Charlotte’s Web doesn’t dishonor its source sounds like a backhanded compliment, but it’s actually the highest praise.
Charlotte’s Web tempts us to look for allegory in Charlotte’s politicking for the other white meat.
For the most part, those young and old fans of the classic children’s books will find much to enjoy about this sprightly adaptation.
The interactive menus and nature of the supplemental materials are witty, cute, and oftentimes frustrating.
The film is worse than being simply a lame book adaptation because of its infuriating smugness.