Stillman has crafted a tribute not only to Austen’s memory, but to some of her cleverest writing and funniest storytelling.
Often, filmmakers are seen as quite mad to try and create a sequel that lives up to its iconic original. In director James Bobin's (“The Muppets”) case, filling Tim Burton's shoes with the “Alice” series is a hefty weight to carry.
The movie takes a slightly different spin on the first film’s fraternity moving next door, but it only shines when it gives its talented cast something different from the first film.
Being nice doesn’t always get you the answers.
Perhaps the reason why kids have trouble believing there really are no monsters under their beds is that they can easily detect bullshit in the explanations we provide them.
Parenthood is terrifying, thrilling, rewarding and, however tired the metaphor is, a ride.
Here we have a film that understands exactly what it is that makes superpowers so cool.
The CGI in “The Jungle Book” has been lauded for the new standard it sets in the industry.
Historical purists and Miles Davis biography junkies aren’t going to love it.
Just like eating a warm, flaky dinner roll, consuming “Dough” is an extremely enjoyable experience.