The LEGO® Movie is credited to four writers, and it feels like it. Plus, it commits the unforgivable sin as far as films geared toward younger audiences: It’s slow to the point of potentially boring the kids.
Director Sam Raimi and the screenwriters of “Oz the Great and Powerful” appear to be well aware of the fine line needed to walk in creating a new work while still paying homage to the original. For the most part, the latest 3D wonder from Disney works.
Though it is uneven and it drags in the early going, “Jack the Giant Slayer” is a charming, fun fantasy adventure that if anything at all should restore some of your faith in Hollywood’s ability to make a good movie out of a classic fairy tale story.
Everything about the visuals in Disney/Pixar’s latest animated film “Brave”, from its lush landscapes to its meticulously detailed costumes, weapons, castles, and characters, comes alive in a way that has to be seen to be believed.