Frank Miller

‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’ appeals to children and adults

Based on the shorts from the 1960s animated program, “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show,” the time-traveling adventures of a dog and his young boy have been updated with ...

A prequel, a sequel and more

Swords clash, blood is spilled and abs are impeccably defined once again in the long-awaited sequel to the hyper-stylized Greek epic, “300”. The story of “300: R ...

‘Pompeii’ is no ‘Titanic’

Disaster movies come in many forms but the oddest of them feature a romance smack dab in the middle of them. It’s a tricky feat to pull off because the selling point of ...

‘RoboCop’ doesn’t measure up to the original

Most remakes begin life with one foot in the grave because the original film is usually considered great in its own right. Bad movies rarely get the remake treatment. The original ...

‘That Awkward Moment’ will be that way with audiences

Most romantic comedies have a decidedly-feminine bent to them and “That Awkward Moment” tries to play with the formula by giving men their turn in the date-movie spotli ...

This ‘Jack Ryan’ version meek but cast good

The character of Jack Ryan has been played by the likes of Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford, spanning more than two decades and several films. For all intents and purposes, Ryan sho ...

‘Lone Survivor’ shows ultimate sacrifices of enlisted men

Being touted as the “best war movie since ‘Saving Private Ryan’” is indeed high praise, even from the three-headed hyperbolic marketing monster that is Holl ...

‘Her’ takes clever look at our old-fashioned problems

We have become increasingly reliant on technology over the years to the point where we would rather interact with a tiny glowing screen instead of the other humans that surround us ...

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

When it was announced that the film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit would be stretched into three movies, there were some worries that the film would be padded out ...

‘Frozen’ returns Disney to its former glory

Disney’s animated movies are long removed from their golden era in the ’90s when they churned out classic musicals such as “The Little Mermaid” and “T ...