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Movie Review: Rise of the Guardians

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 11/22/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law

Rated PG for thematic elements and some mild scary action, Running time 97 minutes, Animation/Adventure/Family

Compare to: How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Brave (2012)

Of all the animated films to come out this year, I have to admit that I was looking forward to this one the most. The idea of all these mythical figures coming together to fight the personification of an actual nightmare just intrigues me. Was it worth the time? Does it live up to the hype that only Santa can bring?

Depends on what you want to get out of it. Continue reading

Movie Review: This Means War

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 02/18/2012 by McCutcheon

When I was a kid, I used to pretend to be a super cool secret agent sometimes. After watching James Bond and the first Mission: Impossible enough, I was pretty sure all you needed was to be cool enough. That’s kind of how the CIA plays out in this movie. Chris Pine and Tom Hardy are grown up kids using all the people and tools their agency has to offer to get the girl. Continue reading