Despicable Me 4

Despicable Me 4 Movie Review

“Despicable Me 4” is a further adventure into the world of Gru and his family and his Minions. In case you have been hiding under a rock for the past 14 years, the ‘Despicable’ empire has continued to grow and get more fans over the years. The quality of animated movie making may not have increased much with the release of these films. But the results at the Box Office show these will be a hit. Read more

The Super Mario Bros Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Review

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie” is an animated visual delight of kid-friendly action and video-game player nostalgia. The story is the old basic ‘unlikely hero’ concept where a couple of New York City plumbers save the city. They also save the Mushroom Kingdom, a far-off land of mushrooms and toads, and one lovely princess. Read more

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Movie Review

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” is an animated movie for anyone who has a spirit of adventure, and a dash of ‘Shrek’ nostalgia. The big green ogre is nowhere to be seen, but one of his faithful companions is ‘Puss in Boots’, who continues his own story of fearless heroism. Until he comes to the final of his nine lives… Read more

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Minions: The Rise of Gru Movie Review

“Minions: The Rise of Gru” — In The Beginning, Illumination Entertainment created ‘Me’ – and they saw that Me was Despicable. The overlords saw that it was not good for Me to be alone. So, thus was begat the ‘Minions’ – and these yellow companions were adorably annoying. The Sequel was begat, in order to fill the void that did not have adorably annoying creatures. Then, Sequels begat even more Sequels. And as the Sequels multiplied, the creatures grew less adorable… Read more

The Addams Family 2 Movie Review

“The Addams Family 2” is an animated sequel to the first animated movie. This one has most all the same actors returning to voice the same oddball characters as before. So, if the first animated “The Addams Family” movie was your cup of poison, than you are about to hit the jokey jackpot of quirky animated goofiness.

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The Addams Family Movie Review

“The Addams Family” started out as the bizarre hand-drawn comic stylings of creator Charles Addams (in the 1930’s). It was later turned into a TV show, and then still later it became the basis of a couple of movies. So, it is only right and fitting that is now once again an animated comic movie (but it lost the ‘hand-drawn’ aspect). Read more

The Angry Birds Movie 2 Movie Review

The Angry Birds Movie 2” is a movie sequel from the first version spawned out of a cell phone app video game. After you let that sink in, you may have questions. Was a video app enough to create the foundations for a full animated movie? And is there enough gas in that tank to take it around the block a second time? Read more