Brave – Pixar Animation Studios

I must say that it wasn’t what I was expecting; I was actually waiting for the predictable story of a young princess who doesn’t want to get marry with prince whoever to maintain peace and join houses with another clan, etc… The plot turns out to be quite a bit different and I was pleased … Continue reading

The Dark Night Rises

The Dark Knight Rises is set eight years after the events of The Dark Knight. The Batman, who took the blame for Dent’s crimes has disappeared from Gotham and is believed by all to be Harvey Dent’s murderer. A new terrorist calling himself Bane claims to be a liberator whose actions are meant to give … Continue reading

The Help

Change begins with a whisper — The Help The movie is based on the best seller The Help by Kathryn Stockett.  The main story surrounds the relationships between high class white women and their African American maids that work for them in a southern town in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960’s. I haven’t read … Continue reading

Ice Age 4 Continental Drift

I am a huge fan of animated movies, even when Ice Age isn’t my favorite I had to see the movie. Once again we have another latent end of the world for the Ice Age, thanks to Scrat of course. The earth begins to split apart and Manny got separated from his family. The main … Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man

Why rebooting the Spiderman franchise?. I’m not sure. First this new version isn’t different enough form the first Spider Man movie, even though some scenes are shown slightly different you already know what’s going to happen. Actually, where the film most deviates from the prior movies is the plot that involves the mystery of Peter … Continue reading

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Oskar Schell is a 11 year old boy whose father is killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, a year after he finds an envelope marked “Black” on his dad’s effects. Inside the envelope there’s a key, a key that unlocks something and that’s Oscar’s quest, to discover what it unlocks. I … Continue reading

Commercials at Movie Theatres

I hate commercial ads at movie theaters, I find it offensive to pay for a ticket and then have to sit through an endless string of commercials, it degrades the movie going experience, is even worse if you pay for a premium ticket. I really find it excruciating, do they have to be so long?, … Continue reading

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Another sequel ah?. Good. Alex and his companions leave Africa to find the penguins and chimps who left to Monte Carlo promising to be back to give them a lift to New York but they never did. As usual their attempt to be invisible through their journey to Monte Carlo fails, so they ended up … Continue reading

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

This is a well-written bedtime story and an immersive animated movie at once,  probably the coolest Ebook I’ve ever seen so far. If you are the owner of an Ipad you can get the interactive application on itunes. I’ll say no more about this short film, you need to see it.

Anonymous

It’s a pseudo-historical drama based on the not so famous Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship, which proposes that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550–1604), wrote the plays and poems traditionally attributed to Shakespeare. The movie takes place during the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, she is old and hasn’t name an heir yet, … Continue reading