Thankfully, "Fire and Rescue" is a step above its predecessor, if only because the movie was actually made for big screen consumption this time. Gone is the stiff, antiseptic joylessness of the first film, now upgraded to mere bland competence. If "Planes" was like eating cardboard, "Fire and Rescue" is slightly more digestible cardboard. So progress?
Are you tired of animated movies yet this summer? Well, if you weren't already suffering from animated movie exhaustion, here comes Disney's - not Pixar's - "Planes" to finish the job with a supersonic snore. Younger kids may enjoy it, but parents, be warned: This one's more like "Planezzzzz" (I'll be here all week, folks).
Every now and then, a Thanksgiving movie squeezes through all the Christmas films and makes its way into theaters. Here are five Thanksgiving-themed movies that are certainly worthy of giving thanks (and a Netflix rental).
Maybe it's because I don't live in a big city like New York, but the "Premium Rush" idea of a lowly bike messenger being so crucial to a story seems pretty goofy. The Joseph Gordon-Levitt thriller seems pretty sane, however, when compared to these five other absurd transportation-based action films.
I never cared for the Cars movies. They always felt like throwaway ideas from Pixar or like they were trying to parody the simple ideas of their animation competitors. However, since Pixar's stories seems to be on a kick of pumping out films that continue their already established universes ...