If "Turbo," Dreamworks' latest animated feature, was looking for another five-letter word to call itself, "Bland" would be an accurate option (if not exactly one that would please the marketing guys). Nothing about "Turbo" is particularly bad or harmful, but nothing about it is particularly interesting, emotional or even simply all that funny either.
When Milwaukee-based agency STIR put together a TV spot for Cousin Subs and its new twisted, pretzel bun-bound offerings, the creative team wanted the pitch to go beyond the 30-second spot on air. They looked to Big Foot for help.
Well, it took director Quentin Tarantino 20 years, but he finally got his Western ... kinda. Although it's fair to say he's been preparing his entire career with his raucously bloody shoot-'em-ups, Tarantino's time warming up has been well spent if "Django Unchained" is the final result
It's pretty standard to have animated movies be about characters looking to achieve a dream that everyone else thinks is insane. Wall-E dreamed of cleaning the Earth and getting his freak on with Eve. Pinocchio dreamed of being a real boy despite the fact he lived with an old man that never had a...