Archive for December, 2011

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol is straight forward action from beginning to end. In fact, it is very much like The Adventures of Tintin and I like them both for the same reason: simplicity. The good guys are good and the bad guys must be stopped. There’s a job to do and our heroes get it […]

Hugo (3D)

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Any sense of wonder was more cerebral than heartfelt…which was okay by us. However, it didn’t really seem like a “fun for the whole family” movie. The joys were too abstract for children and too childish for adults. We found it interesting but not great and in many places just too contrived. The bits of […]

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