When American writer Kathryn Lasky created a world of good and evil owls, she didn't envisage them with Australian accents but somehow it fit the movie screen adaptation of her "Guardians of Ga'Hoole" books.
Despite some clever moments and colorful characters, "Despicable Me" (神偷奶爸) could have been called "Forgettable Me" instead.
Fifteen years on and Pixar's "Toy Story" returns to the big screen this weekend for a third installment that is stronger than ever.
What the Shrek! A new adventure from the "greatest fairy tale never told?" -- Well, it was told in 2001, then again in 2004, and in 2007, so another three years have passed and what a surprise, there's a fourth installment.
DreamWorks brings us its latest animation creation through the eyes of "Lilo and Stitch" directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois in "How to Train Your Dragon,"released this weekend islandwide.
Director Shane Acker pieces together a puzzling story "9" that's full of intrigue and detail. Originally a 10-minute short by the same director, the visual stunner develops into a fascinating tale without losing its mysticism.
Disney is back doing what it knows best, classic 2-dimensional, hand-drawn animations, with "The Princess and the Frog," proving that the original formula still works.
Inspired by Ron and Judi Barrett's children's novel of the same name, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" is a hilarious comedy from Sony Pictures that turns a 30 page book into a 90min all you can eat meal.
Call it a post-Christmas miracle, albeit a minor one: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" isn't entirely awful.
With a deflated global economy forcing people everywhere to pinch pennies, the mood seems right for the return of the cheapest of the cheap, Ebenezer Scrooge, in Disney's big-budget holiday extravaganza, "A Christmas Carol."1 Comment