Fantasy Comedy

Welcome to Happiness

Welcome to Happiness

Oh, indie film. I know it’s not a genre in itself, but there is a look and feel that just screams indie. It’s that naturalistic sound, mix of comedy and drama and, of...
Tangled

Tangled

As a father, one is obligated to occasionally go to the theater to see children's movies. The ironic thing is that it often becomes the only time that I get to go to the...
Tooth Fairy

Tooth Fairy

I feel for Dwayne Johnson, I really do. Poor guy is locked into some sort of crazy Disney contract that forces him into these wacky family movies and undoubtedly pays...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When I heard Tim Burton was remaking Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (or Willy Wonka as the case may be), I almost wet myself. One of my favorite childhood movies remade...
Shrek

Shrek

Rating:  Are we this desperate for entertainment that a rehashed telling of Beauty and the Beast/The Frog and the Princess/Repunzel/Lyle & Julia ...
Dogma

Dogma

Rating:  Let me start off by saying that I'm a big fan of Kevin Smith's over-indulgent, film school movies--up until now, that is. I also think Jason L...
Jack Frost

Jack Frost

Rating:  Sometimes there are movie concepts that are just too lame to be true. Then there's Jack Frost. Basically Michael Keaton is in the movie for ...
Being John Malkovitch

Being John Malkovich

Now that's original! How do you think the pitch went when the crazy creators behind this film walked into some bigwig's office? Uh, we got this film about this loser...