Review – Darwin Can Suck It (“Early Man”)

No one puts as much effort into his movies as Nick Park. CG animation is one thing, but stop-motion animation is time consuming, exhausting, and requires copious amounts of effort and patience. Just look at his painstakingly creative Wallace & Gromit shorts and his exceptional movie, Chicken Run, and you’ll see what I mean. *…

Review – It’s Wabbit Season! (“Peter Rabbit”)

This ain’t yo mama’s Peter Rabbit, that’s for sure. Based on the 1902 children’s book by Beatrix Potter, Sony Animation, which brought you The Smurfs, Hotel Transylvania, and Surf’s Up, have done something unusual: made a CGI version of the book that’s actually very funny and not as dumbed-down as you might think! Who’da thunk? …

Review – DON’T Go West, Young Man (“Hostiles”)

I love Westerns. There, I said it. It’s a lost cinematic art that’s slowly fading away in films today; but every once in awhile some filmmaker decides to break the chain of making a sci-fi/fantasy/superhero/dramedy/teen angst/comedy movie and do something from Hollywood’s Golden Age. And I personally thank you! *   Like a haunting Shakespearean…