Review – A Rock Falls For Mary Poppins (“Jungle Cruise”)

A film based on a Disney park ride? There’s already Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion, Tomorrowland, and The Country Bears (Jamboree). Hell, I’m waiting for a Big Thunder Railroad, Matterhorn, and It’s A Small World movies since nothing is sacred anymore.   Combining elements of The African Queen, 1999’s The Mummy, and The Pirates…

Review – It’s All Greek to Me… (“Hercules”)

In what should be called Brett Ratner’s Hercules, this film was adapted from the graphic novel, Hercules: The Thracian Wars . Now, we all know Ratner (the Rush Hour movies, X-Men, Superman Returns) likes to have fun with his movies, so it is with this not-quite-serious, action-adventure picture about the legendary Greek half-man/half-god. Or is…