| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:41 PM
"Cars 2" runs out of gas long before it runs out of running time. This sequel qualifies as the rare Pixar misfire. Unlike the wit and warmth of such animated favorites as the "Toy Story" series and "Wall-E," "Cars 2" seems cold and shrill.
One reason why...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:44 PM
Disney and Pixar are known for high quality family films. "Wall-E," "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles" all generated more than $500 million in ticket sales. But the legendary "Toy Story" franchise may be the gold standard of this genre. These films have...
| Jul 2, 2011
No man forgets his first love.
My first love was considerably older, and cost me $25. My father paid the bill in an effort to make a man of me.
It was a 1949 Olds coupe. What did you think I was talking about? Get your mind out of the gutter.
| Jul 1, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon *1/2
Michael Bay sigue empeñado en disparar la adrenalina de los espectadores a punta de balas y explosiones, descuidando lo que verdaderamente genera emoción en la audiencia: un buen argumento. Transformers: Dark of the...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 9:49 AM
HAMPTON — The Drenning family watched a movie together at a theater for the very first time Saturday.
Gareth, 13, is severely autistic, mother Karen Drenning said.
"We're afraid of taking him to a regular movie theater because he might aggravate...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:23 PM
"Bad Teacher" (R). Cameron Diaz stars in this comedy centered around a foul-mouthed junior high teacher. With Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel, Lucy Punch and John Michael Higgins. TownMall Cinemas (11:30 a.m., 1:50, 5:00, 7:50, 10:10)
| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 12:09 PM
If you can judge the worth of a vacation by the number of times you get goose bumps, then my family's Disney cruise to Alaska in June ranks among the best.
My first shiver came our first day at sea, when our ship glided between two large mountains,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 9:12 AM
It was a highly animated weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spent more than $85 million to see both "Brave" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."
"Brave" is the 13th film from Pixar Animation to open in the No. 1 position at the multiplex, as...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:59 AM
"Wreck-It Ralph," the exhaustingly dazzling new Walt Disney Animation Studios feature, qualifies as the most manic baby sitter in town, clever and detailed in its kaleidoscopic depiction of the private lives, seething resentments and yearning dreams of...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
"Ice Age: Continental Drift" will float to the top of the box office chart this weekend, as the animated 3-D sequel is expected to freeze out all of the competition.
The fourth installment in the popular series featuring a group of prehistoric mammals...