Review: The Pirates! Band of Misfits – Animated ARRR-ventures ahoy!

In the United Kingdom the new stop-motion animated movie The Pirates! Band of Misfits is called “The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” Apparently “science” doesn’t play well in North America, but that shouldn’t stop us “Yankees” from enjoying this very entertaining British film by the creators of Chicken Run and the Wallace & Gromit […]

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Go see Lion King again for the right reason (and it’s not the 3-D)

This Friday, The Lion King returns to theaters for a limited 3-D engagement. This, no doubt, is to promote the film’s upcoming Diamond Edition release on Blu-ray Oct. 4 and singe-disc DVD re-release Nov. 15. My family and I got to go to an advance screening last month and while it was great to see this classic again on the big screen, I was less than impressed with the 3-D aspects. In fact, I hardly noticed them.

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