WALL·E (2008)

Just needed someone to look after you, that’s all. Left alone on a planet, a trash compacting robot searches for meaning in an endless loop.  In a sea of meaningless nostalgia, Wall-E fantasizes about companionship and a sense of belonging.  His adventure leads him on a quest for love and to preserve hope that Earth…

Little Prince, The (2016)

The Little Prince is a creatively reimagined retelling of the original novella, written by Antoine deSaint-Exupéry.  While not a direct adaptation, Osborne still succeeds in capturing the essence of the 1943 tale that is engaging enough for children and thoughtful enough for adults.  The film blends together a modern narrative, in the 3d animation format,…

Last Airbender, The (2010)

The only reason that I am writing this review is because I needed to set a standard for my lowest rating.  In general I do not plan to write too many reviews that bash films without any constructive criticism.  A tremendous amount of time and work goes into movies and sometimes they just do not…

Jungle Book, The (2016)

I was a little nervous going into this film, as I grew up on the cartoon.  I was pleasantly surprised to find out that they stayed true to the original cartoon with only a few changes.  Favreau was able to capture the essence of the film as an escape from the hustle and bustle of…