Rio (2011)

Release Date: April 15, 2011. Director: Carlos Saldanha. Stars (voices): Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx. Runtime: 96 min. Blue Sky Studios produces decent animated movies; from the Ice Age flicks to Horton Hears a Who! to Epic. The studio is just that, though, decent. Their movies aren't anything extraordinary usually - and that's just the case with [...]

The Nut Job (2014)

Released: January 17, 2014. Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis. Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson. Runtime: 85 min. Apparently, it takes three writers, two to write the screenplay and one to think of the story, to write a really bad animated movie tailored mostly for the kids' enjoyment. There's three mildly amusing laughs, but that's [...]

Epic (2013)

Release Date: May 24, 2013 Director: Chris Wedge Stars (voices): Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Colin Farrell Runtime: 102 min Blue Sky Studios is best known for their Ice Age movies. Chris Wedge, co-director of that franchise, goes solo with Epic, the third animated movie of 2013 (after Escape from Planet Earth and The Croods). It [...]

August 28 Birthdays

There's a few celebrity birthdays today: Jack Black (43), David Fincher (50), Sarah Roemer (28), Jennifer Coolidge (51) and Daniel Stern (55). Jack Black This comedy actor just turned 43 today. He's been in School of Rock, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, Tropic Thunder, Nacho Libre, and he's been the voice talents for Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda, and [...]