Bee Movie

You’d think my walk home from Rango, a movie that consistently kept me laughing like a madman for two hours, would be one of elation and knee-slapping fun memories. Not so. As my laughter subsided, I realized — man, I just saw an animated movie that centered on a sociopathic lizard who takes a contemplative, hallucinatory look inward to discover his true calling in the world. Whoa – suddenly that fart joke had a lot more resonance. There are universal questions everyone asks themselves at some point in their lives. Ideas, complications, internal debates that spring out of existence and challenge us as individuals. Some turn to spirituality. Others take back packing trips through difficult-to-pronounce regions of the world. But after watching Rango and looking back through a lengthy history of Hollywood’s animated films, I wondered: why not turn to cartoons?

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Kung Fu Panda Preview

With the release of Kung Fu Panda, Jack Black becomes just the next in a long line of comedic talents, both stand-up and otherwise, to take the lead in a major animated film. So how does he compare to others who have come before him?

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Bee Movie Review

For anyone wondering if a good DVD release can save an otherwise mediocre movie, Bee Movie is your answer. The film itself fell somewhere in the middle (and quite possibly the bottom) of my list last year, but the DVD has brought it up a notch or two.

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DVDs I Bought This Week!

Brian Gibson loves to buy DVDs. Come with him on his weekly journey into the depths of credit card debt as he tells you what to buy, rent and avoid.

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Jerry Seinfeld is known for his comedic presence and, of course, that show about nothing. He hasn’t done much to entertain an audience since the afore mentioned show about nothing, but set his hopes high with his newest endeavor.

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Well, we had a really big weekend at the box office, even bigger than what we saw for Saw IV. And we have a big upset.

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Welcome to another stinging edition of The Reject Report, and my week’s resolution is to not get stung with my predictions this week. FOR A CHANGE.

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