Archive for March 15th, 2002

Films Review March


The cinematic equivalent of a bad case of hemorrhoids. Leslie Nielsen wears out his welcome as the king of slapstick, obvious comedy in this horrible Canadian-American production that takes a bad idea and makes it worse. Read the rest of this entry »

A bug’s life

While watching “A Bug’s Life,” I kept marveling at how far computer animation has come since “Toy Story.” I remember being impressed by the 64-bit graphics on my computer games, wondering how they could ever improve on the technology. Now computers are capable of creating believable dinosaurs, awesome acts of nature, not to mention whole movies like “Toy Story” and “Antz.” What really struck me about “A Bug’s Life” was the film’s ability to draw me into it’s microscopic world without one iota of hesitation. Read the rest of this entry »

The 13th Warrior

Loud, clumsy, and laborious, “The 13th Warrior” is a film that asks too much and delivers too little. It arrives at the end of summer, a time Hollywood uses as a dumping ground for their leftovers and dogs. They don’t call this period the “dogs days of summer” for nothing. Read the rest of this entry »