Brad Bird

Blu-ray Review: Pixar’s Incredibles 2

The Movie After 14 long years, Brad Bird and company (ie Pixar) finally delivered that sequel to The Incredibles that everyone was clamouring for. On every superficial level, it was a rousing success. The film went on to gross over a billion dollars and presumably sold plenty of candy coloured superhero merchandise for Disney as […]

Tomorrowland Review

Tomorrowland has lofty aspirations and big ideas, but fails to bring it all together. There's entertainment value in the special effects and action scenes, but the story ultimately disappoints.

This Week in DVD: 4/17/12

This week, action and misery seem to be the themes as Andrew Parker takes on Shame and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, while Noah Taylor looks at The Divide, and Phil Brown watches Contraband

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Review

The law of diminishing returns that often applies to film franchises seemingly doesn’t apply to the Mission: Impossible series. After an okay, but incomprehensible first film, a dreadful second film, and a fun, but needlessly convoluted third film, director Brad Bird comes to the now aging series of spy thrillers to deliver a no-nonsense action film that strays from the elaborate plotting of previous entries in favour of a more straightforward and delightfully boneheaded approach.

Tron: Legacy Update

The hype machine for Disney’s Tron: Legacy is in full swing. The massive press blitz comes in advance of the highly anticipated Comic-Con presentation happening in San Diego on July 21, 2010, dubbed “Comic-TRON”. To start off, Amazon.com now accepting pre-orders for the film’s soundtrack, composed by French techno-engineers Daft Punk. The album is set […]