The script is also to blame for the failure of this film. For an animated movie to be successful these days it has to attract an adult audience just as much as a kids' one. This usually means having some one liners that are sharp and clever and that go over the kids' heads.
Jim O'Heir's latest side project is a hilarious little gem called Little Knockers, which sees him playing Bruce Kilmer, an alcoholic, victory-obsessed head coach of a pee-wee football team.
In 1899, theatre critic Edwin Royle wrote, "Vaudeville may be a kind of lunch-counter art, but then art is so vague and lunch is so real." Fast forward to 2013 where vaudeville is very much alive and well in Madonnalogues.
The fact that pregnant women are running, rapping, dancing, giving speeches and wielding paint brushes on top of step ladders helps to put to rest the enduring sexist notion that pregnancy is a malady, weakness or condition.
Stars of A.C.O.D. (Adult Children of Divorce) lit up the red carpet for the Los Angeles film premier powered by CIROC.
This kind of talent clearly comes from spending lots time in front or a mirror or up in the attic -- where fooling around or perhaps just trying to make yourself laugh becomes inspiration.
It was an unfortunate case of quantity over quality during my first day at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. While I saw six films, there were only a couple I could heartily recommend.
Why not look on the bright side? If the new Batman has one thing going for him, it's Ben Affleck's Boston roots. Think about it. What could possibly be more powerful than a superhero weaned on Legal Seafood clam chowder and Dunkin' Donuts dark roast?
Sometimes, I don't feel motherly enough, childless enough, married enough, single enough or career-driven enough to meet up with someone that I haven't seen in awhile.
The funny woman wields humor in such a way as to remove one gag (through her refusal of silence), even as she makes another -- a joke. Thus, she simultaneously resists shutting down and shutting up.
Warners loses a Jason and gains a Chris (Nolan)... Owen Wilson's a turkey; Woody Harrelson's a hawk... Essential Archer item becomes real... Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Online studios, I bring you up to date on what's happening in genre film.
When you consider that animals bring on their own assaults, it is not hard to understand this same mentality when applied to all sorts of people by other people.
How many men and women are ready to commit to marriage at 21? Remember, the only time you can change a man is when he's in diapers. The Princeton mom's retro rhetoric is reminiscent of the "ring by spring" mandate for coeds to get engaged by graduation.
How do you share the world of orphans with a roomful of supporters halfway around the world? I was faced with this challenge as I attended a Worldwide Orphans fundraiser at the iconic John Lautner Garcia House in the Hollywood Hills.
Decades before Lena Dunham bravely bore herself to viewers, supposed flaws and all, on "Girls," there was a smart, sassy, brash Jewish girl named Rhoda Morgenstern
I don't want to smell like Brad Pitt. He gets paid for saying he likes Chanel No. 5, I don't.