With The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney succeeded in extending the holiday film season from the beginning of November to the end of the year. Now, DreamWorks has upped the ante with Rise of the Guardians.
Imagine Bryan Singer's X-Mencrafted in a fashion where you were already expected to have read the comics and/or watched the 1990s cartoon before entering the theater and you have an idea of how this film plays out.
Bachelorette is a solid and engaging character study wrapped up in vulgarity. The raunch feels organic and the film never reaches for a 'water-cooler moment' at the expense of its characters and its story.