‘Hobbit’ a holiday gift for fans December 22, 2012
“The Hobbit” might be the best holiday gift a Tolkien fan or fantasy-adventure lover could ask for. The film is iconic for those who have grown to love the series both as literature and film.
The moment Sir Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey steps on screen all memories of Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy will come flooding back. McKellen is an incredible presence as the powerful wizard. His aged face and commanding voice again bring to life one of the best characters in the series, and McKellen embraces the role the same as he did in the trilogy. Nothing about his performance appears to be phoned in. Read More>>>
‘Flight’ reaches new heights December 15, 2012
Director Robert Zemeckis’ name has been associated with family friendly adventures, stop-motion animated films and the story of a man named Gump. His films have heart and encounter conflict, but it is conquerable. But Zemeckis’ latest film has so much conflict that it doesn’t seem entirely resolved by the end of the film. Read More>>>
Movie fan Patrick White doesn't spare anyone's feelings when deciding if the latest Hollywood offering is trash or treasure. Catch his reviews on the latest theater and DVD releases in Saturday's paper.