There’s a general rule to bringing a classic TV show to the big screen and it either involves going bigger – in stunts and special effects – or deeper, digging into the mythology. The millennial sequel to “Charlie’s Angels” does both. Commissioned to locate Eric Knox (Sam Rockwell) the kidnapped CEO of Knox Industries, Charlie’s ..
Arriving nearly five years after the last instalment, “Kung Fu Panda 3” may not be part of the fastest moving animated franchise but it’s still one of the best. Like its predecessor, it again manages to blend kung fu movie tropes and winning animation to deliver not only a great family-orientated action adventure but a pretty ..
Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) roars off the starting line but floods the engine and eventually stalls
“Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” somehow manages to be simultaneously more empowered and more misogynistic than its predecessor, eloquently underlining the oxymoronic nature of this muddled, near chimeric sequel which occasionally hits higher hights than the 2000 movie but all too often plumbs deeper depths until it winds up in a wildly incoherent and out of ..
I wasn’t particularly generous the first time I encountered one of Disney’s straight-to-video (although released theatrically in the UK) “Tinker Bell” movies. No, I wasn’t enamoured of “Tinker Bell And The Pirate Fairy” at all. My main complaint was how shoddily Zarina (the titular pirate fairy) was treated because she was so fascinated with science, ..