Review: The King’s Speech

British King Learns to speak

The King’s Speech is a well-written, heartfelt and down to Earth drama about the Royal family…extra stress on the word “family.” [youtube]-aS4hoOSlzo[/youtube] Tom Hooper, who hasn’t really done any directing of note before this, steps up his game to deliver an engaging snapshot of royal life and the human personalities behind it. This movie should […]

Review: Alice in Wonderland (and the Oscars)

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp do Lewis Caroll

A whirlwind of fantasy and imagery, vivid colours and wonderment…signifying “meh” – much love given to the assist from Billy Shakespeare on the VERY loose rip-off. After Edward Scissorhands and the Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton put out movies more known for flash than for substance.  Why mess with tradition? Alice in Wonderland may be […]