Slender Man (*1/2) scares are between slim and none

Ultimately, this is a light scare of a film, made for young-ish teenage girls who may have heard that Slender Man is likely fake but they're still not sure about that Ouija Board.

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White House Down: Because White House Up is too heavy

White House Down - 2013 Director Roland Emmerich Starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, James Woods, Joey King Screenplay James Vanderbilt Rule 604: Kids are convenient vehicles for jingoistic propaganda.  Make it look like they still believe. Rule 606: It also helps if the president looks at the capital scene with wide-eyed wonder. Rule 607: Throwing out snippets … Continue reading White House Down: Because White House Up is too heavy

CPE & Em: Oz the Great and Powerful (****) fits like a glove

Oz the Great and Powerful - 2012 Directed by Sam Raimi Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Joey King Screenplay by Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire based on the books by L. Frank Baum It was a movie that I had no idea needed to be made.  There are 14 books written … Continue reading CPE & Em: Oz the Great and Powerful (****) fits like a glove