Slow West (***) aims for poignant, misses by that much

If one looks past the silliness of the story and takes a closer look at the heart, it's not a bad film. It's clear what Maclean wants to do, even if he doesn't know how to do it and stay within the bounds of a consistent story. For now, it is nice that he has the opportunity to hone his skill with so much talent around.

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Rango: flawless animation, great voice work, recycled story

Rango - 2011 Directed by Gore Verbinski Starring the voices of Johnny Depp, Ned Beatty, Bill Nighy, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina, Abigal Breslin, Ray Winstone, Stephen Root, Harry Dean Stanton, Timothy Olyphant Written by John Logan Rango  starts off with a protagonist acting so strangely, one can't help wondering if he isn't more than a … Continue reading Rango: flawless animation, great voice work, recycled story