21 Films Qualify for Best Animated Feature Oscar

Eligibility, long lists, short lists... signs that the Oscars aren't that far away. As the early deadline for ballots looms on January 4th, nominations arriving not long afterward, the season has an ever-shifting momentum the…

Brave Review (2012) Disney, Pixar

REVIEW: ‘Brave’ (2012)

Grade: C+ It seems particularly appropriate that the first thing to flash across the screen after the production company logos in the animated film Brave is a title screen with the words “Disney Presents.” The…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: June 2012

Ah, June, the official beginning of summer! Kids are wrapping up the school year. Families are getting ready for outdoor grilling and backyard bonfires. Sports fans are figuring out the best day to ditch work…