REVIEW: ‘The Lego Movie’ is an Often Infectious…

Grade: B+ Mounting a cinematic outing on a corporate brand is an ill-advised, but inevitable development for any major property. Transformers has reaped fortunes for its aggressively ugly appropriations of the nifty Hasbro toys. Battleship…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: February 2014

January was a vacuum, consuming time before our eyes before vanishing without much left behind except a bundle of Oscar nominations, a couple outstanding indies buried under mediocre studio fare, and so much homework to…

REVIEW: ’21 Jump Street’ (2012)

Grade: B- When reviewing a mainstream comedy, it is not often that shot composition even enters the discussion. However, the film editors have always been the unsung heroes of comedy. Comedy is all about timing…