Turtle Power Dominates Weekend Box Office

A few months ago I misread that prospects of Disney’s Maleficent, so I have been a bit leery about trying to predict the success of films that I don’t care for (in other words, just because I don’t think much of Angelina Jolie as an actress doesn’t mean that the films she stars in will necessarily […]

‘Maleficent’ Trailer 3

Remember when I said that Robert Stromberg’s “Maleficent” is going to fail?  I still believe that to be the case, though I have to admit that I like the most recent trailer.  In it get a little more information as to why she’s evil, as well as watching her raise an army from what look […]

Why ‘Maleficent’ Is Going To Fail

I don’t know who OK’ed this over at Disney, but, as much as I hate to be the spanner in the works–”Maleficent,” the story of “Sleeping Beauty” from the evil witch’s point of view, isn’t going to work. And so that I am clear, by “isn’t going to work” I mean “lose lots of money.”

‘Maleficent’ Trailer

They don’t even try anymore, do they?  By which I mean to make a special effect the least bit practically (though as sharp as Angelina Jolie‘s cheekbones appear to be, they’re almost a special effect all their own) because I have rarely seen CGI that convinces as much as a real object. I know I […]