The Lego Movie

OK, we’re writing this rapidly, but the quick thing to say is that The Lego Movie is surprisingly good and funny.  I went into it with really no expectations at all and found myself happy and in a good mood the whole way through. Continue reading The Lego Movie

Movies on a Plane: Battleship!

It’s tempting, when you’re in the middle of it, to think that Battleship is the worst movie you’ve ever seen, but then you suddenly remember that you’ve also seen “G.I. Joe:  The Rise of Cobra,” “Elektra” and “Arlington Road”, and suddenly it’s not so clear cut.  Still, it easily has to win the award for the most tedious and irrelevant first half hour to an action film.  It’s a full 30+ minutes before there is any indication of armor-clad aliens bringing all their space guns to bear against the earth.  Continue reading Movies on a Plane: Battleship!