Tag Archives: Elizabeth Banks

The Lego Movie (2014) – reviewed by George

This is a big, splashy film, almost totally CGI, that obviously many found enjoyable, but I found off-putting. Obviously lots of people liked it:┬áthe budget is estimated to have been $60 million and the worldwide gross was $468 million, 760 … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) – reviewed by George

The third of four Hunger Games movies, this is grimmer and darker than #1, and somewhat grimmer and darker than # 2. Despite dark subject matter # 1 was mostly outdoors, and # 2 had some well-lit outdoor scenes too. … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) – reviewed by George

A big splashy musical. A blast of a comedy. A few touches of romance. A hair too long. And you know what I would cut – yep, the romantic moments slow the movie down and run it up to its’ … Continue reading

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