Ant-Man had great things working for it - it is a Marvel movie. It had big things working against it - Edgar Wright was supposed to direct it and was released from his contract. However, at the end of the day, it was a fun movie that served its purpose and was entertaining and funny, worthy of the Marvel name.
I will always profess my love for Aardman Animation. They can do almost no wrong in my eyes and return for another bout of awesomeness with Shaun the Sheep. Based on their television series about a sheep, the dog who watches him, and the farmer, the movie keeps the almost silent-era atmosphere intact and creates a great movie that worked despite everything that could have worked against it.
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After a long period of lackluster Disney animated efforts, the studio roared back to life with the double shot of Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph. Now, in 2013, they have released what might be the best “traditional” Disney animated movie in years. You would be excused for thinking that the movie is a carbon copy of Tangled, but there is much more to Frozen than what even that solid animated effort provided.
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The Coen Brothers make movies that are a hard sell to mainstream movie audiences and Inside Llewyn Davis is no different. The movie is about a folk singer in 1961 Greenwich Village who can’t seem to realize his musical dreams. What makes this movie so difficult is that it is set up ans executed like a folk song, as it rambles on and sees Llewyn Davis drift through life, on down the road and back again. It is not a…