If there’s one film director who can make audiences flee, it’s David
Cronenberg. Anyone who watched Crash, his graphic tale of car crashes
and sex, or his adaptation of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch, knows as
It seems crazy, but animated films may be the best way within the movies to tackle mature themes. How else can a movie make us deal with subjects such as death and bullying without coming off like an After School Special?
Just because Hit & Run hits
theaters now doesn’t mean it’s bad. It’s not necessarily good, either.
However, there are enough solid laughs and stunt driving to make one
gloss over the many things about it that don’t work.
Ruby Sparks defies easy categorization. That’s not because it’s so original; it
isn’t. Writer’s creation comes to life? Definitely seen it before. Its bigger
stumbling block is that it can’t decide whether it’s a funny drama or a serious