We’ve come a long way in 19 years. Way back when in 1995, Pixar made a movie about children’s toys. The folks there called it Toy Story. Now, in 2014, Warner Bros. made a movie about children’s Legos. The studio called it The Lego Movie. Both films attempt to capture adventure and heartfelt spirit for kids of all ages (adults included).
This week’s Film Face-off will only focus on the first Toy Story
The middle movie of a trilogy is rarely looked at like the middle child. The middle child is forgotten. Thanks to The Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 2, that isn’t always the case for films. Sure, there are more examples of a bad middle (Men in Black II), but we have hope with number two.
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Reviews, Features and Interviews
What Is ‘Divergent,’ and Why It May Be the Next ‘Hunger Games’ (Plus: Watch the First Trailer) by Perri Nemiroff
Rent These: A Guide to the Many Movies Made by the Cast and Crew of ‘You’re Next’ by Peter Hall
What Is One Direction? A Guide for Adults by Evan Saathoff
Movies.com Infographic: The 2013 Summer Box Office Summed Up in One Image by Erik Davis
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Whatever word, title or phrase brought you to this article, welcome. When discussing The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Twilight, we will not be talking about the novels. Nor will we be talking about film sequels. We will especially not be getting into the fandom of either of these worlds. I’ve tangled with the Twihards enough.
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Features, Reviews and Interviews
Film Face-off: ‘Die Hard’ vs. ‘White House Down’ by Jeff Bayer
The Best Cinematic Bad Guys Who Are Also Good Guys by Evan Saathoff
The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Movie Sidekicks by Peter Martin
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Why Are We So Obsessed with the ‘Despicable Me’ Minions? by Perri Nemiroff
The 5 Most Memorable Movie Scenes with Fireworks by Christopher Campbell
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