Authors of children’s media define brilliance. Not only have they realized how to reach the broadest range of audiences, but they have also understood how to relate meaningful content. Children’s movies and books have a twofold effect: impressionable children learn morals, which in turn places parents in a position to re-absorb and teach morals.
Most recently, I saw Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Aside from my infatuation with Zac Efron (Ted) and… Continue reading Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: Seeking the Natural Beneath the Superficial
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Tuesday for the final figures based on actual box office.
After two months of movies far exceeding expectations, we finally got a week with three movies that only did about what was expected and not… Continue reading Box Office: Dr. Seuss Beats Out Burroughs for Top Spot
It’s Friday, which means it’s time to let our hair down at Movies.com headquarters and break out all the weird, freaky stuff we’ve been hiding from our parents so they don’t think we’ve gone completely mad. Just don’t tell anyone you got this from us …
While not entirely movie related, these intense close-up shots of animal eyes (from photographer Suren Manvelan) are freaky and awesome, and totally worth staring… Continue reading Freaky Friday Finds: Crazy Animal Eyes, Batman Imposters, 'Die Hard' Dr. Seuss, Kirk Cameron's Sad Birthday and More
As we reported earlier, Johnny Depp is set to make a biopic on Theodor Geissel, aka Dr. Seuss, at Universal Pictures. Obviously, as everyone is pointing out, he’s perfect for the starring role because he’s good at playing famous writers (J.M. Barrie; Hunter S. Thompson) and creepily fantastical characters in family films (Edward Scissorhands; Willy Wonka; Mad Hatter; Capt. Jack Sparrow), and to his certain disappointment he really… Continue reading The Conversation: Is Johnny Depp the Best Choice to Star in a Biopic of Dr. Seuss?