“Saving Mr. Banks” – film review (B)

I’m a huge Disney fan, so to see Tom Hanks, this generation’s Jimmy Stewart, bring Walt Disney to life in Saving Mr. Banks was purely adorable and left me misty eyed several times.  I visit DisneyWorld at least once every year.  I could take you from Splash Mountain to Space Mountain blindfolded.  I could tell…

Cloud Atlas – The Tangled Web We Weave

I’m not going to spell out every role played by all of the very versatile and talented actors in Cloud Atlas.  You can go to IMDB and learn that if you’re interested.  Instead, I’m only going to outline the segments and the stars because knowing greater details will not help you understand anything any better or…

Ebertfest 2012 – Joe versus the Volcano

Wow.  Five days in beautiful, downtown Champaign, Illinois.  Too many commas there, and too many restaurants instead of home-cooked meals.  I’m sure I gained a few pounds, but it was worth it. For those of you who aren’t aware of film critic Roger Ebert, this is the 14th year in which he has held his…