Review: The confusion of the Witch Hunters

The opening of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters moves fast, but does a good job of placing the characters.

Frankenweenie Blu-ray heads for Planet X

While Frankenweenie didn’t make my list of the top 5 movies of 2012, it was still an excellent film, and certainly one of the best stop-motion projects ever done.

The top genre films of 2012

2012 had only a few truly disappointing films, so ranking them all becomes a tough call in some cases.

Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey grabs the ring

If you were expecting The Hobbit to be anything close to a pure interpretation of the novel, you will be disappointed, as even the scenes which are not derived from the appendices are rich with prequels.

Review: The impact of Wreck-It Ralph

Come for the nostalgic video game references, stay for the great story.

Review: The gold plating of The Man with the Iron Fists

The Tarantino-backed film is heavy on the bloody martial-arts action - and that's about it.

Review: The sparks of Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie is exactly what we needed it to be.

Review: The brow of Looper

Looper follows the harrowing tale of a mob clean-up man whose time has clearly come.

Review: The jewels of Robot and Frank

Robot and Frank is an artfully constructed and touching tale about an old man and his robot.

Review: The guns of Battleship on Blu-ray

The Blu-ray of the boardgame adaptation is out now, and has plenty of extras for fans of naval tech.

Review: The exile of ParaNorman

ParaNorman is surprisingly sophisticated, considering its medium and subject matter.

Review: The intelligence of The Bourne Legacy

The new Bourne film may not have any Bourne in it, but it's a great continuation of the story.

The romance of The Lorax Blu-ray

´╗┐Illumination Films has released a Blu-ray/DVD combo set for its animated  Dr. Seuss adaptation.

Review: The depths of Total Recall

The new Total Recall film is a fun sci-fi flick, but it did have the potential to be a great movie.

The fires of The Dark Knight Rises (no spoilers)

The final Nolan Batman film is mostly what I expected it to be. I'm not sure it would be possible for any film to live up to this film's hype, but it comes close.

The faces of Prometheus

Prometheus is Ridley Scott’s long-awaited return to science fiction.

The tattoos of John Carter on Blu-ray

John Carter comes to Blu-ray on June 5th. Here’s a chance to win a copy for yourself.

The gaze of Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and The Huntsman sticks to the original tale pretty closely, finding ways to work in each classic element, while adding its own tidbits like a good adaptation should. Unfortunately, it feels like it tries a bit too hard.

The journeys of Men in Black III

The days of allowing the third film in a trilogy to be a fan-only, phoned-in mess are over, and with the quality of the first two Men in Black films there is no reason not to have expected great things from this one.

The size of The Secret World of Arrietty Blu-ray

The Secret World of Arrietty is an adaptation of the classic book The Borrowers, which delights all ages.