Posts Tagged ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’

Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole – Fails To Take Flight

Posted 06 Nov 2010 — by contributor
Category Animation, Film Reviews, Member Movie Reviews, Movies I Didn't Get

Member Review By Oddmuninn

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, USA / Australia, 2010

Directed by Zack Snyder

legend of the guardians the owls of ga'hoole Soren flying movies i didnt getSome movies we watch purely for the spectacle. There’s nothing wrong with that, but in my book, a film has to earn its right through good story and characterization to impress me with its special effects. Or if it can’t do that, it at least has to be so fun that I’m enjoying myself too much to care. Unfortunately, there are far too many films that do neither, and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole is one of them.

The first time I saw the trailer for this animated film, it immediately appealed to my inner fantasy geek. It features a bright-eyed hero who is as in love with stories and myths as I am. The fact that the main character is a CG owl was no deterrent, as I’ve always liked movies that anthropomorphize animals, as long as they do it well. This one certainly does. However, the creators forgot to add one important element: heart. Read More

Top 10 At The Box Office (Oct. 29-31)

Posted 01 Nov 2010 — by contributor
Category Box Office News

By James Dohan

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter leads a lackluster Halloween weekend at the box office.

1 (1) Saw VII 3D Lionsgate 5,555,000 /$24,200,000
2 (2) Paranormal Activity 2 Paramount Pictures $4,311,000 /$65,658,000
3 (3) Red Summit Entertainment $2,563,000 /$58,904,794
4 (4) Jackass 3D Paramount Pictures $2,058,000 /$101,578,000
5 (5) Hereafter Warner Bros. $1,590,000 /$22,161,000
6 (6) Secretariat Walt Disney Pictures $1,242,000 /$44,774,000
7 (7) The Social Network Sony Pictures $1,055,000 /$79,700,000
8 (8) Life as We Know It Warner Bros. $869,000 /$43,478,000
9 (11) Conviction Fox Searchlight $485,000 /$2,377,614
10 (9) The Town Warner Bros. $464,000 /$87,602,000
11 (10) Legend of the Guardians:
Warner Bros. $410,000 /$52,621,000

Source: The Numbers

Contact the Author: JamesDohan@MoviesIDidntGet.com

Top 10 Movies At The Box Office (Oct 21 – 24)

Posted 25 Oct 2010 — by contributor
Category Box Office News, Film Industry News

By James Dohan

1 (1) Paranormal Activity 2 Paramount Pictures $8,385,000 /$41,500,000
2 (2) Jackass 3D Paramount Pictures $5,700,000 /$87,147,000
3 (3) Red Summit Entertainment $3,493,000 /$43,483,269
4 (4) Hereafter Warner Bros. $3,124,000 /$12,320,000
5 (6) Secretariat Walt Disney Pictures $1,818,000 /$37,360,000
6 (5) The Social Network Sony Pictures $1,687,000 /$72,931,000
7 (7) Life as We Know It Warner Bros. $1,411,000 /$37,615,000
8 (8) Legend of the Guardians(Owls)
Warner Bros. $948,000 /$50,172,000
9 (9) The Town Warner Bros. $630,000 /$84,653,000
10 (10) Easy A Sony/Screen Gems $384,000 /$54,785,000

Source: The-Numbers.com

Contact the Author: JamesDohan@MoviesIDidntGet.com