Although enjoyable in its own offbeat way, it’s more for Miyazaki completists than mainstream audiences.
Powerful without being overbearing, emphasizing the nonsensical aspects of war without dragging the viewer into the trenches and burying him/her in mud.
An offbeat and strangely engaging motion picture, "Once Upon a Time, Cinema" is worth a look for those with an interest in the history of Iranian cinema.
Calling the next sequel "Resurrection" was appropriate because "Alien 3" killed the series and left it dead and stinking in the cold vacuum of space.
"The Muppet Christmas Carol" is a curiosity for those desperate to have a dash of Kermit to go along with their mug of Scrooge.
One wonders what Disney is going to come up with ...
In my original, unpublished review of Basic ...
U.S. Release Date: 1992-04-10
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Director: Kenny Ortega
Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Lerner, Robert Duvall, Ele Keats, Ann-Margaret, Bill Pullman, Marty Belafsky, Gabriel Damon, Max Casella, Luke Edwards, David Moscow, Kevin Tighe
In 1992, Walt Disney Pictures, riding a wave of ...