For a fish story, “Finding Dory” is pretty small scale. Or at least it seems when tossed into the sea with a whopper like “Finding Nemo.” It simply can’t measure up emotionally or narratively.
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The supernatural thriller “The Conjuring 2” is comprised of the same “gotcha” scare playing on a loop. You’ll fall for it once, maybe twice, but then it fades fast. And the so-called chills and thrills are so obvious you can predict what — or who — is going to pop up and where and when. “The Exorcist” it ain’t.
For as long as you can remember, there’s always been someone in your corner.
You expect something called “The Lego Movie” to sell toys. You just don’t expect it to do so while offering up a subversive indictment of mindless consumerism.
You never did like broccoli much.
LAS VEGAS — How do you know you’ve been famous a long time?
You haven’t had to hit the alarm for quite a few months now.
If a Lifetime movie had a one-night stand with a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, and their Afterschool Special love child were weaned on a steady diet of “Teen Mom,” “Davey and Goliath” and “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” it might grow up to look a little something like “Gimme Shelter.”
Over the course of your lifetime, you’ve shared a lot with Mom.