Archive for December, 2013

‘Mandela — Long Walk to Freedom’ is a difficult road – ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ is recounts Nelson Mandela’s journey from his childhood in a rural village to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. http://ow.ly/2CtLZY

‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ should be shared with everyone http://ow.ly/2CoOG5

‘Walking with Dinosaurs 3D’ is scholarly storytelling – ‘Walking with Dinosaurs 3D’ recreates their habitat to tell the story of an underdog dinosaur who succeeds and becomes a hero. http://ow.ly/2CkIkx

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ reveals the magic behind the wonder – ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ recounts author P.L. Travers’ struggle with granting filmmaker Walt Disney the rights to adapt her novel, “Mary Poppins.” http://ow.ly/2CkakG

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ is a chart-topper – Joel and Ethan Coen’s ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ presents a week in a young folk singer’s life, chronicling his misadventures in the search for success. http://ow.ly/2Cjaq2

‘American Hustle’ is sweet-talking moviegoers – In ‘American Hustle,’ a con man and his seductive partner are forced to work with a wild FBI agent who puts them in the mafia’s crosshairs. http://ow.ly/2ChypZ

New on DVD for December 17 – This week’s releases include an epic television event; a sophomore sci-fi outing; a classic Western revived; and a parent’s worst nightmare. http://ow.ly/2Ch1Bl