Off To See A Snoozer. Oz, The Great and Powerful, Reviewed.

1. The notion of doing a prequel to The Wizard of Oz focused on Oz himself isn't an inherently terrible idea. The wizard, after all, is the one character in that story who's neither completely good nor bad; he's full of shit, sure, but he also means well for Oz and ultimately tries to grant everybody's wishes anyway.… » 3/08/13 5:50pm 3/08/13 5:50pm

A Plush Bear Stuffed With Crap. Ted, Reviewed.

1. Of the myriad problems with Ted, Seth MacFarlane's flaming, masturbating fart of a comedy, the biggest one is that the teddy bear at its center is neither cute nor funny. The movie thinks he's both. For the movie's promising central joke to work—that a boy's teddy bear comes to life and then grows up alongside him… » 6/26/12 4:15pm 6/26/12 4:15pm