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“300: Rise of an Empire” is pretty much “300” right down to a new anachronistic war song, despite a change in director and even more CGI muscles.
This animated flick throws a lot of pieces at the audience – including a little Lego Batman voiced by Will Arnett – but it’s mainly sharp, smart and clicks along snappily.
A good meal can solve a lot of things. Leftovers like in Jason Reitman’s uneven romantic hash, with a convict on the run who can really cook, not so much.
Think about this for a moment: a ’40s-styled crime caper teeming with rodents that’s scored to K-pop.
The visual craftsmanship is a wonderment, but the story is silly, the shrill voiceovers detract and the educational facts are well-intentioned but a bit random and ill-conceived.
The city nearly saw a new delay on medical marijuana dispensaries from the last council meeting of the year, but Minka vanBeuzekom, in her final public moments in office, instead called for a vote and got action.
Horizon Bus Line would run shuttles between New York and Cambridge seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. for about $27 per passenger, if the City Council gives its approval Monday.
With this latest Tolkien adaptation, Peter Jackson and crew have loosened up and added intensity, providing thrills and timely whimsy – a marked step up from “An Unexpected Journey.”
Grants worth $857,178 that “dropped out of the sky” could be used to keep lower-income people in Cambridge, city officials said Monday, and the same officials vow movement on saving room for middle-income residents as well.
This silly rescripting of history for an obligatory Thanksgiving animated flick features death and violence prominently in nearly every frame, and that’s a fairly big miscalculation for a kiddie flick.