Review: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

I always enjoyed the edgy humor of the Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, even though much of its cold war-inspired humor was way over my head. Like many of its contemporary animated shows, Rocky & Bullwinkle had other characters that would star in their own adventures, usually neat, self-container 5-10 minute stories, and most engaging among those were the peculiar time-traveling journeys of über-smart dog Mr. Peabody and his adopted human son Sherman. Yes, “dog adopts…Read More

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

I’ve been on a bit of a soundtrack binge in the last few months and am finding it a fascinating way to expand my appreciation of films. In more than one case, it’s even making me really want to watch the movie again. It’s not the soundtracks of films like Pirate Radio [my review of Pirate Radio] — which I really enjoyed — but soundtracks known as “OST”, original soundtracks, in the industry, soundtracks where…Read More