Galaxy Quest (1999) – PG, Sci-Fi Comedy

Director:  Dean Parisot

Writers:  David Howard, Robert Gordon

Starring:  Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

What would happen if aliens sought the help of actors from a popular television show, thinking they were actual heroes?  It’s anyone’s guess, but let’s hope the events would unfold like they do in this brilliant affectionate parody.  Continue reading

Hidalgo (2004) – PG-13, Historical Adventure

Director:  Joe Johnston

Writer:  John Fusco

Starring:  Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson

What’s worse than a bad movie?  A pretentious bad movie with a broken Aesop.  Horse movies do have a tendency to be bad in the first place, but there’s no excuse for this.  Continue reading