A Hollywood summer that blasted off with Iron Man 3reaches an apex this holiday weekend. I’ve seen 2/3 of the product (err, films) so let’s go to the movies.
This is the time of the year for epic visions, and so we have Epic. This was rather epic for me, as it was the first commercial release I took my four-year-old daughter to see in a multiplex, following a revival screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s classic Castle in the Sky (1986) earlier this spring. My self-described “Ghibli Girl,” who loves all those movies, found Epic lightly amusing, and so did I.
Epic hails from Blue Sky Studios, which, if Pixar is the Bentley of family films, is the