"Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade, I Call it a Kaiser Blade." This line, spoken by Karl Childers, explains the farm implement that he used to kill his white trash mother and her lover 25 years earlier, when he was still an adolescent. After 25 years in a mental institution (Karl calls it "the nervou
Reminiscent of the ravaging revenge engendered in the first "Death Wish," "Taken" is an action picture with a purpose and a bit of a message. The purpose is to alert children that our world, at its worse, is not a safe or happy place to live, and is best that one keeps their adventures somewha
Bedtime Stories This may eventually become a significant children's movie, but I doubt it. Instead, what we have been served up is another formulaic Happy Madison production that is not rooted in reality, so the fantasy scenes ring hollow, shallow and uninspiring. The fantasy may work for some child
The Mayor's and Horton's relentless pursuit to save the unsuspecting people of Whoville, against significant odds, is the backbone of this story. It is a story with a moral that is well presented - a moral that children should enjoy and revisit.