Inside Out

INSIDE OUT, the new feature length animation from Disney and Pixar, is a hit with audiences and critics alike. It’s a wonderfully clever and wise animation about the emotions inside us all. But the film’s target audience is adults and kids over ten years old. Younger children might enjoy the film, but they won’t really understand much of what’s going on. The… Continue reading Inside Out

Inside Out

The world presented by Pixar’s “Inside Out” is hard to describe, better seen than read, but resembles an elaborate video game with five very different players. Taking place within the mind of a young girl named Riley, five emotions within her personality, Fear, Disgust, Joy, Sadness and Anger, clock in and out on a daily… Continue reading Inside Out

Jurassic World

Movies naturally make me nostalgic, as do movie theaters, particularly the ones where I was once an usher. The packed opening night of “Jurassic World” at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Theater brought me back to the summer of 1997, when I tore tickets and helped maintain order in that very theater, which housed multiple screens showing… Continue reading Jurassic World