Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Jim Hill

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Hannah Montana: The Movie Theatrical Review
Hannah Montana: The Movie Theatrical Review   Hannah Montana: The Movie Theatrical Review
(Jim Hill)  04/12/2009 9:02 PM EST
In the not-exactly-grand tradition of "Munsters Go Home" and "McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force," here comes "Hannah Montana:  The Movie."My apologies if the lede of today's article makes it sound as if I'm taking a cheap shot. That's honestly not my intention here. I bring up the motion picture versions of "... Read More

Kung Fu Panda Theatrical Review
Kung Fu Panda Theatrical Review   Kung Fu Panda Theatrical Review
(Jim Hill)  06/05/2008 9:15 AM EST
With its lush visuals and eye-popping fight scenes, "Kung Fu Panda" may be one of the best looking action film ever produced.Which -- I know -- sounds like a really weird thing to say about a new animated feature. But as Brad Bird once said:    "Animation isn't a genre. It's a type of film-making that can be used to te... Read More

Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull Theatrical Review
Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull Theatrical Review   Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull Theatrical Review
(Jim Hill)  05/21/2008 9:59 AM EST
As the lights went down at the theater where Paramount Pictures was holding the press screening of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," I have to admit that I was filled with an equal amount of anticipation & dread.Why For? Well, to be blunt, I had seen the "Star Wars" prequels. And I had caught a number of ... Read More