Articles by Christine Piccirillo
Nov. 9, 2012
‘Wreck-It Ralph’ snags a high score with audiences
In an action-packed tribute to classic video games, Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” opened in 2-D and 3-D theaters Nov. 2.
Jul. 6, 2012
‘Brave’ fails to cover new ground but has vibrant graphics
New from Disney and Pixar, “Brave” opened in theaters nationwide June 22.
Jun. 8, 2012
‘Snow White’ fails to reach full potential
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is fairest of them all?
May. 25, 2012
‘Battleship’ predictable yet visually stimulating
Based on the classic Hasbro board game, “Battleship” hit theaters May 18 in an action-packed tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces. Being a fan of cheesy, big-budget summer action movies, I think it’s a shame that the film is destined to be hopelessly overshadowed by Marvel’s “The Avengers,” which is about to enter its fourth week on top at the box office. Though it doesn’t hold a candle to its superhero counterpart, “Battleship” is worth the trip if you’re into aliens and impressive special effects.
May. 18, 2012
‘Dark Shadows’ lacks necessary comedic relief
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect going into the film “Dark Shadows,” the latest collaboration between renowned actor Johnny Depp and famously eccentric director Tim Burton.
May. 4, 2012
The Drexel Players present the satirical musical ‘Urinetown’
Everyone must pay for “the privilege to pee!”
Apr. 13, 2012
Beloved musical returns from behind the curtain
In a tribute to the musical theater classic, the immensely popular “West Side Story” returned to the stage and captivated audiences at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music from March 27 to April 8.