Hopscotch Features

Jan 24 2014

I, Frankenstein

A monumental waste of time (if the trailer was somehow not sufficient enough warning), “I, Frankenstein” is a bungled attempt to incorporate Mary Shelley’s monstrous creation into a yarn involving a centuries-old battle between gargoyles and demons, most of the time abandoning the very mythos that would have made the film marginally interesting in the […]
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Dec 13 2013

Saving Mr. Banks

One problem with “Saving Mr. Banks”, which tells the story of Mary Poppins’ journey from book to big screen and more specifically the volatile relationship between Walt Disney and British author P.L. Travers during her two weeks at the studio negotiating the script in 1961, is the fact that it’s a Disney production. I have no problem […]
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