Life of Pi is a 3D-enhanced movie that avoids 3D trappings. Its use is like Avatar’s: completely immersive. It’s also a successful adaptation of a popular novel—no easy feat—that’s set mostly on a life raft.
One day, someone will have to explain the virtues of the adultery movie. Not because adultery is immoral; why would a filmmaker stack the deck
from the beginning against the lead characters? Moviegoers can forgive
the Joker for blowing up half of Gotham City.
Regular readers of the Santa Fe Reporter have, no doubt, noticed the ratings system we’ve adopted over the past several months. “Yay,” “Meh” and “Barf” speak for themselves, but “OK” is a little harder to pin down.