Shakespeare remake falls short of original

By Jessica Alvarez Eleven years of production is not apparent in the animated film, “Gnomeo and Juliet” whose star-crossed lovers are garden gnomes. The story takes place on Verona Drive, in the garden of two feuding neighbors. The audience never sees their faces. Instead, the focus of the film are the gnomes. The film, from Elton John’s production company Rocket Pictures, stars James McAvoy as the voice of the blue-dressed Gnomeo…

February 15, 2011
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‘Cedar Rapids’ maps it

By Vanessa Gutierrez Best known for his roles in “The Hangover” and “The office,” Ed Helms stars in the new comedy “Cedar Rapids” as an insurance salesman named Tim Lippe. Tim is extremely naive thinking he is in a committed relationship with his teacher from seventh grade Macy Vanderhei. Macy, the divorcee who amuses herself with Tim, is played by Sigourney Weaver who is best known for her role in…

February 15, 2011
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