Studio Ghibli is best known for dazzling flights of animation like “Spirited Away,” “Mononoke” and “Ponyo.” Disney has put its muscle behind this latest, an adaptation of “The Borrowers,” about tiny people who live among us. Unfortunately, this is the studio’s most earthbound release. The story is told in its simple, quiet style, but lacks the magical wonder and visual imagination of the earlier films. Don’t expect a fast-paced, gag-filled, crazy-character American product. This picture’s quality lies in its visual appeal and gentle charm.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]