Tag: Robert Redford

Pete’s Dragon: A refreshing family hit

​Dragons might be an unusual choice for a childhood best friend, but the love between a young boy and his fire-breathing friend make for a captivating, heartwarming tale in the Disney remake “Pete’s Dragon.” Moviegoers needn’t worry about having seen the 1977 animated musical version of the film as nearly everything from the original version has been scrubbed over and re-written by Texas native … Read More Pete’s Dragon: A refreshing family hit

A Walk in the Woods: Redford, Nolte stroll through amusing dramedy

It’s difficult to like “A Walk in the Woods” as much as you might like to. Pair acting royalty like Robert Redford and Nick Nolte together and send them off on an Odyssean-like quest through the Appalachian Trail in search of themselves based on the book of the same name by travel writer Bill Bryson and it feels like a sure-fire recipe for success. … Read More A Walk in the Woods: Redford, Nolte stroll through amusing dramedy