Osmosis Jones

SUB-GENRES: Comedy / Action / Fantasy DIRECTED BY: Peter & Bobby Farrelly (live action); Piet Kroon & Tom Sito (animation) WRITTEN BY: Marc Hyman RELEASE: 2001 PEW PEW: At its core, Osmosis Jones is a buddy cop parody, so there is a decent amount of action. CAT FOOD: Wash your damn hands before eating anything…

Tron

SUB-GENRES: Adventure DIRECTED BY: Steven Lisberger WRITTEN BY: Steven Lisberger (screenplay); Steven Lisberger & Bonnie MacBird (story) RELEASE: 1982 PEW PEW: Battles are fought through games, and there are a few chase scenes, but Tron is fairly adventure-based instead of action-oriented. CAT FOOD: There are some light religious allegories regarding programs and users, but it’s…

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

SUB-GENRES: Fantasy / Adventure DIRECTED BY: Jim & Ken Wheat WRITTEN BY: Jim & Ken Wheat (screenplay); George Lucas (story) RELEASE: 1985 PEW PEW: The Battle for Endor is a very fun fantasy adventure with plenty of action to entertain children and adults alike. CAT FOOD: This film is intended for children, but one can’t…

Star Wars

SUB-GENRES: Action / Adventure DIRECTED BY: George Lucas WRITTEN BY: George Lucas RELEASE: 1977 PEW PEW: Star Wars is riddled with tense cat and mouse chases and swashbuckling action. The series positively glows with it, and is perhaps the greatest example of pure ‘pew pew!’ CAT FOOD: With simplistic morality, there’s not a terrible amount…

Stargate

SUB-GENRES: Action / Adventure DIRECTED BY: Roland Emmerich WRITTEN BY: Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich RELEASE: 1994 PEW PEW: There’s a bit of a wait, but you can see the action coming, and it’s entertaining and well-executed when it happens. CAT FOOD: A fairly linear plot that will not tax your cranium. “Aliens” – History…