“An American Pickle”: One-Sentence Review

A quainter and milder Encino Man, An American Pickle is the double-dose-of-Seth Rogen comedy we didn’t know we wanted—even if the story eventually gets too big for its early 20th century britches.

8.5 out of 12 Tamales

“The Lion King” (2019): One-Sentence Review

2019’s photorealistic The Lion King not only pushes the CGI envelope but also captures the emotional core—heart beat by heart beat— of Disney’s King of early 1990s animated films.

11 out of 12 Tamales