This sequel retains its predecessor's genially goofy shenanigans, incredibly corny punchlines and Hank Azaria's go-for-broke performance as Gargamel.
It's the supreme task of any actor to get people to see beyond the body, the clothes, the movements and the voice, to the person inside.
A human tragedy last winter seems only to have given BAFTA/LA inner-city screening series founder Katy Haber more motivation to project movies and meaningful messages to the community.
The effects go boom but the human story is a bust in "Dante's Peak." A midlevel entry in the current retro disaster cycle, physically impressive production contains elements familiar from "Twister,"…