As producers of animated films pander shamelessly to parents in an effort to sell tickets, it's easy to turn cynical when presented with a movie that wears its retro-gaming influences as proudly as Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph
. Yet lest aging gamers grow wary at the thought of filmmakers exploiting their nostalgic love of arcades to keep the Hollywood gravy train rolling, it pays to note that Wreck-It Ralph
tells its warmhearted story with a healthy dash of knowing humor and a keen eye for detail -- making it both a colorful adventure with a positive message for kids and an enjoyable trip down memory lane for parents.
Wreck-It Ralph (voice of John...