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November 07, 2014
Review: Cozy Familiarity in ‘Big Hero 6’
Is there anything new in Disney's latest? Yes and no.
July 03, 2014
Review: Charming ‘Earth to Echo’ Celebrates Boyhood
Don't let the familiar storyline stop your kids from enjoying this sweet, child-centric adventure.
June 13, 2014
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Or, How to Do a Sequel Right)
There is a scene in the pilot episode of the critically acclaimed TV show Breaking Bad when...
March 21, 2014
Review: ‘Divergent’ Offers an Antidote to ‘Twilight’
As dark, dystopian teen drama romances go, this one is pretty good.
February 07, 2014
Review: Spectacular ‘LEGO Movie’ Connects All the Right Pieces
Watch it once to laugh. Watch it again to think and wonder.
December 13, 2013
Review: Exciting ‘The Hobbit: Desolation’ of Smaug Loses Tone of Book
Romance? In a J.J.R. Tolkein adaptation? Blasphemy!
August 09, 2013
Review: Insipid ‘Planes’ Doesn’t Rev Engines
Don't waste your time on this 'Cars' wannabe.
June 21, 2013
Review: ‘Monsters University’ is Good, but Not Quite Pixar
Will Pixar's latest measure up?
May 24, 2013
Review: ‘Epic’ a Lovely Tale with Hidden Messages
A battle between life and decay, with some sacrifice thrown in. Plus, pretty dresses and...
March 21, 2013
Review: ‘The Croods’ Tells an Age-Old Story. Again. And Oddly.
The cave-man animated flick has strengths and weaknesses, much like cave men themselves.
March 08, 2013
Review: ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Blows Away Cynicism
Blowing away cynicism like a mighty tornado of sincerity. And that's a wonderful thing.
November 01, 2012
Review: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’
Should you take the family to Disney's latest movie?
September 28, 2012
Review: Lackluster ‘Hotel Transylvania’ is Parable for the Crusaders of Tolerance
In which we overthink a kids' movie to challenge the new tolerance-first morality being taught...
June 21, 2012
Review: Surprising ‘Brave’ Tells Sweet Tale of Family Love
It's not a typical princess movie. And that's a good thing.
June 07, 2012
Review: Madagascar 3 is Silly, Silly Frothy Fun
If they don't care about the difference between a cheetah and a puma, then neither...
May 01, 2012
Review: ‘Pirates’ Swashbuckles into the Fun Zone for Parents and Kids
An adventure with lots of laughs for both young and old.
March 30, 2012
Review: Winning Humor Pleases in Gentle ‘Mirror Mirror’
A movie that will delight little girls with enough wry humor to keep parents interested.
November 22, 2011
“The Muppets,” The Dreamers, and Me
The film throws down the gauntlet at cynical programming that appeals to our worst nature....
November 22, 2011
Hugo: Deeply Gorgeous
One of the richest, most beautiful, most moving children's films ever made for adults.
November 18, 2011
Review: Happy Feet Two
This movie is all about the music. If you approach it like a rock opera...
November 11, 2011
The Greening of Whitney Brown
Grade: B Who Should See It: Tween girls and the people who love them. Rating:...
September 23, 2011
Dolphin Tale: Making of “A True Movie”
When Charles Martin Smith was hired as director of the new movie “Dolphin Tale,” he...
June 24, 2011
Cars 2 Misfires
Maybe this is a good time to talk about expectations. Pixar, the company of swollen-brain...
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