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Kid’s Movie Review: Puss in Boots
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Kid’s Movie Review: Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots is a high-energy, nursery rhyme mash-up a la it’s thematic predecessor Shrek that pleases with clever cat humor (chasing beams of light, using big sad eyes to cast hypnotic spells on helpless humans), above average wordplay (Glitter Club for cats in neon with the ‘G’ flickering off, […]

Family Movie Review: The Mighty Macs
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Family Movie Review: The Mighty Macs

Full disclosure: The Mrs. is a Mighty Mac. Okay, not exactly. But she is currently attending Immaculata University, formerly College. Oh man, could you imagine her playing competitive basketball? Ha! Lemme stew on that for a minute… Okay, fun’s over. Not really though because The Mighty Macs movie is a […]

Family Movie Review: Dolphin Tale
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Family Movie Review: Dolphin Tale

Stories of inspiration, hope, and perseverance when combined with the words family + movie do, generally, turn me off more than a reality TV show featuring b-list celebs from other reality TV shows.  And heaven knows there are a lot of those going around. Dolphin Tale staring Harry Connick Jr, […]

TV Movie Review – Game Time: Tackling the Past
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TV Movie Review – Game Time: Tackling the Past

The only movies that have made me cry – really sob – are Rudy and Brian’s Song. Sports movies, both of them. And I hate Notre Dame, and am not particularly fond of the Chicago Bears! But themes of struggle, camaraderie, & impossible odds mixed with the violent beauty of […]

TV Movie Review: Who Is Simon Miller?
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TV Movie Review: Who Is Simon Miller?

Who Is Simon Miller?, airing on NBC this Saturday August 6th at 8pm ET/7pm CT, is billed as a family movie. And it is. Just not for my young family. My girls, ages 7 and 4, cowered in fear during the animated Puss in Boots movie trailer before a viewing […]

A Classic Reborn: Winnie the Pooh 2011 Movie Review
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A Classic Reborn: Winnie the Pooh 2011 Movie Review

My biggest kid’s media pet peeve? The modernization of classics. See: Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, The Smurfs. [Groan]. The list goes on and on.  Hey Hollywood, don’t turn my childhood memories into shticky sight gags, fart jokes, and glossy computer animation. Just don’t. Here’s where I compliment Disney. Take notice. […]

Kid’s Movie Mini Review: Born To Be Wild IMAX 3D
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Kid’s Movie Mini Review: Born To Be Wild IMAX 3D

BORN TO BE WILD IMAX 3D Born To Be Wild in IMAX 3D is a touching document of love, life and, well, death (those last two do walk arm-in-arm, no?).  Fear not parental units, this story of devotion, purpose and maxed-out adorable animal cuteness is a supremely happy one.  The […]

Harry Potter Deathly Hallows – New Trailer Sends Chills
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Harry Potter Deathly Hallows – New Trailer Sends Chills

We visited Hogwarts in Orlando a couple weeks back. Thankfully, that experience wasn’t nearly as frightening as the scene set in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film.  Check out the latest spine-tingling trailer: Please share with your friends, family and followers

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