With only new R-rated movies coming out this week, here are our recommendations for movies already in theaters that you should see instead. Revisit parent movie reviews for “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “The Confirmation,” and “Zootopia.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.
1) Family Review of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ pits the two superhero titans against each other with beautiful visuals, far too many characters, and a meandering, borderline nonsensical plot.......……Read More
2) Family Review of The Confirmation
‘The Confirmation’ takes a low-key approach to the role of faith in family life, and that attitude pays off. The film’s darkly comic depiction of a father and pre-teen son struggling to get on the same page is nicely zany...........……Read More
3) Family Review of Zootopia
Disney’s latest, ‘Zootopia,’ pulls together various elements – a neo-noir mystery, a buddy-cop comedy, and timely social themes – into a mostly entertaining animated film. There are some mature politics here, though, and parents may need to address them.........……Read More
Interested in another previously released film? Read our reviews of films already showing in your local theater.