Parent movie reviews for movies released April 25, 2014

TheOtherWoman ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReview

Our parent movie reviews let you know which new releases to take your kids to and which ones you may want to hold off on.

1) Family Review of The Other Woman

TheOtherWoman ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Other Woman’ might have benefited from its original R rating, but as a PG-13 film, it feels completely tonally off. A stupid mix of broad humor and gender generalizations, the film tries to send an empowering female message, but it’s too dissonant to get anywhere......Read More






2) Family Review of Walking with the Enemy

WalkingWithTheEnemy ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘Walking with the Enemy’ adapts the real-life story of a young Jewish man who saved hundreds of other Jews from being killed during the Holocaust by donning the uniform of Hungary’s Nazi-allied military force. That story is powerful in and of itself, but the film’s reliance on storytelling clichés dilutes that impact.......Read More






3) Family Review of Heaven is for Real

HeavenIsForReal ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

‘Heaven is for Real’ is a very niche movie made for mainstream audiences, which means a surprisingly nuanced performance from lead actor Greg Kinnear. But if you can’t believe this allegedly true story of a child visiting Heaven and meeting Jesus on a rainbow horse, then this movie is not in any way for you......Read More