Parent movie reviews for movies released April 29, 2016


Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “Ratchet and Clank,” “Mother’s Day,” and “The Meddler.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.

1) Family Review of Ratchet and Clank

RatchetAndClank ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

‘Ratchet and Clank’ tries for snarky self-awareness, but the animated film offers very little in terms of story or characters. This flat children’s feature is disappointingly uncreative..........……Read More







2) Family Review of Mother’s Day

MothersDay ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

Want some racism and sexism with your holiday celebration? The repellant ‘Mother’s Day’ has a surprising, distasteful, and shameful amount of both.........……Read More







3) Family Review of The Meddler

TheMeddler ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Meddler’ feels more like a sitcom than a feature film, with a mix of drama and comedy that wraps up neatly. But with its tidiness comes charm and poignancy, too.........……Read More


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