Parent movie reviews for movies released April 8, 2016


Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “Midnight Special,” “High Strung,” and “Wildflower.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.

1) Family Review of Midnight Special

MidnightSpecial ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘Midnight Special’ is a film about fatherhood and faith, with sci-fi elements that are engrossing, mysterious, and will linger with viewers for a long time.......……Read More






2) Family Review of High Strung

HighStrung ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

Arts movie ‘High Strung’ has a goofy script and a clichéd plot, but the dance sequences and musical performances are memorable, ambitious, and highly enjoyable.......……Read More






3) Family Review of Wildflower

Wildflower ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘Wildflower’ tries to pair its unsolved-murder premise with a message about healing through faith, but the resulting film doesn’t sketch out either idea that well.........……Read More



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