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. Review of The Guilt Trip
‘The Guilt Trip’ very much wants to be a movie that will inspire you to go home and call your mother, or maybe give her an extra hug the next time you see her. Every now and then, it delivers on that expectedly heartwarming premise—but ‘The Guilt Trip’ is mostly weirdly flat, with very little humorous zing…Read More.
2. Review of Monsters, Inc. 3D
‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ is as adorable and creative as the original, but that 3D—well, it’s there. The real reason to see this update is because of how wonderful ‘Monsters, Inc.’ is, even 11 years after its original release... Read More.
3. Review of The Impossible
The Impossible’ is getting flack for its focus on a British family’s attempts to survive in Thailand after the 2004 tsunami, instead of making the story broader and including more victims who don’t happen to be white. That’s a fair criticism, but the film’s performances and its shocking portrayal of the tsunami’s devastation are riveting…Read More.
4. Review of Jack Reacher
‘Jack Reacher’ can’t find a consistent tone, spends too much time paying homage at the altar of Tom Cruise, and veers too often between action movie clichés and evil Russian stereotypes. Even with all of Cruise’s charisma and witticisms, ‘Jack Reacher’ is laughably, frustratingly bad… Read More.
5. Review of Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
‘Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away’ can’t capture the thrilling appeal of seeing the performers live, in the flesh, doing crazy things in the air in front and above you. But this collection of scenes from the Canadian entertainment’s company work, although seeming like an overly long commercial, will be a nice excursion for young and old viewers alike... Read More.