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 Promised Land
Promised Land’ wants to be an ‘important’ movie, so it’s very heavy-handed in its depiction of the evils of fracking and light in everything else. More character development and a greater sense of the stakes would have done this movie some good. Read More
2. Review of Les Misérables
Les Misérables’ is so ambitious, such a monumental attempt from director Tom Hooper and a great ensemble cast featuring great performances from Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks, et al. But its length and its cinematographic repetition keep the film from being flawless. Read More
3. Review of Parental Guidance
Parental Guidance’ is very clearly meant for grandparents and their grandchildren, a way for the two generations to connect during the holiday season. Much like last week’s ‘The Guilt Trip,’ the film means well, but can’t find a way to stand on its own apart from the family-oriented money grab. Read More