Parent movie reviews for movies released July 17-19, 2013

Turbo 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 Turbo

Turbo ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Turbo,’ about a garden snail injected with super-speed powers, would be better with a more consistent plot, fewer stereotypical characters, and a less throw-everything-at-the-screen-to-see-what-sticks rationale. It’s fun enough, but it’s no classic....Read More






2) Family Review of R.I.P.D.

RIPD ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

Some comic books should just stay comic books, and some movies should be burned and deleted and wiped from human memory. “R.I.P.D.” was one of those comic books and has turned into one of those movies....Read More





3) Family Review of Red 2

Red2 ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

2010’s “Red” was a surprise hit, an action film for the older set that mixed some wry humor in with its explosives. But sequel “Red 2” dials down the energy and tries for a funnier, more spy-oriented tone, a disappointing change that makes the film disjointed, spotty, and mostly incoherent....Read More







4) Family Review of Girl Most Likely

GirlMostLikely ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

As evidenced in ‘Bridesmaids,’ Kristen Wiig is generally down for anything writers or directors can throw at her. And although ‘Girl Most Likely’ certainly isn’t a perfect film, it benefits most from her performance, which again conveys a woman caught in the middle of understanding herself....Read More