Parent movie reviews for movies released July 25, 2014

Hercules 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 Hercules

Hercules ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

The second film this year focused on the legendary son of Zeus is actually based on a thoroughly researched graphic novel, but you wouldn’t know that from ‘Hercules.’ The Dwayne Johnson vehicle goes for the stereotypical action-movie route in every way it possibly can......Read More






2) Family Review of And So It Goes

AndSoItGoes ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

Michael Douglas gives his grumpy, charming all in ‘And So It Goes,’ but Rob Reiner’s latest romantic comedy is tonally disjointed. Practically everything is thrown into the plot, from drug-addicted children to racist jokes, but it’s so shamelessly pandering to an older demographic that it’s never believable.......Read More 






3) Family Review of Begin Again

BeginAgain ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: R

Keira Knightley goes in a different direction in the musical drama ‘Begin Again,’ which also stars a perfectly cast Mark Ruffalo. The film, which floats questions about the authenticity and personality of music, is mostly pleasant, even if all of its songs are forgettable...Read More








4) Family Review of The Fluffy Movie

TheFluffyMovie ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

Comedian Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias brings his stand-up act to the big screen with ‘The Fluffy Movie,’ featuring material from a hometown stop during his most recent tour. But in trying to be every man, Fluffy fails to distinguish himself from the pack....Read More