Parent movie reviews for movies released March 18, 2016


Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,” “Miracles From Heaven,” and “The Confirmation.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.

1) Family Review of The Divergent Series: Allegiant

TheDivergentSeriesAllegiant ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Divergent Series’ continues with ‘Allegiant,’ which manages to be profoundly confusing and almost entirely inert. The film’s strong action sequences can’t redeem a conflicting, irritating plot...……Read More






2) Family Review of Miracles From Heaven 

MiraclesFromHeaven ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

Easter-timed release ‘Miracles From Heaven’ aims for faith-based audiences, and its narrow focus keeps the film’s message of possibility and positivity from appealing to wider viewers.......……Read More









3) Family Review of The Confirmation 

TheConfirmation ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Confirmation’ takes a low-key approach to the role of faith in family life, and that attitude pays off. The film’s darkly comic depiction of a father and pre-teen son struggling to get on the same page is nicely zany......……Read More



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