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. This week of Oct. 31, 2014 (Happy Halloween!), the only new films opening in theaters are rated R, and we won’t be reviewing them for Popcorn Parents. Instead, we’ll be linking to our reviews of films already released that you shouldn’t miss. Next week, we’ll be back with our regular review schedule.
Opened Oct. 17: Family Review of The Book of Life
Beautifully animated and charmingly constructed, ‘The Book of Life’ fantastically honors the Mexican Day of the Dead. There’s a lot going on here, but it’s one of this year’s best children’s movies......Read More
Opened Oct. 10: Family Review of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Children’s book ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ gets the Disney treatment with this big-screen adaptation. The film veers away from the source material quite a bit, but it has a likeable charm that goes down easy.…......Read More
Opened Oct. 3: Family Review of Tracks
Australian drama ‘Tracks’ retells the story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who attempted to walk across the continent alone. The adaptation takes some frustrating Hollywood shortcuts, but for the most part it is engrossing and impactful.......…Read More
Interested in another previously released film? Read our reviews of films already showing in your local theater.