Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “Goosebumps,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Freeheld,” and “Woodlawn.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.
1) Family Review of Goosebumps
R. L. Stine’s scary children’s stories come to life in ‘Goosebumps,’ but the film is more funny than frightening. Its uneven character development is its major weak point.........……Read More
2) Family Review of Bridge of Spies
On its surface, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’ isn’t a very exciting film, a talky Cold War picture that relies heavily on dialogue and intrigue. But the points the film makes about honor, courage, and cowardice will resonate........……Read More
3) Family Review of Freeheld
Strong performances are all throughout ‘Freeheld,’ which retells the true story of a New Jersey couple fighting for equal rights under their domestic partnership. But the film spends much more time on the heterosexual, white, male point of view than is necessary.......……Read More
4) Family Review of Woodlawn
‘Woodlawn’ is yet another faith-based film about high school football, and this one ultimately isn’t that different from the rest. Even for those who believe in its message, the film tries to accomplish too much with too little......……Read More
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