Parent movie reviews for movies released October 2, 2015


Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “The Martian” and “Heroes of Dirt.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house. 

1) Family Review of The Martian

TheMartian ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Martian’ gets nearly everything right, from its mostly perfect casting to its endorsement for international collaboration for the common good. It’s a great way to start the fall movie season.........……Read More







2) Family Review of Heroes of Dirt

HeroesOfDirt ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘Heroes of Dirt’ doesn’t deliver anything different with its story of an unlikely friendship between an aimless adult and a troubled teen; its inspirational message is familiar. But the film’s unpretentiousness helps that message sink in.......……Read More 


Interested in another previously released film? Read our reviews of films already showing in your local theater.