Parent movie reviews for movies released October 9, 2015


Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “Pan,” “The Walk,” “Big Stone Gap,” and “The Final Girls.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house. 

1) Family Review of Pan

Pan ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

‘Pan’ provides a backstory to the eternally popular children’s character that brings him new enemies, new friends, and new motivations. Some of these changes are beautiful and creative, but they’re imbalanced with forced and silly choices, too.........……Read More





2) Family Review of The Walk

TheWalk ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

‘The Walk’ is a gripping 45 minutes of movie tacked onto a not-so-gripping other 80 minutes of movie. The film’s use of 3D and IMAX is engrossing and invigorating, but the rest of the movie pales in comparison.......……Read More 







3) Family Review of Big Stone Gap

BigStoneGap ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

Big Stone Gap’ is a likable-but-forgettable story about a woman finally coming into her own at age 40. There are some meaningful, beautiful moments here, but the film is unsurprising from beginning to end.......……Read More 








4) Family Review of The Final Girls

TheFinalGirls ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG-13

‘The Final Girls’ delivers like a slap in the face — it’s bracing and invigorating. The film respects ’80s horror movies while also mocking their conventions, and its self-awareness and thoughtfulness is a gift.......……Read More 

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