Parent movie reviews for movies released Sept. 26, 2014

TheBoxtrolls ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReview

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.

1) Family Review of The Boxtrolls

TheBoxtrolls ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

‘The Boxtrolls’ is a weird little movie with touches of gross-out humor, but its emotional core is genuine. The stop-motion comedy is slight plot-wise but effectively moving, particularly in its exploration of fathers......Read More







2) Family Review of Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

JackandtheCuckooClockHeart ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: PG

Animated film ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’ boasts an offbeat, steampunk-inspired design that is sometimes thrilling. But the film has a tonal problem, with a true-love-inspired plot that isn’t especially welcoming for younger viewers.......Read More







3) Family Review of Mysteries of the Unseen World

MysteriesoftheUnseenWorld ChesapeakeFamilyMovieReviewRating: NR

A combination of exquisitely detailed images and well-written narration, ‘Mysteries of the Unseen World’ is an unforgettable documentary from National Geographic. For parents and children alike, the film offers unparalleled wonders.....Read More


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