Check out this week’s parent movie reviews for “The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials,” “Everest,” “Captive,” and “The Perfect Guy.” Find out which movies to take your kids to and which are best for the adults in the house.
1) Family Review of The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
‘Maze Runner: Scorch Trials’ gets rid of the maze, but keeps the panicked, clueless teens. The overly long film runs in place most of the time, but at least it’s stylish.......……Read More
2) Family Review of Everest
‘Everest’ delivers memorable visuals and an emotionally riveting sense of impending doom, but the film veers off course with plot shortcuts and underdeveloped characters. It goes into disaster-movie-territory quickly, but without all the necessary context......……Read More
3) Family Review of Captive
‘Captive’ is a different kind of faith-based film, with a more action-filled premise and a subtler Christian message. The film is thought-provoking, but its heavy-handedness makes it drag......……Read More
4) Family Review of The Perfect Guy
A cheesy melodrama more fit to a cable channel like Lifetime than the big screen, ‘The Perfect Guy’ is a poor update to the ‘Basic Instinct’ mold. It’s neither enjoyable nor creative in any way......……Read More
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