Entries Tagged as 'Movies'

Dolphin Tale (2011)

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI My kids, ages 3 and 8, are obsessed with “Dolphin Tale.” I reviewed the junior novel based on the screenplay recently,¬†and the plot is exactly the same. But the movie, with real people (Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., and Morgan Freeman) and actually featuring Winter the dolphin, has won the hearts […]

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Wonder Woman (2017)

June 7th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By KRISTIN WALD With the gorgeous posters, dramatic previews, and all-around hype surrounding the blockbuster “Wonder Woman,” it is tempting to throw caution to the wind and bring children to see this woman-directed, woman-centered superhero film. But should you? Common Sense Media recommends the film for children 12+ and it is rated PG-13. Adhering […]

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The Muppet Movie (1979)

April 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI I was so happy to hear that the American Film Institute movie theatre near my home was running a Muppet retrospective. The Muppets were a huge part of my childhood, but haven’t been much a part of my kids’ lives. But with this retrospective, I set out to fix that shortcoming. […]

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Finding Dory (2016)

December 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI When my older daughter was three, we tried watching “Finding Nemo,” a movie beloved by many but way too scary for my daughter. My youngest is now three, and a parent of a friend of his suggested we watch “Finding Dory.” A look of horror must have crossed my face when […]

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