Entries Tagged as '1990s Movies'

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

February 16th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Surprisingly dark for a family film, “Babe: Pig in the City” didn’t please all the fans of the first “Babe” movie who had so eagerly awaited the sequel. Still, animal rights advocates will find much to like in the urban exploits of the titular pig. While the theme of pigs-as-food continues […]

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Toy Story (1995)

December 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY There’s not much to say about “Toy Story” from a vegetarian perspective. Chances are most kids will enjoy the simple but fun plot line, and there’s certainly very little that would offend anyone, much less vegetarians or vegans. That said, watching this 1990s Pixar/ Disney flick with my daughter recently, two […]

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Babe (1995)

August 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’d seen “Babe” years ago, at a time when I was neither a child nor a parent, so it was fun to revisit the movie with my 4-year-old daughter. What I’d forgotten, or perhaps hadn’t noticed, about the 1995 live-action flick when I’d seen it the first time was that it […]

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Muppets from Space (1999)

January 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I grew up watching “The Muppet Show” weekly, so I rushed out to watch “Muppets from Space” when it was released in 1999. (I think I saw it at the local drive-in.) This New Year’s Eve, we decided to have a family movie marathon but forgot to prepare for it. Rather than watch our old […]

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