Entries Tagged as 'Family Movies'

Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

January 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY After watching “The Goonies” recently, my 9-year-old daughter has developed a taste for movies from my childhood. (Side note: did you know the actors who played Mikey¬†and Mouth in “The Goonies” are now vegetarians?) So, on family movie night, we gave “Harry and the Hendersons” a whirl. I had forgotten that […]

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Book of Life (2014)

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Movies

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL The movie “Book of Life” lived up to my expectations and then some. I absolutely loved the clever and detailed animation as well as the story within a story (within a story!). All the characters looked like marionettes and the colors were varied and vivid. Black and white was used beautifully […]

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Frankenweenie (2012)

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY For a recent family movie night, I settled down with my kiddo and husband (and a big bowl of popcorn) to watch the 2012 Tim Burton flick “Frankenweenie.” Spoofing on Frankenstein, the plot revolves around a boy’s loss of his dog, his quest to revive his faithful companion, and the mayhem […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I loved “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” so I was excited to check out the sequel (on DVD) with my family for movie night. Unfortunately, I think this series lost its groove after the initial hit. That’s not to say that this movie won’t give you plenty to talk about […]

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