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THE MUMMY Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Buy The Mummy on Bluray/DVD here or rent/buy it on Instant Video here. WHAT’S THE MUMMY ABOUT? A soldier-of-fortune unearths a cursed mummy, unleashing evil and drawing the attention of an agency that fights monsters. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: C+) Expectation is everything. By the time I saw The Mummy it was sitting ugly at 15% on Rotten Tomatoes. I ...[Read More]

THE NEXT THREE DAYS Family Movie Review

THE NEXT THREE DAYS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Russel Crowe is one of the best actors of this generation, elevating even substandard material to “watchable” status (case in point: 2010’s dismal Robin Hood). His performance drives The Next Three Days, a never boring but frequently ridiculous prison-break thriller that finds Crowe’s college professor planning to “bu ...[Read More]

robin hood family movie review

ROBIN HOOD Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) I’m really on the fence with this one. On the one hand, Russell Crowe is an excellent Robin Hood, compassionate, courageous, and he looks fierce firing a bow and arrow. On the other hand, this prequel to the classic tale barely scratches the surface of the things that make this story timeless. It plays more like any other medieval war film, with R ...[Read More]