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RANGO Review

By Jonathan Decker (family therapist, film critic) Don’t let the ads fool you: Rango is a Western first and a family film second. The film is almost entirely devoid of cuteness; in its place is a gritty and psuedo-realistic portrayal of the American West. The landscapes are desolate and harsh, yet beautiful, and the same can be said of the characters. Like True Grit a few months ago, Rango r ...[Read More]

no reservations

NO RESERVATIONS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) The Gist Charming little romantic dramedy breaks no new ground, but wins major points for not pandering to melodrama, but instead giving its audience an honest, touching, and uplifting little story. Remake of the Italian film Mostly Martha. ***1/2 (out of five) Rated PG (mild language and innuendo). Rent or buy it here.  The Full Scoop I am convin ...[Read More]