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RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET Family Movie Review

By Tim Wilde What’s Ralph Breaks the Internet About? On his journey to become true hero, Wreck-It Ralph first broke the young Princess Vanellope’s heart and then he saved her game by breaking Diet Cola Mountain (I cried in both scenes). Now, Ralph and Vanellope are back in their sequel to once again save the arcade game Sugar Rush… by breaking stuff; Hence the title, Ralph Breaks the Interne ...[Read More]

rogue one

ROGUE ONE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical director, LMFT, film critic) WHAT’S ROGUE ONE ABOUT? Disney’s first Star Wars spin-off film (read: not a Skywalker “episode”) is part heist movie, part war film as Rebel forces steal the plans to the Death Star. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A) At this point one can look at the Star Wars franchise as a series of individual films or as one giant story; ...[Read More]

Overlooked Gem: SERENITY (2005)

Overlooked Gem: SERENITY (2005)

When Marvel Studios needed someone to write and direct next summer’s highly-anticipated The Avengers (i.e. the film that unites Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, and Captain America), they didn’t turn to a seasoned filmmaking veteran. Instead, they chose Joss Whedon, a man with only one feature-length film under his belt. However, those who’ve seen that one film, 2005’s Serenity, know that Whedon is exact ...[Read More]

transformers: dark of the moon

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON Family Movie Review

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (Grade: C+ ) REVIEW: The third movie in director Michael Bay’s Transformers trilogy is a vast improvement from the second, a film that so relentlessly and senselessly barraged my senses and pummeled my intellect that I left the theater feeling like I’d just lost a boxing match. I literally hated that film, so although it’s faint praise to say that t ...[Read More]