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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]

prince of persia family movie review

PRINCE OF PERSIA Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Though fairly violent by Disney standards, Prince of Persia is nonetheless an agreeable fantasy adventure, recommended for families with older children and teenagers. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, who also brought us the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Prince of Persia is not as good as the first film in that series, but superior to its sequels. ...[Read More]