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Family Review: TOY STORY 4 is Worthy of What Came Before

By Trina Boice Reprinted with permission from Movie Review Mom.  WHAT'S TOY STORY 4 ABOUT? Our favorite toys are back together again in Toy Story 4, 24 years after the original Toy Story hit theaters to instant, raving fans. How does this franchise consistently pump out one fantastic film after another? Disney and Pixar’s magical formula has done it again. Former Chief Creator Director of Disney J ...[Read More]

the bfg family movie review

THE BFG Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S THE BFG ABOUT? A British orphan forms a bond with a “Big Friendly Giant” (BFG) and teams up with him to stop other giants from eating England's children. Based on the classic book by Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) It's a testament to the talent of Steven Spielberg that one of his lesse ...[Read More]

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs here.  The Ice Age films have never achieved (or aspired to) the greatness of Pixar or the better films in Dreamworks’ canon. That said, they've always had a light and easy charm that adults can enjoy right along with their kids. By now audiences know exactly what they're getting from an Ice Age film, and ...[Read More]