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the post

THE POST Family Movie Review

By Lindsi Neilson WHAT’S THE POST ABOUT? Risking their careers and their freedom, Katharine Graham (the first female publisher of a major American newspaper) and colleague Ben Bradlee race to keep up with The New York Times to expose a massive government cover-up. Rent or buy it here. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A) The Post may be set in the early 1970’s but don’t let that fool you into believing that ...[Read More]

meek's cutoff

MEEK’S CUTOFF Family Movie Review

GRADE: D By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) An arduous, mind-numbing film in which the protagonists may die of thirst and the audience may die of boredom, Meek's Cutoff has been lauded as many things: a biting political allegory, an intelligent reflection on faith, an examination of the natures of trust and leadership, and a commentary on America. I caught traces of these things, i ...[Read More]

star trek

STAR TREK Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Star Trek is the best movie of the summer so far. While I'm no Trekkie, I was able to appreciate the delicate balance between making an summer-adrenaline movie with an attractive young cast while staying true to spirit of the original series. J.J. Abrhams has, in effect, done for Star Trek what Christopher Nolan did for Batman: get rid of the chee ...[Read More]