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MADAGASCAR 3 Family Movie Review

MADAGASCAR 3 Family Movie Review

MADAGASCAR 3 REVIEW (GRADE: B) By this point, audiences know what they're getting into with the Madagascar franchise; you either like the manic sugar-coated energy of the series or you don't. I must admit that the filmmakers have been slowly converting me: I wasn't overly-impressed with the first movie, but each successive film has actually improved on the one that came before it. This entry conve ...[Read More]

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING Family Movie Review

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) REVIEW (GRADE: C+) Like Valentine's Day, He's Just Not That Into You, and New Year's Eve before it, What to Expect When You're Expecting combines a relatable premise with beautiful celebrities and expects that to be enough to carry a film. As is always the case with this growing mini-genre, the characters are loosely interconnected, with some of t ...[Read More]

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MADAGASCAR 2: ESCAPE TO AFRICA Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) IS MADAGASCAR 2: ESCAPE TO AFRICA ANY GOOD? Rent or buy it here.  Superior sequel finds our heroes fleeing Madagascar and reuniting with Alex’s (Ben Stiller) family in Africa, where another lion threatens his family’s claim to lead the pride. Meanwhile, Melman (David Schwimmer) struggles to confess his feelings to Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) and M ...[Read More]