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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM ABOUT? Wrangler of magical beasts Newt Scamander must track down several of his creatures that have escaped in 1920's New York. Prequel/spinoff of the Harry Potter films, the first in a new series. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) With a screenplay by JK Rowling herself and direction by longtime Potter hel ...[Read More]

TOTAL RECALL Family Movie Review

TOTAL RECALL Family Movie Review

TOTAL RECALL REVIEW (GRADE: B-) Total Recall, a remake of a 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi film, is being savaged by a majority of critics who say it pales in comparison to the original. From what I can tell, however, the constant complaints are that the film follows the first version too closely while omitting its gory violence, a trip to the planet Mars, and cheesy “Ah-nuld” one-l ...[Read More]