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WONDER WOMAN Family Movie Review

WONDER WOMAN Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Wonder Woman here. WHAT'S WONDER WOMAN ABOUT? An Amazon princess journeys to WWI-era Europe to help mankind in the fight for peace. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) With Wonder Woman Warner Bros. (and the DC Comics Cinematic Universe) finally have a film to rival the humor, heart, heroism, and well-drawn characters of a Marvel Studios film. ...[Read More]

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THE CONSPIRATOR Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker Grade: B+ Director Robert Redford's The Conspirator is a soul-stirring, troubling, and thought-provoking examination of the sacred and true nature of the Constitution. It's also a warning against allowing fear to cause us to abandon our freedom in pursuit of revenge and security. This is a film that went largely overlooked this year, which is a shame, because it's a well-written ...[Read More]

robin hood family movie review

ROBIN HOOD Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) I’m really on the fence with this one. On the one hand, Russell Crowe is an excellent Robin Hood: compassionate, courageous, and he looks fierce firing a bow and arrow. On the other hand, this prequel to the classic tale barely scratches the surface of the things that make this story timeless. It plays more like any other medieval war film, with R ...[Read More]

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X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Meh. I know my sisters loved Wolverine, so I won't bad mouth it too much here, but the whole thing felt undercooked to me; plus, the inconsistency of Sabretooth being Wolverine's intelligent brother, compared with the radically different conceptualization of the character in the first film of this same series, was jarring for me. It opens well (th ...[Read More]