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wrinkle in time

A WRINKLE IN TIME Family Movie Review

By Joel Hilton WHAT'S A WRINKLE IN TIME ABOUT? Based on the beloved novel by Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of Meg (Storm Reid) and her brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) as they search through time and space to find their missing father (Chris Pine). Rent or buy it here. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: D) Fans of the book will probably be disappointed. There are a lot of changes ...[Read More]

red tails

RED TAILS Family Movie Review

  RED TAILS REVIEW (GRADE: C ) I had truly hoped that Red Tails would be spectacular. Heaven knows it had the potential to be: the true story on which it's based (that of the segregated African-American WWII fighter pilots, the Tuskegee Airmen) is loaded with heroism, tragedy, and triumph. Also, George Lucas served as producer while others directed and wrote (as happened in the better films o ...[Read More]

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Family Movie Review

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Family Movie Review

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES REVIEW (GRADE: B+)  The 2011 summer movie season, which began with Thor (or perhaps Fast Five), comes to a satisfying close with Rise of the Planet of the Apes, an unasked-for prequel which nevertheless surprises as one of the better films of the summer. This is a film that many people will write off (after all, there's nothing cool or sexy about apes), but that woul ...[Read More]