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JURASSIC WORLD Family Movie Review

By Justin Lozada The Jurassic Park franchise has been going strong now for twenty-five years (hard to believe).  Like any franchise, the entries can range from series highs (Jurassic Park) to series lows (Jurassic Park III).  Fortunately, 2015’s Jurassic World revived the franchise after a fourteen-year lapse and gave viewers a thrilling, two-hour ride and ended up being one of the highest grossin ...[Read More]

Good Dinosaur

THE GOOD DINOSAUR Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S THE GOOD DINOSAUR ABOUT? In an alternate timeline, the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs misses the Earth. Millions of years later, an evolved, intelligent Apatosaurus embarks on an adventure with a human child. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B+) Disney and Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur is one of the most visually-stunning films I’ve ever seen; that ...[Read More]

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs here.  The Ice Age films have never achieved (or aspired to) the greatness of Pixar or the better films in Dreamworks’ canon. That said, they've always had a light and easy charm that adults can enjoy right along with their kids. By now audiences know exactly what they're getting from an Ice Age film, and ...[Read More]