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ONLY THE BRAVE Family Movie Review

ONLY THE BRAVE Family Movie Review

By Chris Loumeau WHAT’S ONLY THE BRAVE ABOUT? The compelling true story of how the Prescott (AZ) Volunteer Fire Department became the Granite Mountain Hotshots, the camaraderie of their brotherhood, and the harrowing fires they fought together. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) Without a doubt the best-directed effort of Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy), Only the Brave succeeds at creating authe ...[Read More]

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TRUE GRIT Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic)   Rent or buy True Grit here.  I'm not a believer in being a fan of genres in and of themselves or, conversely, disregarding a film due to the same. I believe every type of film can offer a rewarding movie-watching experience, rendering the genre of movie irrelevant. It doesn't matter if it's romance, action, comedy, drama, science fiction, martia ...[Read More]

TRON: LEGACY Family Movie Review

TRON: LEGACY Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Tron: Legacy here.  Tron Legacy is a sequel to the 1980's Disney sci-fi film Tron, about computer programmers who enter a digital world and do battle with artificial intelligence. I've never seen it. Neither has much of the world, so the filmmakers must perform the delicate balancing act of appeasing fans by building on the story and c ...[Read More]

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IRON MAN Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) The Gist With hard-hitting action, unsentimental morality, and a fantastic dry wit (courtesy of a great script and Robert Downey Jr.'s excellent delivery), Iron Man is the perfect film to open the summer. Which isn't to say it's a ‘perfect film', but its so much fun you won't care. **** (out of five). PG-13 (bloodless but intense action viol ...[Read More]