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MOANA Family Movie Review

MOANA Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S MOANA ABOUT? A Polynesian girl sets out to save her dying island, enlisting the help of narcissistic demigod Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson). IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A+) Perhaps my favorite film of the year thus far, Moana is a refreshing, visually-stunning, musically-charged delight. The tropical animation is lush and vibrant, the characte ...[Read More]

men in black 3

MEN IN BLACK 3 Family Movie Review

MEN IN BLACK 3 REVIEW (GRADE: B) Once again, a vile extraterrestrial threatens to destroy Earth and once again it's up to Agent J (Will Smith) and Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) to save the day. Thankfully, the 16 year-old franchise stays fresh in its third outing by cleverly taking audiences back in time to Neil Armstrong's moon landing and by injecting some new blood into the cast. Emma Thompson (Sen ...[Read More]


RIO Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) GRADE: B+ Boasting eye-catchingly colorful animation, terrific music, and first-rate vocal work by the likes of Jessie Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Mann, Jaime Fox, Will i. Am, Jermaine Clement, and George Lopez, Rio will provide laughs and enjoyment for adults and children alike. It follows a rare blue macaw, domesticated and ra ...[Read More]