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Lion King

Family Review: THE LION KING is Gorgeous but Kind of Flat

By Trina Boice Republished with permission from The Movie Review Mom.  WHAT IS THE LION KING ABOUT? It’s been 5 minutes, so that means it’s time for another Disney remake! If you’re like me, you’ve probably seen the 1994 original movie The Lion King at least a dozen times, right? My kids grew up watching it over and over. The story, in a nutshell, is that a lion prince is deceived by his evil uncl ...[Read More]

Wonder Park

Family Review: WONDER PARK

By Trina Boice Republished with permission from The Movie Review Mom.  WHAT’S WONDER PARK ABOUT?      Wonder Park is an animated film about a young girl who is encouraged to be very creative.  She and her mother build an imaginary theme park until her mother becomes ill and has to leave for unexplained medical help.  The girl falls into depression until something magical happens to her theme park. ...[Read More]