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Family Review: THE UPSIDE is a Beautiful Tale of Compassion; Earns the PG-13

Family Review: THE UPSIDE is a Beautiful Tale of Compassion; Earns the PG-13

By Trina Boice WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Kevin Hart plays an ex-con who gets hired by Bryan Cranston’s character, who is a rich quadriplegic needing assistance. The unlikely pair have much to learn from one another and develop a lasting friendship and respect that still exists today…in other words, it’s based on a heart-warming true story! It’s also a remake of a French movie called Intouchables, which was ...[Read More]

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Family Movie Review

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Family Movie Review

By Justin Lozada WHAT’S JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE ABOUT? If you’re familiar with the original book, authored by Chris Van Allsburg, then you already know the basic story. For the uninitiated, Jumanji is a board game that literally comes to life and requires the participants of the game to finish it once they start.  The new movie starts in 1996 (one year after the events of the original film) ...[Read More]

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CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Captain Underpants here. WHAT’S CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS ABOUT? Two boys hypnotize their surly principal into acting like a made-up superhero. Based on the popular book series. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) For its first 20 minutes, Captain Underpants is exceptional. High-spirited and surprisingly witty, the film brilliantly captures and spoofs ...[Read More]

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family Therapist, Film Critic) WHAT'S CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE ABOUT? 20 years after a high school's most popular student (Kevin Hart) stands up for a bullied teen (Dwayne Johnson), he's pulled into an espionage adventure by the same person, now a buffed-up superspy. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) With the exceptional talents of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, Central Intelligence is so ...[Read More]