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SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE Family Movie Review

By Tim Wilde What's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse About? Miles Morales, the new kid in a prestigious New York High School, is going through the natural challenges that face the average teenager struggling to find his place and identity. As he is adjusting to new dynamics in his domestic and living situations he is abruptly faced with heightened challenges and opportunities when he is bitten by ...[Read More]

5th wave

THE 5th WAVE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S THE 5TH WAVE ABOUT? A teenage girl fights to reunite with a family member after an alien invasion separates them. IS IT ANY GOOD (GRADE: D+) For the first 20-30 minutes, The 5th Wave is promising. While stealing liberally from Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow, it has personality, evokes genuine dread, and features an impressive d ...[Read More]

salt family movie review

SALT Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (family therapist, film critic) Salt, the female answer to the James Bond and Jason Bourne franchises, is an entertainingly absurd espionage film starring Angelina Jolie as a CIA agent who may or may not be doubling as a Russian spy. Jolie displays a nice range of emotion here and does most of her own impressive stunt-work in the film's many chase and fight scenes. The numerous ...[Read More]

wolverine

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Meh. I know my sisters loved Wolverine, so I won't bad mouth it too much here, but the whole thing felt undercooked to me; plus, the inconsistency of Sabretooth being Wolverine's intelligent brother, compared with the radically different conceptualization of the character in the first film of this same series, was jarring for me. It opens well (th ...[Read More]