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Venom

VENOM Family Movie Review

By Lindsi Neilson WHAT'S VENOM ABOUT? When Eddie Brock, a report based in San Francisco, starts investigating Carlton Drake he discovers and merges with the alien symbiote Venom. While this leaves him with superhuman strength and power, Venom proves to have a dark side that Eddie has trouble controlling. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: D) Those who are familiar with the character of Venom from either past ...[Read More]

I FEEL PRETTY Family Movie Review

I FEEL PRETTY Family Movie Review

By Lindsi Neilson and Trina Boice Amy Schumer's I Feel Pretty (order it here) is all about body image, confidence, self-love, and empowerment. Are its messages worthwhile? Is it okay for your teens? We've got two reviews to help you decide! Review by Lindsi Neilson What’s it about? Renee Bennett, a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy, suffers a head injury that leaves he ...[Read More]

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Family Movie Review

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Family Movie Review

By Lindsi Neilson WHAT'S THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ABOUT? An original musical loosely based on the life of P.T. Barnum and his inspiration for the show that would eventually become a worldwide sensation.    IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) The Greatest Showman seeks to dazzle its audience with an enthusiastic outpouring of music, costumes, energy and romance, and to its credit, it very nearly succeeds. Hugh ...[Read More]

meek's cutoff

MEEK’S CUTOFF Family Movie Review

GRADE: D By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) An arduous, mind-numbing film in which the protagonists may die of thirst and the audience may die of boredom, Meek's Cutoff has been lauded as many things: a biting political allegory, an intelligent reflection on faith, an examination of the natures of trust and leadership, and a commentary on America. I caught traces of these things, i ...[Read More]