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ONLY THE BRAVE Family Movie Review

ONLY THE BRAVE Family Movie Review

By Chris Loumeau WHAT’S ONLY THE BRAVE ABOUT? The compelling true story of how the Prescott (AZ) Volunteer Fire Department became the Granite Mountain Hotshots, the camaraderie of their brotherhood, and the harrowing fires they fought together. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) Without a doubt the best-directed effort of Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy), Only the Brave succeeds at creating authe ...[Read More]

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FANTASTIC FOUR Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S FANTASTIC FOUR ABOUT? Exposure to energy from another dimension leaves a group of young adults with a variety of superpowers. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: D) To be clear, this is a film about Marvel characters, but it is not a Marvel Studios film. Fox owns the rights, and while the studio gave us the occasionally-brilliant X-Men franchise, it al ...[Read More]

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RABBIT HOLE Family Movie Review

RABBIT HOLE REVIEW (Grade: C+) Grieving: The Movie might have been a better title for this plodding, but well-acted, film that explores loss and pain in great degree but doesn't spend enough time on healing and hope. Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge) and BYU-grad Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) star as a couple trying to pick up the pieces after their young son dies in an accident. Though there are mom ...[Read More]