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CARS 3 Family Movie Review

CARS 3 Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy  Cars 3 here. WHAT’S CARS 3 ABOUT? After finding himself outpaced by younger racers, Lightning McQueen stages a comeback. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) Rebounding from the abysmal Cars 2, this finale bring the story full circle to the things that made the underrated first film so meaningful: charm, heart, and inspiration. A few laugh-out- ...[Read More]

Overlooked Gem: SERENITY (2005)

Overlooked Gem: SERENITY (2005)

When Marvel Studios needed someone to write and direct next summer’s highly-anticipated The Avengers (i.e. the film that unites Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, and Captain America), they didn’t turn to a seasoned filmmaking veteran. Instead, they chose Joss Whedon, a man with only one feature-length film under his belt. However, those who’ve seen that one film, 2005’s Serenity, know that Whedon is exact ...[Read More]

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DR. HORRIBLE’S SINGALONG BLOG Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) This is a 45-minute, three-act musical/comedy done by writing genius Joss Whedon (The Avengers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly) during the 2008 writer's strike. He was bored and wanted to create something; while Dr. Horrible is low-budget, it is high-quality in terms of both comedy and music. Entertainment Weekley says: “The songs are kin ...[Read More]