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hunger games

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART TWO Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 ABOUT? Katniss Everdeen and her friends take the fight to the Capitol in this concluding chapter of the dystopian series. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B+) The Hunger Games franchise has always been bleak. With the quest for humanity and righteousness during times of depravity as its central theme, the series o ...[Read More]

moneyball

MONEYBALL Family Movie Review

MONEYBALL review (Grade: B+) Hyped as one of the year's best films and widely praised, Moneyball is very good but slightly over-rated. Much like the actual game of baseball, at its best it gives us impressive displays of talent, gripping competition, and surprising emotional engagement but sometimes it drags on and is just plain sluggish. Moneyball tells the true story of the 2002 Oakland Athletic ...[Read More]