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ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT Family Movie Review

ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT REVIEW (GRADE: D+) The law of diminishing returns has definitely taken effect with this series, as each installment since the funny and moving Ice Age (2002) has shown less creative spark than the one that preceded it. Now, as B.B. King sang, “the thrill is gone.” This fourth film is too formulaic to truly engage adults. What was once fresh and clever now mer ...[Read More]

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs here.  The Ice Age films have never achieved (or aspired to) the greatness of Pixar or the better films in Dreamworks’ canon. That said, they've always had a light and easy charm that adults can enjoy right along with their kids. By now audiences know exactly what they're getting from an Ice Age film, and ...[Read More]