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peter pan at tuacahn

Stage Review: PETER PAN at Tuacahn

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, entertainment critic) It’s perhaps unfair to this adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan to compare it to the Disney version, which has had a lifetime to burrow its music into our collective minds. The songs here can’t compare to decades of nostalgia, but they’re fun and catchy nonetheless. The cast is superb. Em Grosland brings stunning energy to the role of P ...[Read More]

the shallows family movie review

THE SHALLOWS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S THE SHALLOWS ABOUT? A surfer (Blake Lively) is terrorized by a relentless Great White Shark 200 yards from shore. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) Despite a few dull stretches and some hokey dialogue, The Shallows emerges as one of the few truly good “killer shark” movies since the original Jaws. It's not a masterpiece like that film, ...[Read More]