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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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JOHN CARTER Family Movie Review

JOHN CARTER REVIEW (GRADE: C+) In 1912 the character of John Carter was created by famed novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of Tarzan. The hero, a Civil War veteran transported to the planet Mars, has inspired everything from Superman to Buck Rogers to Star Wars. Modern audiences who have no knowledge of the character will find that this new Disney film feels more like a cocktail of Avatar, Sta ...[Read More]

BATTLESHIP Family Movie Review

BATTLESHIP Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) REVIEW (GRADE: C-)  An empty-calorie hodgepodge of Top Gun, Transformers, Pearl Harbor, and J.J. Abrams' Star Trek, Peter Berg's Battleship represents the next frontier for Hollywood's making money off of established brands. With movies already based off of theme park rides, video games, and toys, audiences now have a summer blockbuster based off ...[Read More]

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X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) Rent or buy X:Men Origins- Wolverine here.  Meh. I know my sisters loved Wolverine, so I won't bad mouth it too much here, but the whole thing felt undercooked to me; plus, the inconsistency of Sabretooth being Wolverine's intelligent brother, compared with the radically different conceptualization of the character in the first film of this same s ...[Read More]