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john carter

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]

we bought a zoo

WE BOUGHT A ZOO Family Movie Review

WE BOUGHT A ZOO review (Grade: A-)  Director Cameron Crowe (Say Anything, Jerry Maguire) brings his love of quirky characters, left-field humor,  and light rock music to family film-making with We Bought a Zoo, an engaging true story that's a big contender for the year's most uplifting film. Like all great uplifting films, there's a strong undercurrent of sorrow and grief for much of the film's ru ...[Read More]