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Blu-ray Reviews: ‘My Girl’ and ‘Troop Beverly Hills’ Mastered in 4K

Troop Beverly Hills, Shelley Long, Sony Pictures, Mastered in 4K, Macaulay Culkin

Sony remasters some family favorites in 4K: "My Girl," and "Troop Beverly Hills." Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Cinderella’


“Midnight is just the beginning.” Director Sir Kenneth Branagh crafts an amazing, expansive fairytale film with a quality crew and cast including a star making role by Lily James (TV’s Downton Abbey), and featuring Oscar-winning Cate Blanchett as the infamous stepmother (Lady Tremane). James holds her own with Blanchett as their relationship anchors the film, yielding real emotional responses without ... Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Big Hero 6: Collector’s Edition’

Big Hero 6, Disney, Collector’s Edition, Blu-ray

The "Big Hero 6 Collector’s Edition" is a nice addition to any family’s home video library. While it could have been a more complete package, what is there, is certainly worth owning. Read More »

Blu-ray 3D Review: Laika’s Oscar-Nominated ‘Boxtrolls’

Boxtrolls, Laika, Academy Awards, Oscar-Nominated

Boxtrolls is the best animated feature you probably didn’t see last year. Read More »

Movie Review: Will Gluck’s ‘Annie’ Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Rose Byrne

Will Gluck, Annie, Annie 2014, Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne

'Annie' is one of three big screen musicals to hit theaters this year, and it's undoubtedly the best. Read More »

2014 Disney Movie Gift Guide


Wondering what titles to buy for the movie fan in your life? Here's what's available from Disney. Read More »

Family Film Festival: ‘Centurion AD’ and ‘Leaving Limbo’

Faith Featured

Two films at the International Family Film Festival, Centurion AD and Leaving Limbo took two radically different paths to get you in touch with things spiritual. Read More »

IFFF: The Kid-Safe Hollywood Film Festival


Not everything that comes out of Hollywood is full of sex, violence, and drugs. That is especially true of the recent International Family Film Festival (IFFF). Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’

Planes cover

This sequel to 2013's 'Planes' aims a bit higher than that first film and still comes up average. Read More »

Movie Review: Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

Big Hero 6, Disney, Marvel, Stan Lee, T.J. Miller, Scott Adsit, Baymax, Jamie Chung, Ryan Potter, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph

This is almost Marvel-lite, but is there anything wrong with that? Absolutely not. Read More »