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Sundance Film Reviews: Comedies Were Plentiful With ‘The Lobster,’ ‘Other People,’ ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople,’ and ‘Operation Avalanche’

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Comedies are always plentiful, and this year, so were the belly laughs. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’

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The chipmunks once again give the kiddies what they want. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Good Dinosaur’ – What If ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ Had a Child?

A TRIO OF T-REXES — An Apatosaurus named Arlo must face his fears—and three impressive T-Rexes—in Disney•Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur.” Featuring the voices of AJ Buckley, Anna Paquin and Sam Elliott as the T-Rexes, “The Good Dinosaur” opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 25, 2015. ©2015 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Charming enough to keep the target audience satisfied as it is dazzled by the array of visual delights and scary characters chasing after our rather dynamic duo. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Peanuts Movie’ – True Joy For Kids and Their Parents

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'The Peanuts Movie' is a 93-minute dose of nostalgia for adults, and an entertaining and enjoyable experience for their children. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Robert Zemeckis’s ‘Back to the Future: 30th Anniversary Edition’ Goes Back In Time With New Special Features

Back to the Future, Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg, Bob Gale, Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Alan Silvestri, Dean Cundey, Crispin Glover

When it comes to 'Back to the Future,' you can never go wrong. Read More »

Hollywood Hypocrisy Concerning Gun Violence

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Every celebrity who wants to stop gun violence can do his or her part by taking one simple step – refuse to appear in any film, TV show, or video that has a gun in it. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ – Not Too Spooky Fun For the Kids and You

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Dracula and his crew take his human grandson on a jaunt to all their old stomping grounds, hoping to shock the vampire out of Dennis before his 5th birthday. Read More »

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

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

Movie Review: ‘Cinderella’

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“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’

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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 »