Tag Archives: Family Films

“Abominable” – come for the cute, stay for the adventure

“Woop!” Story: Young Yi (Chloe Bennet) is still grieving the loss of her father, even though her mother and Nai Nai have tried to console her. Yi keeps herself constantly busy, and secretly plays her father’s violin on the rooftop … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “A Dog’s Life”!

Aww, who doesn’t love a sweet pupper? In A Dog’s Life, there’s several…but still the same good boy. With me? Synopsis! Bailey (voiced again by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the Michigan farm of his “boy,” Ethan … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD” brings beards, love and a new Big Bad

OMGOMGOMG y’all – I love the HtTYD movies. Love them. Toothless is Best Dragon ever (all apologies, Puff, Smaug and Drogon.) But with this new trailer, there’s another adorable feline-esque flyer, the Light Fury. Look at her. LOOK AT HER. … Continue reading

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“A Wrinkle in Time” – definitely a forehead wrinkler

“We can’t take credit for your faults. It’s how you use them that counts.” As the movie adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time is a confusing hodgepodge of…stuff?  So will my review be!  Talk like Yoda you will, if seeing … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: “Brave”

Originally published in 2012, but trotted out for the holiday season. Check out the original piece here at Green Man Review! Bairns, bodhrans and brogues…. Doesn’t everyone want to be in Scotland?  Disney/Pixar is really hoping you do, with the … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: “The Haunted Mansion”

Read the “original” (okay, I actually wrote this back in ’03, this is a re-pub) here at Green Man Review! Ghosts. You can’t live with ’em, you can’t just throw ’em out on the street. Jim and Sara Evers are … Continue reading

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza: “The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature”!

As we gear up for Back-to-School (ALREADY???), why not grab the little ones and head to a screening?  I’ve got something particularly squirrely…The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature.  Synopsis! Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang are back. We … Continue reading

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