A Wrinkle In Time Movie Review

A Wrinkle In Time is about family, love, teenage troubles all wrapped up in a fantasy space travel movie.  It’s great movie for teens, but keep reading to find out why it might not appropriate for younger audiences. 13 year old, Meg, and her genius brother travel through space and time to rescue their missing […]

Black Panther Movie Review

Black Panther opens today and you’re going to want to see it.  However, before you take the kids please read my review to find out if it’s appropriate for kids of all ages. Black Panther: Long Live the King was a fantastic movie.  I really knew nothing about this storyline going into the movie, so […]

Peter Rabbit Movie Review

Peter Rabbit is the live action adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit books.  The movie was funny in parts, but seemed to try just a little too hard to get laughs. My kids (13yo & 8yo) enjoyed the movie and laughed the whole time; however, I felt that it was trying to hard to get […]

Paddington 2: Movie Review

Grab a marmalade sandwich and head to the nearest theater for the release of Paddington 2. Paddington is nicely settled with the Brown family and everyone in the neighborhood loves him.  He spreads happiness where he goes.  He finds a pop-up book when looking for a present for his aunt, but a thief steals the […]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle opens this Wednesday just in time for the holiday movie rush; but is it kid friendly?  Is it as good as the 1st?  Keep reading for my spoiler-free review! Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is rated PG-13 for good reason.  Four high school kids are sent to detention and instead of […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Star Wars is returning to our galaxy this Friday and it’s full of so much good Star Wars storytelling and lots of good twists.  Keep reading for my spoiler-free review and find out if this movie is appropriate for kids. Virtually no time has passed and The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens […]

Coco Movie Review

Coco, Pixar’s newest movie, opens this Wednesday just in time for Thanksgiving! Pixar’s ability to tell a great story continues to blow me away.  However, this story deals with a lot of death, some murder, and unsupportive family.  It seemed a bit of a darker tone than some of their previous movies.  But with that […]

Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

The latest Avenger-series movie, Thor: Ragnarok, is finally hitting theaters this weekend.  Keep reading for my spoiler free review, what parents should know before taking their kids, and if there are any stingers at the end! In this movie, Thor is captured on another planet without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get […]

Leap Movie Review

Leap is the newest animated movie to hit theaters this month. It came on the scene quietly, but don’t let that keep you away.  Your kids, especially little girls, will love it! Leap is the story of an orphaned girl, Felicie (voiced by Elle Fanning), following her dream to be a ballerina in Paris.  She escapes […]

Nut Job 2 Movie Review

The second installment of The Nut Job is opening this weekend and it has many of the same characters as the first and a few new furry creatures have joined the gang.  The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature had some cute scenes, but mostly this one is for the kids. Honestly, I was not a […]