The Good Dinosaur Review: Work Through Your Fears

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  Here’s a quick review of Disney/Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur.” SPOILER ALERT! Read at your own risk. You or your children may have to work through your own fears while watching this movie. “The Good Dinosaur” is rated PG. Parents need to know that this is a hard PG rating (not leaning towards a G […]

THE DUFF Movie Review

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THE DUFF is based on a book by author Kody Keplinger. She wrote it when she was only 17 years old. At the heart of this story, Keplinger says “is the realization that at some point in life, everyone feels the DUFF.” THE DUFF is a cute high school comedy about coming to terms with who you […]

The Bling Ring Movie Review — Take Your Adderall Before Watching

Bling Ring

“Girls, time for your Adderall!” According to the film “The Bling Ring,” this is how the morning ritual started at Nikki’s home before the home-school day began. “The Bling Ring” stars Emma Watson as Nikki, Katie Chang as the mastermind Rebecca, and Israel Broussard as Marc, and they form the group of misfit Indian Hills High School friends who seemed to have too much time […]

Film Review: Oz the Great and Powerful is Thrilling, Plausible Prequel

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“When small-time magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) pulls one flimflam too many, he finds himself hurled into the fantastical Land of Oz where he must somehow transform himself into the great wizard—and just maybe into a better man as well.” “Oz the Great and Powerful” is Disney’s reboot of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 series of […]

Barbra Streisand Ageless in The Guilt Trip Comedy

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This time of year, when families gather from far and wide and want to take in a film, there is a plethora of movies to chose from at the box office. Much to my pleasant surprise, facing the confounded mediocre choice of films at the Cineplex has been better than expected. This is exactly what […]